AECOM Buyer Purchaser - Future Opportunity in Cold Lake, Alberta

Business Line Oil + Gas

Position Title Buyer Purchaser - Future Opportunity

Canada - Alberta

Cold Lake

Job Summary

AECOM is a premier, fully integrated infrastructure firm. We are currently seeking a Buyer Purchaser to be based at our Cold Lake, Alberta location.

This position ireports to the Project Manager and responsible for identifying sources of materials and equipment, evaluates the capabilities and performance of suppliers, and selects qualified suppliers based upon their ability to provide competitive pricing, acceptable terms, appropriate material quality, and timely supply of goods.

  • Performs purchasing functions in conformance with the requirements of the prime contract with the client.

  • Issues requests for quotations, evaluates supplier quotations, plans and conducts negotiations, prepares cost and price analyses, availability studies, risk analyses, bid analysis summaries, and award recommendations that treat suppliers fairly and ethically, protects the company's interests, and promotes best value awards

  • Awards, issues, and documents all agreements with suppliers.

  • Monitors supplier performance, issues change orders, and manages supplier relations.

  • Resolves disputes with suppliers and evaluates supplier performance.

  • Prepares, compiles, and maintains auditable records of the purchasing process.

  • Maintains awareness of market conditions and delivery trends to determine future material availability and pricing probability.

  • Manages purchase orders to ensure timely completion, compliance with requirements, and appropriateness of invoices and payment.

  • Assists in the preparation of procurement and materials management documents and maintenance of records.

  • Prepares Requests for Quotations for non-engineered materials and equipment.

  • Introduced to the process of supplier capability and qualification evaluation.

  • Assists in the tabulation and evaluation of bids.

  • Assists in the maintenance of purchasing documents

  • Keeps management advised of significant purchasing issues and potential problem areas.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, engineering, construction management, economics or demonstrated equivalent combination of education, training and related experience.

  • This is entry level position.

  • 0-2 years of experience in purchasing, or other procurement and materials management function is required.

  • Understands basic procurement and materials management concepts and principles.

  • Strong computer skills (i.e. MS office) and ability to use materials management systems.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Able to work independently and work well with others.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous work experience in materials management, engineering or construction, similar to that obtained through an internship, is favorable.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Procurement

Business Group Construction Services Group (CS)

Country Canada

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 187718BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.