Engineering and construction Buyer

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Role description

Under the supervision of the Senior Director, purchasing, you will contribute to the company’s commercial success by ensuring successful execution and follow-up of the purchases for the commercial plants. As per company requirements, you will need to identify needs, manage calls for tenders, recommend best vendors and award contracts with selected vendors. You will also perform order follow-up, as well as negotiate with vendors for better rates and develop solid business relationships.

The incumbent’s responsibilities will be to :

  • Purchasing equipment, accessories, and services for the commercial plants
  • Placing orders with suppliers, ensuring price accuracy and archiving documents
  • Scheduling pick-up dates with suppliers
  • Managing accessories fees and coordinating with suppliers and carriers
  • Ensuring logistics of warehouse transfers
  • Ensuring accuracy of purchasing orders for the plants and performing follow ups as required
  • Monitoring manufacturing and tracking deliveries
  • Managing weight requests and manual receiving
  • Performing contract management and cost control
  • Performing administrative management of our Longueuil office
  • Supporting purchasing for the pilot plant

Requirements

  • 5 years of experience in a similar position
  • Experience with construction projects
  • Excellent communication skills, in both English and French
  • Good knowledge of the Office suite (Outlook, Word and Excel)

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