Service Center Buyer


Purchasing and Procurement

Advert ID



Red Deer

Job Type




Salary Range

Based on Experience

No. of Openings


Branch Information

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

Branch Phone Number


Job Description

Service Center Buyer

Manpower is currently seeking a Service Center Buyer for a full-time contract position with a Major Petrochemical Company in Joffre, AB.


* 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

Please email your resume directly to or call 403.298.4396.

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