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
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Only applicants who meet the criteria will be contacted. Thank you for your application.