Procurement Specialist

  • Woodbridge, ON
  • 13 Hours Ago

Transforming Visions Into Buildings.


About Buttcon

Buttcon is proud to be a 100% employee-owned COR certified, leading Canadian General Contractor with projects from coast to coast. As a leader in the construction industry, we deliver quality services in ICI and multi-unit residential construction with a focus on off-site construction and sustainability. We utilize innovative technologies that ensure our projects are completed above expectations. As a company, we are committed to working safely and provide exceptional value in our progressive practices and processes. We believe that active listening, the power of a team, building for the long-term, taking action, and sharing success are the keys to a successful future.


We care about the work we do, the people we work with and making a difference through our work. We strive to provide opportunities for growth and development that empower our people. Our values of Safety, Accountability, Honesty and Integrity, Quality, Entrepreneurial Spirit, and being People-focused, are rooted in our culture and are essential in what we do. Our employees contribute to Buttcon’s success because of their knowledge and dedication to their passion.


If you share our passion for construction, we would like you to be part of our team.


Procurement Specialist



Reports to the Director of Procurement and Vice President of Procurement. The Procurement Specialist will be responsible for managing all procurement tasks for Buttcon. Their main duties include creating Instructions for Bidders packages including detailed scopes of work, managing the tender process, analyzing quotes received to ensure scopes of work are complete, negotiating to finalize sub-contract award, and tracking award amounts compared to budgets.



  Subcontractor and Tender Management:

  • Support in qualifying, analyzing, negotiating, and awarding sub-contracts for stipulated sum projects.
  • Assist in the preparation of sub-trade tender documents for design-build and construction management projects.
  • Conduct subcontract pre-qualifications.
    Tender Coordination and Communication:
  • Coordinate tender calls, including bidder coordination, responding to bidder queries, obtaining information from consultants.
  • Maintain tender document records, issue addenda, and prepare bid opening documents.
  • Act as the primary point of contact with clients, consultants, and subcontractors during the tender process.
  • Assist in opening sub-contract tenders in the presence of the owner.
  Bid Analysis and Contract Management:
  • Support in presenting bid analysis to owners for construction management projects.
  • Analyze, negotiate, and award sub-contracts.
  • Assist in the preparation of contracts with subcontractors for design-build, construction management, and stipulated sum projects.
    Budget Monitoring and Quantity Estimation:
  • Monitor project sub-contract amounts and compare them to original budget amounts.
  • Process budget reallocations as necessary.
  • Support in quantity estimates of materials for comparison with subcontractor tender quantities.
    Procurement Tracking and Support:
  • Maintain weekly tracking of tender package procurement for projects.
  • Assist the estimating department with quote analysis at tender closing time.

Skills And Attributes


  • Thorough tender analysis skills
  • Ability to negotiate with sub-contractors and suppliers.
  • Ability to prioritize and work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to read and understand Tender Drawings and Specifications
  • Knowledge of local construction practices and delineation of work to create scopes for Sub-contractor Tender Packages.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Stay up to date on industry trends and new products.

Qualification Requirements

  • Degree or Diploma in Construction Management
  • Minimum 5-7 years of experience in procurement role or related; preferably within the construction industry.
  • Demonstrated ability to negotiate with vendors.
  • Strong communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office suite, products including Outlook, Teams, Word, Excel, and Building Connected.
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask.
  • Proactive attitude towards work, teamwork, and cooperation.

Working Condition and Environment

  Here’s What You’ll Love

  • The opportunity to work with a growing company that works on diverse projects while using advanced software technology
  • Career development and training tailored to you
  • A work environment that cares about their employees and is inclusive and welcoming to all Competitive benefit plan.
  While we thank all applicants, only those under consideration for the position will be contacted. Buttcon Limited is an equal opportunity employer that proudly recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. Accommodations are available on request for applicants with disabilities taking part in the recruitment and selection process. Any information obtained during the course of recruitment will be used for employment purposes only and not for any other purpose.