Project Coordinator/Contracts & Awards - Head Office

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Project Coordinator/Contracts & Awards - Head Office

NAC is hiring a full time Project Coordinator to join our head office Purchasing team in Morriston, ON. Reporting to the Manager of Purchasing, the Project Coordinator/Contracts & Awards, is responsible for contract negotiation and tactical procurement of commodities, supplies, equipment and services to be used by the organization, in coordination with the Estimating and Operations departments.
Location: 
21 Queen St., Morriston, ON (Hwy 6/Hwy 401)

Job Description:

  • Liaise between suppliers, purchasing, engineering, project managers and project coordinator to ensure an accurate and timely flow of information
  • Assist in planning and development of project scheduling with reference to issue dates of requisitions and purchase order placement
  • For inquiries issued, retrieve vendor bids and performs initial commercial review for shortlisting of vendors. Obtain supplier technical and commercial clarifications
  • Review construction specifications/drawings
  • Prepare, analyze, and negotiate Requests for Proposals (RFP) with local suppliers for efficient delivery of products and services
  • Track and develop reports to identify progress of cost saving initiatives and process efficiencies for NAC
  • Review and process purchase requisitions, purchase order adjustments, and check-enclosed requisitions for NAC purchases
  • Assist with the implementation of processes for efficiency improvements
  • Analyze, identify and communicate information regarding purchase orders utilizing out-of-network vendors
  • Identify, research, and resolve problems relating to purchasing issues
  • Verify and input vendor data into the system
  • Develop reports to track vendors and category spending for NAC
  • Gather information from potential suppliers and establish relationships based on product needs
  • Stay in continuous contact with suppliers; request quotes, information, etc. to determine which supplier is best suited to purchase products
  • Negotiate with suppliers on price, availability of products, delivery schedules, etc.
  • Ensure fulfillment of agreed-upon terms when delivery occurs
  • Analyze inventory needs based on sales trends and inventory levels
  • Place purchase orders ensuring flow of inventory that guarantees optimum stock levels and meets turnover goals
  • Maintain an extensive database for all orders that is up to date and provides information for analysis and reporting
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • University degree or college diploma in a related business field
  • 3 to 5 years' experience working in the construction industry preferred
  • Ability to read construction specifications and drawings
  • Strong, attention to detail, problem solving and organizational skills
  • Ability to influence and negotiate
  • Effective in time management with ability to prioritize
  • Research suitable alternative when faced with a problem
  • Proactive attitude and high level of ownership of duties
  • Technical aptitude with capacity to understand various aspects of machinery
  • Resourceful with sound analytical skills
  • Able to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Word and Excel
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

NAC Offers:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Opportunities for career growth, development and advancement, including financial assistance
  • Comprehensive benefit plan (dental, vision, health, etc.)
  • Employee & Family Assistance Program
  • Excellent company matched pension plan
  • Registered Retirement Savings Plans
  • Additional time off between Christmas and New Year’s Day
  • Community involvement opportunities
  • Friendly working environment
  • Numerous team activities and various company events

 

NAC is committed to providing equal opportunities for all individuals to achieve their goals. If you feel that you need accommodations during the recruitment and selection process because of illness/disability, please contact Human Resources for further information.