Supply Chain Manager

By | May 16, 2018

Supply Chain Manager

Our client is seeking an experienced and hands on ‘Supply Chain Manager’ to act as a strategic advisor and to help drive the business in a number of areas.

Location: Head Office – Burnaby (Some travel across North America is required)
Salary Range: $90,000 – $130,000

Duties and Responsibilities:

 Design, propose and implement a suitable purchasing and sourcing strategy
 Analyze business needs for procuring products and identify areas of efficiencies
 Evaluate existing corporate purchasing policy and recommend changes as needed.
 Evaluate existing and potential suppliers; recommend and implement changes in suppliers.
 Monitor supplier back orders to ensure timely delivery or locate other sources of supply in order to obtain
needed products.

Inventory Management
 Ensure adequate inventory is available to support customers’ expectations.
 Devise and implement methods to sell or dispose of dead and slow moving inventory.
 Establish key performance indicators to measure and improve overall inventory performance.
 Responsible for replenishing, managing and maintaining inventory.
 Place daily/weekly/monthly inventory orders.
 Process return, shipments and credits on equipment and parts (i.e. excess inventory).

Staff Management
 Lead the Purchasing team and help them classify suppliers and trends in the marketplace.
 Participate in the preparation and management of the departmental budget.
 Play a key role in the hiring, training, evaluating, supervising and terminating of the department personnel,
working closely with Human Resources.
 Conduct annual performance evaluation and take necessary action if performance falls short of expectation.

Vendor Relations
 Evaluate and identify potential suppliers and keep contact with suppliers on a regular basis.
 Coordinate monthly promotions with Marketing.
 Analyze cost-effectiveness/profitability of supplier promotions and preseason programs.
 Practice honesty and integrity in customer and vendor relations.

Skills and Qualifications

o 10 years minimum in a leadership capacity in progressive senior purchasing/procurement role.
o 5 years of Supervisory experience in a purchasing/procurement role.
o Wholesale distribution or HVAC/R industry experience required.
o Product/applications experience preferred.

o Diploma/Bachelor’s degree required.
o Certified Purchaser Designation (CPP) or equivalent PMAC training.
 Demonstrated success managing inventory, including auditing, forecasting and planning.
 Strong leadership, motivation and managerial skills.
 Demonstrated competency in budgeting, forecasting and planning by running and analyzing reports.
 Demonstrated competency in hiring, developing and evaluating employees.
 Proficiency of Microsoft Office Suite, Excel and ERP systems

If this role is of interest to you, please get in contact with Joshua Poplawski.

Published at Wed, 16 May 2018 19:00:03 +0000