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Organization Overview
Canexus is a chemical manufacturing and handling company serving customers for more than half a century. We pride ourselves on efficient low-cost operations, strategic growth, quality service and a commitment to Responsible CareĀ® through safe, sustainable operating practices. Canexus produces sodium chlorate and chlor-alkali products largely for the pulp and paper and water treatment industries. We also provide fee-for-service hydrocarbon transloading services to the oil and gas industry.
Title Junior Buyer
Position Overview
The Canexus plant in North Vancouver, British Columbia is a well-established Chlor-Alkali production facility with over 55 years of successful operating history which in 2009-2010, undertook a major technology upgrade that brought this facility to a state of the art operation. Canexus North Vancouver is currently seeking:


Reporting to the Manager, Procurement, this position will coordinate purchases for all corporate groups in the Calgary office (Legal, IT, HR, Treasury & Finance) and provides administrative support. 




  • Coordinate purchases for all corporate groups based in Calgary (Legal, IT, HR, Treasury, Finance)
  • Commercial negotiations as required.
  • Provides administrative support to Procurement Manager and Corporate Buyer.
  • Manages the changes for Vendor Master Data.
  • Contract management (supply SAP contracts to plants and maintain contract status)
  • Provide procurement support for capital projects (T&E Group).
  • Prepare RFQ bid requests, analyze, and recommend course of action.
  • Ensure adherence to corporate procurement policies and professional procurement standards.
  • 1 - 3 years minimum experience in a Procurement position (Chemical industry experience would be an asset)
  • Enrollment in the PMAC certification program.
  • Ability to work both independently as well as in a team environment
  • Demonstrated excellence in both attention to detail and accuracy is required.
  • Experience with SAP.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong negotiations skills
  • Ability to promote and accept change  
Canexus offers a competitive total compensation package. We wish to thank all candidates for their interest, however only those being considered further will be contacted.
Date Added 5/7/2013
Job Classification Full Time
Branch/Location Office North Vancouver Plant
City North Vancouver
Province/State British Columbia [BC]
Country Canada [CA]
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