senior purchaser in edmonton

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CA$ 40 per hour
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edmonton, alberta
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Administrative Support
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CA$ 40 per hour
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Senior Purchaser
West Edmonton, AB
$40 hourly Temp to Permanent opportunity

We are currently accepting applications for a Senior Purchaser position for a well-established engineering/manufacturing company in West Edmonton.
The Senior Purchaser plays a critical role in developing, managing, and improving the company’s supply chain. An integral responsibility for the Senior Purchaser position is developing secure relationship with strategic vendors while striving to exceed Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s). This role is a team contributor position, working with internal and external customers to exceed their requirements.
Scope of Responsibilities:
- Places and monitors purchase orders, reconciling as required
- Actively contribute to cost reduction activities
- Monitor and measure supplier performance
- Evaluate and present RFQ’s and RFP’s
- Responds to inquiries placed by internal or external customers
- Additional duties as required and requested
This is an exciting opportunity to grow with a quickly expanding company that has a large vision for the future.
If you are a team player with purchasing background and a knack for leadership then this may be a great next step in your career and we would love to hear from you!

The chosen applicant will benefit from:

- Competitive compensation plan
- Benefits offered on day one
- a very clean, organized work environment with modern architecture and a very nice break-room
- the freedom to operate your department without being micro-managed
- the opportunity to advance with a rapidly growing company
- a high-energy, fast-pace environment
- lots of varied tasks including purchasing and special project activities

This role is starting as a temporary placement with the intent to become permanent.
Once permanent this position also includes full benefits including company paid medical, dental and vision care. RSP matching, tuition assistance, paid vacation and holiday time, as well as an annual incentive plan potential are also part of the compensation plan.

The successful candidate will be someone looking to advance their career with a stable and innovative company, while also being willing to participate and contribute to the day-to-day tasks of the team. They will bring a "get it done" attitude and a friendly but professional demeanor.

They will also possess:
- SMP or SCMP designation
- 5+ years of purchasing experience in a manufacturing environment
- Experience in resolving vendor discrepancies and negotiating prices with vendors
- Impeccable time management skills
- A high level of proficiency in Microsoft Office programs
- Experience in using JDE preferred
- the ability to communicate precisely in the English language

If this opportunity appeals to you, apply now! This role will not be available for long!

To apply:
- Visit our Website at and apply directly to this posting
- Email Josh or Melissa directly at or
- Call Josh or Melissa directly at 780-420-1158 to learn more!

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