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Purchaser - Mississauga, ON


Mississauga, ON, CA, L4Z 2E7

Company:  OBE-Engineering Products-Eastern Region



Job ID:  143909


Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope®, a CRH Company, is the leading supplier of products specified to close the building envelope. They include: custom-engineered curtain wall and window wall, architectural windows, storefront systems, doors, skylights and architectural glass.




  • Ensuring that the materials required for projects are provided to schedule and according to projected budgets.
  • Ensuring that we select the most appropriate goods and services based on price, quality and services support.
  • Develop the best buying strategies for their organisation while consistently maintaining quality and managing costs.
  • Take customer interests into consideration.
  • Proficient in Excel and communication skills are necessary.
  • Experience in purchasing and ERP exposure an asset but we can train someone who is bright and adapts quickly.
  • The candidate must enjoy meeting people and be good at managing relationships with colleagues and suppliers.
  • Experience in buying would be advantageous as well as formal education in purchasing and materials management.
  • Contacting a range of suppliers and sub-contractors to obtain quotations and agree delivery times.
  • Issuing requisitions and purchase orders for all materials.
  • Providing prices for all materials included in project plans, Bills of Materials and drawings.
  • Assessing the reliability of sub-contractors and suppliers.
  • Dealing effectively with challenges with suppliers and the flow of materials.
    Providing advice to the project estimators and project managers on the predicted cost of individual items.
  • Liaising with the estimators at the tendering stage to ensure that an accurate project cost is provided.
  • Keeping detailed records and maintaining a well-organised work schedule.
  • Follow up with suppliers to ensure on time delivery of purchased items.



  • Strong experience with Excel.
  • Good oral and written communication and analytical skills.
  • A good standard of numeracy in order to analyse facts and figures.
  • Excellent negotiation skills.
  • Tact and Diplomacy.


What CRH Americas Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion


About CRH Americas


CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


CRH Americas is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our career site. Please complete your online profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!

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