Argentus is pleased to be working with one of our top manufacturing clients on a new search for a Strategic Procurement professional! This company, located in Burlington, ON, is a fast-growing and respected manufacturing company in the aerospace arena. They’ve got strong employee incentives and a strong emphasis on work/life balance, and are looking for dynamic individuals who’re looking to work in a high-performance, high-reward environment.
Working out of the company’s location in Burlington, the Strategic Sourcing Specialist will work within an assigned category of commodities to develop and execute Procurement strategy. You’ll work closely with their engineering teams to provide Procurement support for rolling out new products, building supplier bases and helping to influence lead time and cost. You’ll also lead negotiations with suppliers after conducting research based on competitive intelligence, market reports, trade periodicals, etc, and overall work to negotiate the best possible contracts from the perspective of cost and risk. You’ll also support the Procurement function by working with troublesome suppliers to improve KPIs, and resolve issues that the organization’s Production Buyers are experiencing with suppliers. In short, it’s a meaty Procurement role, with strategic depth and real impact as a problem-solver within a highly competitive organization.
Our client is looking for someone with Strategic Commodities Procurement experience in a comparable manufacturing industry, preferably one with a high level of regulation like Aerospace. The successful candidate also needs to have solid understanding of MRP/ERP systems, as well as a deep understanding of electronics manufacturing. An Engineering background is a strong asset, as is a PMP or CSCP designation. If this sounds like you or someone in your network who’s looking to make a move, reach out to Argentus today! Call 416 364 9919 or email a current resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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