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Site Buyer (Purchasing) – Modular/Steel Manufacturing & Construction – Base Salary to 65k/year CAD – Kitchener, ON

Kitchener, ON N2A

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Site Buyer (Purchasing) – Modular/Steel Manufacturing & Construction – Base Salary to 65k/year CAD – Kitchener, ON

  • Our client is a manufacturing group that have been in business for over 140 years. Their structural steel, tube and pipe products and have set the tone for the off-site construction industry with modular building innovations in the commercial and multifamily space. With over 2,700 employees across multiple states and provinces, they are poised to continue making an impact in the coming decade and beyond.
  • The Site Buyer will be a crucial player on this team. Reporting to the Purchasing Manager, this person is responsible for purchasing everything for the Kitchener manufacturing plant, and will frequently be on the shop floor, or out at the various construction sites throughout Ontario to determine what materials are needed. They are looking for detail-oriented, collaborative individuals with excellent communication communication skills. Experience in finance and construction is especially useful in this role.


  • Source, quote, and purchase indirect services and supplies to support a fast-moving modular construction environment
  • Work directly with vendors to communicate orders and maintain payment schedules
  • Ensure subcontractors and vendors are set up in the ERP system for payment, create Pos for service-based contracts, and work with Project Manager team to pay key subcontractors/vendors on time
  • Determine the correct method to process purchase requisitions depending on total cost, timeliness, competitive bidding, and existing contracts
  • Maintain close communication with Project Managers ensuring payments are made on-time and are accurate to the budgeted value
  • Resolve invoice issues and maintain open order reports on a weekly basis
  • Some travel to job sites within Ontario


  • Previous experience purchasing indirect services desired
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain Management or Industrial Distribution preferred
  • Previous exposure to SAP and/or similar ERP procurement platforms preferred
  • Finance experience within construction preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel required
  • Strong attention to detail, driven to succeed
  • Ability to work with the Purchasing Manager and members of the team in the plant and at various job sites
  • Ability to travel to various job sites throughout Ontario by POV
  • Regular, full time, predictable on site attendance


  • Base salary in the 55k - 65k/year CAD, dependent on experience
  • High Deductible Health Insurance through Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Yearend Incentive Bonuses
  • Education benefits/tuition reimbursement
  • 12.5 days or 100 hours of PTO to start
  • Paid Holidays

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CONSTRUCTION & BUILDING PRODUCT SEARCH This niche recruiting practice is highly focused within the realm of building products & materials and construction projects with an emphasis on roles in sales, sales management, construction project estimation, skilled trades, and construction project management. Our Building & Construction Recruiting team targets the very best talent within the realm of building products, building services, construction materials manufacturers and distributors, both in the commercial and residential sectors. We aim to build long term mutually beneficial business relationships with building product and construction professionals.

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Meet Your Recruiter

Nathan Peck
Professional Recruiter - Construction

Nathan, coming to AllSearch with both a Navy and college education, also brings several years of professional and construction oriented staffing and recruiting experience.  

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