Buyer/Acheteur II
Kelly Services Inc
La Prairie, QC, Canada
31d ago

Work location : La Prairie

Contract : 2 months

Schedule : M-F, 40h / week

Salary : to be discussed

The focus for this role will be in the procurement area of making sure invoices match procurement requirements so that correct payments can be processed in a timely manner.

The candidate will Develop / maintain a complete, accurate procurement plan that will ensure purchase orders are placed with the appropriate lead times to meet project specific schedules, budgets, deliveries and risk mitigation targets. Job duties :

Job duties :

  • Communicate status regularly to the project and leadership teams.
  • Process workflows within the accounts payables process according to procedure to ensure appropriate and timely supplier payments.
  • Manage the addition / modification of supplier records to the required purchasing systems including required document collection from the respective suppliers.
  • Responsible for issuing purchase orders (PO), collecting PO acknowledgements, issuing PO change orders, leading invoice resolution activities, coordinating weekly monitoring of supplier progress to promise / need by dates, expediting suppliers, escalating to Project Sourcing Leads for commercial leverage and proactive communication with the project team.

  • Manage the submission / follow-up of RFQs and lead negotiations of product and services to achieve cost out goals. Maintain a quote library of all RFQs received.
  • Support the negotiation of contractual agreements where required. Responsible for uploading executed contracts to Oracle Contracts Database.

  • Escalate supplier quality excursions and ensure supplier recovery of costs due to quality issues.
  • Enable faster project cycle by accelerating the procurement process while ensuring compliance. Drive supplier on time delivery performance while anticipating risks and escalating appropriately.
  • Contribute to standardization and continuous improvement of procurement processes.
  • Qualifications :

  • Previous project buying experience
  • Experience working in SAP purchasing modules
  • High attention to detail
  • Advanced organizing and planning skills
  • Ability to operate proactively and with a sense of urgency
  • Bias toward action
  • Ability to perform under pressure
  • Ability to deliver to deadlines
  • Experience working productively with vendors
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication skills, written and verbal
  • Ability to work in a cross-functional matrix organization
  • Self-starter, resourceful
  • Strong skills in Microsoft (MS) Office Applications
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