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Oil and Gas

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Red Deer

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Branch Information

Red Deer, AB - (CAN) 4406 50th Avenue Suite 302 AB Red Deer , AB - T4N 3Z6 Phone : 403-342-2166



Job Description

In tandem with our client, a leader in the petrochemical industry, we are seeking an experienced Junior Buyer to fulfill a contract position. This position is located at our client site is located 25kms east of Red Deer, Albert. Working hours for this position will be either 7:00am - 3:30pm or 7:30am to 4:00pm Monday to Friday.

We are looking for self-starting administrative candidates that thrive in a very fast paced and high volume work environment.

In this role, as a Junior Buyer, your responsibilities will include:

* Contacting vendors to obtain and/or verify price, part number, source of supply

* Creating purchase orders against date driven requirement and ensuring all pertinent information is obtained and verified with the vendor and end user.

* Seeking/recording/updating material source of supply and information within the system to streamline future purchases

* 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

* Participating in the implementation of improvement plans

Qualifications and Requirements:

* University graduate with 2 years related experience or Business Diploma with 3 - 5 years' experience, or more than 5 years of directly related experience.

* Communicate clearly to customers at all levels in the company.

* Demonstrated customer service skills

* High level of proficiency in the use of a computer including the Microsoft office suite and SAP. S

* SAP material management or plant maintenance areas considered an asset.

* Work unsupervised, meet deadlines and identify continuous improvement opportunities

* Work under pressure of changing priorities.

* Thoroughness and a high attention to detail

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