Oil and Gas

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Red Deer

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Branch Information

Alberta Complex - Professional - (CAN) 10031 101 Street NW (Professional) AB Edmonton , AB - T5J 0H9 Phone : 780-420-0110



Job Description


Manpower is currently seeking a Buyer to fulfill a full time contract. The position is with a large a Petrochemical company 25km east of Red Deer and is a Monday - Friday schedule 7:00 AM -3:30 PM or 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM.

Location: Red Deer, AB

Summary of Key Responsibilities: (job functions include but are not limited to):

*Contacting vendors to obtain &/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. 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

Please apply online and/or create and manage your profile at . Alternatively, you can email us directly at or contact us at 403-269-6936 & ask for Melissa. Please note only qualified candidates will be contacted.

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