2021-11-12 13:48:46 Jump

Buyer - construction (infrastructures division)


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Summary

The buyer is responsible for making purchases for the infrastructure division. He/she is responsible for obtaining products or services for his/her department with the best quality/cost/delivery/service ratio. The buyer will report to the company’s purchasing manager.

Main responsibilities

  • Knowledge of procurement practices and contracts that will facilitate the sourcing, locating and shipping of required materials and services;
  • Planning of purchasing activities; making recommendations when necessary to maintain budget;
  • Identify suppliers of materials, equipment and subcontractors;
  • Negotiate with suppliers to obtain the best possible price/quality ratio;
  • Effective management of purchase orders and follow-up with suppliers to meet deadlines;
  • Evaluate the cost and quality of goods and/or services received;
  • Ensuring quality standards and company procurement policies are met;
  • Ensure the management of an effective partnership with suppliers of products and/or services;
  • Take charge of problems related to products or services received in order to determine their causes and take corrective and preventive measures;
  • Collaborate with the estimating, accounting, construction, warehouse and quality control departments;
  • Maintain up-to-date information in the various internal files and systems;
  • Perform all other related tasks

Qualifications

  • College degree in supply chain or related field;
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in a purchasing role;
  • Experience working in the electrical, civil engineering and construction field is a strong asset for this position;
  • Knowledge of materials, equipment, etc. related to civil engineering and construction;
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite.

Skills/Abilities

  • Ability to take on multiple responsibilities;
  • High analytical and synthesis skills;
  • Negotiation skills;
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and changing environment;
  • Good stress and priority management;
  • Strong written and oral communication skills (French and English);
  • Rigorous, organized, methodical, autonomous and dynamic;
  • Team player

 

Jean-Alexandre Demers

Consultant sénior

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jeanalexandre@jumprecruteurs.ca

514-658-JUMP (5867) poste 205

Cell 514-241-7806

I am interested!


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