Job Description

New job opportunity in procurement- Downtown Montreal!

Our client, an industry leader in minerals, is currently searching for an experienced Buyer. Reporting to the Procurement Manager, the Buyer will be responsible for the procurement of services, sourcing materials and issuing purchase orders. Overall responsibilities for this role include minimizing commercial risk and enhancing competitive advantage.- Competitive salary + benefits!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Identify and address issues related to the Procurement process, escalating unresolved issues to the Procurement Manager
  • Review purchasing requirements for materials and services, obtaining additional information as required
  • Assess and recommend procurement options based on business unit requirements, identifying potential suppliers
  • Conduct negotiations with selected suppliers to tactically procure materials and services
  • Accountable to procure materials and services as required
  • Develop short form contracts for the procurement of materials and services
  • Create and change purchase orders
  • Respond to supplier and business partner inquiries
  • Expedite orders as required
  • Assist in resolution of incomplete or incorrect shipments with the supplier
  • Resolve invoice and/or payment issues related to purchase orders
  • Liaise with internal stakeholders to identify improvements to the existing Procurement practices

Required Experience:

  • A business or Supply Chain Management degree from a recognized institution
  • A minimum of 10 years Supply Chain Management experience
  • Experience in MRO products and services and in the Mining industry and in the Greenfield Projects
  • Experience in supplier analysis, screening and selection
  • Working knowledge of SAP and proficiency in MS Office and knowledge of materials management software/databases
  • Demonstrated experience in negotiating and executing contractual terms and conditions
  • Effective interpersonal, negotiation, facilitation and communication (both written and oral) skills
  • Ability to deal with competing priorities and manage time appropriately


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