Purchaser

Alamo Industries Ltd. is a company that specializes in the supply and repair of turbochargers.  We have been in business for over 40 years and our daily mission is the Relentless Pursuit of Excellence.  Alamo values long-term employee relationships and we offer competitive wages, in-house training, a comprehensive benefit package and paid vacation (two weeks after one year and three weeks after three years).  There are also opportunities for advancement within the company.

We are currently seeking a Purchaser working within a team of Shipping/Receiving and Warehouse staff for our Calgary facility on a full-time, permanent basis.  Our hours of work are 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday to Friday. Occasionally, overtime work is necessary and you will be required to participate.  The wage range is $24.00 to $28.00 per hour, however, the starting wage offered will depend upon your experience or education.


Your duties will include:
Interacting with suppliers on a day-to-day basis, reviewing inventories on an ongoing basis and order as required (based on minimum requirements set in computer system), creating purchase orders and sending them to the suppliers, tracking orders once they are placed.  You will also be responsible for ensuring correct and efficient flow of product through the warehouse, inventory counts on computer match with actual inventory on an ongoing basis, the warehouse is kept clean and tidy at all times, invoices are sent to accounting department for payment.  Producing and maintaining reports for presentation to Management will also be within your purview.

Alamo will provide you with full training; however, your must have the necessary experience as follows: Inventory/warehouse experience (relevant warehousing or purchasing education is a definite asset) intermediate keyboarding skills and experience with MS Office.

We are looking for an energetic, motivated individual to join our team.  Alamo is a fast-paced environment, therefore, you will be an organized multi-tasker who can work independently but is team oriented.  In addition, you will be walking daily, lifting and carrying (up to 50 lbs), therefore, you must be able to meet the physical requirements of this position.

We look forward to receiving your work references, so we can confirm your excellent organizational and communication skills, punctuality, dependability, and pride in workmanship.

Apply to:  L. Mikkelson through this website or
Via Mail:  Bay 30, 5225 - 6th Street NE, Calgary, AB   T2H 1Y7
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Via Facsimile:  403-275-4600

Alamo thanks you for your interest and we will contact you if we need more information or to schedule an interview.  No telephone calls please.