Buyer II


Purchasing and Procurement

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Alberta Complex - Professional - (CAN) 10031 101 Street NW (Professional) AB Edmonton , AB T5J 0H9

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Job Description

Buyer II

Manpower is currently seeking a Buyer II for a long term contract position in Edmonton, AB.


* Coordinate, execute, review and analyze the procurement of materials, equipment and supplies in accordance with policies and procedures

* Prepare, issue and evaluate RFI's, RFP's and RFQ's as required

* Liaison between projects, site personnel, consultants and suppliers

* Share knowledge and experiences within the procurement team to optimize overall procurement practices

* Act as the designated Procurement Lead for assigned core and capital projects if assigned

* Provide assistance to regions as required in handling their day to day operational procurement requirements

* Execute the complete procurement process from preparing all aspects of competitive bids through to commercial evaluation, recommendations and purchase

order issuance while ensuring compliance with purchasing procedures and user requirements are met

* Negotiate on price, delivery, payment terms, cancellation terms, liquidated damages, warranty, etc

* Acts as liaison between suppliers, consultants and departments on current orders and procurement procedures

* Provide user departments with recent pricing, delivery, sources of supply and historical information as required

* Participate on cross-functional sourcing teams for supplier/product consistency

* Involvement in planning, development and review of existing purchasing methods to ensure best practices are being utilized

* Assist with issues within the procurement function, providing alternatives and recommendations

* Maintain records in accordance with established policies and procedures, and audit guidelines / SOx requirements

* Assist with the supplier qualification process

* Validate and reconcile supplier invoices, and other payment documents

* Ensure surplus materials are reviewed prior to purchasing new material

* Maintain up-to-date knowledge of market conditions relating to supply and pricing

* Issue and approves purchase orders per ASL

* May provide training to department members

* Ability to prioritize tasks to meet changing or simultaneous deadlines and deals with issues on short notice

* Ability to manage various work processes and works independently with limited guidance

Education and Experience:

* Related University degree (Purchasing / Supply Chain Management, B-Comm.,

Finance, Business Admin,)

* 2+ years purchasing experience

* Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP)/ Certified Professional in Supply

Management (CPSM) program enrollment beneficial

Please email your resume directly to or 587-437-4556

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