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  • Penticton, BC, CA
  • November 30, 2022
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Purchaser (Steel & Hardware)

Penticton, BC

Permanent Position

  • Plan and execute the material planning, purchasing, and expediting associated with materials in support of project & plant operations and/or goods in support of office operations
  • Create/Issue RFx with Suppliers, receive their quotes, review commercial aspects of the quotes, coordinate technical evaluation with other stakeholders, and negotiate cost savings, and delivery dates according to project requirements
  • Obtain necessary reviews and approvals of bidder exceptions, bid evaluations, recommendations, Purchase Orders, and change orders prior to execution
  • Administer assigned Purchase Orders, including change order processing, invoice processing and verification, and performance evaluation, ensuring supplier compliance in a cost-effective, timely, and responsive manner
  • Interacting with project management staff to monitor revisions and amendments
  • Maintains direct working relationships with Project Management, Planning, Finance, and Operations personnel to ensure that Purchase Orders are issued and processed as required
  • Escalate complex functional/technical issues in a timely and proactive manner, to the Procurement Director or Project Manager if applicable
  • Participate in feedback sessions with Project, Planning, and Operations personnel by providing procurement aspects, and ramifications/issues affecting the project, if any
  • Build relationships with suppliers and industry representatives and sourcing new suppliers
  • Assist with vendor audits
  • Working closely with the Project Management, Planning, and Operations teams to ensure deliveries meet production and project deadlines

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in purchasing
  • SCMP designation with the Supply Chain Management Association (SCMA) or equivalent preferred
  • Team player, willingness to learn
  • Strong teamwork and communication skills
  • Proactive in finding solutions to roadblocks
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Steel and hardware buying experience is an asset
  • Experience using an ERP system to determine requirements, and create and manage purchases orders is required

Who we are

Founded in 2006, Energy Resourcing is a trusted partner with a range of innovative recruitment and managed services. We provide recruitment services globally and focus on identifying top technical talent for project staffing and contract terms, as well as permanent hires. Our team has earned a strong reputation in the industry with both clients and candidates alike by delivering high-quality services.

Our core beliefs and values reflect who we are as a company and how we advocate for our candidates and our clients:

  • we value Life
  • we Rise to the Challenge
  • we are Stronger Together
  • we Unlock Brilliance

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