Company: NES Fircroft
Skills: Contracts Engineer, Purchasing, Supply Chain Management
Education: Masters Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Salary: N/A
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Our client, a large oil and gas company, is currently seeking a Buyer for a 1-year contract in North York, Ontario.



  • Review and process purchase requisitions for Services in Oracle and ensures compliance with purchasing procedures and requisition requirements.
  • Submit Requests for Quotations to suppliers/contractors
  • Interact with Suppliers, Contractors, Business Stakeholders, Risk and other department personnel regarding requisition requirements, procurement procedures, approvals, order status and follow-up.
  • Maintain records in accordance with established policies and procedures and audit guidelines /SOX requirements.
  • Build and maintain relations with suppliers and internal stakeholders.
  • Release reviewed and approved purchase orders to suppliers.
  • Validate and execute change orders related to Services issued as per the requirements and requisition of the stakeholder.
  • Validate and reconcile supplier invoices, manages invoice resolution and corresponds with supplier/contractor, Accounts Payable or stakeholder regarding invoicing discrepancies.
  • Complete all required close out activities for Services and works with internal and external stakeholder to validate closeout.
  • Ensure assigned supply chain procedures and initiatives minimize risk and provide the highest overall total value 
  • Analyze and interpret internal/external market data from multiple sources to support informed decision making.
  • Supporting leadership by providing periodic reports, conducting data analysis, validating vendor payments, and providing process/system improvement recommendation
  • Other duties (in addition to or in lieu of those described above), as assigned by people leader according to the needs of the location or Company.

Must Have Qualifications

  • Mandatory experience using Oracle
  • Experience with Procuring Services (rather than with Materials/Equipment)
  • Experience with Service Agreements (how to navigate through an agreement, understanding the scope, extracting terms & conditions, being able to read and build onto the contract if needed)
  • Negotiation skills
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Advanced mathematical skills and analytical acumen
  • Undergraduate degree in a Business, Economics or Supply Chain related discipline

Nice to Have

  • Previous experience in contract drafting
  • Experience with Contract Management Systems and contract administration
  • Enrollment in the Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP) / Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) designation program or equivalent is an asset

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting 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.