Company: Wood
Skills: Purchasing
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood currently has an exciting opportunity for a Buyer. Reporting to the Supply Chain Manager, this position is located in our Vancouver, BC office. This role has the overall responsibility for providing key supply chain management support to Wood project teams in our Transmission & Distribution business. If you have a desire to learn and develop multi-discipline supply chain skills and thrive on challenges in a fast paced and growing environment, this is the opportunity for you.

Key Responsibilities
  • Provide assistance to the Procurement team in a learning environment
  • Managing, coordinating, and administrating contracts and procurement to ensure cost and schedule compliance
  • Developing and maintaining Requests for Quotations (RFQ's) and Purchase Orders (PO's) within the client's system and Wood system
  • Manage all clarifications and pre-close correspondence
  • Receive tenders, proceed with the analysis and manage internal and external communication
  • Support the bid evaluation process with the project manager and owner when reviewing proposals and recommending the award
  • Attend negotiations with selected tenderers and assist in preparing commercial recommendations for contract award
  • Conform and issue contract documents for signature
  • Execute, coordinate, and manage the purchase of equipment and materials request from various projects and their teams within the client's system and Wood system.
  • Assisting with the documenting of shipping and receiving of all materials to various job sites
  • Coordinating resolution of shortages and overages
  • Reporting on material status per project schedules
  • Attesting vendor invoices
  • Electronic file management in company file sharing systems

Skills / Qualifications

  • Solid organization and communication skills and the ability to work in a team environment
  • Post-secondary business training
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Experience in procurement and materials coordination roles, preferably in a construction environment, is highly desirable
  • Advanced level of MS Word and Excel, including a good comfort level of working within a supply chain management software package (MRP)
  • Experience working with SAP is considered an asset

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people.

Diversity Statement (EEO)

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.