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Job Details

Purchasing Officer

Employer

Big Sky Milling Inc.

Date Posted

July 08, 2024

Languages

English
  • Location Bowden, AB
  • Earnings $40.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 30 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Aug 07, 2024
Job Requirements

Employer

Big Sky Milling Inc.

Languages

English

Education

Bachelor's degree

Tasks

  • Purchase general and specialized equipment, materials or business services
  • Assess requirements of an establishment to develop specifications for equipment, materials and supplies to be purchased
  • Negotiate offers from suppliers
  • Consult with suppliers
  • Hire, train and supervise staff
  • Review quotations
  • Determine contract terms and conditions
  • Establish delivery schedules
  • Monitor progress of delivery schedules
  • Contact clients and suppliers to resolve problems

Computer and technology knowledge

  • MS Word
  • MS Office
  • Electronic mail
  • MS Access
  • MS Excel
  • MS Outlook
  • MS PowerPoint
  • MS Windows

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Tight deadlines
  • Attention to detail
  • Large caseload

Personal suitability

  • Client focus
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Organized
  • Team player
  • Time management
  • Ability to multitask

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years


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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Purchasing Officer is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Purchasing Agents and Officers
METHODICAL

Interest in compiling information to establish delivery schedules and to monitor progress

DIRECTIVE

Interest in negotiating or determining contract terms and conditions and in awarding supplier contracts or recommending contract awards; may hire, train and supervise purchasing clerks

social

Interest in contacting clients and suppliers to resolve problems

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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