Manager of Procurement

Manager of Procurement

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Edmonton, Alberta

Engineering & Technical




Join a top employer and advance your career. Our client, a leader in their field, has partnered with Aplin to hire a Manager of Procurement based in Edmonton, AB. 
Benefits & Perks:
  • 80-120K base salary, commensurate with experience
  • Eligible for annual bonus up to 40%, based on performance
  • Medical, vision and dental
  • 1.25% RRSP matching up to 10K/yr
  • Transit Reimbursement
  • Creating and implementing a Procurement and Engineering Strategy that consistently delivers results, manages risk, and advances corporate objectives
  • Following global procurement developments and trends, and leveraging this knowledge to inform operational tactics and procurement strategies
  • Building, training, maturing, and improving a team that works cross-functionally, and in partnership with vendors to:
    • design, engineer, and validate consumer products
    • optimize costs through value-engineering and smart procurement
    • discover suppliers 
    • negotiate win-win supply agreements that can be easily operated by GoodMorning’s Supply Chain team
    • identify opportunities to improve execution, and to capture and incorporate these opportunities into daily operations
  • Vendor discovery and commercial evaluation thereof
  • Building an internal knowledge base on employment law and other business-relevant regulations 
  • Actively managing the P/L of the function
  • Taking responsibility for resource governance of the Procurement Engineering Function
  • Building KPI reporting to ensure continuous, high-performance of the function
  • Driving performance management and compensation management processes
  • Recruiting, developing, and managing the performance of teammates to drive world-class execution
  • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in accounting, finance, science, engineering, or other related field
  • 10+ years experience with global and domestic procurement, preferably with experience in consumer goods, manufacturing, warehousing, and logistics
  • Demonstrable knowledge of Procurement best practices and strategy
  • Demonstrable “Move Fast” mindset
  • Demonstrable knowledge of negotiation best practices and commercial awareness
  • Strong technical writing skills
  • Proven track record of building and leveraging relationships with suppliers
  • 5+ years experience leading and structuring teams
  • Industry designations considered assets, but not required

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