Barrick is the gold industry leader with a vision of wealth generation through responsible mining; wealth for our owners, our people, and the countries and communities with which we partner. Our objective is to maintain and grow industry-leading margins, driven by innovation and our digital transformation; managing our portfolio and allocating capital with discipline and rigor; and leveraging our distinctive partnership culture as a competitive advantage. We aim to cultivate a high-performance culture defined by the following principles: a deep commitment to partnership, consistent execution, operational excellence, disciplined capital allocation, and continual self-improvement. We are obsessed with talent, and seek out fresh perspectives and challenging ourselves to think differently as we transform Barrick into a leading 21st century company.
The Hemlo Operations of Barrick Gold is located just north of Lake Superior on the Trans-Canada Highway (Hwy No. 17) approximately 40 km east of Marathon, Ontario and approximately 340 km east of Thunder Bay, which is the nearest major centre.
Barrick Hemlo is looking for a Buyer to join the Supply Chain team.
Reporting to the Supply Chain General Foreman, the Buyer, is responsible for the following:
Ability to effectively plan, execute and deliver recommendations and prepare proposals.
Maintain the confidentiality of all Corporation information.
Maintain safe working conditions and adheres to all Corporation policies, procedures and guidelines.
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain, Finance, Industrial Engineering or related field
Minimum four (4) years of related procurement experience in the mining sector
Strong computer skills using office software such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Oracle ERP
Ability to be an integral team member in a growing, fast-paced environment
Excellent verbal, written communication skills with the ability to communicate and interact effectively with a wide variety of people
Strong attention to detail, excellent organizational skills & the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
Excellent knowledge of end-to-end supply management processes including competitive bidding, contract management and supplier performance management.
Highly driven and self-motivated, strong negotiation skills, conflict resolution, able to manage a high volume of work in a fast-paced environment with multiple priorities and deadlines.
Successful completion of the Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP) an asset.
Barrick is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.