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Contract: Buyer I / Edmonton

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Location: Edmonton

The client is seeking a Buyer I for a contract until the end of the year in Edmonton, AB.

Responsible for processing purchase order requests for materials and services and procuring them in a timely and cost-effective manner meeting business requirements and specifications. Reviews and analyzes purchase requisition requirements and acts as a liaison between the end user, Supplier, Project Manager or Engineer as required.


  • Review and process purchase requisitions for goods/services and ensures compliance with purchasing procedures and requisition requirements.
  • Submit RFQ’s to suppliers/contractors that have MSA and/or T&C agreements.
  • Interact with Suppliers, Contractors, Project Managers, Project Engineers, Consultants and other department personnel regarding requisition requirements, procurement procedures, approvals, order status and follow-up.
  • Maintain records in accordance with established policies and procedures and audit guidelines /SOX requirements.
  • Build and maintain relations with suppliers and internal stakeholders.
  • Release reviewed and approved purchase orders to suppliers.
  • Validate and execute change orders related to material or services issued as per the requirements and requisition of the stakeholder.
  • Validate and reconcile supplier invoices, manages invoice resolution and corresponds with supplier/contractor, Accounts Payable or stakeholder regarding invoicing discrepancies.
  • Complete all required close out activities for materials and services and works with internal and external stakeholder to validate closeout.
  • Other duties (in addition to or in lieu of those described above), as assigned by people leader according to the needs of the location or Company.

  • University degree in Supply Chain, Finance, Business, Economics or related field
  • Previous related experience within Supply Chain as a materials/services buyer
  • Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered
  • Basic understanding of supply chain concepts including and understanding of the current market conditions, key suppliers, industry knowledge and materials or service being procured (basic materials to complex services).
  • Ability to effectively communicate within a team environment.
  • Ability to influence stakeholders/customers without authority.
  • Possess a “sense of urgency” and ability to thrive in an ambiguous environment.
  • Knowledge of Procurement processes/policies such as SOX policies.
  • Knowledge of purchasing practices and procedures and industry trends.
  • General knowledge of legal terminology including standard contract terms and conditions.
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.
  • Demonstrates integrity, ethical behavior, trust, safety, and stewardship
  • Desktop application skills and knowledge
  • Knowledge of MS Office, MS Excel, MS Power Point and SharePoint.

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