Buyer- Procurement
Irving Business Services
Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada, Irving Building Saint John
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Buyer- Procurement

At J.D. Irving, Limited, you are part of an energetic team of professionals who lead with integrity and are passionate about achieving results.

With a culture that nurtures talent and creates an inclusive workplace, you can grow your career across our diverse divisions.

We are committed to the principle of equal opportunity in our employment practices and to providing an environment where all employees feel supported and valued.

The Buyer reports to the Director of Supply Chain and is responsible for the procurement of goods and services required by the J.

D. Irving, Limited (JDI) group of companies. This position is located in Saint John, New Brunswick.

Key Responsibilities include :

  • Procurement of goods and services
  • Negotiate with vendors to secure terms
  • Develop and maintain supplier contracts for both goods & services
  • Improve supplier quality, cost, and delivery performance
  • Initiate new supplier setups, issue purchases, and change orders
  • Enable business leaders to make informed decisions by providing options and recommendations based on data and analysis
  • Participate and lead effective vendor meetings to facilitate issue resolution and continuous improvement
  • We are looking for someone who has :

  • Post-secondary education with demonstrated work experience in procurement, logistics, or supply chain is an asset
  • Negotiation experience
  • Sound understanding of strategic procurement processes and contact language / structure - including RFP preparation, evaluation, contract preparation and negotiation
  • Excellent communications skills both written and verbal, and the ability to present difficult concepts in understandable terms
  • Strong business and financial acumen
  • Knowledge of sourcing and procurement techniques as well as a skill in reading the market
  • Results oriented with a strong attention to detail
  • What We Offer :

    Working in a team-based environment we help you achieve your goals through challenging work, professional development, and career advancement opportunities.

    We are focused on continuous improvement and use great technology to support all aspects of human resources. We offer a wide range of health and wellness programs to our employees and their families and we are proud supporters of our local communities.

    Our Head Office location hosts a parking garage, fitness facility, and cafe.

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