Procurement Purchase Lead

We are looking for a Procurement/Purchasing Lead

CES is an Alberta-based business located in Acheson, Alberta working with organizations to build infrastructure for data centres, produces a start-to-finish solution called Intelliflex, purpose-built for today’s data centre. It includes modular, integrated system in immersion cooling technologies.

Successful Procurement Leads are polite, friendly, persuasive, and professional.  They can work with a wide variety of supplies and employees, and they can adapt quickly to changing conditions. They can also keep track of a variety of small details.

A Purchasing Lead is responsible for managing the purchasing department within an organization and working with leadership to create and implement purchasing policies.

A Purchasing Lead oversees purchasing of raw materials and supplies by an organization. They ensure budgets are kept under control, and that all necessary protocols and guidelines are followed. The Purchasing Lead selects vendors and sets budgetary constraints for the purchasing department. They are also responsible for negotiating pricing on behalf of the company and overseeing the negotiation of contracts.

Top skills and qualifications for Procurement/Purchasing Leads include:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Outstanding organization and time management skills
  • Ability to anticipate sales and determine which items the company will need most
  • Maintain records of inventory to determine when new goods need to be ordered
  • Ability to maintain and control a department-wide budget
  • Excellent analytical and reporting skills
  • Good understanding of basic math, accounting, and budgeting

Procurement Lead experience requirements:

The Procurement Lead job requires at least five years of procurement or purchasing experience, along with some management experience.

Candidates with a Supply Chain Management Professional qualification may be at an advantage due to their additional training.

CES Corporation would like to thank all applicants for their interest in this position however, only applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Please submit your resume in person or via email: