Procurement Specialist (Contract)
Aecon Group Inc.
Pitt Meadows, BC

Aecon Group Inc. is Canada’s largest, publicly traded construction and infrastructure development company. Aecon and its subsidiaries provide services to private and public sector clients throughout Canada and on a selected basis internationally. PURPOSE OF THE POSITIONThe Procurement Specialist is responsible for all purchasing related activities and for ensuring the delivery of materials/ services to the site occurs on time, at the right price the first time.This person will also ensure the timely receipt of goods in SAP, as well as tracking deliveries and return of rental equipment.This position acts as a liaison between offices and field workers and must possess strong knowledge of procurement policies and procedures. Note: This is a 6-month contract opportunity.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Accountable to satisfy demand placed on the system on time
Create purchase orders in SAP, confirm purchase quantities and pricing with vendor
Adherence to Aecon preferred supplier sourcing footprint
Accountable for driving toward a zero exception procure to pay process
Real time resolution of price, delivery, account assignment, material and service related exceptions
Increase the use and refinement of Aecon’s material master data
Ensure that all packing slips have been verified for all pertinent information
Track all rental equipment and tooling
Clear open commitments and close Purchase orders as required
Maintains and organizes all related filing systems
Generate Vendor Corrective Measures when required
Other procurement administrative duties as required
Minimum two years’ experience in construction industry, experience in procurement favourable
Ability to work independently and as part of a team, exercising judgment and initiative and involves multi-tasking
Strong organizational and time management skills
Strong ability to forge relationships both internally within different Aecon departments and externally with suppliers
Technical understanding of SAP and the procure to pay process
Strong computer skills- MS Excel
Understanding of “total cost” concepts
Ability to work with others as a member of a team
Independent thinker capable of taking initiative and finding solutions for challenges
Aecon offers the opportunity to work on challenging, high profile projects and provides competitive compensation and benefits.Aecon is an equal opportunity employer.Aecon accommodates. Upon request, Aecon accommodates candidates with disabilities throughout the hiring process.