Procurement and Material Control


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Located in Courtright, ON, ON

Salary: $65,000.00 - $85,000.000

We are currently hiring a Procurement & Material Control Specialist to lead and supports the development and execution of sourcing strategies for assigned areas of spend within a large manufacturing facility. This individual will provides support in identifying and implementing best practices in all procurement processes, while building supportive internal and external relationships.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Supports the development of procurement strategies at the site and potentially regionally in support of the vision and strategic direction of Procurement and Material Control.
  • Facilitates continuous engagement with the stakeholder community in the procurement process.
  • Supports the site based procurement team to deliver to the long term and annual goals of the procurement function in alignment with the business and site specific plans.
  • Contributes to improvement in turnaround and capital planning, contracting and execution.
  • Understands and leverages knowledge of the company’s and competitor’s products, industry trends, and superior business practices, and integrates the same into procurement operations in ways that achieve competitive advantage
  • Participates in early planning for turnarounds and key projects; supports required activity during and after turnarounds and key projects.
  • Develops and executes sourcing strategies that increase productivity, improve supplier performance and reduce costs.
  • Manages appropriate supply and service agreements, and facilitate any necessary improvements to increase accuracy, visibility and productivity and to ensure compliance to the contract management process and any applicable state and federal laws and regulations

Qualifications for this role includes:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required preferably in Business, Supply Chain, Engineering or other related disciplines.
  • Three or more years of experience in procurement, supply chain, engineering or other commercial experience.
  • Experience in developing and deploying procurement strategies and processes.
  • Certification in procurement or supply management desirable.
  • Experience in managing supplier relationships.
  • Strong technical knowledge of good procurement practice including negotiation, demand management, supplier qualification, sourcing, bidding and contracting, supplier performance management and risk management.
  • Knowledge of SAP, Ariba and other procurement systems.
  • Experience in heavy industrial environment, knowledge of chemical manufacturing and major capital projects.

Salary: $65,000-$85,000 depending on experience. 

Ways to apply:

Benefits available to Express associates:

  • Medical benefits
  • Referral bonuses
  • Reward programs
  • Career training and development resources
  • Scholarship program
  • National retailer discounts

About Express Employment Professionals:

Founded in 1983, Express today employs more than 550,000 people across over 800 franchise locations worldwide. Our long-term goal of putting a million people to work is at the heart of our company's vision: to help as many people as possible find good jobs by helping as many clients as possible find good people. The Sarnia Express Employment Professionals franchise began operation in 2006 and serves Sarnia-Lambton and surrounding areas with temporary staffing, contract workers, and direct hire placement in a variety of fields, including professional, skilled trades, office services, and light industrial. Our ISO certified office has grown steadily, placing more than 6,000 people with local businesses at no cost to job seekers. Express is proud to be a Certified Military Friendly Employer through Canada Company and to have received ClearlyRated's 2020 Best of Staffing Client and Talent awards based on the satisfaction of our clients and associates.

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347 Christina Street North
Sarnia, ON N7T 5V6
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