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:

Purchasing
 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

Experience:
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.

Education:
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.
Email: joshua.poplawski@randstad.ca
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Published at Wed, 16 May 2018 19:00:03 +0000