Procurement Specialist

Procurement Specialist Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Procurement Specialist to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Track orders, lead times, delivery dates, and costs;
  • Other duties as assigned;
  • Use ERP system and organize RFQ’s and competitive bids;
  • Source and procure capex equipment & services;
  • Negotiate best pricing, terms, and lead times;
  • Support other Procurement Specialists in other verticals as required;
  • Travel to CGC sites, suppliers, and trade shows;
  • Participate in product development activities to find suppliers and get prices ;
  • Follow the Canopy Growth Corporation procurement process;
  • Analyze the spending patterns discover cost saving opportunities;
  • Receive quotations, proceed with the analysis and manage internal and external communication;
  • Ensure Level of Authority – Operationally (and/or Project) is conformed to and all commitments are approved as such;
  • Prepare and issue Contract/PO documents ensuring they conform and reflect the ultimate agreement, and issue for approval/signature;
  • Attend and lead negotiations with selected bidders before award and draft the recommendations for award;
  • To support specialist procurement functions within an EPCM mandate for a Crown Corporation.

Requirements:

  • Experience with Oracle, Markview/Kofax is beneficial;
  • Effective communication and negotiation skills;
  • Awareness of both civil (Quebec) and common law contracting requirements and Canadian bid laws is an asset;
  • Excellent bilingual oral and written French/English skills are mandatory requirements;
  • Strong work ethic with the ability to think critically and analytically while being assertive and persistent;
  • Able to work under pressure and effective multitasking; a dedicated team player with excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Proficiency with programs within the Microsoft Office Suite is essential;
  • Commitment to ethical business conduct and trusted with sensitive information;
  • Post-secondary degree and 5 to 10 years’ experience in Engineering/EPCM industry (or a combination of related experience and education).