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Purchaser (Temporary Position)

Purchaser (Temporary Position)

Job ID 
2017-7474
Category 
Procurement
Job City 
Edmonton, AB
Posted Date 
10/12/2017

Career Opportunity Details

Overview

For over 60 years, North American Construction Group (NACG) has worked to build a solid reputation as an industry leader in heavy construction and mining. As one of the largest providers of mining, heavy construction, industrial and tailings & environmental services in Western Canada, we have the precise combination of knowledge and experience that clients seek when they select a service provider.

Position Scope

Accountable for the purchase of inventory and direct charge material and services, expediting overdue orders, vendor analysis, maintaining up-to-date records in a responsible manner that meets the needs of both the customer and the Company.   Ensure that the delivery of these activities is within company policy.

 

THIS IS A 6 MONTH TEMPORARY POSITION.

Responsibilities

  • Perform and complete purchases for all areas of the Business; Operations, Corporate and Asset Management of direct charge and inventory items including; associated parts for heavy and light equipment, consumables, small tools, service subcontractors, minor equipment rentals, and services within service level definitions, including maintaining up-to-date records of WCB and insurance for contractors. 
  • Management of the purchase order process for financial accuracy and timeliness of ensuring supply and services meet requirements, holdback and payment terms are properly set up and tracked to the proper accounts, and proper tax codes are utilized. 
  • Liaison with supplier and business unit representatives to ensure goods and services meet quality standards and on time. 
  • Administers and maintains an effective expediting program to ensure on-time deliveries. 
  • Review, investigate and cooperate with the all Business areas to resolve outstanding invoices to ensure there are no recorded 60-90 day invoices by monitoring and measuring supplier performance. 
  • Review and provide resolution to the “Open Order” report, expedite, close and/or cancel aged purchase orders.
  • Effectively communicate and interface with all areas of business and deliver a high standard of internal customer service; (Procurement, Warehousing, Finance, Shared Services, Asset Management and Operations), process changes, analysis of issues, investigation and issue resolution and provide direction for improvements.
  • Demonstrate strong team building skills. 
  • Execute integrated procurement management systems and processes to support the needs of the business.
  • Weekend On-Call as required.
  • Ensure operational compliance of NACG Procurement management policies and procedures, SOX and Audit Requirements, including reporting, data analysis and testing.
  • Ensure adherence to safety rules, government regulations and NACG policies and procedures.

Qualifications

  • Grade 12 with additional post secondary education or equivalent experience relating to procurement.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience with ERP systems focused on Inventory and Procurement modules.  (ideally JDE 8.12)
  • Industrial construction and/or mining experience with a focus on heavy equipment maintenance.
  • Post-secondary degree or equivalent business and technical experience relating to heavy equipment inventory / parts management, warehousing and procurement.
  • Professional certification would be and asset, SCMP or APICS.
  • Working knowledge of financial transactions and impacts as related to inventory
  • Excellent communications skills, both verbal and written.
  • Excellent interpersonal and team building skills.
  • Strong conceptual, analytical, problem solving skills and sound decision making abilities
  • Demonstrated ability to work with people of all levels within the organization.
  • Strong organizational, time management and planning skills with the ability to prioritize and multi-task.
  • Experience and knowledge of Purchasing policies and procedures.
  • Experience and knowledge of parts related to heavy equipment maintenance.
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint)
  • Strong working knowledge of working in an ERP system (JD Edwards preferred)

Summary

Rewards of our positions include competitive compensation and benefits packages and excellent career growth prospects. To explore this opportunity, please submit a resume of your experience and accomplishments in confidence.