CANADA

Purchasing Lead

Winnipeg - Manitoba (MB),

Pinnacle

Job Description:

PURCHASING LEAD (Winnipeg, Manitoba)
Are you an established purchasing professional who is ready for a new challenge in a leadership role? Showcase your leadership skills in the purchasing department of this innovative Winnipeg manufacturer.

As Purchasing Lead, you will source and procure various materials and supplies with a focus on cost efficiency and continuous improvement. If you have a track record of improving purchasing processes using Lean principles, and you thrive in a fast-paced, high-demand environment, this opportunity is for you.

WHAT YOU WILL DO
  • Monitor and manage VMI levels and communicate trends (up or down) with vendors
  • Source commodity materials and parts (e.g. steel, motors, blowers, fans, coils, etc.) for manufacturing, based on engineering specifications
  • Evaluate and monitor Kanban inventory systems; replenish inventory and manage lead times on production components
  • Continually work with supply base to negotiate and secure optimal pricing on materials; source new suppliers as necessary
  • Issue purchase orders and monitor lead times to ensure production schedules are met
  • Lead continuous improvement initiatives (using Lean principles) to increase efficiencies and reduce costs within the department

MUST HAVES
  • 10 years of progressive purchasing experience, ideally within the industrial manufacturing sector
  • Post-secondary education in purchasing (PMAC) or supply chain (SCMP) an asset
  • Track record of leading cost-saving initiatives using Lean principles
  • Proven success negotiating optimal pricing through effective communication and relationship development
  • Demonstrated sense of urgency and confidence

WHY WORK WITH THIS COMPANY?
  • An environmentally focused Manitoba manufacturer
  • Positive work environment
  • Opportunities for professional development
  • Competitive salary and benefits

APPLY NOW
Please send a resume (quoting job number 16458) to DAN LABELLE, Senior Recruitment Consultant, at [email protected] or phone 204.926.3514 for more information.

ABOUT PINNACLE
Does your current job harness your full potential? As a leading recruitment firm in Manitoba, with 25 industry specialized recruiters, Pinnacle can help. Think of Pinnacle as a personal shopper for your career: First, we get to know you - your skills, experience, career goals, and desired work culture. Next, we pick the best career opportunities from an exclusive list, many of which you will never see advertised. Finally, once you (and our clients) have found a perfect fit, Pinnacle helps you with the details to ensure a smooth transition. Best of all, we offer this service at no cost to you. When you're prepared to take the next step in your career, Pinnacle will be ready.

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