Lead, Intermediate Buyer

  • Location: Calgary
  • Posting Date: July 08, 2021
  • Job Order ID: 677568
  • Consultant: Sean Baker
  • Industry: Supply Chain / Purchasing
Lead, Intermediate Buyer – Calgary, Alberta

Our client, a highly regarded and growing company that supplies a variety of products and services to the energy sector has asked Sean Baker of MacDonald Search Group to assist them in the search for a Lead, Intermediate Buyer with a mix of supply chain experience to join their Calgary team.

We are looking for someone with formal education in supply chain with a minimum of 5 years experience with purchasing within a manufacturing type environment that should have exposure and solid understanding of various areas of supply chain including inventory control, material resource planning, warehousing and logistics.

In this position you will be responsible for:
  • Overseeing strategic, inventory management, Inventory planning, logistics, and warehousing
  • Buying and order placement from approved vendors to re-stock warehouses
  • Conducting pricing analysis and costing reviews
  • Maintain and build strong vendor relationships
  • Implementing lean processes to maintain efficient inventory levels
  • Introduce new and innovative approaches to create efficiencies
  • Demand planning and forecasting, BOM reviews and Material Resource Planning
  • Collaborate with Logistics management group

Note: due to the nature of this industry the individual hired will be required to be available on call sometimes depending on business demands

The ideal candidate will have:
  • 5+ years of supply chain purchasing experience from a manufacturing environment
  • Completed or in the process of completing the SCMP or CSCP designations.
  • Solid research and analytical ability.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Bring strong negotiation and influencing ability.
  • Outstanding organizational and time management skills
  • Have a positive, can-do attitude and approach to problem solving with urgency for completing tasks.
  • Possess excellent time management, project management skills and have the ability to maintain workflow while multitasking.
If the opportunity to join a growing and innovative organization is of interest to you, please apply in confidence. To apply directly please email your resume to: sean@macdonaldsearchgroup.com and ensure your subject line reads exactly as follows: Lead – Intermediate Buyer - Calgary