Junior Purchaser FLN Dan Porter
Exciting opportunity to expand your career.
Join a dynamic and fast-paced team environment .
Enjoy a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits.
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION
Foremost is one of the largest, most geographically diverse industrial manufacturers in Western Canada, specializing in oil & gas, heavy oil, mining, waterwell and construction equipment. With more than 640,000 square feet of manufacturing space and over 1000 employees across Alberta, Foremost is well positioned to meet and exceed clients’ expectations. For more information about Foremost, visit www.foremost.ca/about
ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY
As a Junior Purchaser you shall perform such duties and responsibilities pertaining to the Supply Chain department, as may be determined and delegated to you from time to time by management or otherwise commensurate to your role having to do with industries standards, which duties and responsibilities shall include, without limiting the generality of the foregoing:
This position has the primary responsibility of supporting the Supply Chain department to help meet customer order commitments and maintain inventory levels within approved guidelines. As part of a multi-functional, multi-site team, this position will also have the responsibility of supporting the procurement processes over a number of our Divisions.
Your specific roles and responsibilities are as follows:
Follow-up on orders that have been received/confirmed with the supplier
Prepare and distribute weekly inventory reports and others as needed
Follow-up with suppliers on purchase orders placed by other Purchasers to confirm receipt of purchase order, pricing, and delivery timelines
Expedite purchase orders when required to meet delivery requirements
Communicate to end users any deviations to required delivery dates and approvals of substitute materials
Assist with maintenance of data integrity in the ERP system
Update supplier and pricing information in the ERP system
Assist in resolving supplier invoice discrepancies
Administrative assistance for the Supply Chain team; contribute to reporting requirements by gathering and analyzing data from the ERP system
Prepare purchase orders for materials and services as required
Ensure compliance with all company policies and procedures
Assist in developing and institutionalizing sound purchasing practices and procedures throughout our diverse group of companies
Other duties within the scope of the position, as assigned
These responsibilities may be modified unilaterally by Foremost as required.
Previous purchasing experience an asset
Working knowledge of industry and products an asset
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Strong computer skills and experience with Microsoft Office