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Purchaser – Hybrid

Logistics and Supply Chain
Permanent, Full-Time

Job Description

Our industry leading client is seeking an experienced Purchaser to strengthen their award-winning team. Join a large Burnaby company with a strong heritage that boasts over six decades of excellence in the construction sector.  

As the Purchaser, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the success of this organization. You will use your fantastic importing and negotiation skills as well as your analytical mindset to optimize costs and enhance procurement processes.

Key Responsibilities

  • Update and maintain material costs and inventory information in the database
  • Distribute project material purchase orders
  • Review and report on product quality
  • Prepare procurement activity reports
  • Identify suppliers and vendors, negotiate prices as needed
  • Gather information pertaining to estimates and project pricing
  • Review procurement systems and identify areas for improvement
  • Work collaboratively on strategies to reduce inventory costs
  • Other duties as needed


  • At least 3 years of experience as a Purchaser/Buyer
  • Construction industry and electronics training experience are preferred
  • Experience in importing materials, working with customs brokers, and knowledgeable on HS tariff codes
  • Post-secondary education in purchasing, supply chain management or related field
  • Strong computer proficiency including experience with MS Office, experience with JD Edwards is beneficial
  • Great negotiation and risk mitigation skills
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills

What's In It For You

This role offers an annual salary in the $75K-95K range, as well as flexible work schedules, a competitive vacation policy and additional PTO, health, dental and vision benefits, RRSP matching, a competitive incentive plan, and fun company-sponsored events throughout the year.



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