Temporary Strategic Supply Chain Specialist
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.


  • 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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