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Junior Buyer / Planner

Reference ID: MTL00000100-English

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Job Description

Participates in material requirement planning, negotiation and responsible for procurement of material and services that are simple in nature, with due consideration of cost, quality and delivery within the specified limits and in accordance with the signing levels identified. Capable of procuring items included in the overhead costs and to bring support for procurement of building services and capital expenses previously negotiated by a more experienced buyer. Receives specific assignments with regular supervision.

Work Performed
  • Support and participate in negotiation of prices and terms with suppliers
  • Review bids received and place purchase orders within established limits of authority
  • Perform follow-up activities on purchase orders and shipment tracking information to ensure on-time deliveries
  • Proactively report material availability issues
  • Support and participate in the preparation and communication of procurement plans or forecasts to suppliers
  • Resolve receiving and invoicing discrepancies
  • Support activities for the sub-contracts department
  • Support activities for more experienced buyers
  • Assist new supplier development and qualification
  • Review monthly suppliers performance and define corrective action plan if required

Minimum required Qualifications
  • Demonstrate good organizational skills and the ability to adapt to change
  • Sense of urgency
  • Basic problem solving and decision making
  • Accountability and responsibility
  • Basic analytical and negotiating skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Customer focus (internal and external)

  • Bachelor&rsquo s degree in a business-related area
  • PMAC enrollment or certification in progress or complete will be considered as an asset

  • Up to 2 years of relevant experience
  • A combination of other pertinent education/experience could be considered

Linguistic Level
  • Knowledge of French and English is essential (spoken and written)

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Posted: May 15, 2019
Closes: July 14, 2019