Junior Buyer

Oil & Gas
Edmonton, Alberta
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Our energy client is looking for a Junior Buyer for their office in Downtown Edmonton.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates, executes, reviews and analyzes the procurement of materials, equipment and supplies in accordance with prescribed Enbridge policies and procedures.
  • Prepare, issue and evaluate RFI’s, RFP’s and RFQ’s as required.
  • Responsible to liaison between projects, site personnel, consultants and suppliers.
  • Share knowledge and experiences within the procurement team to optimize overall procurement practices.
  • Assists with issues within the procurement function, providing alternatives and recommendations.
  • Maintains records in accordance with established policies and procedures, and audit guidelines / SOX requirements.
  • Acts as liaison between suppliers, consultants and departments on current orders and procurement procedures.
  • Assists with the supplier qualification process.
  • Validates and reconciles supplier invoices, and other payment documents.
  • Ensures surplus materials are reviewed prior to purchasing new material.
  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge of market conditions relating to supply and pricing.
  • Issues and approves purchase orders per ASL.
  • May provide training to department members.
  • Acts as the designated Procurement Lead for assigned core and capital projects if assigned.
  • Provides assistance to regions as required in handling their day to day operational procurement requirements.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Working Relationships:

  • Suppliers, Service Providers, Contractors (Fabrication Shops), Engineering Consultants, Customs Brokers, Freight Brokers, Warehouse, Site Personnel, Buyers, Project Engineers, Project Managers, and Inspection Services

Knowledge, skills, and abilities:


  • Related University degree (Purchasing / Supply Chain Management, B-Comm., Finance, Business Admin,)


  • Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP)/ Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) program enrollment beneficial
  • 2+ years purchasing experience

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