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Procurement Coordinator
Summary
Title:Procurement Coordinator
ID:10548
Subsidiary:Liberty Power (formerly Algonquin Power)
Department:Procurement/Purchasing
Location:Oakville, ON
Country:Canada
Zip/Postal Code:L6H 6H5
Description

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp is a North American diversified generation, transmission and distribution utility with $10+ billion of total assets. (APUC) delivers continuing growth through an expanding pipeline of renewable energy development projects, organic growth within its regulated distribution and transmission businesses, and the pursuit of accretive acquisitions.

The distribution business group (Liberty Utilities) provides rate regulated water, electricity and natural gas utility services to over 750,000+ customers in the United States. The transmission business group invests in rate regulated electric transmission and natural gas pipeline systems in the United States and Canada.

The generation business group (Liberty Power, formerly known as Algonquin Power) leads a portfolio of regulated and long term contracted North American based wind, solar, hydroelectric and thermal powered generating facilities representing more than 1.5+ GW of installed capacity.

Our vision is to be the utility company most admired by customers, communities and investors for our people, passion and performance.

Purpose

This position will assist the Procurement Manager in day-to-day functions, Creation of Requisitions, processing of Purchase Order, assisting in daring bidding processes and keeping product/vendor databases up-to-date will be the bulk of the work responsibilities. Further, you will work with all members of the Business Development team in ensuring all procurement activities are value-drive and strategic, while adhering to the Corporate Procurement Policies.

Accountabilities

  • Issuing requisitions and purchase orders
  • Help team members in issuing requisitions through the software system

  • Process purchase orders

  • Obtain necessary invoice approval, arrange payments to vendors

  • Building and updating a product and vendor list
  • Manage and up-keep of key products, proposal and vendor lists

  • Assisting in the issuance and award of ambitious bidding processes (helping to lead in the RFx process)
  • Assist in the creation and evaluation of the RFx process

  • Obtaining proposals from key suppliers, to ensure project advancement
    • Connect with key vendors to obtain product and service proposals
  • Assist team with strategic, value-drive procurement activities

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Paramount Work Place and/or knowledge with similar databases for requisition creation

Education & Experience

  • University-Bachelor’s degree in Commerce and/or Business
  • College degree of equivalence
  • Minimum 1 to 3 years’ experience

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value each person’s unique background, diversity, experiences, perspectives and talents. Full participation of all employees in a safe, healthy and respectful environment is key to individual and company success. We are committed to fully utilizing the abilities of all of our employees and expect each of our employees to honor this commitment in their daily responsibilities.

As part of our commitment, we work to ensure our application process is accessible to all candidates. If you require special assistance or accommodation during the hiring process, please notify the Talent Acquisition consultant.

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