Company: NES Global Talent
Skills: Estimating, Purchasing
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Salary: Competitive
Location: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Our Client is currently seeking a Junior/Intermediate Buyer for a contract based role in Edmonton, AB.


Junior/Intermediate Buyer

Job description

  • Assists with purchasing and negotiating materials, equipment, and supplies from vendors.
  • Analyzes vendor quotes and services to determine most desirable suppliers.
  • Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.
  • Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job.
  • Works under immediate supervision.


  • Related University Degree (Purchasing/Supply Change Management, B-Comm., Finance, or Business Admin.
  • Requires a bachelor's degree and 0-3 years of experience in the field or in a related area  OR Minimum 2 years purchasing experience


  • Services and Materials experience
    SAP/ Oracle systems experience (one of the two will be considered)

Established in 1978, NES Global Talent provides a complete range of contract and permanent talent solutions to the Oil and Gas, Power, Construction and Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Manufacturing and IT sectors worldwide. With more than 40 offices in 28 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. Offering far more than a traditional recruitment service, we fully support our contractors while they are on assignment with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.