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Organization Overview Aecon Group Inc. is Canada’s largest, publicly traded construction and infrastructure development company. Aecon and its subsidiaries provide services to private and public sector clients throughout Canada and on a selected basis internationally. Aecon is pleased to be recognized as one of the Best Employers in Canada.
Divisional Overview Aecon Industrial provides high-performance construction services to a broad array of industrial clients across the country, and offers single-source solutions for multi-trade industrial construction and fabrication projects.
Business Unit Overview Aecon Industrial is a market leader in engineering, procurement, construction and maintenance for the heavy industrial sector, including nuclear and non-nuclear power, oil & gas, petrochemical, steel and automotive. Aecon Industrial has a strong focus on power generation, nuclear, hydroelectric, fossil, biomass, and natural gas industries. Maintenance and capital improvement projects are also key component of our field construction services.
Division Energy
Company [Job Posting] Aecon Group Inc.
Business Unit Construction
City Cambridge
Province/State Ontario [ON]
Title Jr. Purchasing Agent
Position Overview

Reporting to the Purchasing Manager the Junior Buyer is responsible for the negotiation and purchase of small tools, consumables and materials for sites and projects while ensuring that the best value is obtained.

 

Key Responsibilities
  • Primary responsibility is the negotiation and purchasing of small tools consumables and ASTM/ASME materials for Aecon Industrial fabrication shops, sites.
  • Ensure that the best value and delivery is obtained;
  • Assist the Purchasing Manager to develop cost reduction strategies to meet organizational goals and objectives.
  • Working with field staff and supporting regional offices in obtaining materials needed.
  • Support estimating team with pricing at tendering stage. 
  • Perform varied procurement, scheduling and expediting duties;
  • Ensuring quality, reliability and responsiveness to our staff meets or exceeds expectation.
  • Assist Purchasing Manger in all areas of procurement and inventory management.
  • Performs such other duties and responsibilities as assigned by his/her manager.
  • Logistics management for critical site deliveries
Required Knowledge & Skills
  • Good Interpersonal skills
  • Enrollment in or completion of PMAC’s Accreditation Program is preferred
  • Microsoft Office Products
  • CGC – Purchasing and Inventory modules
  • Knowledge of Aecon Policy & Procedures
  • Good planning, budgeting & time management skills
  • Good decision making ability and negotiation skills
  • Need to know about competitive trends, sales techniques.
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Date Req Created 4/4/2013
Competition Closing Date 4/19/2013
Compensation & Benefits Overview Aecon offers the opportunity to work on challenging, high profile projects and provides competitive compensation and benefits.
Equity Statement Aecon is an equal opportunity employer.
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