Junior Buyer

Website Town of Oakville

Job Description:

Creates and calls formal quotations, proposals and tenders, including arranging for or assisting in drawing up specifications, cost analyses and administration of assigned commodities;

Job Responsibilities:

  • On-line Business card software coordinator. Manages the on-line system, custom orders, reconciling of purchases, training of new staff and day to day maintenance
  • Provides procurement activity in a diverse and assigned group of commodities;
  • Works in cooperation with the Sr. Procurement Coordinators and Intermediate Buyers as a buying team and assist where requested.
  • Processes assigned Town electronic requisitions, checking for proper control practices, pricing and tax applications;
  • Manages an assigned number of annual contracts and is responsible for contract renewal negotiations and approvals
  • Expedites outstanding orders and important Corporate commodities;
  • Communicates in person, by telephone and in writing with staff in all of the Town’s Departments, Boards and Commissions and with the
  • Region, other municipalities, business executives, consultants;
  • Back up to the Purchasing and Insurance Clerk including setting up bid documents, front counter coverage and assisting with risk management tasks as required

Job Requirements:

  • Community College Diploma in business or related field, with 1 to 3 years related purchasing experience.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills are required.
  • Applicants must have the ability to respect confidentiality, display initiative, discretion, good judgment and deal effectively with the public.
  • Enrolment in OPBA (Ontario Public Buyers Association) would be an asset.
  • Applicants should be fully conversant with computerized systems used in automated purchasing and inventory control.
  • Proficient word processing and spreadsheet skills are required. Procurement skills and experience are required.
  • Completion of or working towards completion of PMAC (Purchasing Management Association of Canada) Level I and CIM Certification.

Job Details:

Company: Town of Oakville

Job Category: Cities And States

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Oakville, Ontario, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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