Job Details

  • Job ID: 2619
  • Apr 10, 2013
  • , AB


Job Description

Position responsibilities will include:

  • Purchase inventory for stock and any special order material as required

  • Preparation and processing of the purchase orders to computer entry readiness

  • Follow purchasing plans as established by Corporate Office

  • Ensure inventory levels are meeting branch targets

  • Assist on the order desk and answering phones as required

  • Maintain cost files and prepare new price sheets

  • Establish and maintain strong communication channels with Shipper, Sales Representative  and General Manager so as to keep current on future material needs and slow/fast moving products

  • Investigate best freight rates available for order

  • Perform other duties as assigned by General Manager

  • Perform regular cycle counts to maintain inventory accuracy

Job Requirements

The Key Qualifications are:

  • Previous purchasing experience preferred

  • Knowledge of product and service purchasing policies and practices

  • Proficient in MS Word & Excel and excellent telephone skills required

  • Superior communication skills, both oral and written

  • Demonstrated ability to meet concurrent deadlines, organize time and priorities

  • A terrific work ethic accompanied by a positive, professional, get-it-done attitude

  • Demonstrated strong leadership skills

  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills are essential

  • A strong commitment to the corporate health and safety policy

  • Must be mathematically competent to solve problems, detail oriented and analytical

  • Dynamic team player who also works well independently

  • Ability to multitask, work under pressure and meet deadlines

Individuals interested in applying for this position are requested to send their résumé by April 8, 2013 to:

Attention: Jim Carrothers

Phone:  (780)447-3326

Fax: (780)447-3726