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Procurement Manager

Alberta, Alberta · Manufacturing
Procurement Manager - Plant Site SCM Leader
Industrial Manufacturing Sector
 Compensation & Benefits

Other Similar Titles:
- Procurement Lead / Supervisor / Director
- Purchasing & Inventory Controls Specialist

Reporting to the off-site Procurement Director, this on-site SCM Manager leads the on-site procurement & inventory team, supporting the company's strategic direction of the company-wide function, and developing the organization to expertly execute procurement and material control processes, and all appropriately integrated with relevant business functions. Promoting the strategic and operational guidance in the key areas of company-wide volume aggregation, standardization, supplier base optimization, and developing  cost-saving synergies across all functions and locations.  Championing the identification & implementing best practices in all procurement and material control processes, building supportive internal and external relationships within procurement and material control and with other functions, and at the plant management site level.

Qualifications for ideal Procurement Manager candidates will have the following attributes:

Must Haves:
  • 8+ years progressive procurement / SCM skills & experience significantly ideally within or with some 24/7 large industrial complex manufacturing environments
  • Strong / proven leadership skills & experience - ability to effectively impact SCM issues & results with the on-site leadership team and the within the company's SCM functional team
  • Breadth of SCM skills & experience with many of the following: negotiations, sourcing, bidding & contracting, supplier qualification & performance management, demand & risk management 
  • Proven success in fast paced manufacturing environments, strong analytical skills combined with solid SCM PM and implementations skills & experience
  • A relevant degree i.e., BBA / BComm, BSc Eng - an MBA would be an asset
  • Canadian citizens & Canadian Permanent Residency status candidates preferred, candidates with Canadian work visas will be considered
Good to Have:
  • SCMP designation, working towards or other SCM certifications
  • Inventory Management / Materials Control experience would be an asset but not essential
  • Knowledge / experience with SAP - Advantis, Ariba - Coupa &/or other procurement systems  
  • Other related designations: PMP, CGA/ CMA

The successful candidate will be rewarded with a competitive salary and benefits package, a variety of developmental opportunities, and the opportunity to make a real difference! 


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