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SENIOR CONSTRUCTION BUYER

 

Aurora is looking to add someone to our procurement team as a Senior Buyer, Construction at our Bradford Facility. Reporting directly to the Director of Procurement and working with our VP of Strategic Projects. 

 

MAIN SENIOR CONSTRUCTION BUYER RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Oversee and assist in the procurement and distribution of construction supplies and equipment purchases
  • Research products, ensures there is contract compliance, ensures order confirmation, and negotiate with vendor
  • Assist with product handling such as product substitution, product transportation and storage, and inventory management and ordering
  • Apply substantial knowledge of the job and experience to complete a wide range of activities with varying difficulty
  • Work on assignments that will require judgment in resolving issues or in making recommendations
  • Coordinate acquisition of supplies or services related to Aurora construction projects.
  • Assure proper authorization is obtained for requested purchases
  • Facilitate PO requests for procurement
  • Oversee and assists in the purchasing of construction supplies
  • Coordinate capital and non-capital purchases in accordance to Finance and Supply Chain guidelines
  • Perform product research and pricing as needed by department.
  • Assist in product evaluation and the cost analysis
  • Prepare corporate audit work papers relating to accounts payable and year-end entries and report
  • Analyze tenders and select the most competitive quote taking into account, delivery, cost, quality and performance
  • Review sub-contractor orders and associated warranty documents
  • Handle invoice verification on new supply set ups (verify rates and any miscellaneous charges)
  • Handle monthly reporting for construction procurement categories
  • Problem solving technical procurement and relationship issues
  • Enter specifications and monitoring order status through our procurement system
  • Provide first-rate customer service to ensure a high level of customer satisfaction
  • Monitor and evaluating supplier performance related to price, quality and service
  • Travel is required

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • 5-7 years project procurement, supply chain, and/or general contractor experience
  • Proficiency with MS Excel and Word; knowledge of ERP software highly preferred
  • Ability to excel in a highly dynamic, fast-paced environment that requires a fast learner and flexible thinker
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects with different deadlines with strong attention to detail
  • Desire and ability to take full ownership of projects and produce high quality work
  • Strong work ethic with excellent organization, time management, and problem-solving skills
  • Strong team player; able to interact with all levels of management
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong conflict resolution skills

 

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

Aurora Cannabis Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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