10 Jan 2023

Purchasing Manager

  • FAM Construction Ltd. – Posted by FAM
  • Hubley, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Job ID : 82929
  • Category : Construction
  • Job Type : Full-Time
  • Salary : $39 Hourly
  • Anticipated Start Date : 2023-02-01
  • Posting Date : 10 Jan 2023
  • Expiry Date : 09 Feb 2023


Job Duties:

  • Plan, develop and implement purchasing policies and procedures
  • Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate daily operations
  • Build and maintain relationships with suppliers
  • Select prospective suppliers, review quotations and determine contract terms and conditions
  • Evaluate suppliers based on quality, timeliness, and price
  • Oversee the evaluation of the cost and quality of goods
  • Oversee the analysis of data and information of the construction industry
  • Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness
  • Forecast price and market trends to identify changes of balance in buyer-supplier power
  • Provide training, coaching and mentor-ship to team members. Drive a culture of creativity, innovation and continuous learning
  • Stay current with purchasing technology trends and oversee purchase and implementation, as necessary

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

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

Personal Suitability: 

  • Familiarity with sourcing and vendor management
  • Interest in market dynamics along with business sense
  • A knack for negotiation and networking
  • Ability to gather and analyse data and to work with figures
  • Solid judgement along with decision making skills
  • Strong leadership capabilities

Required Qualifications and Experience: 

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree or above
  • 10+ years of progressive purchasing experience
  • 5+ years of experience in leading people


How to Apply

If you meet the above qualifications, please submit your resume to hrfam@outlook.com. Please note that while we appreciate all applications, only those being considered will be contacted.

Job Categories: Construction. Job Types: Full-Time. Job expires in 6 days.

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