Director of procurement - construction materials



  • Engineering & Technical
  • Job Code: 9L603300617
  • Posted: June 24, 2019
David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, has partnered with our client to recruit a Director of Procurement.  This position will be led out of Winnipeg, Manitoba Head Office with business being conducted throughout the West.

Our client is looking for a motivated individual who enjoys being challenged and is driven to succeed professionally with previous experience in Strategic Procurement Leadership.

Below is a brief outline of some of the responsibilities but is not limited to the following:-

The Role:
  • Manage, supervise, and coordinate the employees working within the assigned departments
  • Ensure that all employees are completing their assigned duties while adhering to company policies and procedures
  • Communicate job expectations with team; planning, monitoring, appraising and reviewing job expectations
  • Develop and implement a continuous improvement program to support the company’s goals
  • Budget development and forecasting
  • Meet or exceed budget expectations
  • Contribute procurement information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews; prepare and complete action plans, implement execution, quality and customer service standards, resolve problems, complete audits, identify trends
  • Create and manage relationships with key vendors and contacts internationally
  • Contribute to short and long-term organizational planning and strategy as a member of the management team
  • Streamline tendering and trade negotiations process Required
The Ideal Candidate:
  • 8+ years’ experience in the procurement industry, of which there must be exposure to construction materials
  • Formal education preferred in a related field
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Must be detail oriented, analytical, problem solver and creative thinker
  • Ability to work independently and perform at a high level of accuracy
  • Highly committed to meeting all deadlines and goals
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to be flexible and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Strong management skills and ability to build lasting relationships
  • Ability to travel to all markets of operation across Canada and occasional international travel
If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please click the Apply button to send your resume in confidence directly to Leanne Bonnar, Senior Consultant, Engineering & Technical. Visit our website at to view our job opportunities, career tips and tools. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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Leanne Bonnar

Engineering & Technical


Senior Consultant

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