Senior Buyer
Barrick
Hemlo, Ontario, Canada
20h ago

About Barrick & Hemlo

Barrick is the gold industry leader with a vision of wealth generation through responsible mining; wealth for our owners, our people, and the countries and communities with which we partner.

  • Our objective is to maintain and grow industry-leading margins, driven by innovation and our digital transformation; managing our portfolio and allocating capital with discipline and rigor;
  • and leveraging our distinctive partnership culture as a competitive advantage. We aim to cultivate a high-performance culture defined by the following principles : a deep commitment to partnership, consistent execution, operational excellence, disciplined capital allocation, and continual self-improvement.

    We are obsessed with talent and seek out fresh perspectives and challenging ourselves to think differently as we transform Barrick into a leading 21st century company.

    Situated near the beautiful shores of Lake Superior in north western Ontario, 350 km east of Thunder Bay, we have an underground residential mine site.

    This rugged and beautiful area is an outdoor paradise - home to dozens of species of birds and animals as well as moose, black bear and deer.

  • If you enjoy outdoor activities including enjoying lake country / cottages, camping, boating, beaches, golf, downhill skiing, hiking, hunting and fishing, as well as sledding, snowshoeing, x-country skiing in the winter;
  • you’ll want to explore opportunities at Barrick-Hemlo. With two communities in close proximity, both Marathon and Manitouwadge have all the amenities you’ll require and is regarded as a wonderful place to raise a family, with affordable costs of living and a terrific quality of life.

    Position Description :

    Oversee and Participate in the Procurement of materials and services in accordance with customer and operational requirements.

    Ensure consistency and compliance with the terms and conditions, guidelines, procedures and signing authorities of the Corporation.

    Ensure all programs, personal actions and approaches support Barrick’s goals for safety and sustainability. Act as a safety champion and constantly apply the principals and spirit of Courageous Safety Leadership and Courage to Care.

    Responsibilities :

  • Oversee and participate in the acquisition of materials and services according to the operations requirements, obtaining the best total cost of ownership, term of execution and quality conditions. Sourcing using Ariba.
  • Provide suggestions to improve transactional practices for activities related to the materials and services purchasing process.
  • Proactively resolve and assist Buyers to resolve complex issues. Demonstrate innovative thinking by regularly making recommendations for new approaches to the purchasing of goods and adjudication of services.
  • Support contracting needs with the user areas as well as identify and develop suppliers in the market to support commercial and operation needs.
  • Oversee and participate in the implementation and maintenance of Fixed Purchase Agreements (FPA’s) and support with compliance of Barrick policies and procedures and commercial conditions.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with both internal customers and external suppliers. Negotiate pricing, delivery, payment terms, approved substitutes and other cost saving initiatives.
  • Collaborate with Inventory Control and Warehouse to ensure there are no stock outs and no financial loss to the operation due to issues with Supply Chain.
  • Lead and support the continuous improvement and execution of Barrick’s purchasing strategy, policies and guidelines regarding materials categories and contracts, cost savings and other performance metrics.
  • Prepare procurement reports for the Supply Chain department
  • Know and comply with the current Mining Safety and Health regulations and Loss Prevention procedures of Barrick
  • Demonstrate social awareness, commitment and compliance with Barrick’s Social Responsibility Policy.
  • Maintain the confidentiality of all Corporate information.
  • Maintain safe working conditions and adhere to all Corporate policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Qualifications :

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain, Finance, Industrial Engineering or related field Minimum four (4) years of related procurement experience in the mining sector Strong computer skills using office software such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Oracle ERP Ability to be an integral team member in a growing, fast-paced environment Excellent verbal, written communication skillswith theability to communicate and interact effectively with a wide variety of people Strong influencing skills Strong attention to detail, excellent organizational skills & the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent knowledge of end-to-end supply management processes including competitive bidding, contract management and supplier performance management.

    Highly driven and self-motivated, strong negotiation skills, conflict resolution, able to manage a high volume of work in a fast-paced environment with multiple priorities and deadlines.

    Successful completion of the Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP) an asset. High ethical standards

    What we can Offer You

  • A comprehensive compensation package including bonuses benefits, and stock purchase plans where applicable
  • Ability to make a difference and lasting impact
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team
  • An Opportunity to transform Traditional Mining into the future of Digital Mining
  • Opportunities to grow and learn with the industry colleagues are endless
  • Access to a variety of career opportunities across Barrick locations
  • Barrick is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
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