Buyer - Procurement
Enerkem Inc. - Edmonton, AB

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Enerkem develops renewable biofuels and chemicals from waste.

Through the combination of a proprietary thermochemical technology platform and community-based advanced facilities, Enerkem addresses the challenges of oil dependence and waste disposal.

Enerkem has validated its proprietary technology over a period of 10 years using solid waste from numerous municipalities and other types of feedstock. The company’s process and business model are designed to profitably produce cellulosic ethanol from a large municipal solid waste supply.


  • Prepare the calls for tender and define the choice of bidders.
  • Negotiate agreements with the suppliers.
  • Source and qualify new suppliers.
  • Support the engineering group in finding new products.
  • Manage Enerkem’s business relations with its suppliers.
  • Participate in the development of new processes to improve efficiency.
  • Support the Supply Chain function’s efforts to meet both the group’s and thecompany’s objectives.


  • Bachelor’s degree in administration or engineering or related degree


  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience in procurement or projects, preferably in the industrial sector.
  • Experience at the international level (an asset).
  • Knowledge of computer software (ERP and Microsoft Office suite).
  • Experience in negotiating contracts involving legal documents.


  • Excellent communicator (ability to communicate at all levels of the organization).
  • First-class negotiator.
  • Ability to influence.
  • Good listening skills.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Ability to work with a minimum of supervision
  • Knowledge of French would be an asset

About this company
Enerkem is a leading waste to biofuels and chemicals company. It manufactures, owns and operates community-based advanced biorefineries...