Purchasing Agent

  • Location: Calgary
  • Posting Date: January 25, 2023
  • Job Order ID: 896788
  • Consultant: Sean Baker
  • Industry: Supply Chain / Purchasing

Our client, has built a tremendous name for themselves for the amazing service and product they produce and deliver. In order to support their growth, they have asked Sean Baker of MacDonald Search Group to assist them in finding a Purchaser to join their Calgary team.

We are looking for someone with prior experience across the full scope of procurement with excellent ability in material costing and product sourcing. You will be responsible to work closely with various departments of a manufacturing plant to understand the maintenance, MRO and daily operating products that need to be procured. You will prepare purchase specifications, identify and qualify appropriate suppliers and products in order to provide solutions to the plant you are supporting.

Do you meet and exceed the qualifications below?
We are looking for a star in the field that has 5+years of experience in procurement.

Specifically, the ideal candidate will have:
  • Completed or in the process of completing the SCMP, designation.
  • Experience with purchasing and inventory within a repetitive or batch manufacturing food/beverage or industrial production type environment
  • 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.

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: Purchaser