Procurement Specialist

Procurement Specialist

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Edmonton, Alberta

Supply Chain & Operations




If you are a talented and experienced Procurement Specialist, Aplin has the right opportunity for you! Our East Edmonton-based client is looking for a Procurement Specialist to join their team on a 4-month contract with the potential for extension.
The successful Procurement Specialist will be responsible for the evaluation of supply opportunities for the organization. This will include forecasting, sourcing, analyzing, negotiating, administering terms & conditions, and contract creation while maintaining compliance with policies.

  • Coordinate and execute purchases of goods
  • Develop new sources of supply
  • Review supply and process opportunities and prepare procurement plans
  • Review specifications, descriptions, work scopes; recommend improvements and terms and conditions to support
  • Prepare bid summary and evaluation spreadsheets
  • Obtain quotes, negotiate with vendors, source items, and follow the delivery
  • Create, maintain, and update product and vendor information
  • Receive and review requirement requisitions
  • Facilitate meetings with suppliers for procurement planning or resolution
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in a Procurement role with a strong background in sourcing and negotiation
  • SCMP designation or bachelor’s degree is an asset
  • Manufacturing facility experience would be considered an asset
  • Skilled in transacting data in ERP system - Microsoft Dynamics 365 experience is considered an asset
  • Highly experienced in Microsoft Office programs and able to utilize them effectively
  • Attention to detail, independent problem-solving skills, and the ability to prioritize effectively
  • Logical, highly organized, focused, and able to multi-task effectively

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