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Procurement Manager

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Imagine working for one of Canada’s leading manufacturers: a more interesting work environment and the opportunity to use your supply chain management expertise to make a real difference. As Procurement Manager, you will maintain relationships with current vendors and suppliers, while leading a tenacious buying team.

Additionally, you will help develop the next level of direct supply for the company. If you are experienced in tactical buying and ERP systems, and thrive in a fast-paced environment, this is the opportunity for you.

What you will do:
* Manage material requirements planning (MRP), ensuring on-time delivery and quality compliance
* Develop and maintain strong relationships with suppliers, source new suppliers, and negotiate long-term supplier agreements
* Train, mentor and develop the supply chain and buying teams
* Review commodity assignments to ensure a balanced workload among buying pers onnel
* Research, analyze and set standard costs annually
* Contribute to new product development
* Expand vendor managed inventory (VMI) services to cover production, tool, and maintenance requirements (MRO)

Must haves:
* 10+ years of tactical buying experience (i.e. sourcing, product development, contract negotiation) in a manufacturing environment
* Experience with ERP systems and visual manufacturing
* Relevant post-secondary degree; certification from PMAC or APICS an asset
* Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate a team of purchasing professionals to meet aggressive delivery, cost and quality targets
* Lean supply chain management training
* Excellent communication skills

Apply Now!
If you would like to be considered for this position, or know someone who would, please email a resume to Jay Myshkowsky at jay [at] pinnacle [dot] jobs. To learn more about this position, please call 204.926.3507, quoting job number 5738.

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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January 10, 2013 (Long time ago)

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