Purchasing Agent

At Canfor Pulp Limited Partnership (CPLP), we offer unlimited opportunities for career growth. Proud of our quality products, safe and efficient operations, commitment to the environment and our support of each other, we're ready for you to find your unlimited potential.

Canfor Pulp is currently hiring for a Purchasing Analyst. The position is located in Prince George, BC and will help ensure a smooth procurement process for our Canfor Pulp's 3 mills.

You will provide in-depth supply chain analysis for the Pulp and Paper Group's Purchasing and Inventory Department. In addition to providing analytical support and relief purchasing, you can expect to:

  • help develop and maintain efficient procurement technology, tools and processes
  • provide detailed market analysis including tracking commodity trends and economic conditions
  • evaluate and benchmark targeted spending to help ensure a superior competitive position is maintained
  • organize and maintain the spend database and contract files
  • facilitate tri-mill user meetings for common strategies to market
  • develop the skill set and experience to progress to Operational Purchasing and Contract Management.

Forward thinking and innovative, you have the ability to research and evaluate critical components of the procurement process. You ideally have a relevant business degree combined with enrolment in the PMAC program.  Several years of pulp and paper or manufacturing experience would also be an asset, along with previous experience using CMMS databases and business intelligence tools as well as an understanding of Asset Management best practices.  A valid BC driver's licence and transportation are essential for this tri-mill position.

Guided by innovative and astute leadership, CPLP is the leading producer of fully bleached, high performance Kraft paper, and the second largest North American and fourth largest global producer of market NBSK pulp. CPLP includes the Northwood Pulp Mill, the Prince George Pulp and Paper Mill, the Intercontinental Pulp Mill and the Pulp and Paper Marketing Group in Vancouver.

Our industry position is strong and we're poised for long-term sustained growth for the future. If you would like to join us, consider this opportunity.

Prince George, with a warm and welcoming community of 82,000, boasts year-round recreational opportunities, its own university, affordable housing and an attractive lifestyle for you and your family-visit http://www.workprincegeorge.ca/ for more information.

We thank all applicants for their interest in CPLP; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please submit your résumé, in confidence, by 4 pm, Friday, November 23, 2012 to:

Canfor Pulp Limited Partnership
c/o CPLP Careers
P.O. Box 9000
Prince George, BC  V2L 4W2
Fax: 250.962.3638
E-mail: cplpcareers@canforpulp.com