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Project Buyer

  • Location

    Richmond, BC

  • Sector:

    Supply Chain

  • Salary high:

    0

  • Salary low:

    0

  • Job ref:

    JO-1804-11026

  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Duration:

    730

  • Expiry date:

    2018-04-18

Horizon Recruitment is seeking an experienced Project Buyer for our Lower Mainland client in Richmond, BC. Our client requires a skilled procurement professional to assist the organization with its ongoing demand and significant pipeline of large project based work. The Buyer will be purchasing a range of specialized products. The Buyer will also maintain vendor relationships for the duration of the contract.

Responsibilities:

  • Procure products for use in the regular operations and on special projects
  • Assist in troubleshooting any irregular situations or problems with immediate manager as they arise.
  • Initiate and participate in the development of procurement strategies responsive to requirements and to maintain capable and competitive sources of supply.
  • Examine possibilities for cost savings through alternate sourcing.
  • Gather information for the preparation or review of tendering documents as required.

Requirements:

  • A Bachelors degree in Business Administration or Equivalent
  • PMAC designation is preferred
  • At least 5 years of procurement experience .
  • Requires knowledge of business computer applications, and communications.
  • Requires a good knowledge of English, both oral and written, to facilitate negotiations and to maintain an effective relationships with suppliers.
  • Requires purchasing experience and ability to identify regulatory and safety-related items, schedule and monitor procurement transactions, expedite and provide status information on deliveries, and organize and chair meetings.
  • Requires experience utilizing computer software applications, databases, spreadsheets, reports, and an electronic workstation

**Only candidates eligible to work in Canada will be considered**

Horizon Recruitment Inc. is a specialized recruitment and search firm with two complimentary practice areas: Finance & Supply Chain.