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  • Job reference: RMS0220598

Buyer (Senior)

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Calgary, Alberta
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 17/12/2019
  • Duration: 12 months renewable
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The Role:
Core Responsibilities:
- Oversee the timely material procurement for identified capital projects;
- Manage the schedule of external and internal stakeholders according to the agreed project material matrix (planned schedule of material and equipment packages);
- Perform a quality assurance review of engineering deliverables according to Supply Chain requirements;
- Proactively ensure external and internal stakeholders are readily available and appropriately prioritize project procurement activities;
- Ensure external and internal stakeholders regularly update forecast and actual dates in the project material matrix;
- Regularly present procurement progress reports (actual events plus forward-looking view) to internal Client and Supply Chain management;
- Provide back-up purchasing capacity from time to time;
- Liaise with bidders, suppliers, and other internal stakeholders (supplier qualification, master data, engineering, project team, expeditors, buyers, contract analysts, legal, etc.) as required;
- Become knowledgeable of Company's purchase order requirements and approval processes, and ensure adherence on purchased project materials.

Decision Making:
- Makes decisions within scope of position and authority as well as independent decisions regarding planning, organizing and scheduling work for self. Can also make schedule and quality decisions that impact external and internal stakeholders.

- Considered a specialized role and exercises considerable judgment in all areas of Supply Chain procurement. Can provide leadership for other professionals and is responsible for schedule efficiencies in procurement of project materials. Participates in providing supplier performance feedback.

- Reports to the Manager of Canadian Purchasing.
- Will physically reside nearby internal Clients.
- Must have existing experience in project material procurement, in particular using external engineering companies to provide material sourcing, commercial and technical evaluation, and award decisions.
- Prior expediting experience would be an asset.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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