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Senior Buyer

LocationMississauga, ON - Canada
Work TypeFull time
Positions1 Position
Published At:5 days ago
Job no: PBTMJ
Category: Project Services
  • EPCM
  • Procurement
  • Mining Consulting

With offices in Australia, Canada, Peru, Africa and the Philippines, Lycopodium proudly delivers high quality professional engineering and project delivery services globally, across the resources, infrastructure and industrial processes sectors. By joining our global team and learning from renowned subject matter experts, we can offer you a diverse career that could take you anywhere in the world.

Lycopodium is recruiting for a Lead Procurement Officer to join our growing team in Mississauga Ontario. 

Reporting to the Procurement and Contracts Manager the Lead Procurement officer will be responsible for the management of procurement and expediting activities of a specific project, or projects and studies as assigned by the Procurement and Contract Manager  

The tasks you'll perform

  • As a senior representative of the Company, the Lead Procurement Officer must liaise with clients, suppliers, manufacturers and service provider personnel professionally, ethically and efficiently.
  • Responsible and accountable for all assigned procurement, expediting and, as applicable, logistics functions, whether handled personally or delegated to subordinate staff members. 
  • Responsible and accountable for the supervision and development of procurement and expediting personnel to ensure optimum performance levels are maintained.
  • Manage all procurement and expediting processes strictly in accordance with documented and authorized company and project specific procedures.
  • Maintain high service level to all Groups.
  • Responsible for the integrity of information maintained within and the timely provision of all relevant procurement and expediting reporting.
  • Responsible for encouraging continuous improvement through productivity monitoring, enabling identification of processes and procedures that can be modified to optimise efficiencies within the procurement and expediting functions, resulting in the provision of more cost effective outputs and improved customer service levels.

The expertise you'll bring

  • A minimum of 10 years direct experience in project procurement, expediting, transport and logistics disciplines in the mining and minerals industries.
  • Excellent communication skills, written, electronic and verbal.
  • A sound knowledge of international and local procurement practices.
  • A sound knowledge of international and local tendering and contract laws regulations and practices.
  • A sound knowledge of international freight laws, regulations and practices.
  • Demonstrated experience with computerized procurement and logistics systems, and their operation and applications.
  • Demonstrated staff supervisory and development experience.
  • Analytical and problem solving skills.
  • High-level negotiating skills.
  • Initiative, self-motivation and the ability to work without supervision.
  • High degree of professional ethics.

The benefits we'll provide

Lycopodium has a strong company culture focused on career progression and technical skill development. You can expect to be involved in a wide range of large projects whilst working amongst a team of highly skilled professionals.

We recognize that everyone is different and needs may change over the course of your career. That’s why we :

  • Invest in our people for the long-term, building a diverse and rewarding career, mentored by the best in the industry.
  • Allow our people to balance work with other commitments, like family or study, offering flexible work arrangements.
  • Are undertaking significant people and technology initiatives that will support the workplace of the future.

We encourage and value diversity and inclusion and welcome applications from all backgrounds regardless of gender, age, disability and ethnicity.

Our commitment to equal opportunity is embodied in our values of Respect, Integrity & Diligence. They are inherent in who we are, as individuals, and collectively as a Company.

We are a 2024 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.

Please submit your CV by clicking the 'Apply' button.

  • Published on 18 Jun 2024, 2:09 PM