Procurement Specialist

  • Location: Vancouver
  • Posting Date: January 04, 2019
  • Job Order ID: 175678
  • Consultant: Wade Simmons
  • Industry: Supply Chain / Purchasing

Procurement Specialist

Our client is a well-established and growing trading company, that has been in business for over 50 years, with a customer base is the Canadian retail and food service industries. With a variety of brands and product lines being purchased from international suppliers, they are looking to add an Procurement Specialist to their team.

  • Creation of purchase orders and price negotiation.
  • Analyzing buy plans. Managing supply requirements.
  • Negotiate product cost, shipping and logistic arrangements.
  • Communication of orders to vendors and order follow-up (telephone/email communication), along with tracking and expediting orders.
  • Ensure and analyze vendor compliance and corrective actions to support evaluations leading to sourcing decisions.

  • Minimum of 2 years purchasing in a similar role
  • Post-secondary education – Degree or Diploma in a related field preferred
  • Strong understanding of Excel and other MS Office programs and Windows based systems
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills

If this sounds like a role that is of interest to you, please send us your resume.