Buyer

The future you want is within reach.

 

At PCL, we build the places where life happens and find camaraderie in the process. We're a community of builders committed to building better communities. That's why we're always looking ahead, and not just to the next project or what's next in our industry.

 

We're also looking at what's next for you and how we can help you build a career you're proud of. 

 

Here's how a(n) Buyer for our US PICCo office located in Katy, TX contributes to our team:

Responsibilities

The buyer shall be responsible for confirming that all procurement activities for assigned projects is conducted in accordance with PCL’s Ethics and Code of Conduct, PCL’s policies and procedures, and applicable project procurement and materials plans and coordinating with other buyers on materials and services to be quoted. Additional responsibilities include ensuring that all materials, services, and rentals are purchased in compliance with the requirements of internal and external customers, as well as applicable codes and standards, as determined by the project/facility.

 

  • Be accountable for ensuring compliance with PCL ethics and Code of Conduct.
  • Perform cradle-to-grave purchase order administration.
  • Enter purchase order details into the accounting E1 system and our PCMS systems.
  • Perform commercial evaluation of bids and develop the integrated award recommendation documents.
  • Ensure supplier performance in accordance with the agreed scope, specifications and price.
  • Conduct bid clarification and pre-award meetings and provide regular input to PSR meetings.
  • Contribute to control of the change order process with other members of the project team.
  • Expedite purchase order deliverables and on-site deliveries when required.
  • Conduct negotiations for purchase order award, changes and back charges as required.
  • Be accountable for the success of the procurement activities and deliverables in accordance with agreed schedules, milestones and cost, focused at aiding business goals and profitability.
  • Assist the accounting department with resolving supplier invoicing issues.
  • Network and build relationships with supplier's management for goods and services and leverages these relationships to aid performance.

Qualifications

  • 4 years of progressive experience in supply chain / procurement preferred. 
  • Postsecondary diploma/degree in a related discipline an asset (e.g., business, supply chain management, logistics, warehouse distribution).
  • Working towards completion of a procurement designation or certification considered an asset.
  • May provide mentorship to students, buyers, or hourly staff in daily procurement tasks.

PCL combines numerous pay and benefit strategies to provide a comprehensive and competitive total rewards package. The total rewards package includes an employee share purchase offering, discretionary annual performance bonus, comprehensive benefits & wellness programs, retirement plan plus matching and career development programs.

 

PCL is an innovative, employee-owned company comprised of people who find passion in their profession and take pride in doing great work every day. Our work powers the infrastructure and utilities that are essential to daily life and our projects are the scene of vacations, careers, education and healing. We are consistently ranked among the best companies to work for because we are committed to supporting and developing our teams.

The PCL Companies celebrate diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to an inclusive environment for all employees and applicants and will make all employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability or veteran status.

Should you require an accommodation during the application process, please contact us at careers@pcl.com with the position and location you are interested in.

Together, we can build success and a better future. Let's get started!

 

Target Start Date: 10/09/2022  

Employee Status: Regular Full-Time   

Company: PCL Industrial Construction Co. 

Primary Location: Houston, Texas 

Job: Buyer

Requisition: 1960 


Nearest Major Market: Houston