Company: Columbia Oilfield Supply

Location: Edmonton, AB

Hybrid #LI-Onsite


Columbia Oilfield Supply, a division of Precision Drilling, has an opening in the warehouse for a Purchaser, General Supply, eager for fresh challenges and development toward potential future career growth as our business continues to innovate and grow.


Combined with a competitive remuneration package, you will enjoy the advantages of:


  • Medical, dental, prescription drug, life insurance, Pension match, long-term disability coverage.
  • An inclusive work environment where you can expect to enjoy a work-life balance that promotes personal health, well-being, and family life!
  • Personal development to grow your career with us based on your strengths and interests.
  • Precision offers competitive time off packages as applicable.


The Purchaser, General Supply is accountable for fulfilling demand requirements while maintaining an open channel of communication with operating centers and customers concerning product specifications, order processing, pricing, cost savings, credits, back-orders and other issues.



  • Review incoming orders for accuracy in terms of materials, pricing, and value.
  • Creation of stock picking tickets.
  • Procurement of non-stocked materials.
  • Ensuring buy-out materials are received within the allotted time frame.
  • Ensuring all orders are processed and completed on a timely basis.
  • Assist the Inventory Purchasing department with possible new inventory requirements.
  • Assist with picking stock orders from time to time when required.
  • Coordinating with the Accounting Department regarding order and/or vendor issues.
  • Coordinating with warehouse personnel regarding order accuracy (physical scale) and shipping.
  • Emphasizing product/service features and benefits, quote prices, discuss credit terms and prepare sales order forms and/or reports.
  • Investigate and troubleshoot customer service issues.
  • Assisting in day-to-day warehouse operations when required.
  • Assist in physical inventory count procedure.
  • Correct vendor utilized for the right product at the right price.
  • Utilization of in-house inventory.
  • Material Master utilized when possible.
  • Free text procurement kept to a minimum.
  • Participate in after-hour on-call rotation schedule; and
  • Various other duties as required.


Knowledge & Skills

Strong knowledge of oilfield consumable requirements (drilling, well servicing, snubbing, manufacturing, vendors).

Medium/Strong computer skills are considered an asset.

Able to develop excellent customer and vendor relationships.

A positive attitude towards customers and co-workers;

Strong time management, attention to detail and organizational skills;

Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal;

Must be committed to safety and the promotion of a safe work environment;

Must be able to work as part of a dynamic team.



Degree or diploma in a related discipline is considered an asset.



Experience in SAP is considered an asset.

Previous oilfield supply experience is considered an asset.