PROCUREMENT ASSOCIATE

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  • Job Category:

    Supply Chain
    • City:

      Calgary
    • Province:

      AB
  • Status:

    Open
  • Types:

    Contract
  • Job Id:

    30063517

Description

Do you thrive is a fast-paced environment? Our client in Calgary is looking for an experienced Procurement Associate to complete a full time, nine-month contract. The successful candidate will be responsible for negotiating best value long term and short-term transactions with vendors.  If you have experience in SAP and are looking or a new challenge, please apply below.

 Job Responsibilities
  • Responsible for strategic sourcing of equipment, materials and services
  • Negotiate best value long-term and short-term transactions with vendors
  • Source new product streams as may be required
  • Identify and develop new vendors
  • Develop purchasing strategies
  • Provide coaching and mentoring to other buyers and trainees
  • Act as change agent and be able to cultivate effective relationships with clients and vendors
  • Ensure that orders are delivered on time and at cost and manage billing, quality and delivery issues
  • Provide support to Purchasing Area Lead as required

Candidate Qualifications 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Economics or Engineering
  • Seven+ years’ experience as a Supply Chain Professional
  • Strong SAP experience 
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment 
  • Strong problem solving abilities with good business ethics
  • Experience with and familiarity with materials and services in Oil & Gas will be considered and asset
  • Supply Chain Management Certification (SCMP or equivalent) will be an asset

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