Supply Chain at Bruce Power ensures the commercial interests are protected and promoted while meeting the corporate governance practices, leading industry commercial practices and ensuring compliance with regulatory and licensing requirements and regulations.
Our Purchasing and Contract Departments are committed to developing strategic relationships with our preferred Suppliers. Our Purchasing Commodity teams align with “AP-908 Materials and Service Process Description and Guideline” and include Electrical Supplies, Process & Production Equipment, Valves, Pipe & Fittings and MRO Consumables and Operating Supplies. Each team works closely to focus on developing our relationships with Approved Suppliers with Quality Programs who can meet our price, quality, delivery and service level requirements.
The Contract services include Nuclear Services, Project Management and Construction, Engineering and Tooling, Maintenance, IT and Consulting. These Commodity teams focus on developing key agreements to build strong Supplier relationships and Commercial strategy to secure value for our Services.
In addition to the commercial process, Bruce Power Warehousing and Quality Service organizations transact supplied materials to Bruce A, Bruce B and COS Operations in support of Maintenance and Project work.
Bruce Power held a Supplier Forum on July 27, 2016, at which our executives outlined for Suppliers the future for doing business with us. The presentations spoke to our Facilities, Outage, Major Component Replacement and Project opportunities. Access the Supplier Forum presentation here.
On Sept. 21, 2016, Harry Hall, Bruce Power’s Vice President, Supply Chain, outlined the long-term outlook for the MCR Project to the Four County Labour Board.
Supply Chain actively work with our Suppliers to encourage them to become members of the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Businesses (CCAB) in order to strengthen links to Indigenous communities and businesses. We also have an Indigenous Business Procurement Policy.
Bruce Power’s Supplier Code of Conduct outlines our expectations of the Suppliers and Contractors we conduct business with. We require our Suppliers and all of their employees who conduct business on behalf of Bruce Power to be aware of their expectations, and to share our commitment to conducting business ethically and with the utmost integrity.
Each year Supply Chain holds its Annual Supplier Conference to raise funds for Grey Bruce United Way and Wounded Warriors. Over the course of 10 years we’ve raised over $1 million.