E.S. Fox Limited
  • Niagara Falls, ON, CAN
  • Full Time

ABOUT US:

Established in 1934 as a small plumbing and heating company, E.S. Fox Limited today is recognized as a pre-eminent Canadian multi-trade Industrial, Commercial, Institutional and Nuclear constructor and fabricator. E.S. Fox Limited works in the industries of oil and gas, petrochemical, mining, pulp and paper, steel, automotive, pharmaceutical, casinos, hotels, hospitals, schools, and themed entertainment.

The company is headquartered in Niagara Falls, Ontario, and maintains full-service regional offices in Hamilton, Toronto, Port Robinson, Oshawa, Tiverton, Kingston, Sudbury, and Thunder Bay.

With a strong commitment to health, safety, and the protection of the environment, E.S. Fox Limited has earned a reputation as a people-first, environmentally conscious, socially responsible constructor.

The Head Office in Niagara Falls, ON is looking for an analytical, detail-oriented and professional Purchasing Agent to join the Procurement team.

WHAT WE OFFER:

A rewarding career opportunity working within the thriving construction industry. We provide comprehensive benefits, including:

  • An attractive health and dental benefits package including an Employee Assistance Program
  • Group RSP
  • Competitive compensation
  • Support of professional growth

SUMMARY OF THE ROLE:

Reporting to the Purchasing Manager, Purchasing Agents are responsible for ensuring timely and effective procurement of, routine and complex in nature, material, equipment, assemblies, tools, and subcontracted services associated with the Construction industry. The Purchasing Agent shall have the experience and an advance knowledge of Supply Chain and Purchasing principles with a strong commercial mindset to maintaining a competitive advantage

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Review and understand technical, quality, safety, schedule and commercial (cost, warranty, contractual and legal terms) requirements of each applicable procurement activity (Purchase Requisition).
  • Develop, if necessary, or execute existing procurement strategy to satisfy requirements.
  • Prepare and issue RFQ's to suitable suppliers in accordance with Company guidelines, job requirements, and applicable strategies.
  • Review and assess quotes, negotiate best value and terms with suppliers, and generate documentation to justify supplier selection.
  • Create and release Purchase Orders to suppliers in accordance with Company procedures and job
  • Manage and administrate supplier until successful completion of Purchase Order deliverables including schedule and as applicable supplier submittals for acceptance (manufacturing shop-drawings, other) documentation.
  • Address with suppliers, any areas of non-conformance, inadequacy, or disputes.
  • Support the identification and development of new suppliers, and development of existing suppliers.
  • Perform risk analysis and when necessary support development of mitigation plans.
  • Generate polished contractual documents (RFQ, bid analysis, Purchase Order, progress related memorandums) when necessary and for significant expenditures/assignments.
  • Support the Purchasing Manager with Company initiative, and supplier related strategies.

KNOWLEDGE AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Relevant business related diploma, degree or equivalent is an asset.
  • Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP) designation or similar would be an asset.

SPECIFIC EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:

  • Five (5) years of relevant experience is required.
  • Procurement experience in the Construction industry is an asset.
  • Sourcing experience in any of the following commodities/areas would be considered an ideal asset; Tools, Equipment, Consumables. Additionally experience in the following would be an asset; Components, Assemblies, Rentals, and Service.
  • Experience in the management and tracking of multiple and complex Purchase Orders from beginning to conclusion is an asset.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:

  • Well organized.
  • Quality minded and detail-oriented.
  • Self-starter with demonstrated initiative.
  • Planning and persistence oriented.
  • Strong result orientation.
  • Team oriented.
  • Excellent communicator (both written and verbal).

E.S. Fox Limited is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing an inclusive workplace. We will accommodate applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process. Please advise Human Resources to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated throughout this process.

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