Lutech Resources - Lethbridge, AB

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Junior Contract Buyer

Under the direction and leadership of the Manager, Supply Chain we are seeking a full-time, term Junior Buyer for a 4 month contract in Stand Off, Alberta. This is an immediately available opportunity offering full time hours until the end of the project term, likely until December 2014. There will be an opportunity to extend the contract term by an additional 3 months in January 2015.

The Buyer will be utilizing considerable independent judgment, performing buying assignments requiring substantial experience in assigned commodities, and purchasing policies and procedures.

Stand Off, Alberta.

Proactively generates cost savings through supplier negotiation of existing contracts and competitive bids.
Ensures all procurement activities are in line with corporate procurement policies, procedures and the laws of competitive bidding.
Conducts training sessions on procurement processes and procedures as needed.
Measures supplier performance against key performance indicators and identify opportunities for improvement.
Identifies continuous improvement opportunities with current processes
Prepares issues and evaluates Request for Quotes and/ or Proposals.
Communicates efficiently to resolve issues with all internal and external clients.
Understands the marketplace to ensure long deliveries and price increases are kept at a minimum.
Completes vendor plant visits and inspections as required.
Other duties as assigned.

Post-secondary degree or diploma in a related field along with enrollment in the PMAC certification program or related classes.
One to three years prior purchasing experience.
Knowledge of business methods, markets and purchasing policies & procedures.
Knowledge of project buying and scheduling.
Demonstrated communication skills, written and verbal.
Strong analytical skills.
Proficient using MS Office software and excellent at excel spreadsheets.

Final candidates will be required to undergo a Criminal Back Check.
Lutech Resources would like to thank all applicants however only qualified candidates will be contacted

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