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Brandt Group of Companies
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Brandt is currently seeking a Purchaser for our Saskatoon location. Responsibilities include:

Getting the best value when procuring goods and services in terms of quality, reliability, price and delivery
Day-to-day procurement operations
Utilizing contracts created by Strategic Sourcing, to procure materials and services as required
Sourcing and purchasing materials as required
Monitoring to make sure purchase order fax and/or EDI's went through and confirm expected ship dates and updating system
Negotiating effectively with suppliers to obtain best value
Producing purchase orders from requests/requisitions and expediting to ensure timely delivery
Managing purchase orders through to close-out and resolve any associated queries on a timely basis
Following standard purchasing operating procedures
Identifing and address issues related to the procurement process, escalating unresolved issues to the Supervisor

Required Skills:
Strong negotiation and communication skills
Excellent understanding and experience with ERP systems and the RFx/ sourcing process
Accurate and precise with above average organizational skills
Able to multi-task and take on new roles as and when assigned
Respond to Key Stakeholders inquiries
Self-starter with the ability to work both in a team environment and independently
Fluent in English with excellent verbal and written communication skills
Excellent problem-solving and organizational skills
Proficiency in MS Office
Thorough understanding of purchase order contracts
Knowledge of materials, products, and the commodity market in area of specialization
Strong knowledge of industry terms and standards.

Required Experience:

3 to 5 years of relevant experience
Post Secondary education in Business Administration or similar discipline
Professional certification in Supply Chain or Procurement preferred (SCMA)
Familiarity in a steel manufacturing environment would be considered an asset, but not required.


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