ICI HVAC Equipment Purchaser

Location: Sharon, Ontario
Division: Procurement
Start Date: 02/24/2024


Our Supply Chain Management approach enables Kelson to drive greater value from its Supply Chain, through better performance and stronger relationships with suppliers and subcontractors. Our key objectives are to deliver: • A safe and sustainable supply chain • Fully managed, integrated and seamless supply chain solutions with preferred supplier agreements • Key relationships with preferred supply partners to support business development and growth • Cost reduction and value enhancement delivered by the highest quality, motivated people • A performance measured supply chain, showing marked continuous improvement • Innovative supply chain solutions including electronic procurement • A customer focused service, delivering the best solutions for clients and internal stakeholders This role will mainly purchase HVAC equipment and fans for sheetmetal, ensuring financial savings and performance improvements are made through a more strategic approach to supply chain management and a more integrated approach with our customers (internal & external) and suppliers.

Key Responsibilities

  • Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Aids in ensuring there are sufficient suppliers for bidding to meet executive management strategies
  • Aid in establishment of electronic Supply Chain Management program in alignment with company needs and practices
  • Ensures that all of our key subcontractors and suppliers are accredited through “to be established” electronic Supply Chain Management program
  • Holds strategic partnering sessions with key suppliers to explore alternative procurement methods, construction techniques and improved integration that are advantageous to Kelson and reports to/works with executive management and relevant parties to evaluate such options
  • Prepares detailed scopes of work for bidding and/or incorporation in Purchase Orders
  • Purchases raw bulk sheetmetal and accessories
  • Conducts detailed bid/quote analysis, evaluating compliance and scope
  • Liaises with Project Management to ensure that Procurement processes and procedures are followed and any supplier or subcontractor issues are tracked in Supply Chain Management program
  • Creates reporting formats, tools and trackers to meet executive management requirements for functional reporting (i.e. metrics etc.)
  • Assists in providing functional reporting, utilizing agreed reporting formats, tools & trackers
  • Completes all of the above for all aspects of procurement, including material supply, equipment purchase, in accordance with Kelson Procurement Procedures

Desired Skills & Experience

  • The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform this job successfully:
  • Mechanical Engineer or EIT
  • Experience in HVAC industry (preferably purchasing/procurement)
  • Experience reading HVAC specifications
  • Knowledge of HVAC equipment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Organization and attention to detail
  • Proficient user of MS Office
  • Interested and want to learn more: Please send an email to humanresources@kelson.on.ca with a brief summary of your interest in the role.