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Senior Buyer

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Date: Nov 6, 2022

Location: Mississauga, ON, CA

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 78283 

Job Category: Procurement 

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 Project Delivery Group (PDG) helps clients with world-class project delivery from studies to building assets, operating the assets, and developing efficiencies through our people, methodologies, governance, and systems. Our engineering and project management and construction disciplines ensure safe, efficient, and sustainable delivery of projects globally across the metals and mining, infrastructure, and energy sectors.

 

The Purchasing Agent is 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.

 

Key Responsibilities
• Liaison with Package Coordinator to obtain and verify technical specifications, with the Planner to verify lead times and delivery dates and with Logistics to assure cost effective and practical Incoterms
• Preparation of Commercial Bid documents (including contractual terms and conditions, delivery requirements, quality/inspection requirements and other documents related to the scope of supply, etc.), and issuing of Bid Documents to Bidders from an approved Bidder’s List
• Manage the bidding process by:
 Managing the prequalification and selection of bidders
 Prepare and issue Bidders List and coordinate approval process
 Supervise and maintain the confidentiality and integrity of the bid process. Log bid questions and responses and issue addenda as required. Purchasing Agent must be the ONLY point of contact during the bid process from RFQ until award. All queries must go through procurement
 Coordinate technical evaluations and conduct commercial evaluations, use of proper Incoterms, payment terms/milestones including clarifications and/or negotiations
 Review vendor comments of General terms and conditions and incorporate Special terms and conditions, as required
 Responsible to meet schedule milestones for Bid-Evaluate-Award cycles
 Prepare and issue Recommendation to Award including its approval.

 

Qualifications and Experience
• Global Procurement Chain experience, specifically the acquisition of capital equipment/materials
• Experience with drafting of terms and conditions and an understanding of accompanying legal implications, solid understanding on Contract Law
• Negotiation skills
• A firm understanding of procurement processes and corporate governance principles

10 years progressive experience in a procurement role 

 

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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