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Regional Supply Chain Business Partner, Western Canada

Wolseley Canada requires new employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as defined by Health Canada, subject to applicable, verified accommodation requests.

As the world’s number one distributor of heating, plumbing, industrial, and waterworks supplies, we know that talented people are essential to maintaining our success in the future.

Wolseley Canada provides an environment where employees can take their skills, talents, experience and interests to the next level to grow professionally and build rewarding careers.

Wolseley Canada offers many challenging and diverse career opportunities in our local branch networks and throughout our Regional and Corporate offices across Canada.

We are driven to achieve results, collaborate with each other to determine the best course of action, hold ourselves accountable at all times and demonstrate resilience when new challenges come our way.

Does this sound like you? Do you want to make a difference and grow your career? If so, then come join our talented and high performing team.


  • Oversees the day to day activities for the Regional Supply Chain team, leading the team, setting appropriate goals/objectives that are aligned with Wolseley Canada’s commitments.
  • Leads the S&OP activities for the region and identifies/incorporates business opportunities into the forecast that deliver the business targets for both the region and for Wolseley Canada.
  • Develop and measure key performance indicators to determine and improve the effectiveness of the purchasing function.
  • Prepare or oversee the preparation of reports and statistics related to the purchasing function for upper management.
  • Participate and implement strategies to deliver financial goals for the organization (ie. Forward Buys, Pre-paid levels, etc)
  • Develop and maintain constructive and cooperative working relationships with all stakeholders.
  • Understand customer service expectations and how they translate into an inventory strategy that achieves on time fill rate requirements.
  • Review and drive continuous improvement in lead time and supplier reliability in order to reduce safety stock requirements.
  • Identify and drive opportunities for pruning and optimizing inventory in order to effectively manage surplus and obsolete stock.
  • Demonstrate a high commitment to Customer Service excellence and ensure team is taking action to expedite and resolve supplier issues.
  • Ensures team understands impact of A/P to PO variances and works with business partners to resolve.
  • Monitor and take appropriate action for teams’ Fill Rate, Supplier Service Level performance and ensure timely expedite of open PO’s.
  • Lead/Participate in other Projects as assigned

Target Competencies:

  • Communication and Relationship Management: Effectively communicates, influences, and builds positive relationships across all levels, regions and functions of the organization.  Accepts input, assess differing viewpoints objectively, gains alignment with minimal noise. 
  • Integrity: Inspires trust and supports others through own authenticity and following up on commitments.  Maintains high ethical and professional standards.  Shows consistency among principles.
  • Comfort around Senior Management: Interacts comfortably with senior leaders; can present without undue tension and nervousness.  Understands how executives think and work; tailors communication style and approach to suit and responds with positivity.
  • Strategic Approach: Takes a long-term view of organizational success; Works to clarify long term organizational goals; Able to stand back from immediate problems to focus on overarching themes; Solution oriented.


  • BS /MBA preferred in Supply Chain Management, Engineering, or relevant discipline
  • SCMP or APICS an asset
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