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Procurement Professional - New Grad


Calgary, AB, CA

Company:  Imperial

Job description

Imperial is looking for ambitious and highly motivated individuals to join our Procurement Services Department (PSD) as part of our Early Development Professional Program (EPDP). As an early business professional, you will be working in a fast-paced team environment and will gain supply chain management experience through a rotation of assignments and special projects.

Examples of Job Responsibilities:


  • Providing client advice and guidance related to acquisition processes
  • Procuring materials and services to support business operating requirements
  • Leading competitive tenders (RFIs and RFPs) to award contracts to best total value suppliers
  • Negotiating improvements in supplier cost, delivery, and quality in accordance with procurement strategies
  • Analyzing inventory parameters to maximize production
  • Coordinating shipping and receiving of materials and ensuring timely delivery to clients


As part of the EPDP, your initial assignment could be working as a Buyer, Procurement Associate, Inventory Analyst, or Warehouse Analyst.


Learn more about our organization and our new Calgary Quarry Park Campus. If you are interesting in learning more about our recruiting process, click this link.



  • Undergraduate or Masters degree in Business or Applied degree in Supply Chain Management
  • To be considered for employment, your most recent unofficial transcript(s) must be submitted with your application



  • Supply chain/ procurement experience is preferred
  • Energy industry experience is preferred
  • Demonstrated extracurricular involvement is preferred
  • Desire to obtain an SCMP designation is preferred
  • A desire to learn, excel and create value
  • Effective interpersonal skills to interface with suppliers and business clients
  • Team player with problem solving ability, business acumen, and effective time management and communication skills
  • Geographic mobility


Start date: May 2019, negotiable


Location: Calgary, AB

Your benefits

  • A company committed to career growth - we recruit those who are interested in a career with Imperial and prefer to develop and promote people from within. Our career management process means that you will likely perform a number of unique, challenging roles during your career.
  • Successful networking and mentoring programs - enables you to spend time with managers from across the organization to learn about other departments and opportunities. Also allows you to connect with peers at a similar experience level.
  • Commitment to safety, ethics & continuous improvement - these standards are the reason Imperial is an industry leader. You will work for a company that upholds safety and ethics ideals and continues to seek out ways to improve.
  • Exceptional benefits program - includes competitive savings, retirement, and healthcare plans that you can customize to meet your individual needs. A comprehensive relocation package is provided, if required. Educational and physical fitness financial assistance programs round out our benefits package.
  • Continuous learning environment - encourages you to augment your skills and capabilities.
  • If you are talented, driven, and want to make meaningful contributions that really impact environmental, safety and bottom line objectives, then you owe it to yourself to apply with Imperial.
  • Early Professional Development Program - provides you with the opportunity to specialize in a specific area of expertise or develop skills in a variety of different areas. You will quickly be given large areas of responsibility and will be encouraged to take on stretch assignments as you progress.

Who we are

We are the 5,000 men and women of Imperial.

At Imperial, Canada is more than a place to do business. It’s our home.

For more than a century, we’ve strived to reach our high standards protecting the environment and maintaining operational excellence.

Imperial employees strive to be preferred developers of Canada’s resources.

Our continued success will be driven by a commitment to continuously innovate processes, training and technologies along with our ever-present respect for the communities in which we work.


Other considerations

  • For applicants selected to be interviewed, pre-employment background screening will be required.
  • We thank all those who apply; however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.


Eligibility to work in Canada

All applicants who receive an offer of employment must be eligible to work in Canada on their start date.  Proof of eligibility shall be in the form of a Canadian birth certificate, Canadian passport, Canadian citizenship certificate, Canadian certificate of permanent residence, Canadian open work permit or receipt from Immigration Canada of an application for a post-graduate work permit. Proof of eligibility must be current and valid (not expired, cancelled or voided). Proof of eligibility will be required if an offer of employment is made. Failure to provide proof of eligibility at least six (6) weeks prior to the start date may result in the offer of employment being rescinded.


Application deadline: January 27, 2019



Imperial is committed to providing equitable treatment and equal opportunity to all individuals.

In certain situations, Imperial may use your application to consider your suitability for other positions in the company and may also provide the information to its affiliates, including affiliates of Exxon Mobil Corporation, in connection with possible opportunities at those affiliates.

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