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Purchasing Officer Posted on Dec 18, 2017 by Superior Propane

  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $55,000.00 to $65,000.00 annually
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Jan 17, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

Superior Propane

Languages

English

Education

College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 3 months to less than 1 year

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Business Equipment and Computer Applications

  • MS Excel
  • MS Windows
  • Database management
  • MS Outlook

Work Setting

Private sector

Specific Skills

  • Review quotations
  • Monitor progress of delivery schedules
  • Establish delivery schedules
  • Develop specifications for equipment, materials and supplies to be purchased
  • Determine contract terms and conditions
  • Contact clients and suppliers to resolve problems
  • Consult with suppliers
  • Assess requirements of establishment

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

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

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • 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

Jan 17, 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.

NOC & Interest Codes
The Purchasing Officer is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Purchasing Agents and Officers
NOC code: 1225
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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