Procurement Specialist

Company: Strescon Limited
Location: Saint John, NB


Job Summary: 

Procurement specialists are responsible for developing and maintaining both new and existing professional relationships with suppliers in the process of sourcing goods and materials. The focus of this job is to support the business and ensure operational efficiency, profitability and safety. This position focuses on the Strescon business line, however there will be constant collaboration with affiliated procurement specialists within the OSCO Construction Group, giving the team a strong and versatile supporting structure.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Purchase raw materials, consumables, parts, equipment and services
  • Conduct price negotiations with suppliers
  • Identify and source new suppliers
  • Evaluate supplier performance
  • Expedite the delivery of purchased items
  • Set up and maintain purchase and work order systems
  • Collaborate with other Procurement Specialists across the OSCO group of companies
  • Co-ordinate with other internal departments to identify procurement requirements
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or College Diploma (preference given to business administration, or a related field)
  • SCMP/SMT/APICS Certification (or working towards completion)
  • Experience in purchasing is required
  • Knowledge of One World ERP (JD Edwards) is an asset
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications including Microsoft Word & Excel 
  • Ability to work at a steady pace to ensure accuracy and quality of work
  • Collaborative approach to the work environment with strong, effective communication skills
  • Ability to work within established systems, standards and procedures.

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