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Weyerhaeuser Material Manager / Buyer in Edson, Alberta

We've been delivering quality building products and solutions to our customers for more than 100 years. From builders and dealers to specifiers and homeowners, we offer exceptional product performance and unparalleled support.
For more than a century, we’ve been building our reputation as a leader in sustainable wood products.

Weyerhaeuser Company is currently recruiting for a Materials Manager/Buyer for our OSB facility located in Edson, AB.

Key Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Performs purchasing and sourcing for products and services of a more complex nature. This may include new inventory or unsourced parts, non-contracted items and all higher dollar transactions, including capital
  • Continually monitors the purchasing process to ensure the function is carried out in an efficient and effective manner (i.e. PWR, ERS, P-cards, Standing PO’s, SA’s etc.)
  • Ensures that purchasing and storeroom practices are being adhered to and record retention guidelines are met.
  • Accountable for all Storeroom processes and decisions relating to safety, inventory control (i.e. Stock, Capital Spares, VMI, Bulk issue, Vending Machines, consignment), cycle counts, rebuild process, Kitting and Delivery, shipping & receiving, storeroom security, month end reconciliation and standard reports
  • Responsible for RFP process, initiating SAP and Formal Contracts and negotiations with material and service providers
  • Identifies and implements cost savings opportunities
  • Supervises staff and provides or coordinates training and mentoring as required
  • Accountable for AP invoice resolution (i.e. Web Cycles and IDR’s) and responsible for month end accrual and reports
  • Final decision maker on sourcing for products and services
  • Identifies and initiates new inventory adds
  • Responsible for all investment recovery processes including disposal of surplus
  • Site contact for Supplier Issue Resolution
  • Initiates all new vendor set ups and associated payment terms
  • May perform some roles of Storeroom Coordinator as a backup

  • Diploma/Certificate or SCMP designation, a College Graduate, or six years of purchasing and storeroom experience

  • Preferred candidates will have experience in maintenance and capital project support, including bidding, negotiating and contract administration
  • Strong Safety Focus
  • Strong accounting acumen
  • Strong computer skills (MS Office applications)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to handle large volumes of work and multiple priorities


  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment
  • SAP experience
  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods or WHMIS Training

About Weyerhaeuser

We sustainably manage forests and manufacture products that make the world a better place. We’re serious about safety, driven to achieve excellence, and proud of what we do. With multiple business lines in locations across North America, we offer a range of exciting career opportunities for smart, talented people who are passionate about making a difference.
We know you have a choice in your career. We want you to choose us.

/Weyerhaeuser is an equal opportunity employer. Inclusion is one of our five core values and we strive to maintain a culture where all our people feel a sense of belonging, opportunity and shared purpose. We are committed to recruiting a diverse workforce and supporting an equitable and inclusive environment that inspires people of all backgrounds to join, stay and thrive with our team./

Job: *Procurement, Logistics, & Transportation

Title: Material Manager / Buyer

Location: CAN-AB-Edson

Requisition ID: 01017216