IN DEMAND Recruitment & Consulting Inc. is recruiting for a PURCHASER for our client’s south Edmonton location.
The role of the Purchaser is to source suppliers for materials, goods and services for the company’s requirements with the aim of achieving the most benefit to the company at the least or most reasonable cost.
This role will consist of 80% purchasing responsibilities and 20% administrative responsibilities, including: filing, answering phones, posting invoices and assisting with other tasks as necessary.
Prepare purchase orders from solicited bid proposals from prospective suppliers and review requisitions.
Responsible for material take-offs.
Ensure competent quality execution of all regular purchasing duties and administrative works.
Execute and monitor all regular purchasing duties.
Source, select and negotiate for the best purchase package in terms of quality, price, terms, deliveries and services with suppliers.
Create and issue purchase orders as directed/required.
Coordinate the purchase orders with suppliers for on-time deliveries.
Manage the purchase order processes and report, track and expedite open/standing purchase orders.
Manage material purchasing spends and associated inventory levels.
Daily monitoring of inventory levels to prevent stock outs.
Maintain complete updated purchasing records/data and pricing.
Adhere to ISO standards.
Liaise with Finance Department to ensure supplier invoices are processed on a timely basis.
Develop and maintain effective supplier relations for the benefit of the company.
Ensures adherence to safety rules, government regulations and company policies and procedures.
Bachelor’s degree or college diploma in business administration or commerce or a certificate in purchasing from the Purchasing Management Association of Canada (PMAC).
5+ years purchasing experience.
Experience with Great Plains software.
Demonstrated ability to perform in a professional, courteous manner at all times and work with a high degree of accuracy while performing multiple tasks.
Intermediate to expert level of computer skills.
Qualified candidates are asked to submit a resume and detailed cover letter in confidence to: firstname.lastname@example.org
ONLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED