Wood

Buyer (Junior)

Recruiter
Wood
Location
Saskatoon, SK, CA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
17 Sep 2019
Closes
14 Nov 2019
Ref
63372
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Overview / Responsibilities
Wood is anticipating the need to hire a Junior Buyer for our Mining & Minerals business at our Saskatoon office location (dependent on project win).

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and issue Expressions of Interest and Prequalification requests
  • Assist with the complete Request for Quotation (RFQ) process
  • Create for approval, bidder lists for assigned RFQ packages
  • Assist with the negotiation, preparation, award and administration of purchase orders
  • Identify and assist with implementation of supply chain cost savings initiatives
  • Develop commercial bid evaluations and purchase recommendations
  • Assist with the purchase order change management and close out processes
  • Assist with expediting activities to ensure on-time delivery and report delivery status of all equipment, materials and supplier documentation for assigned purchase orders
  • Manage the proper handling of purchasing support documentation and related files
  • Apply corporate and local procurement policies, procedures and guidelines
  • Provide supply chain support to clients and ensure that corporate and local procurement policies, procedures and guidelines are followed
  • Identify and address issues related to the procurement process, escalating unresolved issues to the Supply Chain Manager
  • Establish and maintain successful supplier relationships
  • Interface with project teams (i.e. engineering, project management, project controls) as required
  • Participate in client project meetings as required


Skills / Qualifications
  • 1-3 years procurement experience, preferably in Mining industry
  • Strong organization and communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Successful completion of a Technical Diploma, or a Business/Commerce Degree from a recognized post-secondary institution
  • SCMP/MCIPS designation would be considered an asset
  • Understanding of procurement and project management methodologies
  • Excellent communications, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Ability to interface and communicate with various disciplines within Wood office; in a team environment
  • Effective time management skills and ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • This position is not eligible for relocation assistance. Candidate must live within the Saskatoon area or be willing to relocate at own expense
  • Must be legally able to work in Canada without sponsorship


Company Overview
Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement
We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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