Purchasing Manager

  • Location: Vancouver
  • Posting Date: July 22, 2019
  • Job Order ID: 238802
  • Consultant: Wade Simmons
  • Industry: Supply Chain / Purchasing


Working closely with other members of the management team, this position is required to provide effective leadership to the Procurement Department with responsibility to be a hands-on leader to oversee and manage the activities of the team.

  • Creating purchasing program and strategy that is to be implemented to support the business requirements
  • Rationalize the procurement process, finding efficiencies with system utilization
  • Vendor negotiations regarding cost, service and quality
  • Source new vendors utilizing RFP process as required, and maintain relationships with current suppliers
  • Keep up to date information on market trends and products
  • Lead transportation/freight procurement process
  • Proven leadership skills in a procurement / supply chain management role, with knowledge of RFP process
  • University or college degree, with SCMP / PMAC designation considered an asset
  • Strong communication, negotiation skills and proven experience
  • Procurement experience in a packaging and/or manufacturing environment, with MRP / ERP experience

If this opportunity sounds like a fit for your experience, please send us your resume today!