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Horizon Recruitment Inc.
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Purchasing Manager

Reference ID: 3749
Category:
Other
Type:
Full Time
Location:
Richmond, BC     

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Horizon Recruitment Inc. is currently seeking a Purchasing Manager for one of our Lower Mainland clients.

Reporting to the Plant Director, the Purchasing Manager is responsible for the leadership of the purchasing team. This role will help to develop, implement, and monitor processes to optimize the supply chain and material processes. This individual will also take a lead role in interfacing with the supply base and leveraging the relationships for continuous improvement of inventory velocity and product costing.

Responsibilities include:

  • Manage and develop the purchasing function for the company, managing a team of 5-10 people
  • Develop and maintain purchasing policies and procedures
  • Coach and mentor the Purchasing team
  • Build positive relationships with both internal and external customers
  • Add value through your ability to understand and refine business processes
  • Manage Supplier relationships.
  • Ensure all purchasing activities support and strengthen the strategic objectives of the overall organization
  • Work on project and/or assignments as required, using approved guidelines

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 10 years of in depth supply chain experience, 5 years in a leadership role
  • Ability to independently assess, define and solve complex supply chain and procurement issues
  • Cross-functional team experience
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of changing situations
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools & ERP Systems
  • Excellent organization, time management, and follow-up skills
  • Ability to take initiative and exercise excellent judgement
  • Self-motivated, enjoys challenges and working in a fast-paced environment
  • CPIM/CSCP designation preferred
  • Post-Secondary Degree required

**Only candidates eligible to work in Canada will be considered**

To view similar postings visit “Current Career Postings” at www.horizonrecruit.com.

Horizon Recruitment Inc. is a specialized recruitment and search firm with two complimentary practice areas: Finance & Supply Chain.


Posted: December 1, 2016
Closes:January 30, 2017
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Horizon Recruitment Inc. is a specialized recruitment and search firm with two complimentary practice areas: Finance and Supply Chain. Horizon provides search services on an interim and permanent b...