Temporary Strategic Supply Chain Specialist
AltaSteel
Edmonton, AB, Canada
2d ago

Temporary Strategic Supply Chain Specialist

AltaSteel is seeking an experienced, dedicated and motivated professional to join the Procurement department in a temporary role as a Strategic Supply Chain Specialist.

Reporting to the Superintendent, Supply Chain Procurement, this role will be covering a maternity leave.

Responsibilities

  • The Strategic Supply Chain Specialist will be responsible for planning, presenting, and executing best sourcing strategies of assigned key commodities for the AltaSteel business.
  • Assist and work tightly with the Inventory team, in monitoring the flow and planning of raw materials.
  • Keep up to date on current market trends for the commodities managed, source alternative materials / new-potential suppliers to improve business variable cost.
  • Contribute to the annual budget planning and quarterly forecast projections.
  • Develop RFP / RFQ documents, conduct contract negotiations, and completion of contract documents
  • Apply negotiation techniques, and develop cost analysis reports to propose best sourcing strategies.
  • Work with cross-functional teams and operational groups; communicate with stakeholders on a timely and professional manner to eliminate uncertainty during periods of crisis.
  • Qualifications and Skills

  • BA in Supply Chain Management, Business or equivalent designation
  • Previous working experience in Manufacturing Supply Chain. Experience in sourcing of raw materials and inventory planning will be considered an asset
  • At least of 3 - 5 years working experience in Procurement / Supply Chain Management
  • Excellent interpersonal & written communication skills
  • Knowledgeable in Microsoft Office programs with proficient use of MS Excel is required
  • Experience developing and presenting cost analysis reports
  • Experience in use of ERP systems
  • Highly organized with good time management skills
  • Critical thinker with problem solving skills
  • Self-motivated - able to work independently and without supervision, and act as a team player with a helpful and positive attitude
  • Experience in Contract Management will be considered an asset
  • Job Details

  • Monday to Friday 7 : 30am 4 : 00pm
  • Temporary Opportunity for the duration of 12-15 months with the potential for extension
  • Fast paced environment
  • Interested parties should apply by February 22, 2019.

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