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Procurement Analyst (Temporary 12-months)

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Date: Mar 16, 2023

Location: Calgary, AB, CA

Company: TransAlta



“Energizing the Future.”


TransAlta owns, operates, and develops a diverse fleet of electrical generation assets in Canada, the United States and Australia, providing municipalities, industries, and businesses with safe, low-cost, and reliable clean electricity. For over 111 years, TransAlta has been a responsible operator and proud community-member where its employees work and live. We are committed to fostering a dynamic, productive, and safe work environment. Our employees contribute to a diverse, open, and transparent culture with clear accountabilities, strong leadership, and challenging opportunities for personal career growth.


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We have an exciting temporary opportunity for a results-driven Procurement Analyst to join our Shared Services team. As the Procurement Analyst, you are a key member of the supply chain management team that will be responsible for gathering and interpreting data to develop actionable steps to optimize results. This role is based out of our Head Office in Downtown Calgary, with the flexibility for a hybrid work schedule (days in the office & days at home). Please note that this is a temporary position for 12 months. 




  • Review purchase requests from internal stakeholders and prepare, send and file Purchase Orders on a daily basis.

  • Develops and maintains effective relationships with suppliers and internal stakeholders

  • Responsible for daily maintenance of existing Purchase Orders

  • Identify cost and process improvement opportunities for assessment

  • Support the execution of the end-to-end competitive bid process

    • Utilize standard templates for all strategic sourcing activity including but not limited to RFx templates, contract agreements, scopes of work, service level agreements, and letters of agreements

  • Develops, implements, amends and monitors supplier contractual agreements

  • Provides category and strategic sourcing subject matter expertise as applicable

  • Ensure adherence to Company Policies, Processes and Work Instructions

  • Support SCM team members as required




  • University graduation or professional certification 

  • 3-5 years of relevant work experience in Materials and Services

  • Knowledge of strategic sourcing requirements and practices

  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

  • Ability to assist in the development and execution of supplier contract agreements

  • Possesses a team spirit and strong collaboration skills

  • Ability to build and manage relationships with various stakeholders

  • Previous experience using SAP & integrated procurement system would be an asset


Become part of our TransAlta team today! We look forward to reviewing your application. All applications will be reviewed in a timely manner to the best of our abilities. We appreciate your patience and understanding during the recruitment process.


Our Commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion


It is our collective mission to ensure that every single employee feels a sense of inclusion and belonging and can show up to work as their true authentic self. TransAlta is committed to hiring a diverse workforce including women, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and members of the LGBTQ2+ community. TransAlta believes that diversity enhances the quality of its performance, is an essential element of effective corporate governance, and cultivates a strong workplace culture.