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Date:  Dec 1, 2022

Chatham, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Finance

Position Title:  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 Procurement Specialist to help us get there!


Reporting to the Procurement Team Lead, the Procurement Specialist is responsible for all purchasing related activities and for ensuring the delivery of materials/ services to the site occurs on time, at the right price the first time.  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: 

  • Accountable to satisfy demand placed on the system on time.
  • Create purchase orders in SAP, confirm purchase quantities and pricing with vendor.
  • Adherence to Aecon preferred supplier sourcing footprint.
  • Accountable for driving toward a zero exception procure to pay process.
  • Real time resolution of price, delivery, account assignment, material and service-related exceptions.
  • Increase the use and refinement of Aecon’s material master data.
  • Ensure that all packing slips have been verified for all pertinent information.
  • Track all rental equipment and tooling.
  • Clear open commitments and close Purchase orders as required.
  • Maintains and organizes all related filing systems.
  • Generate Vendor Corrective Measures when required.
  • Other procurement administrative duties as required.


What You Bring to the Team: 

  • Experience in construction industry, experience in procurement an asset.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, exercising judgment and initiative and involves multi-tasking.
  • 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 and the procure to pay process.
  • Strong computer skills- MS Excel.
  • Understanding of “total cost” concepts.
  • Ability to work with others as a member of a team.
  • 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.