Purchasing Agent 3

With 47 ports of call, 35 vessels, and more than 500 sailings every day, BC Ferries is the largest independently-owned ferry company in the world.  Dedicated to safety, excellence, innovation, and people, we are committed to continuously improving the west coast travel experience of our customers.



BC Ferries - Richmond


We are seeking a highly motivated, experienced and qualified Purchasing Agent with experience purchasing a variety of commercially available goods and services to meet the requirements of BC Ferries.


The incumbent will be responsible for purchasing a variety of commercially available goods and services for BC Ferries in a prudent, efficient and cost-effective manner  for our fleet of vessels and other user departments, and will perform the following: reviewing, checking, analyzing and pricing requisitions for a wide variety of goods and services; developing, preparing, issuing and awarding contracts including negotiating contract terms; opening formal bids, preparing bid summary reports and performing additional duties as required.


You hold a Supply Chain Management Association of Canada (SCMA) Designation, or equivalent, with 6 years’ experience in the purchasing and materials management field with computerized MRP/ERP experience.  You also possess negotiation, inventory management, accounting, logistics and organization skills.


Please apply by November 23, 2018 via the internet, by clicking ‘Current Career Opportunities’ on our careers page. You will be required to create a profile which you can use to apply on future career opportunities.


We appreciate the interest of all applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.