Senior Buyer
FilterBoxx Water & Environmental Corp. - Calgary, AB

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About the Company
Privately owned and operated, FilterBoxx Water and Environmental Corporation is a leading provider of packaged treatment solutions, addressing one of the most critical operational requirements in camps, worksites and communities across the world.

Our Solutions
We provide a full range of integrated treatment solutions to our clients through FilterBoxx Packaged Water Solutions Inc., including drinking water, wastewater and industrial water treatment. Focused on system design and engineering this arm of the Company fuels our continuous innovation and brings leading solutions to meet industry demand. Our systems service energy, drilling, mining and industrial clients, and support growing communities and municipalities in rural and remote locations.

Our sister Company, Combo Energy Services Incorporated, delivers our mandate of service excellence, offering a leading rental program and the installation and service of our entire product line. Through Combo Energy Services Inc., we support our clients in maximizing the operational performance of their equipment and treatment facilities, with a distinct focus on water quality and safety.

Our Success
Headquartered in Calgary, Alberta we are proud to service our Western Canadian clients through our operational bases in Grande Prairie and Stony Plain Alberta and our eastern Canadian and USA based clients as we continue to expand.

Recognized for our continued product innovation, engineering excellence and leading environmental practices, FilterBoxx has also been named to Profit Magazine’s Top 100 Fastest Growing Companies. With an unwavering commitment to delivering the highest quality solutions available through portable, flexible and scalable on-site systems. FilterBoxx remains the brand of choice for superior water solutions.

Careers – Why Filterboxx?
Because we’re the only company that offers the FilterBoxx Experience - a company-wide philosophy that encompasses everything from culture to compensation. Our culture is manifested in our Core Values and influences the ethical standards within the Company.

We deliver QUALITY in everything we do
We work SAFE, enjoy our jobs, and have FUN
We seek CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT; we learn from our mistakes
We deliver VALUE and are PROFITABLE in return

When you bring your skills to FilterBoxx you’re joining a world leader in water technology development. Our success is based on our people, and that’s why we hire the very best. If you are a self-starter and bring leadership and passion to your work we want to talk to you.

This is a full time temporary position for a duration of 6 months, with the opportunity to be extended.
This role is responsible for driving direct and indirect cost savings through improved purchasing practices, programs and procedures in a very dynamic service business.

Reports to
Procurement Director.

Advanced negotiation and purchase of various components and commodities including complex commodities such as fabricated parts, structural skids, final assembly, rotating equipment and buyout equipment.
Annual Cost Reduction Programs - supports a strategic plan to manage the total spend of specific commodities and drive continual cost reduction.
Annual Supply Agreements - implement pricing agreements/blanket orders that have been negotiated to cover materials/parts/services that are commonly purchased.
Margin Enhancement - Support project procurement with the objective of setting cost reduction targets against as sold budgets.
Procurement Processes - Develop and comply with SOP's and work instructions. From time to time take the lead on continuous improvement initiatives.
Value Analysis Programs - Engage other business disciplines and vendors to develop methods of cost reduction through the use of new materials and designs.
Supplier Management – Ensure that suppliers are being evaluated on their performance and when required they are committed to and making improvements.
Reviews requisitions for completeness to ensure items quoted match requisitions released by Engineering.
Discusses defective or unacceptable goods or services with inspection or quality control personnel, users, vendors and others to determine source of trouble and take corrective action.
Maintains procurement records such as items or services purchased, costs, delivery, product quality or performance, and inventories.
Accurately maintain Project Procurement Strategies and Project Materials Budgets.
Has the ability to understand and effectively prioritize workload.
Coach and mentor other Buyers within the Purchasing Department as required.
Develop RFP's and RFQ's to support engineering specifications and project requirements.
Continually source alternative suppliers for lower cost and/or better quality.
Resolve invoice discrepancies.
Interviews, recommends and selects vendors/suppliers using an established supplier qualification process. Responsible for ensuring that all suppliers used are able to meet any specified requirements and that they are reputable and financially sound companies.
Involvement to ensure that the project proposals are comprised of the correct suppliers and subcontractors. Ensure the most accurate and up to date material costs are communicated across the business. Project estimates must have the most competitive material costs available.
Ensure that a verification of budget cost with proposed purchase cost is done using a Bid Analysis or a Total Cost Analysis before any commitments are made to suppliers. Be sure to obtain approval prior to making any commitments.
Responsible to expedite suppliers and subcontractors for compliance to purchase orders and on time deliveries of all submittals, parts, equipment and services that are required to satisfy very demanding customer schedules.

Work Experience
BS / BA in Business or Supply Chain with related purchasing experience; and
Prefer CPP or CPM certification or commitment to pursue on a yearly basis.

Required Skills
5 to 7 years of experience procuring fabricated parts, pressure vessels, structural skids, assembly and buyout equipment.
Experience working with Applications & Project Engineers in a project environment. Candidates will need to discuss specific examples during the interview process.
Experience purchasing high cost custom engineered equipment is a plus.

Work Environment
Office environment.

Travel Required
Travel to other Company locations may be required from time to time.

Health & Safety Responsibilities
Work in accordance with all legislated and non-legislated obligations as defined by corporate culture.

To Apply
Please email your resume to apply.

We thank all candidates who submitted their resumes, however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted. Only candidates who are legally permitted to work in Canada will be considered for this position.

At this time we would appreciate to not be contacted by recruitment agency’s regarding this job positing.

About this company
FilterBoxx Water & Environmental is a Canadian, privately owned Company and provides Water Treatment Solutions for industrial, municipal,...