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Procurement Manager

Groupe Millésime inc.

This is a Contract position in Montréal, QC posted February 5, 2018.

Millésime is currently looking for a Procurement Manager. Our client, a food industry company, aims to continue to offer better quality products while developing its business. The company places a special emphasis on the well-being of his employees and their personal and professional development.

Reporting to the Vice President of Operations, you are responsible for the procurement planning based on organizational objectives and forecast, you will be responsible for negotiating the agreements with suppliers as well as developing and implementing purchasing strategies.

ADVANTAGES:

  • Management focused on internal development and growth;
  • Insurance, flexible hours and good work environment

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • In collaboration with the VP of Operations & Director of Supply Chain, develop and implement procurement of raw materials, based on financial and material resources of the company to meet sales targets, gross margin, and inventory turnover;
  • Create, maintain & enhance key relationships with vendors;
  • Negotiate purchasing contracts with key vendors;
  • Select suppliers using the company’s criteria;
  • Periodically report to management on price and supply trends;
  • Lead the key strategic planning of the organization procurement;
  • Build and maintain purchasing business intelligence tools and associated risk assessment strategies;
  • Plan the financial budget of the supply of raw materials and packaging based on expected sales volumes;
  • Accountable to drive results in cost reduction, risk management execution, and supply quality;
  • Enable collaboration amongst teams and ensures people’s actions are aligned to the company’s values, vision and objectives;
  • Ability to travel for cumulative 6-8 weeks out of the year.

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

  • Strong background in the food industry;
  • 5 years’ experience working in a senior procurement role and 3 years’ experience in a procurement leadership role;
  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration or equivalent;
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal and negotiations skills;
  • Ability to prepare analytical reports; organize and present accurate information in a clear and concise manner;
  • Experience in a role requiring knowledge of Office Suite and ERP system;
  • Experience in negotiating purchasing contracts (international context);
  • Leadership – Ability to influence, mobilize, and gain personal commitment and achieve results;
  • Ability to work under pressure and motivate others to meet tight deadlines;
  • Resourcefulness in problem-solving;
  • Technologically savvy;
  • Excellent computer proficiency (MS Office);
  • Fluency in English and French, both verbal and written.

Skills Required

  • Education level: None
  • Work experience (years): None

Package

Salary: N/D

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