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Purchasing Supervisor

Job details:

Our client is a Winnipeg based leading provider of high quality flexible packaging solutions for customers across North America. 

The Purchaser is the primary point of contact with our key Suppliers. Reporting to the C.F.O. the Purchaser is responsible for the effective procurement of materials for our manufacture processes through the development of strong relationships with our suppliers; effective negotiation and creative solutions to meet the needs of our customers and operations.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Negotiate product pricing, supply and service relationships with major suppliers;
  • Evaluate business needs for key materials in the production process & procure accordingly;
  • Assess opportunities for improvement in supply chain through evaluation of price/value & inventory carrying costs;
  • Work closely with sales and operations groups to understand needs and effectively manage inventory at optimal levels.

Experience and Skills Required:

  • Business Degree/Certificate in Procurement/or appropriate combination of education and experience;
  • Ability to take initiative and multi-task in a fast-paced environment;
  • Demonstrated ability to negotiate and evaluate supplier contracts;
  • Strong computer skills;
  • Previous experience procuring materials in a print converting environment and/or in an ERP environment would be an asset.

 If you would like more information about this position, please contact Gail Eckert, Senior Consultant, Legacy Bowes Group at (204) 934-8828.  If you believe you can make a strong contribution in the role of Purchaser, please submit your resume in confidence to

To apply for the Purchasing Supervisor job at Legacy Bowes Group , send your resume to Gail Eckert at
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Company Name

Legacy Bowes Group

Posted By

Gail Eckert

Job Category

Post Date

February 26, 2013 (Long time ago)

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