Purchasing Clerk-Dartmouth

Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

We are looking for a couple of purchasing clerks to work within our supply chain team. The Purchasing Clerk is responsible for product purchases to support HGC sales and service to customers. Supporting Centralized Purchasing and the Category Buyer, the Clerk authorizes purchase orders for products, related materials and components in a fast-paced environment.

Principle Responsibilities

  • Purchases based on demand to support customer orders and stock requirements through established ERP process/policy from HGC approved vendors
  • Reviews purchasing requisitions for accuracy, verifies current inventory levels from associated primary vendor
  • Identifies product requirement and coordinates with suppliers to meet tight deadlines and special shipping instructions
  • Sources and obtains price quotes from suppliers and prepares purchase order within purchasing authority
  • Supports Purchasing Agents & Category Buyers by entering order confirmations, backorder follow up and data analysis
  • Purchases the highest quality products/materials at the lowest possible price and in the correct amounts
  • Participates in the development of specifications for equipment, products or substitute materials
  • Works with the finance department to processes payments and invoices promptly

Required knowledge and training 

  • High school graduate plus college diploma or related certificate preferred
  • College diploma or related certificate preferred
  • 1 – 3 years in a purchasing role or related experience
  • Documentation – proficient in the use of spreadsheet programs
  • Identifies and presents information that will motivate, persuade, engage or influence others
  • Demonstrates commitment for process improvement
  • Legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Able to comply with our Covid vaccine policy

We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package that includes:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Generous RRSP matching program 5% (after one year)
  • Full health and dental benefits (shared costs)
  • Great schedule-Monday to Friday 8-5
  • Personal & Professional Development Opportunities
  • Fun & engaging working environment
  • Free parking

Please note: Successful candidates will be required to pass a criminal background check; drivers abstract and reference checks as a condition of employment

The Hercules Group of Companies is a privately owned Canadian company, headquartered in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia; it is comprised of four distinct companies—Hercules SLR, Spartan Industrial Marine, Stellar Industrial Sales, and Wire Rope Industries Atlantic—with Hercules Machining & Millwright Services as a division of Hercules SLR. While Hercules has grown into a multitude of industrial sectors, we specialize in equipment, products and services for securing, lifting and rigging applications.

As an employer, we focus on continually enhancing the skills and capabilities of our employees and pride ourselves for building and improving upon our cultures of safety and dedicated customer service.

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