Calgary Opportunities

Purchaser

Rising Edge Technologies Ltd. specializes in every aspect of the Medium and High voltage industry. At Rising Edge Technologies our team leads the way in implementing new technology in addition to maintaining and updating existing facilities. Our industry knowledge allows us to deliver a quality service on time and on budget. Rising Edge Technologies offers experienced personnel who are competent in all segments of power systems operation, installation and maintenance.

Opportunities exist currently for Purchaser based out of our Calgary location.

This will be an entry-intermediate level role and the Wage level will reflect accordingly to this range.

NOTE: Candidates with knowledge in the High Voltage industry and its equipment and supplies will be given preference. This will be a temporary role and based on performance may result in a permanent or comparable role within the Company.

Rising Edge Technologies Ltd. Offers competitive wages, yearly bonuses, comprehensive benefits package, Group RSP, and training programs to continuously develop employees.

Role

Reporting to the Purchasing Supervisor, the Purchaser’s role is focused on fulfilling requisition orders for materials and procurement of supplies, tools, inventory and any other tangible items that the company needs. The purchaser is responsible for keeping the organization running smoothly by ensuring that it has all of the supplies and inventory that it needs. The purchaser is a negotiator that must be a good steward of the company's financial resources. 

Responsibilities

  • Purchasing standard materials, supplies, tools, equipment and services of a routine nature for field personnel and other employees as requested
  • Communicate with project managers regarding what material is required for each job
  • Prepare and enter Purchase Orders and Amendments into Viewpoint
  • Prepare, issue and manage Request for Changes and Amendments
  • Selecting vendors, placing orders and maintaining records
  • Locating new sources of supply, as required
  • Follow established limits, quality, quantity and price guidelines
  • Assess company requirements and develop specifications for items to be purchased
  • Research materials for price and quality and update project material lists and job proposal spreadsheets
  • Ensure goods are ordered in a timely and cost effective manner. Coordinate and expedite delivery of goods as required
  • Invite tenders and review quotations
  • Establish and maintain vendor relationship
  • Meeting with manufacturing representatives and keep current on new products and their uses
  • Provide regular purchase order reporting for month end
  • Continual liaison with field personnel. Organizing and booking travel arrangements for personnel, when requested
  • Assist in the return of unused goods and disposal of surplus material

Qualifications

  • Diploma in Business, Finance required, Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, Engineering and/or 1-3 years purchasing experience is preferred
  • Extensive experience in drafting vendor agreements including the ability to strategically assess and mitigate risks with vendors and suppliers
  • Considerable knowledge of laws, ordinances and regulations pertaining to corporate purchasing practices
  • Strong computer skills in a windows environment is a must.
  • Experience in ViewPoint Construction Software is an asset
  • Must possess working knowledge of the appropriate tools for grading, analyzing, and assessing materials, equipment, supplies, services and other commodities
  • A well-defined sense of diplomacy, including solid negotiation, conflict resolution, and people management skills would be an asset

We thank all applicants for their keen interest in working for Rising Edge Technologies. Due to the volume of responses we receive, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Please email careers@ret.ca with the job title on the subject line.