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Outage Buyer


TSG STAFFING SERVICES is currently recruiting for a BUYER (TURNAROUND & OUTAGE) for an Edmonton area-based opportunity to work in an Operating Plant environment.

Job Description:

  • Fully support all site turnaround/outages and emergency activities
  • Identify materials purchased for each site and coordinate evaluation and addition of materials to add to price agreements (SAP Outline Agreement).
  • Purchasing material as well as expediting the material to ensure it is on-site ready for planned execution dates.
  • Working closely with the Business Unit to support future Purchasing needs; demand forecasting, RFI, RFP, and developing procurement strategy.
  • Development and execution of a few key contracts: strategy development, market intelligence, supplier landscape assessment, risk assessment, Total Cost of Ownership evaluation, legal engagement, commercial negotiations, bid evaluation, KPI development, and supplier performance reviews.
  • Process invoices workflow and GRIR promptly following the company’s procurement policy and procedures.
  • Supplier setup, updates and assist in the communication & implementation of new contracts at sites.
  • Spend channel optimization to support ordering material through automated channels.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; MBA/Master’s degree preferred.
  • Certifications in disciplines such as Procurement (SCMP/CPSM), Inventory Management (CIPS), Lean / Six Sigma, or Operational Excellence are preferred, but not required.
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in purchasing, strategic sourcing, strategic procurement, and/or supply chain.
  • Experience at a large industrial site in the petrochemical or oil and gas industry is required.
  • High-level SAP / Ariba experience and the ability to learn quickly.
  • Proven record of training in data analytics, Excel, Ariba, SAP, procurement/supply chain processes, negotiation techniques, and contract content.
  • Strong organizational, time management skills, and attention to detail.
  • Results-driven mindset, with developing capabilities in problem-solving and analytical thinking.

Pay rates or salaries will be based on experience and current market standards. Only selected candidates will be contacted.

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