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Supply Chain Manager

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
6 days ago

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If leading a team of talented experts who are passionate about Supply Chain management, embracing the responsibility of delivering TELUS products and services to our customers, and providing exceptional customer service is your ideal role, then here it is!

Here's the impact you'll make and what we'll accomplish together

As the Manager, Purchasing & Inventory Management (PIM) within our Supply Operations team, you will be instrumental in ensuring your internal customers and stakeholders benefit from industry leading material availability.

You will lead the planning, purchasing, and inventory management for materials that support multiple lines of business including Broadband Access, TV, Business services, Data Centers, 5G Wireless and many more. It's a tall order and also needs you to continuously optimize business processes, develop and apply best practices, and drive savings in time and money while increasing quality of service.

You are a Purchasing & Inventory Management expert and leader whom the team and internal stakeholders rely on to see the big picture without losing sight of the important details and create a highly engaged and collaborative culture.

Here's how

Trusted Expert Advisor and Collaborator:
    •Work closely with multiple internal stakeholders including Planning & Engineering, Technology Standards, Construction & Field Operations, the broader Supply Operations team, and many external partners & suppliers
    •Introduce and implement supply chain management best practices with a focus on disciplined execution, meeting or exceeding internal customer and external supply market expectations
    •Manage forecasting and planning activities for materials supporting TELUS multiple lines of business
    •Manage the life-cycle of materials including the optimization of surplus and obsolete inventory
    •Deliver continuous improvement across KPIs measuring the service, cost and quality of our supply chain

People Leader:
    •Lead and develop a high performing and highly engaged team
    •Nurture the personal and career development of team members to ensure they are well positioned to be able to support the changing needs of TELUS and our customers
    •Advance the skills and capabilities of the team to be able to be agile and adapt to change

Transformational Leader:
    •Contribute to and support the development of the Purchasing & Inventory Management and Supply Operations strategic plans
    •Develop and execute initiatives that will transform operating practices across the company
    •Further strengthen the continuous improvement mindset of the team to seek out opportunities to drive out inefficiencies, including applying Lean Six Sigma practices


You're the missing piece of the puzzle
    •Passion for and expertise in the supply chain discipline, with a commitment to delivering an exceptional customer experience
    •Strong business and financial acumen combined with an innovative and process improvement mindset
    •Excellent communication, influencing, negotiation, and presentation skills, including conveying complex concepts or data in a simple, easy to understand manner to all levels, from front line to senior leaders
    •Superior analytical, problem-solving, and relationship-building skills
    •8 years of equivalent experience, including: 5 years of experience in a Supply Chain role and 2 or more years of experience leading a team
    •Experience with purchasing and inventory management systems (e.g. SAP ERP, Blue Yonder, Ivalua)
    •Bachelor's degree
    •APICS, CSCP, SCMA or SCMP certification is an asset

    •Fluent in English and French
    •An understanding of TELUS products & services
    •An understanding of Telecom infrastructure

A bit about us

Our business is connecting Canadians. Our social impact is using our world-leading technology to create meaningful change, give back to help communities thrive, and help those who need it most. When you join our team, you're helping us make the future friendly. We're committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability - your unique contributions and talents will be valued and respected here.
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