Job Overview

Job ID: 97168
  • Company Name Teck Resources
  • Salary Offer $44.12 per hour
  • Job Start Date Thu, 22 Feb 2024 23:52:27 GMT
  • Job Type Full Time - Permanent
  • Job Source Careerjet

Job title: Buyer

Job description: Closing Date: March 3, 2024

As Canada’s largest diversified mining company, Teck is committed to providing the world with essential resources safely and sustainably. We have a rich history of consistently driving innovation, harnessing cutting-edge technology, and cultivating a dynamic environment that empowers our employees to shape the future.

Teck is looking for an experienced Buyer to join our team at our Trail Operations, one of the world’s largest fully integrated zinc and lead smelting and refining complexes. Reporting to the Procurement Lead, the Buyer is accountable for the procurement of materials, equipment, supplies, services as assigned, and expediting orders placed.

This role is based in the welcoming community of Trail, situated in the beautiful West Kootenay region of southeastern British Columbia. Here you will find outdoor adventure at your fingertips! Whether it’s biking and skiing, or the laid-back atmosphere of fishing and hiking, there is something for everyone.


  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Process to completion of all purchase orders for assigned commodities
  • Obtain and analyze competitive quotations and make recommendations
  • Analyze supplier proposals/cost drivers and challenge suppliers when inconsistencies exist.
  • Process and manage warehouse inventory contracts
  • Research and select vendors based upon value analysis; analyze vendor performance statistics and monitor market and economic trends
  • Administer procurement for the Contract Management group utilizing knowledge of the Contractor Management System, Contract Service Agreements, Builders Lien Provisions, agreed upon rates, and Teck Operations’ procedures and controls
  • Interview supplier representatives; resolve problems pertaining to existing purchase orders and overall supply performance; obtain information on new commodities
  • Supply updated purchasing information to the operating plants and warehouse; arrange expedited manufacturing/repair services when required
  • Identify and analyze opportunities to reduce Teck’s overall expenditures
  • Understand and apply tax regulations as they pertain to the purchase of goods and services
  • Understand transportation costs and shipment requirements to ensure goods arrive within the required time period and in the most cost-effective manner


  • Successful completion of the Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP/SMT) introductory courses (Operations Management, Transportation, Logistics, and Purchasing), or equivalent education through an accredited institution
  • Successful completion of a two year Business Administration Diploma or BBA Degree (Accounting/Finance major is preferred)
  • Experience working with Purchasing/Warehousing modules of an ERP system.
  • Mathematical, cost analysis and analytical skills
  • Knowledge of Teck Metals Ltd. purchasing and warehouse procedures is preferred.
  • Industrial buying and negotiation experience is an asset

Why Join Us?

At Teck, we offer more than just a job – we provide a pathway to personal and professional enrichment. With captivating projects set against stunning backdrops, a culture of inclusivity and collaboration, and boundless opportunities to learn and grow, joining us means embracing a fulfilling and dynamic career adventure.

This is a unionized position with United Steelworkers Local 480 Office and Technical. Employees receive access to a comprehensive benefits package that promotes physical, mental, financial, and emotional well-being.

Salary Range: $44.12/ Hour

About Teck

At Teck, we value diversity. Our teams work collaboratively and respect each person’s unique perspective and contribution.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Teck is a diversified resource company committed to responsible mining and mineral development with major business units focused on copper, steelmaking coal and zinc.

Teck has been named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers and is one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People.

The pursuit of sustainability guides Teck’s approach to business. Teck has been recognized as one of the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations by Corporate Knights and is ranked #1 in the Metals and Mining industry on the S&P Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI).

Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, its shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols TECK.A and TECK.B and the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TECK.

Learn more about Teck at or follow @TeckResources.


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