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Date: Aug 27, 2021

Location: Mississauga, ON, CA

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 42609 

Job Category: Technology 

Location: Mississauga, ON, Canada 

With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we see challenges evolving in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff, with experience in over 150 countries, to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.

Our Technologies team commercializes and delivers technologies across all three of Hatch's sectors: Metals, Energy, Infrastructure. We're a team of innovators and problem solvers who deliver custom and specialized engineering to deliver novel solutions and technologies.


Looking to take the next step in your career? Hatch is currently seeking a highly motivated Technology Supply Chain Buyer to join the Technologies group in Mississauga.


Reporting to the Technologies Supply Chain and After Market Products Manager, the Senior Buyer is the custodian of all pre-award activities related to the purchase of project materials and equipment. The Senior Buyer is also responsible for managing the bidders’ selection, bidding process, evaluation and recommendation, as well as the award process, thereby maximizing efficiencies and minimizing risk related to financial and schedule performance. 


As the successful candidate, you will:

  • Perform Procurement and Expediting Tasks to support Hatch Technologies EPC and Design Supply projects
    • Using Smart Material Planning to manage all procurement activities
    • Prepare Bid documents
    • Identify potential suppliers
    • Negotiate commercial terms and conditions with support from the commercial group
    • Conduct and present bid evaluation with commercial and technical analysis
    • Place orders onto suppliers and expedite purchase orders
    • Generate and Present PPSR reports on regular basis
    • Prepare estimates for procurement support
    • Receive and pre-approve suppliers invoices
    • Generate and Present Project and Business commitments reports
    • Properly file all project and general business documentation according to Hatch guidelines
    • Act as Project Procurement Manager when necessary.
  • Participate in Vendors Management System
    • Manage vendors database including all related commercial documents (NDA’s, Special Terms and Conditions, Active Contacts, Financial guarantees, etc.…)
    • Conduct continuous Vendor Evaluation program based on vendor performance during projects
    • Participate in vendor selection strategy
    • Identifying suitable suppliers relative to regional location and specific technologies requirements globally, review of supplier capabilities and desk top evaluations. 


You bring to the role:

  • Very familiar using Smart Plant Material in all procurement activities.
  • CPP (Certified Professional Purchaser) or equivalent, in process, plus 5 to 10 years practical experience.
  • Experience in project procurement management in complex projects
  • Global Procurement experience, specifically the acquisition of capital equipment/materials
  • Mechanical and Fabrication background will be an asset
  • Good understanding Terms and Conditions and accompanying legal implications
  • Negotiation skills
  • A firm understanding of procurement processes and corporate governance principles
  • Knowledge of Incoterms, freight forwarding and other activities related to local and global purchasing and movement of equipment/materials across borders
  • Good understanding of applicable legislation including taxes and industry specific tariffs 
  • Sound commercial knowledge with respect to performance and risk mitigation mechanisms and exhaustive detailed commercial evaluation skills.

Why join us?

What we offer you?

  • Flexible work environment
  • Long term career development
  • Think globally, work locally



We're committed to fostering a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate and serve. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers applicants without regard to age, race, color, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other protected status. If you have any accommodation requirements, please let us know. We'll do our best to meet your needs in accordance with applicable local legislation.

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