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Junior Procurement Specialist in Pointe-Claire at Andritz

Date Posted: 6/27/2018

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Job Description


  • Source and negotiate pricing with suppliers;
  • Issue Purchase Orders and revisions to purchase orders;
  • Notify suppliers of drawing revisions;
  • Manage PO revisions;
  • Enforce commercial terms and conditions and all contractual requirements;
  • Follow up and expedite suppliers on deliveries;
  • Respond to or facilitate suppliers questions;
  • Communicate with Project team and engineers for project details (budgets, requisitions, specifications, delivery dates, etc.);
  • Analyze spend data and identify key vendors for contracts;
  • Work closely with accounts payables to reconcile invoices and provide supporting documentation;
  • Ensure suppliers have the appropriate documentation to proceed with work;
  • Ensure suppliers submit all required quality documentation;
  • Assist suppliers or procurement team with creation of packing lists;
  • Support the field for urgent purchases;
  • Reporting as required by department or senior management;
  • Cross functional training as required;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements


  • Three (3) to five (5) years of experience in a purchasing role;
  • Experience with SAP purchasing software, an asset;
  • Experience with purchase of materials, parts and services in the hydro industry, an asset;
  • Technical degree or engineering degree, an asset;
  • Ability to read shop/mechanical drawings, an asset;
  • Demonstrated experience in negotiating prices and terms and conditions;
  • Experience in commercial contracts;
  • Intermediate to Advanced level of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel;
  • Ability to priorities tasks and work under pressure;
  • Ability to clearly communicate, deliver presentations, simplify, explain variances and issues to a team and propose solutions;
  • Demonstrated positive relationships with internal/external customers;
  • Knowledge of market trends and purchasing best practices;
  • Employs fair, ethical and transparent procurement practices;
  • Proficiency in English and French.


* Legal status to work in Canada required.