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Job Order #: 5657314

Employer Name:
Fries Tallman Lumber (1976) Ltd.
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salary commensurate with experience
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Full Time
Technical/Applied Science Certificate
3-5 Years
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Employer Name:
Fries Tallman Lumber (1976) Ltd.

Employer Address:
S4R 1G5

Contact Name:
Sarah Valli

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Primary Responsibilities
    Research and evaluate suppliers based on price, quality, selection, service, support, availability, reliability, production and distribution capabilities and the suppliers reputation and history.
    Monitor shipments to ensure goods come in on time and manage any issue resolutions related to undelivered goods.
    Prepare/issue Request for Proposals (RFPs) and evaluate vendor/subcontractor proposals and schedule at the estimating, execution and site purchasing levels.
    Purchase the highest quality materials at the lowest possible cost
    Provide training and conduct procurement related audits to ensure procedures are followed.
    Actively develop budgets, schedules and performance plans to meet company goals and objectives.
    Leverage vendors/subcontractors across multiple procurements to create cost savings to project(s).
    Proficient in Microsoft Office (Power Point, Word, Excel) and have a general knowledge of database utilization. Experience in Bistrack is an asset.
    Bachelors degree or post-secondary certificate in construction management, business, supply chain management preferred, not mandatory.
    At least five years of experience in a construction related role
    Advanced knowledge of all areas of procurement, including procurement execution, estimating.
    Ability to lead teams of two to three inventory employees, provide feedback and assist in employee development objectives
    Detail-oriented, highly motivated with ability to effectively manage time
    Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
    Team player with the ability to work independently to meet deadlines, goals and objectives
FTL is one of Saskatchewan largest, most respected retail lumber yards.  Our services are exceptional and we strive for honest work in a caring and collaborative culture.
How Were Different
    Family operated business for the past 62 Years that focuses on Integrity, Innovation and Teamwork.


Skills and Abilities

Essential Skills
 - Significant use of memory
 - Continuous learning
 - Computer use
 - Finding information
 - Job task planning and organizing
 - Critical thinking
 - Decision making
 - Problem solving
 - Working with others
 - Oral communication
 - Writing
 - Numeracy
 - Document use
 - Reading text
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
 - Not applicable
 - Not required
Type of Purchasing Experience
 - Raw materials
Additional Skills
 - Hire, train and supervise purchasing clerks
 - Know and use computer hardware and software
Specific Skills
 - Assess requirements of establishment
 - Consult with suppliers
 - Contact clients and suppliers to resolve problems
 - Determine contract terms and conditions
 - Develop specifications for equipment, materials and supplies to be purchased
 - Establish delivery schedules
 - Invite tenders
 - Monitor progress of delivery schedules
 - Review quotations
Work Setting
 - Private sector
Business Equipment and Computer Applications
 - Computer terminal
 - Electronic Mail
 - Excel
 - Windows


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