Senior Purchasing Manager / Director

  • Location: Vancouver
  • Posting Date: May 11, 2023
  • Job Order ID: 956085
  • Consultant: Wade Simmons
  • Industry: Supply Chain / Purchasing
Procurement Director / Senior Procurement Manager

Based out of Vancouver, our client is the leader in their industry with manufacturing plants throughout Canada. They are looking for a procurement leader to oversee the team.


• Manage procurement activities for all operating divisions, ensuring processes are aligned with company objectives
• Identify opportunities to optimize value through the procurement process - cost savings opportunities, vendor analysis and sourcing
• Works collaboratively with operations team to ensure procurement requirements are met for manufacturing and transportation operations
• Manages requests for proposals and quotations
• Involved and oversight of development of policies, procedures for the team,
• Oversee inventory control functions in accordance with corporate objectives including slow moving and obsolete inventory management
• Negotiates terms of purchase including price, discounts, delivery schedule, terms & conditions
• Works with accounting for budget development and supports variance review
• Other as required


• Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain or Operations
• 5+ years experience leading a Purchasing department
• 10+ years experience working in a Purchasing capacity
• Previous experience in a manufacturing environment
• Possession of Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP) designation an asset
• Intermediate/Advanced Microsoft Excel skillset

If this exciting role sounds like it could be a fit for your career direction, please send us your resume today!