Global Sourcing Manager

  • Location

    Vancouver, British Columbia

  • Sector:

    Supply Chain

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Horizon Recruitment has an immediate requirement for a Global Sourcing Manager to join our large BC based client. The role requires a candidate with a strong Strategic Sourcing, Vendor Management and Quality background. The successful candidate will manage major relationships for raw materials, co-manufacturing relationships and vendors for indirect services and materials.

The role will lead a small team of staff responsible for ongoing vendor management, vendor reviews, quality escalations and contract negotiations.


  • Work with business leaders to develop and execute a sourcing strategy to ensure best quality and price for contract manufacturing relationships
  • Develop KPI's and vendor performance metrics
  • Manage vendor relationships and ongoing vendor reviews and escalations
  • Manage vendor pricing negotiations for new product introductions and design revisions
  • Develop robust risk mitigation strategies with key manufacturing vendors
  • Provide guidance and support on various items for the business unit Contracts Managers
  • Manage compliance with sourcing strategy and business processes
  • Report performance data for assigned category
  • Provide input and feedback on business processes and contribute to change management where appropriate.


  • 10 years of sourcing and contract management experience within a manufacturing or engineering environment. 
  • Demonstrated experience in sourcing and contract management for major multi-million dollar contracts
  • Ability to proactively initiate and maintain influential business relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Proven negotiation skills
  • Experience managing, or working within large contract manufacturing operations
  • Credentials that include a university degree – ideally in engineering or business disciplines.
  • Masters degree / MBA or professional SCM accreditation in either contracts management, logistics or procurement is preferred.

**Only candidates eligible to work in Canada will be considered**

Horizon Recruitment Inc. is a specialized recruitment and search firm with two complimentary practice areas: Finance & Supply Chain.