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Junior Purchaser – Calgary, AB

by Executive Solutions  |  31.03.21 | 10:04

Our client, located in Calgary, is in search of a Junior Purchaser to join their team. The main duties of the Purchaser are purchasing raw materials, semi-finished materials, equipment, tools, parts, supplies, and services necessary for manufacturing operations.


  • Utilize system “Master Planning” to determine planned purchases for maintaining adequate inventory of purchased products and materials.
  • Review online websites, catalogs, industry periodicals, trade journals, etc. to locate necessary goods and services.
  • Research and evaluate suppliers, determine quality of product and service, and expedite orders.
  • Prepare purchase orders, solicit bid proposals and review requisitions for goods and services.
  • Negotiate and administer contracts with suppliers, vendors, and other representatives.
  • Interview vendors and visit supplier’s plants and distribution centers to examine and learn about products and services.
  • Maintain and review computerized or manual records of items purchased, costs, delivery, product performance and inventories.
  • Monitor shipments for on time arrivals. Trace shipments, follow up on undelivered goods, and expedite as needed.
  • Evaluate and monitor contract performance to ensure compliance with contractual obligations and determine necessary changes.
  • Confer with staff, users, and vendors to discuss defective or unacceptable goods or services and determine a corrective action.
  • Assist accounts payable to resolve invoice discrepancies.
  • Frequently requesting vendor information related to Conflict Minerals, ROHS, REACH, COC’s, Mill Certificates, Packing Slips, etc…
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications & Competencies:

  • 2+ years of relevant order processing experience.
  • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook.
  • Familiar with ERP/MRP software.
  • High school diploma.
  • Ethical Conduct.
  • Communication Proficiency.
  • Outstanding customer service skills.
  • Initiative.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Team Player.
  • Handle stressful situations, different cultures and diverse personalities.

If you are interested in working with a hard-working, efficient and team-orientated group, we would love to hear from you. Please email your resume to:

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