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Procurement Manager

Toronto, On · Manufacturing
Procurement Manager
Toronto, On
Competitive Salary, Benefits & Bonus

Our growing Client is a leading manufacturer of Consumer Packaged Goods, is seeking a dynamic Procurement Manager to join their collaborative team.  The Procurement Manager is responsible for optimizing procurement processes, managing supplier relationships, and driving cost savings while ensuring the highest quality standards. If you enjoy a complex manufacturing environment where you can demonstrate your procurement and broad supply chain experience

The Role:
  • Lead a high-performing team of procurement professionals; establishing clear objectives, providing regular feedback, mentorship, and guidance, fostering individual development and performance, and creating an empowering and supportive work environment
  • Oversee all contract negotiations and agreements with suppliers to secure competitive pricing and favorable terms
  • Leverage data analytics and technology to proactively identify opportunities for process improvement and facilitating data-driven decision-making across procurement and the entire Supply chain
  • Ensures procurement KPIs, self-assessments and vendor performance scorecards are completed
  • Pro-actively identify supplier issues, find root cause solutions, and create process improvements to create supply chain efficiency
  • Refine and enhance a category management process within the procurement function to share market intelligence, category performance, competitive threats & manufacturing landscape on key categories, to support business decisions
  • Identify and mitigate potential risks in the supply chain, such as disruptions in the flow of goods or geopolitical issues affecting suppliers
The Ideal Candidate:
  • Post-Secondary education in Industrial Engineering/Logistics/Business or a related discipline.
  • 5+ years relevant experience in a leadership capacity and within a Supply Chain environment.
  • Demonstrate leadership abilities and have superior communication, interpersonal, team-building, analytical and facilitation skills.
  • SCMP or the equivalent would be an asset
  • Good understanding of souring and contractual issues in order to advise the business appropriately and to manage risk
  • Strong Negotiation skills and experience in negotiating vendor contracts
  • Previous experience with sourcing and developing new suppliers for raw materials, products, and services
  • Exceptional organizational skills with a strong attention to detail and documentation
  • Must be highly motivated and self-disciplined
  • Ability to multi task and work on various projects at any given time with competing deadlines
  • Proficiency with an ERP system with ability to make data driven decisions

Thank you for your interest in this job posting.

We look forward to hearing from you.

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