Montreal, Quebec

R-072829 Junior Buyer

Mississauga, Ontario

"Why join us?

SNC-Lavalin provides cutting-edge engineering, procurement, construction, and financing solutions to projects in more than 100 countries around the world. From the Canadian Arctic to the Southern African region and Australasia, our multicultural workforce is driven by a fierce pride in their work and a pioneering vision.

SNC-Lavalin is truly a global expert in its field and has been chosen to design and build some of the most prestigious projects in the world.

Reporting to the Procurement Manager, the Junior Buyer is responsible for the procurement of goods and services for various projects and business units. Purchases of goods and services can include PCard, Punchout, and low to moderate complexity purchases of various quality levels.

How will you contribute to the team?

To perform this role successfully, the candidate will be responsible for but not limited to the following:

Review Purchase Requisition (PR) packages, for goods, services, technical and overhead procurement.
Query the supplier database or source the market
Obtain NDA and Export permits when required.
Prepare and obtain approval of Bidders List.
Prepare, obtain approval, and issue RFP packages.
Evaluate proposals/bids, obtain approved Technical and QA Evaluations from Engineering and Procurement Quality Assurance Representative.
Finalize all technical and commercial exceptions between Supplier, Legal, QA and Engineering.
Complete competitive analysis and bid scorecards of proposals/bids.
Recommend suppliers providing adequate justification for the decision making, ensuring all due diligence measures have been met.
Ensure all required approvals are obtained.
Prepare and issue Purchase Orders.
Prepare and issue Change Order, ensuring all change control protocols have been met.
Ensure all key control records are filed in accordance with company procedures.
Update purchasing database to ensure all fields are complete and accurate.
What will you contribute?

Post-Secondary education preferred.
SCMP Designation an asset.
Minimum 2 years’ Buying experience or equivalent.
Knowledge of a financial system, invoicing, Levels of Authority, Ethics/Compliance/Integrity Controls, Health, Safety & Environment requirements an asset.
Experience in Quality program standards and processes related to standard/ non-complex Procurement packages is an asset.
Knowledge of competitive bidding best practices.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite of products.
Excellent interpersonal, communication and writing skills are essential. 
Demonstrated ability to use initiative and apply mature judgment in an environment of changing and conflicting priorities.
Demonstrates excellent time management skills, organizational skills and problem solving.
Must be a team player.
What we offer at SNC-Lavalin: 

At SNC-Lavalin, you will enjoy competitive compensation, a safe and healthy work environment, and a full range of benefits.

You think that a career in our team could match your profile, submit your application online now!


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