Purchasing Administrator

Nova Scotia – Dartmouth | Head Office

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Reporting to the Purchaser, the Purchasing Administrator resolves discrepancies between invoices and purchase orders, issues purchase orders (POs), conducts invoice check-ins with project managers, and forecasts ongoing purchase order needs.

Position Benefits
Here’s why we think you’ll love working at Lindsay:

  • Flexible working hours throughout the year (early “Lindsay Fridays”)
  • Competitive salary
  • Annual Incentive Plan
  • Employee Health Benefits
  • Group RRSP with 4% matching
  • On-site gym facilities and an annual health and wellness reimbursement
  • Frequent social and community-based events
  • Opportunities to collaborate closely with senior personnel and other departments

Position Responsibilities
Here’s what your day-to-day looks like:

  • Prepare, review, and issue purchase orders based on specifications and company procedures
  • Resolving any discrepancies between purchase orders and corresponding invoices
  • Verify item pricing from supplier pricing lists
  • Send Requests for Quotations (RFQs) to suppliers for pricing on incoming sourcing requests from operations / service
  • Assists the Purchaser in sourcing goods and services
  • Marking purchase orders complete
  • Making purchase order revisions based on project team direction
  • Verify pricing on purchase orders with suppliers we have a pricing sheet or contract price with
  • Maintain a current Lindsay Construction Buyers List
  • Convey buyers list updates to approved suppliers

Job Requirements
Our ideal candidate has the following:

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • 1 to 3 years’ experience in construction procurement
  • Supply chain background
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Office programs (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
  • Thorough understanding of the construction procurement process
  • Solid knowledge in the fundamentals of the purchasing life cycle
  • Ability to respond to inquiries or complaints from customers, suppliers, sub trades, and members of the business community
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Solid analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to reprioritize tasks according to timelines
  • Exceptional teamwork and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high demand environment

How to Apply:

Please use the link provided to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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