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Agricultural Equipment Sourcing Specialist


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Company Overview 

 

We are a growing manufacturer of farm equipment and currently looking for a Strategic Sourcing Specialist, located in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The focus of this position will be on cost reduction at the corporate level for all of our facilities. Working closely with company buyers at all locations, the goal of this position is to find and develop new vendors, including vendors in developing economies, uncover opportunities to reduce cost by consolidating volumes and leveraging buying power.

 

Why Work for Us?

 

We offer a competitive health benefits package and opportunity for training and career advancement. Our employees who are in good standing receive regular hours and regular pay increases. Many also take advantage of our excellent training and educational assistance program.

 

 People throughout our organization take pride in being big enough to compete with anyone, but small enough to create closer relationships. We form personal ties to our suppliers and distribution networks.

 

 You will be valued and appreciated as an individual and you will have the opportunity to work with the very best in modern equipment. Every year the our group of companies reinvest back into their operations by purchasing new or upgrading existing machines. To keep our workforce and manufacturing capability innovative and efficient, many of the brake presses, cutting machines, punches, mills, and lathes are computer controlled.

 

 

Key Responsibilities and Duties:

 

Identify commodities/parts/components that have cost reduction opportunities

 

Identify and evaluate potential new sources

 

Request quotes from potential sources, analyze their capabilities, quality processes, financial stability, negotiate pricing, tooling costs, lead times, terms and conditions

 

Make recommendations to Management on new supplier development

 

Communicate requirements between Engineers, Buyers, Quality Control and potential Vendors

 

Manage relationship with overseas agents

 

Communicate and enforce quality requirements, minimum order quantities and on time deliveries with potential vendors

 

Must be able to travel internationally as required

 

 

 

Qualifications:

 

Certification from PMAC or APICS will be considered an asset

 

Project and/or Program Management skills are an asset

 

Several years of experience purchasing within a manufacturing environment

 

Strong background in cost reduction and process improvement initiatives with demonstrated competence in negotiating

 

Ability to travel frequently both locally and internationally to trade shows and potential supplier visits

 

Must be highly effective at communicating with suppliers (multi-country and multicultural) and able to set short, mid and long term direction with peers

 

Demonstrated knowledge of contract law and its applications is considered a strong asset along with basic accounting principles

 

Knowledge of international trading and “Incoterms” is required

 

Passport

 

Computer skills in advanced Microsoft office suite. AS400 is an asset

 

Additional duties as required when requested by management

 

 

 

Please apply today for immediate consideration!

 

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To apply for this position please visit http://www.winnipegjobsandcareers.ca/jobs/view/1431003180.html



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May 17, 2015 (Long time ago)


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