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Purchasing Coordinator- Ontario Line South

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Posted on 15 February, 2023

Ontario, Canada

Full time

General Services

About us:

Ferrovial Construction is internationally recognized for its capacity to design and build civil engineering and construction projects, mainly in large transportation infrastructure. Its track-record to date includes more than 304 miles of tunnels, 11,930 miles of roads (including 2,485 miles of highways), 2920 miles of railroad lines (including 434 miles of high-speed railroads) and 16,994 miles of road maintenance and repair.

Job Description:

Ontario Line South

Ferrovial Construction Canada Inc. and VINCI Construction Grands Projects are to design, build and finance the Ontario Line Southern Civil, Stations and Tunnel (South Civil) package.

Working together as Ontario Transit Group we are currently mobilizing our design and construction crews, with major works to commence in 2023. The South Civil contract is anticipated to be completed in 2030.

The project will strengthen Ontario’s economy by supporting an estimated 1,500 jobs at the peak of construction.

What is the project?

  • A six-kilometer tunnel and associated tunnelling works from Exhibition to Don Yard portal (west of the Don River)
  • Stations:
    • One above-ground station to be integrated with the existing GO Transit Exhibition Station
    • Two underground stations to be integrated with the existing TTC Osgoode and Queen subway stations
    • Four new underground stations (King/Bathurst, Queen/Spadina, Moss Park, Corktown)

The benefits to Ontario!

Faster, more frequent and reliable access to rapid transit with more than 227,500 people will live within a 10-minute walk of an Ontario Line station

  • Improve the quality of life for commuters by reducing daily travel time
  • Reduce crowding on the existing Line 1 (Yonge-University) subway
  • Up to 57,000 more jobs accessible by transit (in 45 minutes or less) for Toronto residents
  • Economic and community growth along the future transit line and thousands of job opportunities annually during construction
  • Reduction in traffic congestion, greenhouse gases and fuel consumption by providing an alternative transportation option

Purchasing coordinator –  Are you the perfect fit?

The position operates in the area of bid analysis, selection of suppliers, engineered equipment, contract administration, and supplier quality surveillance. The purchasing Coordinator will partner with the Purchasing Manager or material manager for site purchasing and material control.

What you will undertake:

  • Negotiate, renegotiate, and administer contracts with suppliers, vendors and other representatives.
  • Lead the evaluation and monitoring of contract performance to ensure compliance with contractual obligations and determine needs for changes.
  • Leverage vendors across multiple procurements to create cost savings to project(s).
  • Purchase the highest quality materials at the lowest possible cost in correct amounts per specifications and drawings with buyouts.
  • Provide training and conduct procurement related audits to ensure procedures are followed.
  • Actively develop schedules and performance plans to meet customer and company goals and objectives.
  • Research and evaluate suppliers based on price, quality, selection, service, support, availability, reliability, production and distribution capabilities and the supplier’s reputation and history.
  • Monitor shipments to ensure goods come in on time and manage any issue resolutions related to undelivered goods.
  • Prepare/issue Request for Quotations (RFQ’s) and evaluate suppliers’ proposals to identify vendors who meet project constraints of budget and schedule at the estimating, execution and site purchasing levels.
  • Prepare Major Permanent Material Agreement, Mayor Purchase Orders and Low value Purchase Order material.

What do we ask for?

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Power Point, Word, Excel) and have a general knowledge of database utilization.
  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management, business, engineering, supply chain management, or equivalent degree
  • At least three-five years’ experience in an engineering and/or construction related role
  • Thorough understanding of all areas of procurement, including procurement execution, estimating, expediting, offsite supplier quality, subcontract administration and site purchasing
  • Detail-oriented, highly motivated with ability to effectively manage time
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong critical thinking and negotiation skills.
  • Team player with the ability to work independently to meet deadlines, goals and objectives

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