Position:                                 Procurement Buyer - Contractors (Temporary up to 9 months)

Location:                               800 Kipling Avenue



General Accountabilities

  • Management of contractor engagement process ensure correct rates and agencies are maintained and ensure process compliance.
  • Creation, production, and issuance of purchase orders based on assigned Purchase Requisitions (PREQs).
  • Execution of purchasing contracts and amendments.
  • Timely resolution & Management of Contractor timesheet and payment issues.
  • Issue weekly pending Contractor timesheet report to PM on every Tuesday.
  • Issue weekly report to vendors for Contractor Approved Timesheet on every Thursday.
  • Provided training to operations for PREQ and ongoing support on as needed basis in case of issues faced by Operations in PREQ.
  • Provided training to Vendors for Contractor timesheet process on an as requested basis.
  • Training provided to new agencies contact for SAP and concur by coordinating with IT, HR, Finance, and agencies contact.
  • Creation, and issuance of request for proposal (RFP) request for quotation (RFQ) on an as requested basis.
  • Sourcing, negotiating, and buying of goods, material, and services to meet operational requirements on an as needed basis.
  • Negotiate cost reductions where possible.
  • Expediting ordering or deliveries of material or services to ensure that products are delivered in a timely manner, and that the quality of the goods received is satisfactory.
  • Vendor Resolutions – Purchase Order/Invoice corrections (resolve tax, price, or receipt issues).
  • Closing of expired purchase orders on regular basis.
  • Perform duties in a safe/compliant manner with respect to Kinectrics policies and procedures.
  • Conduct Initial Quality Assurance (IQA) review, Final Quality Assurance (FQA) review.
  • Provide support to Operations on various questions on PREQ/PO/QA Forms.
  • Coordinated with stake holders from HR, Finance, Projects, and KI purchasing team to have improvements in the existing process based on various feedbacks.
  • Checks invoices for accuracy and authorizes the accounts payable department to issue payment.
  • Use of HU tools: questioning attitude, self-checking, decision-making, attention to details.
  • Task execution on-time and on-budget along with timely communication to Internal/external stake holders or impacted parties.
  • Provide coverage for purchase order receipting as backup.



Selection Criteria

  • Completion of three year Community College program plus additional specialized courses in Purchasing or equivalent                 or Certified Supply Chain Management Professional (CSCMP) designation or equivalent, or at an advanced standing of the key modules and interactive workshops.
  • Understanding of purchasing law and can execute purchasing contracts
  • Understand principal transportation terms and conditions
  • Fluent in cross-border functionalities and processes for export and import
  • Expertise in computer applications, such as Microsoft Office Word, Excel, etc.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of SAP or relative applications experience in Purchasing, Inventory or Accounting
  • Excellent organizational skills and time management
  • Ability to work independently on a day-to-day basis
  • Proven high level of customer service
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Assertive and can deal with all levels of staff within the organization
  • Operates with a high level of ethical values
  • Previous experience in a multi-faceted purchasing and/or manufacturing environment
  • A period of up to 3 years related experience or equivalent advanced education is considered necessary to gain this experience.


Kinectrics welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.