Job title: Buyer – Pulp & Paper

Company: J.D. Irving

Job description: At J.D. Irving, Limited (JDI), you are part of an energetic team of professionals who lead with integrity and are passionate about achieving results. With a culture that nurtures talent and creates an inclusive workplace, you can grow your career across our diverse operating divisions.We are currently seeking candidates for the role of Buyer to join our JDI Supply Chain team. We are looking for a self-motivated professional that enjoys problem solving, collaborating with others and has an aptitude for sourcing and customer serviceThis position is located in Saint John, New Brunswick and does not currently provide the opportunity to be a hybrid model.What We Offer

  • Competitive salary, annual incentives and RRSP plans
  • Flexible benefits
  • Wellness support, including wellness allowance
  • Paid vacation time
  • Personal and professional development opportunities

What To Expect in a Typical DayAs a Buyer, here are some of the things to expect on a day-to-day basis:

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  • Source/procure various types of goods and services
  • Lead strategic sourcing projects and make recommendations to site(s)
  • Opportunities to challenge yourself daily by making quick and creative decisions to meet site requirements in a fast-paced industry
  • Flexibility to work at various J.D. Irving, Limited locations on any given day

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Procurement of goods and services via sourcing and negotiations
  • Daily/weekly management of divisional KPIs and initiatives
  • Management and negotiations of various contracts and contractor rates for site services
  • Lead sourcing and make recommendations to purchase quality products and materials
  • Monitor market trends
  • Issuing and daily monitoring of RFPs and Purchase Orders to new/existing suppliers
  • Enable business leaders to make informed decisions by providing options and recommendations based on data and analysis
  • Prioritization and ability to change tasks based on immediate rush requirements from site(s)
  • Build, maintain and manage relationships with key vendors


  • Post-secondary education with demonstrated work experience in procurement, negotiations, logistics, or supply chain is an asset
  • Sound understanding of strategic procurement processes, inventory management and ability to understand market trends
  • Excellent communications skills – both written and verbal, and the ability to present difficult concepts in understandable terms
  • Familiar with Microsoft Office products, primarily Excel
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Results oriented with a strong attention to detail
  • Able to manage time efficiently, prioritize tasks and achieve targets

What We Offer:As a valued member of our team, you have the opportunity of a multitude of career paths across a number of diverse industries, all while building your skills with the organization. We offer a competitive benefit and salary package, and continuous training and development opportunities. Our head office location offers an employee fitness facility, as well as a café and parking garage.Apply for this career opportunity online!We appreciate your interest in our company! Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.J.D. Irving, Limited is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees.Additional Information

  • Posting Date: Mar 13, 2024

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Location: Saint John, NB

Job date: Fri, 15 Mar 2024 01:18:02 GMT