Why work for Lafarge?:
As the global leader in innovative and sustainable building materials, we’re committed to shaping a greener, smarter and healthier world. At Lafarge Canada Inc., safety comes first, collaboration matters and diversity is celebrated with people who share our desire to continually make our materials better.
Do you have the drive, the skills, and the passion to join us?
As a Buyer, you will support and execute the operational and tactical procurement of goods and services within Western Canada. Supporting the implementation of procurement strategies, you will work in close cooperation with Procurement Managers and the business on a local level. In coordinating the operational and tactical procurement of local goods and services, you will be responsible for contract implementation, category strategy execution, and communicating supplier performance through the procurement team.
Support and execute the procurement of goods and services in accordance with category strategies, as well as applicable policies, procedures, and specifications.
Drive the realization of savings, supply efficiency, quality, and process improvements in own country, in line with zone and global strategies.
Generate RFQ’s in accordance with procurement policy in collaboration with operations and other stakeholders
Create local purchase orders for supplies, equipment and services within authorized signature limits with pre-qualified suppliers.
Support individual category projects and initiatives at the local level
Provide Category and Operational Management with information and support for the integration of local volumes, processes, quality levels and prices into strategy development
Co-ordinate with the business and shared service center regarding resolution on P2P issues as they occur and perform root cause analysis to ensure that best practices are captured and shared amongst team
Coach requisitioners on Buyways and P2P process to enhance their understanding of purchasing process and the use of SAP
Maintain the Integrity of spend classification and other PO requirements
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Required Education: Bachelor's/Undergraduate Degree
Additional Education Preferred: Supply Chain Management
Field of Study Preferred: Supply Chain and Logistics
Required Work Experience:
SAP Materials Management Module experience
Analytical Skill and power Microsoft Office and Power BI user
Experience in a previous procurement role (buyer, sourcing, operations) with exposure to supply chain management, strategic sourcing and optimal procurement processes and standards
Demonstrated performance in working within cross-functional teams, with requisite drive and energy to ensure that a challenging benefits and capability building agenda is successfully delivered
Required Computer and Software Skills:
SAP, Microsoft Office
As part of our dedicated focus on the health and safety of all employees, a pre-employment medical, including drug and alcohol testing and a criminal record check, may be required.
Lafarge Canada is committed to providing a safe environment for employees, customers, contractors and vendors. As such, in keeping with the requirements of our industry associations, partners, and clients across Canada, Lafarge Canada has implemented a COVID-19 vaccination policy intended to reduce the spread of COVID-19. As of October 1st, 2021, all new employees joining Lafarge Canada, subject to any requirement to accommodate pursuant to applicable human rights legislation, must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
As we are reinventing the way the world builds, we need world-class talent to join our Lafarge Canada team: people who are passionate, driven by curiosity and keen to grow, learn, develop and thrive in our high-performance culture.
Whatever you do, you will make a difference here. Because we know that your passion and curiosity are the natural resources the world needs.
See more opportunities at www.lafarge.ca/careers.
We thank you for your interest. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Lafarge is committed to the principles of employment equity and encourages the applications from women, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities.