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Analyst/Buyer (Contract)


Pickering, ON, CA, L1W3J2

Req ID:  36845

Status: PWU TERM Employment (Up to Pickering End of Commercial Operations)

Education Level: 3 Year College Diploma

Location(s): Pickering, ON

Shifts(s): Days

Travel: up to 10%

Deadline to Apply: December 6, 2021


OPG continues to set the bar for environmental protection, community involvement and economic impact—all while safely keeping the lights on. 
Now we’ve set our sights on being a net-zero carbon company by 2040 and a catalyst to help the economies where we operate achieve net-zero by 2050.  

OPG operates a diverse portfolio of generation assets including nuclear, hydroelectric, biomass and solar. We are also a clean tech leader and innovator, offering challenging and unique work opportunities. Help us use our power to change the world.  


BE THE GENERATION to help build a brighter tomorrow





Ontario Power Generation Inc. (OPG) is looking for consultative and results driven supply chain professional to join our team at our Pickering Nuclear Generating Station on a temporary TERM Employment basis in the role of Buyer/Analyst.


As a TERM employee for Ontario Power Generation, successful candidates will become members of the Power Workers Union (PWU) hiring hall and will be supporting the long-term life of the Pickering Generating Station. Successful candidates will receive an attractive wage and benefit package including life insurance, drug and dental plan and retirement program through the Power Sector Benefit Trust. Members of the PWU have the protection of a collective agreement governing working conditions. For details on working for the PWU hiring hall and accompanying benefits, please visit  


The Buyer/Analyst will have the opportunity to prepare, process, and provide services and technical expertise to effectively support the management of materials inventory, procurement transaction and contractual function. 


This is an exciting opportunity to work in an environment where you will contribute to Ontario Power Generation’s continued growth and success in generating safe, clean, reliable low-cost power in a sustainable manner.




  • Analyze and evaluate plant design basis documents to determine the technical and quality requirements to be applied, including preparing and revising item descriptions to correspond to system requirements, applying generic technical evaluations for repeat items, verifying technical and quality requirements. 
  • Purchase a variety of commodities, equipment and services for customers throughout the Company, of a commercial and technical nature. 
  • Negotiate contract terms & conditions prior to Purchase Order award.  
  • Establish and maintain commodity contracts, effective relationships with requisitioners and local, national and international vendor communities.
  • Process and administer contract conditions and complex evaluations, claims and adjustments.
  • Participate in the maintenance of the materials inventories and availability of same utilizing computerized systems.
  • Perform pre-screening activities in preparation for purchasing a variety of commodities. 
  • Assist and advise in the selection of proper material, spare parts, equipment and tools, reviewing catalogue ID’s to ensure correctness, applying vendor information and design documentation to catalogue descriptions, reviewing and correcting material descriptions and part number changes.
  • Through inventory management processes, optimize inventory levels to reduce the total life cycle costs of equipment and materials, ensuring integrity of inventories and reconcile.
  • Accountable for health, safety and well-being of self and others in accordance with technical/operating procedures and standards, and includes the development of technical/operating solutions to problems.



  • 3 year college diploma in technical field 
  • Courses in supply chain management an asset.



We are looking for a results-driven team player with the following:

  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings
  • Comfortable dealing with complex and technical equipment
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Comfortable writing and reading technical information
  • Working knowledge of supply chain an asset
  • Strong computer skills


The successful candidate will exhibit uncompromising integrity and commitment to upholding corporate values, and the OPG Code of Business Conduct.




As Ontario’s largest clean energy generator, Ontario Power Generation (OPG) offers an exciting combination of challenging opportunities and career diversity in a work environment where safety is a fundamental value. Being an OPG employee means you can apply your knowledge, broaden your skills and make a valuable contribution to an organization that is vital to Ontario's success.


At OPG our values are our strengths.  They are fundamental truths about our organization that don’t change.  Safety. Integrity. Excellence. People and Citizenship.  


Here's why OPG might just be the ideal workplace for you:

  • Exceptional range of opportunities province-wide
  • Long-term career growth and development opportunities
  • Electricity is vital to the province


If you are looking to learn from others and be part of something important, and you are excited about the future of power generation, you will find the right fit at OPG.


Our promise to you

  • We care about the safety and the well-being of our employees. It is our utmost priority.
  • A supportive work environment where you can be your best every day.
  • Opportunities to stretch and develop in our diverse lines of business.
  • Provide spaces for innovative thinking and solutions,
  • Offer different ways for you to give back to communities where we operate.
  • We support employment equity and diversity.



Please submit your application online at by 11:59 PM E.S.T.December 6, 2021  OPG thanks all those who apply; however, only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.



OPG is committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment where all employees feel valued, respected, and supported. If you require accommodation during the application or interview process, please advise us as soon as possible so appropriate arrangements can be made. If you require technical support in a format that is accessible to you, please contact