Sr. Supply Chain Manager - Purchasing / Inventory

  • Location: Calgary
  • Posting Date: January 17, 2023
  • Job Order ID: 902606
  • Consultant: Sean Baker
  • Industry: Supply Chain / Purchasing
Sr. Supply Chain Manager - Purchasing / Inventory

Our client, a highly regarded institution in Calgary, is in search of a supply chain professional to join their team. In this role you will be responsible for leading activities related to the purchasing and inventory management of building supplies and equipment. Along with the services necessary for the daily operation of the facility.

You have worked in environments where operating within budgets, prioritizing projects and meeting needs of senior leadership must be balanced. Where your job requires some political savvy to navigate the land and exceed your goals.

In this role you will:
  • Work with the stake holders to ensure Supply Chain is seen as value added, integrated area of the business.
  • Execute and manage the operational plan to ensure it meets the needs of the business
  • Assist in developing and reviewing presentations, proposals, plans and budgets
  • Responsible for leading your team in sourcing, selecting vendors, negotiating and managing the overall purchasing process for a combination of goods and services.
  • Ensure MRO and inventories are maintained, accurate and support the changing needs of the operation.
  • Providing leadership and motivation to your team
Ideal Candidate:
  • Possess strong change management skills to drive inspiration and innovation
  • Be capable of working within the constraints of budgets, tight deadlines and a formal reporting structure
  • Highly developed emotional intelligence, conflict management and negotiation skills.
  • Have the ability to inspire trust and confidence with high integrity and personal standards
  • Be flexible and able to adapt and respond to a rapidly changing business environment
  • Have a high level of energy, stamina and drive with a true operational efficiency and productivity focus
The ideal candidate will have:
  • 8 plus years of Senior Management experience from Purchasing / Supply Chain
  • Post-Secondary Degree in Supply Chain or SCMP / CPP
  • Positive experience and success leading transformational change
  • Excellent problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Contract knowledge, procurement process where legislation and/or regulatory guidelines must be adhered to.
  • An excellent communicator including the ability to deliver presentations to senior leaders, C-Suite Executive
  • A sense of urgency and understanding how stock outs may impact the ability for the operations to function.

If the opportunity to work with an incredible organization that provides opportunity to innovate and drive improvements interests you, please do not hesitate to apply.

To apply directly please email your resume to and ensure your subject line reads exactly as follows: Sr. Supply Chain Manager - Purchasing / Inventory