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Job No: 44841
Location: Calgary & Lloydminster, AB

  • Bring your purchasing experience to this dynamic role!
  • Enjoy an attractive remuneration package plus benefits.
  • Opportunities for continued training and courses to support your professional growth!

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

Foremost is seeking several full-time Entry Level Purchasers to join their teams in Calgary and Lloydminster, AB.

In this dynamic and challenging role, you will chiefly be responsible for the ordering and placement of purchase orders to meet manufacturing timelines and maintain inventory levels within approved guidelines. Specifically, this will involve coordinating the procurement processes over a number of our divisions.

As part of a multi-functional team, you will:

  • Generate and review Material Planning Reports (MPR), replenish safety or order point levels, and review material availability in other company warehouses/supply points;
  • Prepare purchase orders, solicit bid proposals and review requisitions for materials and services;
  • Follow up on orders that have been received/confirmed with the supplier;
  • Review and resolve “non conformance” issues with suppliers and warehouse personnel;
  • Monitor price increases, communicating changes as necessary; and
  • Develop and maintain supplier relationships.

It will be considered an asset if you have previous purchasing/inventory experience along with working knowledge of the industry and related products. You are well equipped with strong interpersonal and communication skills and expertise in Microsoft Office is essential.

Foremost offers all employees a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits.

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