Associate Buyer

Job Title: Associate Buyer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Blenheim, Canada
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-05-02
Reference: BH-107620
Contact Name: Kyleigh Semmens
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 03, 2019 19:15

Job Description

Associate Buyer

Our Client is currently looking for an Associate Buyer for a 1 year contract based in Chatham Ontario.


Job Responsibilities

  • Provide SAP (Materials Management (MM), Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) and Contract System (Ariba)) expertise and support to client base including database management/maintenance for materials and vendors, miscellaneous report preparation, and inventory strategy. 
  • Support Purchase Orders/Service Orders based on material or service requisitions, ensuring company policies are met. 
  • Provide support for warehouses, including Operations and Contractor warehouses for all material related activity (requests, transfers, receipts, relocation/disposal of surplus/obsolete material, inventory control expertise, quarantined material segregation and recalls). 
  • General procurement activity including policy interpretation/clarification, price comparison and analysis, department telephone support and administrative support as required. 

  • College/University/Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain, or 3+ years of experience. 
  • Advanced computer skills (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, SAP). 
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience with ERP systems (SAP preferred). 
  • Strong mathematical and analytical skills with attention to detail. 

  • 2 years of relevant experience in natural gas, oil & gas, or power industry. 
  • Negotiation skill