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Buyer - Purchasing Posted on Apr 12, 2018 by Techmation Electric & Controls

  • Location Acheson, AB
  • Earnings $20.00 to $22.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date May 12, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

Techmation Electric & Controls

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Business Equipment and Computer Applications

  • MS Excel
  • MS Windows
  • MS Word
  • Electronic mail
  • MS Outlook

Work Setting

Private sector

Specific Skills

  • Review quotations
  • Purchase general and specialized equipment, materials or business services
  • Monitor progress of delivery schedules
  • Establish delivery schedules
  • Contact clients and suppliers to resolve problems
  • Consult with suppliers

Security and Safety

Criminal record check

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own vehicle
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Public transportation is not available

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

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

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Client focus
  • Organized

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Advertised Until

May 12, 2018

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes
The Buyer - Purchasing is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
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 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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