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Purchasing Manager (Supply Chain)

  • Mississauga, ON
  • 2023-05-19

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  • Manages the Procurement team. Assesses skill sets, develops team through regular performance management initiative.
  • Prepares and executes monthly KPI reports supporting production requirements to ensure continuity of the material requirements
  • Drives decisions that support internal/external programs, customers, and product/order commit dates
  • Monitor, analyze, identify trends, and take action on Key Performance Indicators
  • Enters, tracks, monitors and coordinates customer material and delivery requirements for proactive steps to avoid material shortages
  • Adaptable, able to work in a constant change and dynamic production environment supporting high mix of SKUs
  • Assume procurement responsibilities for new and existing products, including price, schedule, supplier selection, documentation write-up and terms & conditions.
  • Managing supplier’s critical path delivery requirements in support of key program milestones
  • Establish and maintain critical working relationships with Engineering, Manufacturing, Finance and Quality Assurance functional business areas
  • Perform negotiations (supplier price, delivery, and exceptions to purchase order flow downs, i.e., Terms & Conditions)
  • Participate and drive supplier development and management activity to achieve consistent cost reductions (PPV) , lead time reductions, and quality improvements with leveraged buying strategies  
  • Assist and contribute to the fulfilment of budget and strategic plans of the company within your control.
  • Post-secondary Degree or Diploma in Supply Chain Management, Purchasing or equivalent, with a minimum of 10 years of experience in Supply Chain Management and Procurement in a multi-functional team environment.
  • Minimum 5 years in a leadership role with direct reports
  • Professional ASCM designation in Supply Chain Management (SCMP) desired
  • ERP/MRP experience with JDEdwards is desired
  • Experience in data analysis and supplier performance metrics
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office tool suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and ERP systems, experience in JD Edwards is preferred  
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings and specifications is required
  • Knowledge of composite based products is preferred
  • Strong interpersonal skills with proven ability to communicate both verbally and in writing with internal customers and suppliers
  • Strong knowledge of purchasing principles, tendering processes, supplier selection, supplier management, including relationship development with both suppliers and direct reports.
  • S. Department of Defense procurement experience and knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR/DFARS) as well as International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) is required
  • Knowledge of aerospace manufacturing techniques and procedures is required.
  • Must be able to meet Canadian Controlled Goods requirements