Buyer

Vacancy number • PUB406473

Buyer

  • Joffre
  • Closes March 30
  • 40 hours
  • Professional Bachelor

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About this job

  • Industry: Oil & Gas
  • Area of expertise: Project Management & Services
  • Location: Joffre

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Professional Bachelor

Introduction

Introduction
Brunel is seeking energetic, self-motivated individuals to fill two Buyer roles within our major petrochemical clients Service Center. These roles will support our operations in Alberta, Ontario, and Louisiana. The environment is fast paced and high volume. We are seeking candidates looking for growth opportunities and willing to take on new challenges in support of the client’s team.

About this role

Responsibilities

  • Manage daily transactional activities following the procurement operations process in accordance with the risk, spend and scope of work complexity.
  • Execute high volume companywide purchase requisitions - verify purchase requisitions for accuracy, completion, required approvals, supplier qualification and contract compliance in order to create purchase orders within established guidelines/timelines and to ensure on-time delivery.
  • Understand and apply requirements that meet company interests and protect through compliance and risk mitigation.
  • Provide inputs to the Technical Procurement reports for distribution to our stakeholders.
  • Record material source and information within the system to streamline future purchases.
  • Receive and review order acknowledgements from suppliers.
  • Interface with accounts payable with invoice issues related to purchase order discrepancies and capture of early payment discounts.
  • Interface with receiving and stakeholders to resolve blocked good receipts.
  • Perform follow-up with suppliers to resolve transactional issues on a daily basis.
  • Interface with expediting to validate delivery dates, order accuracy, ship method, and payment terms.
  • Maintain information on supplier performance indicators, such as on time delivery, quality and other Purchase Order (PO) requirements.
  • Identify cost improvement opportunities for assessment and achieve improvements in operational efficiencies and cost savings.
  • Escalate issues timely and appropriately to mitigate business risk.
  • Effectively engage, consult and collaborate with other service groups including but not limited to Stores, Expediting, Logistics, Legal, Tax, and Risk, as required.
  • Apply Technical Procurement best practices and participate in the standardization of business processes.

Requirements

Requirements

  • A University degree, college diploma and/or Professional Designation, with a minimum of 1-3 years related experience and a progressive record of professional development OR a minimum of 5-7 years combination of post-secondary education and related experience with continued professional development.
  • Pursuing a Professional Designation is an asset.
  • An understanding of local/regional laws as may be applicable for both domestic and international purchase.
  • Demonstrated ability to form effective relationships with key stakeholders under challenging deadlines and/or market conditions.
  • Ability to persuade and educate stakeholders such that they gain a full appreciation for the various procurement risks and realistic service levels and associated cost.
  • Strong organizational skills, time management and results oriented.
  • Good interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of eProcurement and eCatalog management systems is an asset.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, SharePoint and PowerPoint).
  • Proficiency in Source-to-pay/Procure to pay tools (e.g., SAP MM, Ariba).

Benefits

What We Offer

Why work with Brunel? We are proud to offer exciting career opportunities from over 100 offices globally in 42 countries. Advancing your career takes time and effort – let us match you to your ideal position.

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About Us

Brunel has a reputation for working with some of the best in the business. That’s what we continually strive for. Brunel provides the global recruitment and workforce services you need to lead your industry. With 45 years of market experience in Renewable Energy, Automotive, Oil & Gas, Life Sciences, Mining, and Infrastructure, we help you finish major projects safely, compliantly, on-time, within budget and at the highest quality, so you can keep growing – anywhere in the world.

At Brunel, we believe that safety is not just a priority, but a value that is integral to our company culture at all levels of our organization.

  • We establish measurable objectives and targets, consistently reviewing our activities, risks, legal obligations, and performance.
  • Brunel Americas is a proud member of Houston Business Roundtable, & Utah Safety Council, and a participant of ISNetworld RAVS Plus Audit.
  • Brunel consistently utilizes performance measuring and monitoring. This includes meticulous record keeping and routine inspections.

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While compensation is important, finding the right cultural fit is equally crucial. At Brunel, our longstanding cultures and values have contributed to a positive employee experience, which is why some candidates have chosen to stay with us for 30 + years.

  • Our values are at the center of everything we do –Entrepreneurship, Integrity, Results-driven, & Passion for people.
  • Brunel is committed to an inclusive workforce and we understand that Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging are essential for a successful working culture, business, and community. Thus, Brunel takes both a global and regional approach to DE&I.

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At Brunel, we prioritize candidate’s career abilities and needs even before the hiring process begins.

  • With open lines of communication and a dedicated team assigned to every contractor, we strive to make every employee experience with us as easy and seamless as possible.
  • Our contractors create and maintain lasting industry relationships that can be leveraged throughout their career.
  • We prioritize employee needs in order to build strong partnerships that support our employees’ long-term professional success and development.

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