If you are a talented and experienced Purchasing Leaad, David Aplin Group has the right opportunity for you! Our Winnipeg-based client has partnered with Leanne Bonnar, Partner, to lead their search.
The Lead Buyer is responsible for providing direction to a small buying admin group by leading by example. This role will lead the training and development of the team to ensure work is done accurately and with the highest level of service.
Perks & Benefits:
Cost reductions by negotiating lower vendor profit margins and favorable terms when required
Negotiate, review and maintain all Master Service Agreements (MSA) within areas of defined spend responsibility
Timely delivery solutions and logistics assistance
Actively managing supplier relationships
Participate/implementation of process and procedure development and improvements
Identify and implement cost savings and continuous improvement initiatives
Improved internal master price list management and selling price adjustments on standardized trailer inventory
Utilize existing and new systems to increase spend visibility and control spending
Post-secondary education preferred. A combination of education and experience will also be considered
Excellent customer service skills with an ability to handle multiple time-sensitive tasks while working within a team environment
5-7 years of progressive experience associated with logistical and procurement support
Well-developed oral and written communications and interpersonal skills
Ability to negotiate terms and conditions with vendors and subcontractors as directed by leadership team
Effective use of cost reduction strategies
Must possess a high level of organizational, time management and prioritization skills
Must have advanced computer skills and be proficient with MS Office Suite
Knowledge of construction sub-trades would be an asset
Job ID: 9L385413
If you are interested in this position and meet the qualifications, apply today! We thank all applicants; however, only those who are authorized to work in Canada or are selected for an interview will be contacted.
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