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Contact Rob Fratric
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Position Purchasing Manager - Winnipeg
Job Type Permanent
  • Business Administration or other related post-secondary education preferred
  • PMAC designation preferred (CPP, other)
  • Broad commercial and supply chain experience including purchasing of components in a manufacturing setting
  • 10 yrs+ experience in progressive purchasing functions in manufacturing sector environments
  • 5 yrs+ experience as a Purchasing Manager with direct reports
  • Previous experience handling multi-milion dollar value annual purchasing budget (nine figures)
  • Experience with developing supplier relationships, contract management
  • Experience with manufacturing systems and procedures, reading mechanical blueprints
  • Energetic problem solver able to identify causes and solve for both short and long term
  • Ability to lead complex negotiation skills
  • Strategic planning experience with focus on cost savings
  • Presentation skills
  • Leadership skills
Duties / Responsibilities
  • Regular communication with vendors
  • Set strategic direction for materials group
  • Coaching and developing the purchasing team
  • Be proactive in sharing information and knowledge to stakeholders, within and between departments as well as outside the organization
  • Establish a negotiation strategy and then plan, prepare and conduct negotiations considering relevant factors and achieve win-win results
  • Present ideas effectively to individuals and/or groups
  • Anticipate potential obstacles and develop contingency plans to overcome them
  • Consider the organization’s priorities when making decisions or analyzing costs & benefits of alternative solutions
  • Supervise and direct activities of staff Buyers
  • Work closely with production, manufacturing, quality assurance and engineering in course of duties to ensure optimum quality, pricing and delivery of components (correct quantity, quality, pricing and delivery schedules)
  • Responsibility for the development and maintenance of commodities and vendors and be continuously focused on reducing the total cost of the finished products
  • Source and maintain suppliers
  • Arrange for purchase and timely delivery of required materials / components ensuring best price and quality are achieved
  • Assist in initial quoting process and negotiate pricing reductions and resolve disputes with existing vendors on a continual basis
  • Effectively communicate supply chain information throughout the organization
Location Winnipeg, Manitoba
Pay Range up to $125K to start
Date Posted 2023-11-24
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