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Purchasing Manager

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Purchasing Manager
Do you thrive in an ever changing environment and enjoy the challenge of managing tight deadlines for a team? Imagine working for one of Canada’s leading electrical manufacturers: the opportunity to use your purchasing and negotiating experience to its full potential to drive to the company’s continued success.

As Purchasing Manager, you will maintain relationships with current vendors and suppliers, while overseeing the purchasing process. You will be responsible for identifying cost reduction opportunities, while maintaining optimal inventory levels. Success in this position will depend on your experience in an ERP (SAP) environment and/or your willingness to learn.

What you will do:
* Lead contract negotiations with key suppliers and service providers, identifying areas for cost efficiency
* Procure various commodities based on production needs
* Manage suppl ier relations: resolve quality, delivery and billing issues and strive for continuous improvement
* Perform supplier facility and performance audits
* Investigate and resolve inventory discrepancies and material shortage problems
* Issue requests for quotations (RFQs) to prospective suppliers, focusing on competitive pricing
* Ensure business processes comply with ISO 9001 and other standards

Must haves:
* 7+ years of purchasing experience in a manufacturing environment
* Proven success negotiating contracts and achieving sustained cost reductions
* Excellent ability facilitate effective communication between internal groups and suppliers
* Certification from an accredited purchasing association (PMAC, APICS) an asset
* Post-secondary education related to purchasing an asset
* Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications

Apply now!
If you would like to be considered for the position of Purchasing Manager, or know someone who would, please email a resume to Jay Myshkowsky at jay @ pinnacle dot jobs. To learn more about this position, please call 204.926.3507, quoting job number 7032.

Great companies are built with great people who make a difference. Our passion is finding those game changers who make that difference. Pinnacle was founded on this simple principle in 2002. Our success over the past decade is a direct result of our ability to connect top candidates with top clients. Today Pinnacle has 25 specialized recruiters who continue this vision. We are Manitoba’s largest recruitment firm only because we treat every candidate like they’re our only candidate.

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February 19, 2014 (Long time ago)

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