Buyer/Acheteur II

Longueuil East, QUEBEC | 5 months
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Job Summary

Longueuil East
Kelly Services

Job Description

Work location: La Prairie

Contract: 2 months

Schedule: M-F, 40h/week

Salary: to be discussed

The focus for this role will be in the procurement area of making sure invoices match procurement requirements so that correct payments can be processed in a timely manner. The candidate will Develop/maintain a complete, accurate procurement plan that will ensure purchase orders are placed with the appropriate lead times to meet project specific schedules, budgets, deliveries and risk mitigation targets.

Job duties:

  • Communicate status regularly to the project and leadership teams.
  • Process workflows within the accounts payables process according to procedure to ensure appropriate and timely supplier payments.
  • Manage the addition/modification of supplier records to the required purchasing systems including required document collection from the respective suppliers. Responsible for issuing purchase orders (PO), collecting PO acknowledgements, issuing PO change orders, leading invoice resolution activities, coordinating weekly monitoring of supplier progress to promise/need by dates, expediting suppliers, escalating to Project Sourcing Leads for commercial leverage and proactive communication with the project team.
  • Manage the submission/follow-up of RFQs and lead negotiations of product and services to achieve cost out goals. Maintain a quote library of all RFQs received. Support the negotiation of contractual agreements where required. Responsible for uploading executed contracts to Oracle Contracts Database. 
  • Escalate supplier quality excursions and ensure supplier recovery of costs due to quality issues.
  • Enable faster project cycle by accelerating the procurement process while ensuring compliance. Drive supplier on time delivery performance while anticipating risks and escalating appropriately.
  • Contribute to standardization and continuous improvement of procurement processes. 


  • Previous project buying experience
  • Experience working in SAP purchasing modules
  • High attention to detail
  • Advanced organizing and planning skills 
  • Ability to operate proactively and with a sense of urgency
  • Bias toward action
  • Ability to perform under pressure 
  • Ability to deliver to deadlines
  • Experience working productively with vendors
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication skills, written and verbal
  • Ability to work in a cross-functional matrix organization
  • Self-starter, resourceful
  • Strong skills in Microsoft (MS) Office Applications

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