Project buyer - ASDR Canada

Project buyer


ASDR is a mining centre of expertise that operates both in Canada and internationally and offers a wide range of complementary services grouped into Corporate Services, Manufacturing, Project Management & Engineering, and Industrial Service and Water Treatment.

The company has experienced strong growth in recent years and is looking to expand its team with dynamic and qualified employees to further accelerate its evolution. There are significant investments underway in the industry and our positioning in the market allows us to support our leading customers in meeting their challenges and delivering on projects of all sizes and complexity. Inspired by the values of solidarity and respect, we offer our employees a friendly and stimulating work environment from our offices in Laval and Abitibi, while offering flexibility in working from home.

As a Project Buyer, reporting to the procurement manager, you will be responsible for the procurement of specialized process equipment and materials in compliance with the technical specifications provided by the Engineering team. You will be required to negotiate with selected suppliers and evaluate factors that affect prices and determine lowest cost consistent with quality, reliability, and ability to meet required delivery dates and budgets. The Buyer is also expected to negotiate general terms and conditions with suppliers regarding damage claims, equipment warranties, delays, non-conformities, losses, liquidated damages and cancellations. As a member of the ASDR team, you will benefit from the support of experienced and multidisciplinary staff to carry out your tasks.

  • Preparation of bidders list including Supplier prequalification and selection;
  • Prepare Request for Proposal (RFP) documents and bid packages for competitive bidding;
  • Bid reception, analysis and redaction of commercial purchase recommendations;
  • Organize and chair commercial and technical clarification meetings with selected Suppliers;
  • Draft Purchase Agreements and Purchase Orders (POs);
  • Change Management (post-award);
  • Invoice verification in compliance with agreed payment milestones;
  • Organize and chair kick-off and coordination meetings with Suppliers (Post-Award);
  • Follow-up on all awards through completion and close out of order;
  • Follows applicable anti-corruption ethics, laws, and regulations;
  • Coordination with different departments (Engineering, Quality Assurance, Construction);
  • Recommend enhancements to systems and processes;
  • Work to achieve specific projects milestones and targets.
Compétences générales


  • Microsoft Office 365 Suite;
  • Knowledge of Health and Security Standards.



  • Ability to read technical documents;
  • Ability to deal with and resolve problems;
  • Maintain good working relationships with suppliers, customers and any other person or organization necessary for the business.



  • Adherence to standards, methods and procedures;
  • Professional attitude;
  • Autonomy, thoroughness, attendance and initiative;
  • Dynamism, thoroughness, attention to detail;
  • Priority Management / Time;
  • Ability to work in a team environment;
  • Loyalty and commitment to the company;
  • Respect for people;
  • Sense of confidentiality and discretion;
  • Planning and organizational skills;
  • High ethical sense;
  • Ability to work multiple files simultaneously



  • BAC or Technical diploma or equivalent training;
  • Minimum 5-10 years of experience as Buyer or Procurement Agent on mining or industrial projects;
  • Strong working methods and organizational skills;
  • Technical plan reading is an asset;
  • Excellent oral and written communication in both French and English.



  • Job location: Val-d’Or, Rouyn-Noranda, Laval or Malartic with teleworking possibilities;
  • Flexible for travel to suppliers facilities (USA/ Europe);
  • 40 hours/week;
  • Salary to be determined based on qualifications;
  • Group insurance and RRSPs;
  • Employee Assistance Program and Social Club;
  • Start Date – Immediately.


ASDR adheres to the principles of employment equity.

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Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.





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