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Reference No. 2019-1460

Date Posted 1/31/2019

LocationPrince George, BC, Canada

Position Type Fulltime

Reporting to Regional Manager, Supply Chain and working closely with the Inventory Controller, the Buyer is responsible for a variety of purchasing duties for Mount Milligan Mine.



  • Manage purchase requisitions for accuracy and pricing.

  • Procurement of services and materials (both direct charge and inventory)

  • Manage vendor selection and vendor performance.

  • Document control.

  • Coordinate shipping of materials including all Transportation of Dangerous Goods requirements.

  • Assist in resolution of lost, damaged or miss shipped materials with suppliers.

  • Coordinate warranty work/repairs and core management with maintenance department.

  • Resolve invoice and/or payment issues related to purchase orders with Accounting.

  • Work with supplier to expedite orders as required.

  • Respond to supplier inquiries and maintain an amicable relationship.

  • Explore and recommend investment recovery opportunities.

  • Provide timely customer service and assistance with orders, inquiries and concerns.




  • Supply Chain Management Professional or actively pursuing a related designation with three years of experience.  Other combinations of education and experience may be considered.

  • Preference is given to those with experience in the mining industry.

  • Proficiency in MS Office, with a strong computer aptitude; experience with Mine point is an asset.

  • Highly organized with a passion for detail.

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision, showing initiative and creativity.

  • Excellent verbal, written and listening skills.

  • Influential, with strong negotiation skills.

  • Ability to work with and support all levels of the organization.

  • Ability to deal with competing priorities and manage time appropriately.

  • An independent, self-motivated individual with the ability to work in a team environment.

  • Must have a valid driver’s license


The Company is committed to high quality safety, environmental and continuous improvement practices and applicants should be able to demonstrate shared values in this area.  This position offers a competitive salary & benefits package in line with qualifications and experience. We thank all interested candidates; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted

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We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Centerra Gold is an equal opportunity employer.