Procurement Associate - Student


Calgary, AB, CA

Company:  Imperial

Job description


Imperial is looking for ambitious and highly motivated business students to join our Procurement Services Department (PSD). You will be working in a fast-paced team environment and have the opportunity to grow in the purchasing, contracting or payment of materials and services area while maintaining effective business controls.

Examples of Job Responsibilities:

  • Procuring materials and services to support business operating requirements
  • Providing client advice and guidance related to acquisition processes
  • Providing support in expediting material deliveries and resolving invoicing issues
  • Providing assistance with contract administration activities
  • Providing assistance with accounts payable activities

Student terms will also include a variety of short-term projects with specific deliverables for completion by the end of your work term.


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  • Candidate pursuing a university Business degree, Supply Chain Management degree, or Master program planning on returning to school after their work term
  • To be considered for employment, your most recent unofficial transcript(s) must be submitted with your application


  • Supply chain/ procurement experience 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: January 4, 2021


Work term: 8 Months


Location: Calgary, AB

Your benefits


  • You will gain supply management experience in one of Canada's largest and most successful companies. Procurement is an organization that values professional growth, teamwork and continuous improvement. Our emphasis on leading edge enterprise systems and supply management best practices will provide an excellent learning experience as a member of a team of high performing professionals
  • Successful networking and mentoring programs enable 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
  • Continuous learning environment encourages you to augment your skills and capabilities - i.e. improve your knowledge of SAP and Excel functionality, increase your understanding of the Oil & Gas industry, and sharpen analytical and time management skills
  • One scheduled Friday off per month
  • Term relocation assistance is available for those who qualify


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 a regular full-time basis without restrictions 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: September 20, 2020



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.