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Buyer - Infrastructure

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Updated: December 7, 2017
Graham is a growing, dynamic and innovative construction solutions provider with history of success dating back to 1926. As an employee-owned company, you’ll be able to capitalize on our collective success by becoming an owner yourself. You’ll also be able to take advantage of professional development, learning and growth opportunities, while working on exciting, leading-edge projects.
We are seeking top tier talent to further strengthen our capabilities. We provide a collaborative and caring culture and the necessary tools and support for you to succeed, both personally and professionally. If you’re eager to work on innovative projects, be part of a great team and become an employee-owner, Graham is the place for you.
As a member of our Infrastructure group, you will provide insight and innovative construction solutions to ensure the successful execution of various infrastructure projects, such as: roadways, highways and interchanges; bridges and overpasses; water and wastewater treatment facilities; transmission lines; general/public transportation including airports, seaports and light rail transit lines (LRTs); and conventional and alternative power generation like wind farms and district energy facilities. You will also further hone your skills operating under various delivery methods including Design-Build, P3 (Public-Private Partnership), Construction Management and IPD (Integrated Project Delivery).
As a Buyer at Graham you will:
  • Evaluate and negotiate supplier pricing, production capability, quality, performance, and delivery to meet established service level requirements
  • Purchase supplies, equipment and inventory resources in the most efficient and cost effective manner
  • Develop and maintain collaborative working relationships with suppliers as well as internal and external clients
  • Lead and participate in procurement initiatives to improve efficiency and effectiveness
  • Issue Purchase Orders and expedite Purchase Orders as required and report changes in delivery schedules
  • Monitor and ensure the data integrity of vendor information relating to procurement
  • Process/maintain organized paperwork and records
  • Report supplier issues and trends to the Purchasing Manager
 To be Successful at Graham, you will have the following qualifications and experience:
  • Post-Secondary education in Engineering and/or Supply Chain is preferred
  • Experience in Construction is essential
  • Commercial knowledge is mandatory with a preference for prior work experience in Civil or Mechanical or Electrical construction
  • A minimum of 3-5 years of procurement experience is required
  • Proficient ERP System experience with SAP preferred
  • An SCMP designation is an asset
  • Ability to work comfortably in a team environment, multi-task, and support concurrent requirements for different internal and external customers
  • Excellent time management skills with an attention to detail
  • Basic understanding of accounting principles
  • Proficient computer experience in Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office applications           
Compensation and Benefits:
  • Opportunity for ownership and increased income through dividends and share equity increases
  • 15% of annual profits are paid out in bonuses
  • Excellent Health & Dental benefits plan, Life insurance, AD&D. LTD and Flex Plan
  • 401(k) savings plan with employer matching
  • 12 paid holidays a year
  • 3 to 5 weeks of vacation per year, with credit for prior industry experience
  • Professional and career development opportunities

What we can offer you:


  • Strong commitment to safety in the workplace
  • Grounded and family-oriented workplace in a progressive environment that is at the forefront of a fast evolving business sector
  • Commitment to the training and wealth of opportunities for career development across job categories, project types and locations around North America
Graham is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Graham does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by country, regional or local law.
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13555 SE 36th Street, Suite 120
Bellevue, WA 98006
Fax: 425-691-5524

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