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Buyer - Langley, BC

Langley, BC, CA

Oldcastle Infrastructure
Enclosure Solutions



Job ID:  275141



Oldcastle Enclosure Solutions (OES), a CRH company, has united the Carson®, Christy®, and Synertech® brands to form the largest manufacturer of plastic, polymer, and concrete utility enclosure products serving the municipal water, irrigation, electric, communications, and transportation markets. OES has 11 manufacturing and distribution centers strategically located across the U.S. and Canada.




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Ensure the accurate and timely purchasing of all items or services to fulfill and meet company and customer requirements.

Monitor and maintain sufficient stock levels while always ensuring competitive pricing and prompt delivery of bought out items.


Duties and Responsibilities


  • Set-up and maintain supplier and stock code information as required.
  • Maintain supplier evaluation data. Take action as required.
  • Monitor supplier deliveries, confirm and maintain expected product available dates, expedite orders as required.
  • Manage stock box program with corrugated suppliers.
  • Maintain an active list of all purchase orders placed and waiting on arrival of product.
  • Review available reports daily to determine order quantities needed for all items of responsibility.
  • Maintain all inventory/warehouse parameters for items of responsibility.
  • Review all invoices for discrepancies and errors. Apply to suppliers with requests for credits or adjustments.
  • Enter purchase orders into database, maintain this information and ensure proper distribution of copies including incorporating into the document management system.
  • Process all required purchasing, receiving, and transfer information in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Attend daily Supply Chain meeting and provide updates on late and pending purchase orders and receipts as required.
  • Procure non-inventory items for maintenance, production & office as required.
  • Manage vendors and potential vendors to meet the sample and supply needs of Primex. Coordinate these procurement activities.


Service Commitment


  • Meet with sales representatives to review account information, contract and blanket orders, as well as to problem solve and negotiate new contracts.
  • Place all orders as requested by authorized personnel in a timely and professional manner.


Technical Knowledge


  • Excellent reading, writing and organizational skills are essential.
  • Strong communication skills used across multiple internal departments and external contacts is required.
  • 2 or more years prior purchasing experience.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office is essential.
  • Syspro knowledge is a strong asset.


Professional Development


  • Continuously update knowledge and skills for successful job performance
  • Review operations and training manuals
  • Review internal communications and external communications from vendors
  • Attend staff meetings
  • Participate in training programs
  • Seek additional educational courses


Educational Requirements


  • Completion of High School diploma
  • College Diploma is an asset


What CRH Americas Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion


About CRH Americas


CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


Oldcastle Enclosure Solutions (OES), a CRH company, is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our career site. Please complete your online profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!


CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Date Posted:  Mar 23, 2021

Job Segment: Procurement, Warehouse, Chemical Engineer, Supply, Buyer, Operations, Manufacturing, Engineering