Date:  Jul 16, 2021

McGregor, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Utilities

Position Title:  Procurement Specialist

At Aecon, we’re building the future and our people are at the heart of everything we do. We're always looking for exceptional talent to work on our exciting and ever-expanding project portfolios. We are focused on being the #1 Canadian Infrastructure Company and the first choice employer in our industry.



Position Overview

Faster. Smarter. Safer. This is how Aecon Utilities is committed to delivering projects. We simply do it better. We are Ontario’s premier utility contractor and are ready to become Canada’s #1 utility construction provider.

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. 


The Procurement Specialist acts as a liaison between offices and field workers and must possess strong knowledge of procurement policies and procedures. This position is a 1 year contract based out of Windsor, ON. 

Key Responsibilities

  • 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. 

Required Knowledge and Experience 

  • Minimum two years’ experience in construction industry, experience in procurement favourable. 
  • 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 Intermediate to Advance level of Microsoft Outlook, Word, 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 challenge.


Aecon has every intention of fostering diversity within and across our organization. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.


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