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Specialist, Procurement (Renewables)

Oakville, ON, CA, L6J 2X1

At Liberty, we hire passionate people who care about doing the right thing for our customers. We are entrepreneurial, creative, and outcome-focused. Here, your natural talent and achievements will flourish in an inclusive environment of teamwork, trust and continuous learning. We are always pursuing excellence to exceed our ambitions goals, rewarding both the goal outcome and how we achieve it. 

Purpose

 

This position will assist the Procurement Manager in day-to-day functions. Creation of Requisitions, processing of Purchase Orders, assisting in competitive bidding processes and commercial negotiations with vendors of goods and services, and keeping product/vendor databases up-to-date will be the bulk of the work responsibilities. Further, the preferred candidate will work with all members of the Business Development team in ensuring all procurement activities - professional service providers, major construction suppliers and power generation equipment providers, are value driven and strategic, while adhering to the Corporate Procurement Policies.

Accountabilities

 

  • Help team members in issuing requisitions through the software system, and free-form using existing templates
  • Process purchase orders and purchase requisitions
  • Obtain necessary invoice approval, arrange payment to vendors
  • Manage and up-keep of key product lists, proposal lists and vendor lists
  • Assist in the creation of RFx documentation
  • Assist in the question/answer during the RFx process
  • Assist in the evaluation/award of such RFx, including commercial negotiations
  • Connect with key vendors to obtain product/service proposals
  • Ensure proposal documentation properly maintained , while communicating proposal results to key team members
  • Assist project teams in conceptualizing and planning of key procurement activities
  • This role is associated with “strategic procurement” - finding economies of scale (i.e. consolidating orders, to reduce per unit cost), assisting in developing master service agreements with preferred vendors, finding effective methods of purchasing, to reduce costs and increase efficiencies
  • Analyze, discuss and elaborate planning, scheduling and control of procurement activities for equipment and service project requirements
  • Assist in conducting supply market evaluations (identifying opportunities, weaknesses, strengths, threats, via market benchmarking)    
  • Support the development and implementation of procurement policies and procedures
  • Support procurement’s improved understanding of Canadian and US legislation which may impact the Renewable industry’s landscape (i.e. laws, tariffs, duties, import restrictions, labor restrictions, etc.)
  • Assist in developing tools to more efficiently forecast forward-looking pricing trends associated to freight (ocean, in-land), raw components (steel, aluminum, glass, polysilicone), and manufactured equipment (turbines, modules, transformers, batteries, etc.)

Education and Experience

 

  • University – Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • 3-5 years of experiences

#LI-CS1

Our purpose is sustaining energy and water for life, and it is demonstrated in everything we do as a business and as an employee team.

 

Our Mission

We provide safe, secure, reliable, cost-effective and sustainable energy and water solutions. Our mission is how we create value as an organization—it is what drives us every day to fulfill our purpose.

 

Our Vision

We better the lives of our customers and communities. Our vision is what we see as possible. It's where we aspire to be, what we want to achieve and how we'll make an impact. It guides and keeps us on the right path as we work towards fulfilling our purposes.

Our Guiding Principles

  • Customer Centric
  • Integrity
  • Entrepreneurial
  • Teamwork
  • Owner mindset
  • Outcome focused
  • Continuous learning

What we offer 

Collaborative environment with a genuine flexible working policy

Share purchase/match plan

A defined contribution savings plan

Leadership Development Program

Volunteer paid days off

Employee Assistance Program

Achievement fund

Free parking, including free electrical charging

Group Benefit Plan

Variety of Health & Wellness programs

Discount and Perks program

 

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce.  If you are excited about this role and are not confident you meet all the qualification requirements, we encourage you to apply to investigate the opportunity further.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value each person's unique background, diversity, experiences, perspectives and talents.

Full participation of all employees in a safe, healthy and respectful environment is key to individual and company success. We are committed to fully utilizing the abilities of all our employees and expect each of our employees to honour this commitment in their daily responsibilities.

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