Company: NES Global Talent
Skills: Supply Chain Management
Experience: 2 + Years
Education: Masters 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.

NES Global Talent is a leading global technical recruitment company providing professional contract and permanent staff to a diverse world-wide client base within the oil & gas Industry. Our client is currently seeking an intermediate Buyer in Edmonton, AB. The qualified candidate will be local to Edmonton, AB as no LOA or accommodations will be provided. The schedule will be Monday- Friday, 40 hrs/week.

  Job Description:

  • Executes the complete procurement process from analyzing requests, investigating buying channels and supply sources, preparing all aspects of competitive bids through to commercial evaluation, recommendations and purchase order issuance while ensuring compliance with purchasing procedures and user requirements are met.
  • Provide support to all business units in the development and approval of Service and Material Requisitions and associated documentation.
  • Negotiates on price, delivery, payment terms, cancellation terms, liquidated damages, warranty, etc.
  • Acts as liaison between suppliers, consultants and departments on current orders and procurement procedures.
  • Provides user departments with recent pricing, delivery, sources of supply and historical information as required.
  • Participates on cross-functional sourcing teams for supplier/product consistency.
  • Involvement in planning, development and review of existing purchasing methods to ensure best practices are being utilized.
  • Assists with issues within the procurement function, providing alternatives and recommendations.
  • Maintains records in accordance with established policies and procedures, and audit guidelines / SOX requirements.
  • Assists with the supplier qualification process.
  • Validates and reconciles supplier invoices, and other payment documents.
  • Ensures surplus materials are reviewed prior to purchasing new material.
  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge of market conditions relating to supply and pricing.
  • Issues and approves purchase orders.
  • May provide training to department members.
  • Acts as the designated Procurement Lead for assigned core and capital projects if assigned.
  • Provides assistance to regions as required in handling their day to day operational procurement requirements.

Experience Requirements:
  • 2 years of purchasing experience
  • SAP or Oracle Experience
  • Microsoft Suite skills


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.