Student Buyer

Graham is an employee-owned construction solutions partner that services the buildings, industrial, infrastructure, water and project finance sectors. We deliver lasting value for our clients through meticulous planning and scheduling, while upholding rigorous safety and quality standards. With offices throughout North America, our passionate and knowledgeable teams deliver projects that enable communities to thrive and people to live, work, move and grow in a rapidly changing world. With over nine decades of experience, Graham has the resources, capacity and expertise to undertake projects of every scope, scale and complexity. Join our team to deliver a better tomorrow.

We are seeking top-tier talent to join our Buildings division and deliver innovative projects in the healthcare, education, hospitality, recreational, entertainment, retail, commercial office, mixed-use, multi-family residential and light industrial sectors. As a member of this collaborative team, you can expect a safe, diverse and inclusive environment, and on-going learning and career development opportunities.

About the Role

Reporting to the Senior Buyer, the student Buyer is accountable for providing effective operational procurement work to deliver supply chain solutions to the business, including bid-winning and project delivery teams. The student will help in improving performance and reducing cost and business risk, while delivering a better value supply chain. This role supports supply chain management by handling the supply of goods and services in the Toronto Buildings Operations.

As a Student Buyer at Graham, you will:

  • Support the Senior Buyer to deliver objectives and initiatives
  • Participate in strategic projects as necessary
  • Ensure that the supply chain is safe, sustainable, and appropriately accredited
  • Support operational procurement needs at the site level
  • Comply with all Corporate Supply Chain processes and procedures
  • Gather data and provide accurate and concise summaries as required
  • Prepare and present reports as required and achieve targets set by team
  • Carry out quotation analysis and evaluation of tenders
  • Prepare and issue enquiries for subcontractors and materials
  • Resolve problems between suppliers and Graham and expedite quotes and deliveries
  • Demonstrate a positive attitude toward building relationships with customers, suppliers, and team members
  • Demonstrate willingness to problem-solve complex issues as they arise and find effective solutions that work to the benefits of all stakeholders involved

Qualifications/ Experience:

  • Currently enrolled in a Degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, or another technical field
  • Ability to listen to client concerns and provide requisite solutions
  • Strong relationship management skills
  • Strong analytical skills and high competency with supplier selection and evaluation
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Strong negotiation and communication skills
  • Ability to operate under pressure and meet tight and demanding deadlines
  • Proficiency using a computer and Microsoft Office

If this sounds like you, then Graham may be the right fit. Apply today: Click Here

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