Milton Hydro Distribution Inc.
Milton, Ontario

Last Day to Apply: October 13, 2023





Milton Hydro is on the threshold of an exciting transformation. The energy sector is experiencing dynamic change and opening doors for exciting new career opportunities.

Milton Hydro’s Vision is progressive and forward-looking – creating new customer and community possibilities for a smart, sustainable and electrified future. Our focus is on being customer-centric, where all employees work towards enhancing the customer experience.

We care about our employees, our community and growing our businesses. You are not just a number as we get to know the person behind the name and appreciate each individual’s unique contribution that support our successes.

Our focus is on delivering a sustainable, electrified future for our customers and community, through collaborative leadership and innovative solutions. Our belief system is based on respect, teamwork, communication and excellence in everything we do. 

The Procurement Specialist is responsible for creating extensive and detailed specifications for required products, supplies and services to meet the needs to Milton Hydro.  The incumbent will participate in the RFP process and the evaluation of competing bids. 

The Procurement Specialist will collaborate with the business units as an internal client services provider and ensure that the appropriate inventory and stock levels are maintained for operational efficiency and implement best practices to improve service to the organization.      


  • Manage corporate inventory through the timely procurement of material, equipment and services that are required for operations.
  • Manage cycle counts to ensure inventory levels are maintained.
  • Identify and manage sources of supply for materials and services.
  • Ensure clarity of specifications and negotiate best pricing, delivery and payment terms for products and services on behalf of the organization.
  • Evaluate procurement processes in order to create efficiencies and implement best practices using software tools and web enable platforms.
  • Participate in the development of RFXs for large Capital Projects and the evaluation of submissions.
  • Recommend and implement up-to-date procurement best practices to support Milton Hydro’s business needs.
  • Issue purchase orders in accordance with company policy to ensure compliance, completeness and that appropriate terms and conditions are in place.
  • Work collaboratively with stakeholders to identify competitive goods, vendors and other cost saving opportunities.
  • Conduct training sessions on procurement processes and procedures as required.
  • Collect and report on vendor performance to support the evaluation of vendors against key performance indicators.
  • Communicate efficiently to resolve issues with all internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ensure strong familiarity with the marketplace in order to understand lead times and pricing structures.


  • Advanced negotiation and interpersonal skills with the ability to develop strong relationships with vendors
  • Advanced organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Advanced MS Office skills
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver superior customer service, work independently and on a team, and resolve conflicting priorities
  • Intermediate financial management skills


  • Advanced knowledge of procurement best practices and processes
  • Advanced knowledge of materials management and inventory systems (ERP/MRP)
  • Advanced understanding of materials and services procurement as well as contracting, contract language and deliverables.
  • Advanced knowledge of the OH&SA requirements


  • Bachelor’s in Business Administration or related discipline
  • Certified Purchasing Professional (CPP) or Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP)
  • 3-5 years experience in a procurement role
  • Previous experience with the implementation/launch of new ERP/MRP software into an organization
  • Previous experience in a utility environment is an asset 


Candidates interested in this position are invited to apply in confidence, by completing their application through the Career Center by end of business day, Friday October 13th, 2023.  Please attach your resume and cover letter in .docx or .pdf format.

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Milton Hydro is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing a recruitment process that respects the dignity and independence of all candidates. Should you require accommodation at any stage in the recruitment, assessment or selection process please email We thank all applicants for their interest in Milton Hydro Distribution Inc., however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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