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Date:  Aug 25, 2023

Chatham, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Finance

Position Title:  Jr. Procurement Specialist

Build Your Career at Aecon

Aecon is proud to build some of the most impactful infrastructure projects of this generation. From the roads and transit systems that connect our communities, to the communication networks that link us from coast-to-coast, and the water infrastructure that supplies our businesses and homes. Our integral work includes constructing the pipelines that join provinces with the energy that fuels the nation, and the airports and ports that connect us all. Aecon is there, safely and sustainably building the future.  


We lead the infrastructure industry with purpose, and our people are at the heart of everything we do. Our business success relies on strong execution and continuous improvement – driven by the diversity, expertise and teamwork of our employees. We are always searching the globe for exceptional candidates to join the Aecon family and be a part of our forward-thinking, innovative, best-in-class organization!  


What is the Opportunity?

Faster. Smarter. Safer. This is how Aecon Utilities is committed to delivering projects. Aecon Utilities is ready to become Canada’s #1 utility construction provider and we’re looking for a Jr Procurement Specialist to help us get there!

Reporting to the Procurement Team Lead, the Junior Procurement Specialist is responsible for supporting our Utilities Procurement team in all purchasing related activities. This person will also ensure the timely receipt of goods in SAP, as well as tracking deliveries and return of rental equipment. This position acts as a liaison between offices and field workers and must possess strong knowledge of procurement policies and procedures.  

What You'll Do Here:

  • Assist with Purchaser order adjustments 
  • Generate repetitive orders with suppliers
  • Perform goods receipts in SAP upon delivery of goods and materials
  • Perform acknowledgment of services rendered by subcontractors in SAP
  • Manage rental trackers for tooling and equipment requirements
  • Adherence to Aecon preferred supplier sourcing footprint 
  • Real time resolution of price, delivery, account assignment, material and service-related exceptions
  • Clear open commitments and close Purchase orders as required
  • Maintains and organizes all related filing systems
  • Other procurement administrative duties as required
  • Support the field for urgent purchases

What You Bring to the Team:

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, exercising judgment and initiative and involves multi-tasking
  • Previous procurement experience is considered an asset
  • Intermediate to Advanced level of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Strong ability to forge relationships both internally within different Aecon departments and externally with suppliers
  • Technical understanding of SAP is considered an asset
  • Ability to priorities tasks and work under pressure
  • Independent thinker capable of taking initiative and finding solutions for challenges


Aecon fosters diversity, inclusion and belonging within and across our organization. We welcome all to apply including, women, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.


We are committed to adhering to the objectives and requirements outlined in the Accessible Canada Act (ACA), and to meeting the accessibility needs of persons with disabilities in a timely manner, through the implementation of the requirements of the ACA and its applicable regulations. If you require accommodation under the ACA Act during any step of the application process please click here.