Projects Buyer

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  • Posted On Nov 19 ,2020
  • No. of Openings 1 opening
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Job Description

Projects Buyer

Manpower is currently seeking a Projects Buyer to fulfill a long-term contract with a major gas client in Chatham, ON.



  • Collect, analyze and interpret internal/external data from multiple sources for materials to inform decision making
    • Conduct effective management of suppliers including expediting, inspection, logistics coordination and invoice resolution process
    • Work with & support internal customers/users to understand their order and delivery requirements
    • Liaising with key stakeholders, including but not limited to; Project Managers, Construction Managers, Site coordinators, Cost Estimators and Engineering.
    • Issue RFQ or RFI documents for time sensitive material
    • Update BOM’s, create/modify PO’s, approve shopping carts, retrieve MTR’s, expedite delivery on material, and manage the required inspections and logistics as required
    • Support Project team in the execution phase reviews of business unit lifecycle
    • Conduct negotiations with suppliers within the respective Business Unit for low spend and materials
    • Coordinate new program launch as assigned by business units to ensure 100% on time delivery within cost targets
    • Following up and maintain Parked and Blocked invoices
    • Coordinate with proper departments, supplier requests for deviations and BOM changes.
    • Direct spend to preferred suppliers in order to maintain cost effective rates for the company
    • Ensure all the risk and liability requirements are met (pre-qualification, environmental health and safety, workers comp)
    • Respond to internal and external audit document requests
    • Assist in educating the business on company Supply Chain policies and procedures
    • Administer the ordering process and convert purchase/service requests into complete purchase/service order
    • Other duties as assigned by supervisor

Required Education / Experience:

  • 2 year College Degree or equivalent experience
    • 2 years of Supply Chain experience
    • Sourcing: Individual can describe the sourcing process and key concepts including a general knowledge of materials or services
    • Contract (Creation, Implementation & Closure): Fundamental acumen in creation and implementation of contracts by drafting contracts for materials or services and performing contract administrative tasks
    • Buying – Materials or Services: Fundamental acumen in buying materials or service, including an understanding of the procurement process to obtain materials and services required by the business
    • Supplier Management: Individual can describe how to monitor and manage supplier relationships and performance
    • Stakeholder Management: Fundamental acumen in stakeholder management, including communicating and maintaining partnership relationships with internal stakeholders
    • General Technical: Fundamental systems acumen by utilizing applicable Supply Chain processes and systems

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