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Procurement Specialist (Finch West LRT) - Woodbridge

Woodbridge, ON, CA

Dufferin Construction - a division of CRH Canada

Job ID:  187819 

Work Type:  Full Time Permanent 


It is a great time to join the CRH Canada team! CRH Canada is going through an exciting business transformation which demands first-class Talent Management support to drive results.

We are building a world- class team. Make your mark!

You will be a successful addition to our team if you look at change as an opportunity to develop and contribute to the business. You will be successful in your role if you like partnering with the business, presenting new ideas and providing excellent customer service.

Dufferin Construction Company, a division of CRH Canada Group Inc. established in 1912, is one of the largest heavy civil engineering contractors in the industry, and we are continuing to grow!  Due to continued and rapid growth within our Joint Ventures department, we are looking for a Procurement Specialist. Based out of the Woodbridge, ON project office, this position will report to the on-site Procurement Manager.

You will be a successful addition to Dufferin Construction if you:

  • Enjoy working in a fast-paced, team environment.
  • Have a solid background in providing exceptional customer service to both internal and external stakeholders.

Responsibilities:   CRH18      #LI-SS1

  • Create New Purchase Order’s (PO).
  • Administer and facilitate the tender process and contract preparation from tender initiation, through tender evaluation, to awarding of the contract to ensure transparency, accountability and the highest standard of professionalism and probity.
  • Monitor and maintain the contracts register and other associated procurement registers to ensure accurate and up to date records.
  • Prepare packaging requirements when required.
  •  Following up with suppliers to ensure PO’s and contracts are signed back.
  •  Follow up on pending shipping documents from suppliers.
  •  Verify all shipping documents.
  •  Ensure payments are processed in a timely manner.
  •  Follow up with suppliers to ensure containers are released in a timely manner.
  •  Notify sales when advised of delays.
  •  Track special rebate.
  •  Work with documentation team for the issuance and processing of lines of credit.
  •  Processes repack.
  •  Additional duties as required.


  • Post-secondary education and/or work experience in a related field.
  • 3 to 5 years’ minimum experience working in procurement and estimating.
  • Experience working in a construction environment is a requirement.  

Position Dimensions:

  •  Good knowledge of MS Office suite, including Word and Excel.
  • Exceptional time management skills and the ability to work independently and as part of a team, able to work on multiple projects at the same time.
  • Results oriented with the ability to effectively manage and multi-task priorities and timelines
  • Adaptable and flexible to an ever-changing environment.
  • Excellent communication skills (co-workers, clients, vendors, and regulators)
  • Additional experience within a specialty area is preferred – such as with Rail & Trackwork, Railway Systems vendors, Building trades & Building Interiors.
  • Strong negotiation skills and analytical and problem-solving skills are required.
  • Knowledge of procurement best practices, import regulations, competitive bidding, market
  • Understand Supply Chain Management processes and integration points. 
  • Investigative and analytical skill set to achieve problem root cause identification and solution.

Why work for us?

  • With parent companies in the U.S. and Ireland, your growth potential is limitless!
  • Work with a team of dedicated professionals who are there to support your professional growth!
  • Flexible benefits plans, Defined Contribution pension plan, annual bonuses and merit-based increases ensure that your hard work and dedication will be rewarded!



Visit our website for more information: http://www.crhcanada.com

CRH Canada Group Inc. recognizes Canada’s diverse landscape. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process.

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