Stantec Buyer/Expeditor in Calgary, Alberta

As energy availability becomes increasingly critical, there’s no end to the scope and significance of your work — and to where it can take you at Stantec. Every day, we’re problem-solving and collaborating on projects that are as challenging as they are impactful. Whether designing a transformational cross-country pipeline, optimizing facilities, verifying the safety and reliability of an asset, or in the field overseeing construction projects, you’ll be joining a team of recognized industry experts on work that’s critical to our clients and our communities. The Oil & Gas industry is changing — and we’re helping clients stay ahead of the change. Join a team that’s working together with industry to deliver innovation for the long term on some of the most important and interesting projects around the world.

Your Opportunity

We are currently seeking a Buyer/Expeditor to join our Procurement team. This will be a diversified procurement position within Stantec that requires day to day interaction with internal and external clients. The position will provide support at the client site as well as in the office.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Internal and External Client communication.

  • Adhere to client and Stantec procurement procedures and standards.

  • Day to day Procurement activities.

  • Assist with weekly reporting.

  • Expediting vendors / contractors for materials and technical documentation.

  • Run various expediting reports and analyze data with strong attention to details.

  • Invoice management and attestation.

  • Receiving or obtaining receiving reports from site.

  • Orchestrate all transportation and logistics.

  • Material management and tracking.

  • Maintaining schedule and milestones for procurement deliverables and update the Material Tracking report for client.

  • Coordinate site inspections as required.

  • Execute Procurement Cycle: vendor selection, prepare and issue request for quotations, vendor bid evaluations and selection, purchase orders, expediting, logistics.

  • Historical tracking and archiving of Labour/Equipment/Materials purchases for internal future project reference.

  • Other general project support tasks to complete work, including customer specific requirements.

  • Ensure codes and standards (both legislated and customer-specific) are being met.

  • Filing as required.

  • Maintain data within COMS database.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Strong ability to communicate clearly and effectively, written, spoken and interpersonal.

  • Strong ability to organize and plan: computer literacy, time management, project planning and project deliverables.

  • Microsoft Office and Excel.

  • Strong Skills in Procurement fundamentals: buying, contracts, expediting and negotiating.

  • Sound understanding of procurement practices and policies.

  • Ability to multitask, in both capacities of handling multiple clients/jobs/projects, and be able to carry out multiple tasks and scalability within each project.

  • Must be a self starter and motivated working under minimal supervision.

  • Must be growth orientated (both personal, and company growth focused).

  • Should be willing to receive direction.

  • Should approach things in a positive manner and be a team player.

Education and Experience

6 years of experience in Procurement, preferably in the EPC environment. PMAC Certification, Expediting Management Association Basic & Advanced Training Certification or in pursuit of certification.

Post secondary diploma or degree in Business or equivalent experience.

Typical office environment working with computers at a desk for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Job: Purchasing Generalist

Primary Location: Canada-Alberta-Calgary

Other Locations: Canada-Alberta-Calgary

Organization: BC-1109 Oil & Gas-CA Alberta South

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: Nov 23, 2018, 9:43:06 AM

Req ID: 180002MR