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Project Buyer

  • Location

    Vancouver, British Columbia

  • Sector:

    Supply Chain

  • Job type:

    Temp

  • Salary high:

    0

  • Salary low:

    0

  • Job ref:

    JO-1903-11495

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-04-22

Horizon Recruitment Inc. is recruiting for an experienced Project Buyer role to join a busy team based in Vancouver. The Buyer will support the Manager, Procurement & Contracts in the purchasing of a variety of materials required for a multi year construction project. This is a great chance to get exposed to a very well-run organization with an enviable brand in Vancouver. Initially a 12 month contract term this multi-year project offers the opportunity for contract extensions or permanent work.

Responsibilities:

  • Placing orders for goods and services 
  • Identifying sources of supply for goods & services
  • Assist with RFP development and vendor evaluation 
  • Assisting senior procurement team members in preparing tenders and requests for proposal packages
  • Meeting with vendors to discuss requirements and sourcing product information and specifications
  • Following up and expediting purchase orders 
  • Resolving order discrepancies and where required, arranging for return of goods 
  • Negotiating pricing/shipping and other relevant terms of order 
  • Managing and updating vendor data in various systems 
  • Coordinating execution of legal documents 

Requirements:

  • Minimum of three (3+) years of relevant procurement experience in a high paced environment 
  • Fundamental purchasing knowledge, including contract information, negotiation
  • Experience working within a complex materials management team
  • Enrollment in, or completion of, a diploma and/or certificate program in supply chain management is an asset 
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills 
  • Ability to organize, schedule tasks and handle deadlines 
  • Strong multitasking skills 

**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.