Procurement Specialist

PUB320310

Industrial mechanical planning technical

About this job

  • Industry: (Petro)Chemical
  • Area of expertise: Cost Control & Procurement
  • Location: Calgary

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor
  • Closing date: Monday, 25 October 2021

About this role

About this role

We’re hiring a Procurement Specialist for our petrochemical client to join their team! This is a long-term contract opportunity for 18 months where you will be actively managing a portfolio of assigned commodities and/or projects.

Responsibilities

  • Establish and maintain effective interfaces between Procurement, internal customers, and vendors
  • Work with internal customers to identify and prioritize improvement opportunities
  • Participate and/or lead activities of cross-functional sourcing teams to execute agreed upon procurement strategies
  • Develop and implement Procurement strategies for their assigned projects and commodities
  • Develop and apply innovative solutions to meet supply requirements
  • Develop supplier selection criteria and qualify suppliers against them using established processes, including third-party contractor qualification process where appropriate
  • Manage assigned commodities and respective supplier relationships, including performance measures, processes, and results
  • Initiate and participate in interactions with suppliers and end users to build and enhance relationships.
  • Lead strategic/complex negotiations
  • Facilitate execution of master agreements
  • Apply advanced purchasing and negotiating tools and processes and coach others in their use
  • Apply the non-conformance process and work with suppliers to resolve non-conformances
  • Coach and mentor team members on policies and best practices that support Procurement’s strategic direction
  • Provide back-up support to other buyers when needed 

Requirements

Requirements

Requirements

  • University graduate with 1 to 3 years related experience and continued professional development OR 5+ years post-secondary education and related experience and continued professional development
  • Professional accreditation a plus (A.P.P, C.P.M., CPSM)
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
  • Effective change management and conflict management skills
  • Strong ability to influence, mediate and persuade
  • Demonstrated negotiation and contracting experience
  • Demonstrated ability to provide high level of customer focus and service
  • Demonstrated ability to drive projects through various phases from idea generation to implementation
  • Strategic thinking, planning, and analytical skills to understand supply market dynamics, generate purchasing strategies, effectively negotiate agreements, and implement solutions to complex and multi-dimensional problems
  • Self-motivated, adaptable, creative, innovative, results-oriented
  • Experience with procuring IT solutions a plus
  • Experience with Ariba platform a plus
  • SAP experience a plus

Benefits

Benefits

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How to apply

How to apply

If you meet the above requirements and would like to be considered for this role, please submit your interest using the ‘Apply’ button. Applying is quick and easy – just make sure you have the following documents ready to go:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter (optional)
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Do you have questions?

If you have questions or would like to discuss the details of this role, please contact Gultchan Chevket via the details below, quoting publication number:
PUB320310

Account manager

Gultchan Chevket
Brunel Canada - Toronto
g.chevket@brunel.net
+1 416 244 2402

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