SAP Technician - Purchasing Coordinator

Posted 01 March 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Contract
DisciplineOil and Gas Recruitment
Contact NameDean Prystupa

Job description

We have a new opportunity for a SAP Technician - Purchasing Coordinator on a long term contract basis located in Edmonton, AB with our client, a Global Leading Energy Organization, who is in the process of constructing a brand-new net-zero hydrogen energy complex that will make Edmonton, Alberta the centre of western Canada's hydrogen economy.

As construction is well underway of their new $1.6 billion hydrogen facility, our client is seeking a SAP Technician - Purchasing Coordinator in a contract position for approx., 18 to 24 months to assist their procurement team to help deliver products and services and help with the construction of their new facility.

The Key Responsibilities include:

  • Sourcing suppliers suitable for current and potential future requirements; developing strong working relationships and updating the approved vendor list (AVL) with all new suppliers.
  • Contract management.
  • Ensure that all equipment within the discipline is purchased, installed and maintained according to the correct standards.
  • Processing requisitions, RFQ's, quotes and the issue of Purchase Orders to suppliers, for Service Orders (in SAP)
  • Be able to create and edit Goods Receipts and/or create Service Entry Sheets for Service POs
  • Conduct simple RFP's, evaluations, and post contract award management for low-risk contracts, e.g. time and material, commissioning (labour rate contracts)
  • Vendor Invoice Management, Accrual Reporting (primary responsibility)
  • Monitoring existing purchasing procedures to ensure that the procurement process is effective and identify any procedural improvements.
  • Lead Invoicing queries with suppliers and internal finance to resolve discrepancies.
  • Expediting orders to ensure that all promised delivery times from approved vendors are monitored and met (e.g. vehicle rentals, water, and office suppliers and other)
  • Manage contract for site services, water, vehicle rentals and similar.
  • Negotiating the best possible price whilst ensuring vendors can arrange accurate and timely delivery.
  • Support senior engineer with performance standards for Safety Critical Element in the discipline are properly defined. Assure testing compliance in Execute and Operate phases of the project.
  • Ensure quality records are stored in SAP.
  • Support Maintenance through technical advice, guidance, execution assurance and direction.
  • Interface with all stakeholders to ensure electrical activities are in accordance with the best practices, HSSE standards and Electrical Safety Rules.

To be succesful you will require:

  • Minimum 3-5 years of related experience as a purchaser/coordinator using SAP in oil & gas, energy or heavy industry.
  • Degree or related industry qualification to support the position.
  • Experience with SAP and support.
  • Experience with the following:
  • Processing requisitions, RFQ's, quotes POs to suppliers for Service Orders in SAP
  • Vendor Invoice Management (accrual reporting).
  • Effectively Sourced & Negotiated contracts with suppliers & developed strong working relationships.
  • Expedition of orders including small contract orders having delivered efficiently on time.
  • Creation, processing of Goods Receipts and/or create Service Entry Sheets for Service POs
  • Monthly PO reporting, updating contracts reports - SAP.
  • Contract negotiation and succesfully managed relationships.
  • Monitor existing purchasing procedures meeting procurement requirements.
  • Managing invoicing queries/discrepancies with suppliers and internal finance division.
  • Conducted RFP's, evaluations and post contract award management for contracts, e.g. time and material, commissioning (labour rate contracts).
  • Experience with electrical engineers will be an asset.

This role requires that you:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada (i.e., by way of Canadian citizenship, permanent residency, or valid work permit).
  • Be based in Edmonton, AB to work M-F 40hr work week
  • Have a valid and clean driver's licence.
  • Undergo a pre-placement medical assessment of your fitness for duty, a background check and Pre-Site Access testing for alcohol and specified drugs.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.