David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, has partnered with our client to recruit for a Supply Chain Specialist.
Our rapidly growing Edmonton based client is seeking a dynamic and self-motivated Supply Chain Specialist to join their team. The ideal candidate thrives in a collaborative fast paced work environment where there is plenty of challenge and lots to learn.
If you are dependable and committed, able to work on your own initiative as well as being an integral part of a team then we would love to hear from you.
Identifying new suppliers or working with existing suppliers to effectively manage the procurement of all new materials and MRO items
Ordering goods and services promptly both as purchase requisitions are received and based on longer term planning for strategic raw materials
Negotiating the best possible value for all goods and services by obtaining the most economical pricing
Work with other departments to establish a cycle/schedule whereby requirements and forecasts are provided
Providing market pricing, supply and trend information to management on an ongoing basis
Contacting suppliers for information on raw materials as requested
Provide leadership and guidance to support the day to day functions and continuous improvement of the supply chain management functions in alignment with leading practices
Work collaboratively with senior leadership to leverage resources and knowledge to achieve project goals and complete deliverables on-time
Working with the financial team to follow up on invoices and communicate with vendors
Negotiate with suppliers and vendors on terms and pricing
Creating and implementing process improvements for the Supply Chain department
Logistics & Warehousing:
Ensuring supply by monitoring inventories, keeping track of supplier lead times, investigating alternate primary and secondary sources
Analyze inventories to determine how to increase turns, reduce waste, and optimize efficiency
Identify warehouse storage needs and movement of finished goods
Develop and implement strategies for the secure and economical transportation of goods
Forecasting and budgeting for the supply chain department
The Ideal Candidate:
5+ years of Procurement and Supply Chain related work experience
Prior experience in a manufacturing environment is an asset
Prior experience leading and mentoring a team is an asset
Ability to make decisions with market, economic, social, and political environments taken into account
Post-secondary education related to business or supply chain management; SCMP designation or the equivalent experience is an asset
The ability to leverage interpersonal skills to establish rapport and develop relationships with all key stakeholders, suppliers, customers and colleagues
Demonstrated expertise in some of the key Sourcing & Procurement focus areas such as:
Sourcing Strategy Development
Contract Development & Management
Supplier Performance & Relationship Management
Supplier Risk Management
Strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities
Superior verbal and written communication skills
Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work effectively in teams
Someone who thrives in a fast-paced and fluid environment
Advanced ERP System skills with preference in SAP, Microsoft Office Suite with superior Excel skills
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 Kelsey Stannard, Consultant, Aplin Engineering & Technical / Supply Chain & Operations Management. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. #LI-EDM
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