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Purchasing Agent

 

JOB DESCRIPTION


 

THE WORK

 

In our purchasing department, every day is different. Our Purchasing Agents are responsible for providing procurement support to obtain economical, punctual, and quality goods and services in an effort to achieve lean operations for jobs ranging in size (from $20,000 - $4,000,000). Other responsibilities include completing purchases within company guidelines through inventory control and seeking areas of opportunity which present mutual rewards for both the company and the supplier by maintaining profound relationships and establishing relationships with new vendors. Tasks include, but are never limited to:​

  • Planning, cost analysis, and negotiation for all goods and services on the assigned project

  • Create purchase orders using Jonas Software

  • Adhere to company policies and procedures within approval guidelines before issuing orders to suppliers

  • Interact with suppliers on a day to day basis

  • Maintain and create new relationships with vendors

  • Logistics – arrange freight carriers within Canada and US (internal/external)

  • Coordinate project purchases with PC’s/PM’s in order to arrive on time

  • Track the status and delivery of purchases

  • Site arrangements for construction crews (hotels, cars, rentals etc.)

  • Provide backup support for other purchasers

 
THE SKILLS
  • 3-5 years of experience in a similar project based purchasing role (experience in the construction industry is heavily preferred).
  • College diploma in Materials Management or a related program considered an asset. 
  • 1-3 years of ERP software experience  (Jonas Software considered an asset)
  • Got 99 problems, but Microsoft ain't one (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word are your specialties).

  • Master Communicator (excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills).

  • Cool as a cucumber: you're able to work effectively under tight deadlines and in stressful conditions without breaking a sweat.

  • Your work ethic is second to none. Determination, reliability and initiative are your forte.

  • It's all in the details! You can stay on track and no detail goes unnoticed.
  • Professional Multi-tasker: juggling more than one task at a time doesn't overwhelm you. You complete each task accurately, professionally and on time.
  • You are a highly motivated team player, but working independently doesn't scare you.

 

 

Are you ready to be part of the Acapulco Family? Take the plunge and apply today by e-mailing your resume to myfuture@acapulcopools.com

 

Only applicants who meet the criteria will be contacted. Thank you for your application.