Purchasing Officer in Montreal at Volt

Date Posted: 7/14/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
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  • Duration:
    24 weeks
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  • Pay Rate
    $28.57 - $28.57/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch

Job Description

Volt has been serving some of the nation's strongest companies for over 60 years. We have a talented and upbeat staffing team focused on the quality of your career. As a Volt employee, you can expect the highest level of on-site support. We have a long-standing tradition of developing lasting and mutually beneficial relationships with our employees. We are a Six Sigma company that also offers many direct hire, full-time positions.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Volt is currently seeking to hire a Bilingual (French/English) Purchasing Officer to work for one of our clients located in Downtown Montreal, QC. This is an approx. 6 months contract with the possibility of extension for another 6 months..


  • Responsible for purchasing and negotiating materials, equipment, and supplies from vendors.
  • Evaluates vendor quotes and services to determine most desirable suppliers.
  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field
  • 2-5 years of experience in the field or in a related area
  • Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.
  • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals to perform a variety of tasks.
  • Works under general supervision.
  • A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. 
  • Excellent client facing & client management skills
  • Exposure to RFx / e-Sourcing Tools, experience on Ariba platform or similar would be preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent aptitude & analytical skills with knowledge of working on MS Office.
  • Fluently bilingual in French and English (written and verbal)

Responsable de la négociation et des achats de matériaux et d’équipements auprès des fournisseurs. Évalue les devis et les services offerts par les fournisseurs afin de déterminer les fournisseurs les plus désirables. Peut nécessiter un Baccalauréat et de 2 à 5 années d'expérience dans le domaine ou dans un domaine connexe. Familier avec des concepts couramment utilisés, des pratiques et procédures dans un domaine particulier. S’appuie sur une expérience limitée et sur le jugement afin de planifier et d’atteindre les objectifs. Fonctionne sous supervision générale. Un certain dégrée de créativité et de latitude est requis. Se rapporte généralement à un superviseur ou un gestionnaire.