Temporary Buyer

Barrick Gold Corporation - Hemlo, ON (30+ days ago)

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Accountable for administering, coordinating, sourcing, and processing purchasing orders for goods and services for the organization.

Administer, coordinate and process purchasing acquisition (i.e. contracts, purchase orders, etc.) for goods and services for the Corporation. Ensure consistency and compliance with the terms and conditions, guidelines, procedures and signing authorities of the Corporation.
Implementation and maintenance of Fixed Purchase Agreements (FPA’s) and support and compliance of Barrick policies and procedures and commercial conditions
Proactively resolves complex issues and demonstrates innovative thinking by regularly making recommendations for new approaches to the purchasing of goods and adjudication of services.
Ability to effectively plan, execute and deliver recommendations and prepare proposals.
Support the continuous improvement and execution of Barrick’s purchasing strategy, policies and guidelines in regard to materials categories and contracts, cost savings and other performance metrics
Support the material contracting needs with the user areas as well as identify and develop suppliers in the market to support commercial and operation needs
Acquire materials according to the operations requirements, obtaining the best total cost of ownership, term of execution and quality conditions, sourcing using Ariba
Provide suggestions to improve transactional practices for activities related to the materials purchasing process
Ensure timely and professional service to user departments in the execution of purchase orders

Prepare reports for the Supply Chain department
Develop and foster successful, long-term relationships with key suppliers.
Know and comply with the current Mining Safety and Health regulations and Loss Prevention procedures of Barrick
Demonstrate social awareness, commitment and compliance with Barrick’s Social Responsibility Policy.
Maintain the confidentiality of all Corporation information.
Maintain safe working conditions and adheres to all Corporation policies, procedures and guidelines.
Perform other duties as assigned

Diploma or bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain, Finance or related field
Five to ten (5-10) years of related procurement experience, preferably in the industrial sector
Competent computer skills using office software such as Excel and Oracle ERP
Well-developed verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate and interact effectively with a wide variety of people
Attention to detail, excellent organizational skills and the ability to work in a very fast-paced environment and complete tasks in a timely fashion
Knowledge of end-to-end supply management processes including competitive bidding, contract management and supplier performance management
Completion &/or currently taking Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP) courses.

What we can Offer You

A comprehensive compensation package including bonuses benefits, and stock purchase plans where applicable
Ability to make a difference and lasting impact
Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team
An Opportunity to transform Traditional Mining into the future of Digital Mining
Opportunities to grow and learn with the industry colleagues are endless
Access to a variety of career opportunities across Barrick locations
Barrick is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Thank you for your application, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.