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Purchasing Clerk

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Date: Jan 8, 2019

City/State/Province: Surrey, BC, CA, V3S 5J9

Company: Colas




Terus Construction Ltd. is a diversified construction company that delivers road building, earth moving, site preparation, aggregates & ready mix materials and other services throughout British Columbia and the Yukon Territory. Terus Construction Ltd. is a subsidiary of ColasCanada Inc., a leading national road builder with subsidiaries in Western Canada, Ontario and Quebec. Being part of the Colas group of Companies provides impressive resources and technical expertise enabling Terus Construction Ltd. to access unique high technical and major construction projects.

We are currently looking for a Purchasing Clerk to join our Purchasing team at the Terus head office located in Surrey, British Columbia.  The incumbent will be reporting to the Purchasing Manager and working directly with head office and the operations team.

You are well versed in the field of purchasing.  You possess between 2 to 3 years of related experience, preferably in the construction industry.  You are a team player paired with strong communication skills and business expertise.  You are customer service oriented and have strong data entry skills.


The principal duties will consist of the following:

  • Entering purchase orders ensuring that coding and descriptions are accurate.
  • Following up with vendors to ensure orders are received and delivery dates are accurate.
  • Liaise with A/P to reconcile invoices.
  • Follow proper purchasing policies and procedures that will support the operations while maintaining the integrity of the purchasing function.
  • Maintain purchasing files



  • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure.
  • Clear and effective communication skills.
  • Experience with JDE accounting software an asset.
  • Working knowledge of MS Word, Outlook, and Excel.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a similar role in construction or manufacturing industry.
  • Able to work well in a fast paced, collaborative and team-based environment.

Terus Construction Ltd. offers opportunities for qualified people who want to grow in our high performance organization including competitive salary and benefits package, along with in house training, an incredible work environment, and career advancement opportunities.


Must be able to meet all safety requirements including pre-employment drug/alcohol testing.

We would like to thank all applicants for submitting their resume.  However only applicants selected to be interviewed will be contacted.