Director of Procurement

Director of Procurement

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British Columbia, British Columbia

Supply Chain & Operations




Join a top employer and advance your career. Aplin has partnered with a Langley, BC-based company to hire a Director of Procurement on full time permanent basis.

  • Lead the overall sourcing strategy for our current product lines and ongoing product additions
  • Take ownership of manufacturer and supplier selection for products and related components
  • Ensure sampling and production quality control and testing standards are met and achieve parameters set out by our Senior Technical Manager
  • Establish sourcing processes and procedures to support management of supplier performance, supplier selection strategy, capacity planning and total cost analysis

Through sourcing best-costed products we fulfil our mission to help our dealers build their businesses
  • Negotiate key terms with manufacturers and suppliers to achieve business targets
  • Initiate and maintain cost sheets, tracking all indices that impact product input costs
  • Analyze economic indicators of applicable raw materials and impact on the future cost of goods in key commodity areas related to components, product and logistics

As the leader of our highest EBITDA impact activities, you will foster robust relationships within the team
  • Partner with Sales & Marketing during development phases to execute on product solutions with suppliers
  • Coordinate with Operations to ensure deal terms support efficient flow of goods

  • Develop Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) via quarterly reviews for all strategic suppliers
  • Actively monitor and mitigate supplier risk including financial, capacity, quality, and compliance

  • Expand component sourcing networks and partnerships to support product, package and delivery innovations
  • Initiate research for global packaging innovations and propose to the marketing team cyclically for execution
  • Maintain intimacy with the big picture as well as key details – both vendor and customer facing; anticipate barriers and proactively develop solutions to overcome obstacles

  • You hold a Bachelor's Degree in Business, Supply Chain, Finance or related field
  • SCMP designation or MBA is an asset
  • You have a minimum of 10 years of experience in sourcing, purchasing or supply chain management with a focus on strategic sourcing
  • You have a minimum of 5 years in a leadership/managerial capacity in sourcing and/or supply chain management 

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