Junior Buyer

  • Location: Calgary
  • Posting Date: July 08, 2021
  • Job Order ID: 677567
  • Consultant: Sean Baker
  • Industry: Supply Chain / Purchasing
Junior Buyer – Calgary, Alberta

Our client, a highly regarded and growing company that supplies a variety of products and services to the energy sector has asked Sean Baker of MacDonald Search Group to assist them in the search for a Junior Buyer to join their Calgary team.

We are looking for someone with formal education in supply chain that may also have a couple years of experience with purchasing, inventory control or even material resource planning from within a manufacturing environment.

In this role you will be responsible for:
  • Creating purchase orders in ERP system and distribute to suppliers
  • Maintain procurement records such as items or services purchased, costs, delivery, product quality or performance, and inventories
  • Be the key point of contact with suppliers and internal stakeholders
  • Work with vendors to expedite and receive orders of materials and assist in resolution of incomplete or incorrect shipments;
  • Resolve invoice and/or payment issues related to purchase orders and conduct timely close out of purchase orders;
  • Request updated quotes from vendors under direction of Procurement supervisor
  • Prepare and maintain accurate documentation on all quotations, purchases, correspondence, shipping arrangements and related follow-up

Note: due to the nature of this industry the individual hired will be required to be available on call sometimes depending on business demands

The ideal candidate will have:
  • Completed or in the process of completing the SCMP or CSCP designations.
  • Solid research and analytical ability.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Bring strong negotiation and influencing ability.
  • Outstanding organizational and time management skills
  • Have a positive, can-do attitude and approach to problem solving with urgency for completing tasks.
  • Possess excellent time management, project management skills and have the ability to maintain workflow while multitasking.
  • 1 to 2 years of prior experience in a purchasing role is a benefit.
If the opportunity to join a growing and innovative organization is of interest to you, please apply in confidence. To apply directly please email your resume to: sean@macdonaldsearchgroup.com and ensure your subject line reads exactly as follows: Junior Buyer - Calgary