Purchasing & Supply Chain Manager

  • Location: Toronto
  • Posting Date: March 02, 2023
  • Job Order ID: 947381
  • Consultant: Paul Cannon
  • Industry: Supply Chain / Purchasing

The Purchasing & Supply Chain Manager will lead a team of 3 and will be a positive influence on both the immediate team and others across the organization. The desired candidate will have the cross-functional skills necessary to successfully collaborate with and influence Supply Chain, Operations, Sales, Marketing, Customer Service, Legal and Finance. As a professional in Purchasing and Supply Chain Management, the role will apply practices to respond to business challenges and help achieve operational and strategic goals.

  • Maintain inventory policies based on demand projections and min/max reorder points for specific SKUs.
  • Manage the purchasing process. Ensure purchase orders are being placed based on demand and inventory policies. Makes sure purchase orders are issued, followed up, approved, received and closed by the purchasing coordinators, in a timely manner.
  • Develops and implements process improvements to Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) and alignment throughout the end-to-end Supply Chain process.
  • Manages stakeholder engagement. Meets with critical business stakeholders (vendors, product management, sales, operations, etc.) on a regular basis to support all, forecasting, inventory management and inventory availability performance activities and efforts.
  • Identifies improvement opportunities within supply chain planning and leads optimization projects.
  • Develops and implements consistent Supply Chain performance metrics, and reporting at a daily/ weekly/ monthly cadence.
  • Purchasing experience in a fast-paced, warehousing, logistics, distribution environment.
  • Strong communicator with positive mindset and high degree of business curiosity.
  • Strong data analytics and project management background.
  • Self-starter and independent performer.
  • Experienced at managing direct reports preferred.
  • Established and measurable success in delivering continuous improvement, implementing systems, best practices sharing, delivering of consistent customer service.
  • Degree/Designation/courses from SCMP, PMAC, Lean Six Sigma, Engineering are all preferred.
  • Purchasing experience within an industrial setting. (ie. HVAC/Mechanical, Plumbing, Electrical).
If you are interested in working for a diversified organization to progress your career then please apply today!