Junior/Intermediate Buyer


Oil and Gas

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Red Deer

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Red Deer, AB - (CAN) 4406 50th Avenue Suite 302 AB Red Deer , AB T4N 3Z6

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Job Description

Manpower is currently seeking to hire a Junior/Intermediate Buyer for a long term contract position with one of our Major Petrochemical clients located in Joffre.

Duties and Responsibilities

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

* Make delivery arrangements with carriers and vendors.

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

* Releasing purchase orders against vendor agreements

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

* Assisting with material information updates and changes.

* Confirming and expediting purchase orders to maintain on-time delivery.

* 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 (ISN working knowledge an asset)

* Maintaining Vendor base for timely and accurate supply alignment

* Participating in the implementation of improvement plans.


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

* Ability to 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.

* Ability to work unsupervised, meet deadlines and identify continuous improvement opportunities

* Ability to work under pressure of changing priorities.

In becoming a Manpower associate, you will have the opportunity to learn and grow in industry leading companies. You will also gain access to Manpower's comprehensive benefits package including:

* Competitive pay

* Medical and dental benefits

* Life insurance

* Weekly pay by direct deposit

* Access to Manpower online university

Please email your resume directly darlene.brunner@manpower.com or call 403-755-4020

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