Senior Buyer

Senior Buyer

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Edmonton, Alberta





If you are a talented and experienced Senior Buyer, Aplin has partnered with a well known, southeast Edmonton located organization to add to their team for a 3 month contract with an immediate start. 

If you are an independent worker who enjoys making leadership level decisions in regards to procurement processes and being a key player in meeting business objectives, please apply today!

  • Seeking opportunities, cost savings/avoidance, value increases, customer service improvement opportunities, operational efficiency improvement opportunities 
  • Develop procurement and sourcing strategies
  • Manage contract negotiations
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to define business requirements, demands and forecasting
  • Plan manage and execute all sourcing strategies
  • Proactively plan ahead for foreseen procurement activities
  • Research, analyze and prepare recommendations
  • Review contracts and purchase order documentation
  • Provide coaching and guidance to junior team members
  • SCMP designation or CPPO certification
  • Minimum 5 years of progressive Supply chain related experience. (Minimum 2 years in a specific Procurement role with end to end responsibility)
  • Experience with SAP and SAP Ariba is preferred 
  • Experience conducting data analytics and spend analysis (proficient with SQL, Tableau, Power BI)
  • Comprehensive knowledge of RFx methods and approaches

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