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Our highly regarded Red Deer based client is looking for a Procurement Coordinator to join their team on a full-time permanent basis. This position will be required to work in the Red Deer office Monday to Friday, remote or hybrid is not an option.


  • Coordination of daily procurement activities.
  • Sourcing projects to support manufacturing operations as well as strategic sourcing initiatives.
  • Occasional travel to vendor sites along with continuous interaction with Engineering, Manufacturing, Fleet and Operations.
  • Conduct frequent materials requirements planning to ensure that delivery schedules align with manufacturing requirements.
  • Update and maintain bill of materials for different product lines and cut in engineering change orders as they are released, in close collaboration with engineering and the materials team.
  • RFX Process: Develop and issue RFPs (Request for Proposals) for selected categories, evaluate responses based on pre-determined evaluation criteria, support the negotiation of contract terms including products / services delivery, timelines and discounts, finalize contracts and monitor vendor performance on a continuous basis.
  • Continually looks for areas where costs can be reduced, and processes can be improved without sacrificing quality.
  • Maintain healthy, reliable, and positive relationships with vendors and develop strategic relationships with key suppliers.
  • Participate in cross-functional, continuous improvement teams as the opportunity presents itself.
  • Willing to learn and follow Alberta Occupational Health Safety Legislation requirements and adhere to all the company’s guiding principles and safety policies.
  • Cooperate with the Management and Leadership team in Identifying hazards.
  • Participate in all scheduled training identified by the leadership group.


  • Minimum of 5 years’ work experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Degree or training in supply chain management, procurement or business administration is preferred.
  • Strong working knowledge of common software packages (MS Office, Acrobat, etc.).
  • Experience with ERP systems (especially Oracle & Sage) is considered a plus.
  • Exceptional organizational and self-management skills.
  • Ability to stay focused and keep on top of priority tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrates a strong work ethic: takes ownership of assigned tasks and responsibilities, values accountability and is focused on making a positive contribution to the team.
  • Great attention to detail is crucial for success in this role.
  • Positive, customer-focused attitude with continuous improvement mindset.
  • Strong analytical mindset and experience with data analysis is considered an asset.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Sound technical background (hands-on) with logical deductive reasoning approach.
  • Interest in developing technical skills through both internal and external training.
  • High level of personal integrity.

Pre-employment screening is mandatory for this client including drug and alcohol testing, criminal, education and credit background checks.

For immediate consideration of this exciting opportunity, please forward your resume to Krista at

Klopp Richards & Associates would like to thank all applicants in advance for their expressed interest in this opportunity.

    • Job type: Full-time
    • Location: Red Deer
    • Date posted:
    • Pay:$- $ per hour