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Alberta, Alberta, Canada

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Our client, a major oil and gas company is seeking a Buyer to work within their facilities located in Joffre, AB. This will be for an intitial 5 month contract which will be subject to extension.

  • Contacting vendors to obtain &/or verify price, part number, source of supply.
  • Make delivery arrangements with carriers and vendors.
  • Creating purchase orders against date driven requirement and ensuring all pertinent information is obtained and verified with the vendor and end user.
  • Releasing purchase orders against vendor agreements
  • Seeking/recording/updating material source of supply and information within the system to streamline future purchases.
  • Assisting with material information updates and changes.
  • Confirming and expediting purchase orders to maintain on-time delivery.
  • Resolving discrepancies between purchase orders and vendor invoices.
  • Following up on non-conformance of materials and deliveries with end user and/or vendor and identifying trends or patterns.
  • Qualifying Contractors for onsite labor prior to Purchase Order creation
  • Maintaining Vendor base for timely and accurate supply alignment
  • Participating in the implementation of improvement plans.

Educational Requirements:

  • University graduate with 2-5 years related experience or Business Diploma
  • Ability to communicate clearly to customers at all levels in the company
  • High level of proficiency in the use of a computer including the Microsoft office suite and SAP. SAP material management or plant maintenance areas considered an asset.
  • Ability to work unsupervised, meet deadlines and identify continuous improvement opportunities
  • Ability to work under pressure of changing priorities.
  • Thoroughness and a high attention to detail.

Should you be interested in this exciting opportunity with a global oil and gas company please apply to this advert with your up to date resume. Please note that there is no per diem or relocation provided.