Buyer - Planner II
Agrium, Inc. - North Bend, OH

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Growth is a top priority for Agrium Wholesale and it doesn’t just apply to the nutrients we make or the size of our Company. To achieve growth and remain healthy and profitable we need talented, diverse employees to support our initiatives. In 2011, we were named as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers and in 2012 one of Alberta’s Top 50 Employers. Come grow your career at Agrium Wholesale where our employees strive to make a difference and take pride in helping to feed the world.

We are currently recruiting for an Buyer/Planner II in our North Bend office. Reporting to the Plant Manager, this position provides support for the purchase of product for Agrium.

The buyer/planner position is an integral part of the procurement and maintenance functions at North
Bend. The position develops purchase requisitions, approval of work requests, planning of daily/weekly maintenance activities and ensuring needed
parts and/or materials are readily available and/or can be obtained quickly. The position also obtains quotes for process equipment and is responsible
for planning shutdown activities approximately once per quarter. The position is the direct contact with outside contractors to identify and address
all needed materials and project clarification prior to shutdowns and/or projects. Responsible for managing outside contractors in compliance with
Agrium’s IS Networld system and managing the contractor exception process. The position is the primary contact for all plant purchases and
is responsible for ensuring North Bend supports Agrium’s corporate procurement goals.

Job Duties:
Purchasing of goods, materials, supplies and services

Manage all contracts, vendors and negotiations

Determine corrective action plan for repair or planned maintenance

Ensure clean and organized warehouse

Maintain inventory

Bachelors degree in a relevant field of study

5 years Buying and planning experience

Prior SAP experience is a big plus

Warehouse inventory management experience

Agrium Wholesale is committed to providing employees with competitive compensation that reflects individual contribution, business performance and the markets in which we compete for talent. We pay-for-performance; employee total compensation is linked to Agrium’s goals and performance. We welcome and promote diversity and inclusion in our workplace and encourage applications from all qualified individuals. EOE.

Join Agrium, and “Help Feed the World!”

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