Purchasing Manager
Stream-Flo Industries Ltd.
Edmonton, AB
1d ago

Key position functions include :

  • Provide leadership, direction and assume departmental focal point position in all strategic supply chain related initiatives.
  • Actively engage in on-going relationships with all key external suppliers.
  • Responsible for daily Inventory levels (including min / max levels).
  • Oversee recruitment, training, performance management and goal setting of all employees in the Purchasing department.
  • Supervise to ensure responsibilities accrued to the department staff are assigned appropriately and performed in a time sensitive manner.
  • Actively participate in management meetings and committees as the primary representative of the purchasing group. Positively contribute to management initiatives aimed at meeting corporate objectives and goals.
  • In concert with direct supervisor, establish targets and or objectives for own position, as well as reporting employees.
  • Build competency of key direct reports, and establish a succession plan for group.
  • Monitor and act upon issues affecting the standard cost structure and stocking inventory quantity values.
  • Pursue courses of action necessary to ensure, support or adjust the requirements of the master production schedule to meet on time delivery to clients.
  • Determine, initiate and secure cost effective supply agreements for services or components.
  • Assist in the development of sources to achieve superior access to resources necessary to support stocking inventory or the internal production schedule
  • Establish and maintain a comprehensive knowledge of industry trends and best practices concerning purchasing, market pricing, supplier partnerships, products and material specifications.
  • Establish and implement prudent purchasing strategies and practices including min / max order quantities for inventory stock levels and procedures for special orders for customers.
  • Minimize the use of NCN Part #s and the use of NCN Purchase Orders.
  • Set up and maintain vendor records.
  • Review and approval of any differences between unit cost shown on the PO and the amount the supplier has invoiced.
  • Approve overages in quantity received in excess of quantity ordered.
  • Provide or obtain approval to pay non-inventory purchases and expense items and send to Accounts Payable for payment.
  • Work with global sourcing to manage the AVL in conjunction with QA and other stakeholders.
  • Contribute to and / or liaise with global sourcing department.
  • Assist in strategic planning and provide input for the departmental budget.
  • Preferred candidates will possess a combination of the following :

  • 8+ years in some combination of supply chain or procurement, plus minimum 5 years of management / supervisory experience
  • SCMP Designation or SMT Certificate / Diploma or a combination of relevant education and experience
  • SAP operating experience including implementation, preferably within a manufacturing environment. SAP S / 4 Hana experience would be an asset.
  • Strong product knowledge in 6A Wellhead and Gate Valve equipment.
  • Working knowledge of material specs and applicable usage with current API specifications.
  • Customs (tariff) and logistics knowledge.
  • Proven, progressive management experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent inter-personal abilities.
  • Stream-Flo offers a competitive salary, profit sharing and a comprehensive benefit program to prospective employees, as well as the opportunity to work in an entrepreneurial environment, characterized by continued growth and strong business results.

    We thank all applicants for their interest. However only those candidates identified for further consideration will be contacted.

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