Central Purchasing

We are looking to fill a Position within Central Purchasing with that special person to help monitor and support our purchasing and inventory management department, ensuring continued added value to our customers by:


1.         Partnering with outside vendors

2.         Maintaining an effective and efficient computerized product tracking system

3.         Dedicated to personal and professional development.


This efficient Team Member MUST be located either in Calgary or Saskatoon




1.    Assist with partnering with outside vendors

·      Build positive relationships with new and current vendors

·      Contact suppliers to schedule deliveries and to resolve shortages, missed deliveries and other problems

·      Evaluate alternative sourcing options    


2.    Maintaining an effective and efficient computerized product tracking system

·      Ensuring the system reflects accurate quantities, prices and costs at all times.  Establish min max inventory levels and reorder quantities

·      Keep up to date information relating to the delivery system which includes products on order, on hand or committed to customers

·      Review purchase orders for accuracy and verify that materials, equipment and stock are not available from current inventories

·      Be able to analyze usage, pricing trends and slow-moving inventory

·      Be able to create and review reports on a regular basis and use that to forecast inventory needs to meet production demands

·      Establish appropriate lead times based on productions schedule and forecasting

·      Maintain effective communication with all plant and manufacturing locations

·      Work closely with Estimating staff to ensure accuracy in quotations

·      Ensure and maintain the accuracy of the Purchasing system and purchasing guidelines

·      Monthly reporting to the management team

·      Analyze market and delivery systems in order to assess present and future material availability    


3.    A dedicated focus on personal and professional development by:

·      Attending in-house or external programs as to improve corporate processes and enhance personal and career growth    


4.    Other responsibilities and duties as may be assigned periodically by management.  

Send Resume Via:

Email: hr@cpdist.ca


Attn: Human Resources
3719 Kochar Avenue
Saskatoon SK S7P 0B8

Fax: 306-933-4940