Procurement Administrator
Calgary, Alberta
5d ago

Job Responsibilities :

  • Overall responsibility is ensuring that Boardwalk is procuring the right products / services at the best value and that our Site staff are receiving contractors and products when they need them.
  • This position deals with a high volume of short turnaround orders / jobs.

  • Setting up contracts’ with suppliers / contractors for the procurement of materials, products or services.
  • Making sure that work is done according to specifications and on time.
  • Making sure that we receive what was ordered correctly and on time.
  • Working with the sites and Leaders to ensure expediting of contracted work is done.
  • Working with the sites and Leaders to ensure efficient inventory control.
  • Preparing cost analysis reports on the services / products we purchase and making recommendations based on cost, type and quality of products / services ordered.
  • Sourcing and pricing products, services, suppliers & contractors in adherence to Boardwalk policy
  • Issuing purchase orders and placing orders, using our in-house systems in adherence to Boardwalk’s policy
  • Prepare and negotiate competitive bids and agreements
  • Track orders to Warehouse
  • Prepare and review consumption reports and make recommendations for standardization or changes to existing products or services.
  • Do market research on product categories and be familiar with product / service specs, market conditions, etc.
  • Requesting and comparing competitive bids
  • Providing Site Staff, Leaders, and external contractors with superior customer service
  • Will treat site staff and Area Leaders as their customers
  • Experience and Educational Requirements :

  • Knowledge of French is an asset
  • Post-secondary education preferred
  • Home Building / Construction purchasing experience preferred
  • Technical Requirements :

  • Intermediate proficiency with MS Office (Word, Visio, and Outlook)
  • Strong Excel Skills filtering, formatting, pivot tables
  • Ability to do basic financial analysis
  • Non-Technical Requirements :

  • Superior communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Superior Customer Service skills
  • Strong organizational and planning skills
  • Must be a self-starter
  • Strong reading and interpretation skills (experience reading contracts)
  • Must be analytical be able to analyze various options and take appropriate action
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure / deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and professionally
  • Must be honest and energetic
  • Must be able to work within a team as well as independently
  • Must be capable of quickly learning new skills and grasping new concepts (i.e. must be able to quickly understand the function of parts / requested jobs and be able to quickly learn to ask the right questions)
  • Ability to demonstrate fiscal responsibility
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