Supply Chain Specialist, Medical Devices



  • Engineering & Technical
  • Job Code: 9M84983567
  • Posted: June 07, 2018
David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, has partnered with our client, a leader in the development and manufacturing of microwave signals and medical diagnostic imaging and RF energy generating products to recruit for a Supply Chain Specialist, Medical Devices.

The Role:

  • Research potential vendors and compare their products, prices, and services.
  • Develops and/or implements programs/processes of standardization, process improvement, cost reduction, cost avoidance, and cost containment.
  • Develop and implement strategies to create an efficient supply chain.
  • Proactively manage supplier base ensuring supply with no adverse impact on the business.
  • Resolve disruptions in supply to ensure production is not shut down.
  • Analyze, identify and understand supply chain risks and develop contingency plans to mitigate.
  • Effectively communicate with appropriate management levels both internally and externally.
  • Assist design engineering as interface with vendors for NPI projects as well as obsolescence.
  • Assist business development with reduced costing on major programs.
  • Manage liability in the supply chain as products reach EOL.
  • Consolidate our current supply base.
  • Ensure compliance with REACH, Conflict Minerals and ROHS.
  • Conduct business dealings with the highest level of integrity.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Post-secondary education in Supply Chain Management/Business or other related field with minimum 5 years’ experience.
  • Demonstrated competencies in project management, analysis, problem solving/decision making, communications, and creativity/innovation.
  • Professional disposition, able to prioritize work and operate with little direction.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Well organized self-starter.
  • Strong leadership, negotiating, influencing and persuasive skills required.
  • Understands and utilizes information to manage business processes. Leverages understanding of the supply chain function and business tools to complete work efficiently and effectively.
  • Strong ERP system knowledge and proficient with Microsoft Office.


  • Must meet all CGP and ITAR requirements.

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 Mary Cyriac, Consultant, Aplin Engineering & Technical ( Visit our website at to view our job opportunities, career tips and tools. We thank all applicants for applying. #LI-GTA


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Engineering & Technical

Greater Toronto Area


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