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Inventory/ Procurement Manager

  • Location

    Holberg, British Columbia

  • Sector:

    Supply Chain

  • Job type:

    Perm

  • Salary high:

    0

  • Salary low:

    0

  • Job ref:

    JO-1811-11256

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-02-25

Horizon Recruitment Inc. is currently seeking a Procurement/Inventory Manager for one of our high-profile forestry clients. Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, the Purchasing Manager is responsible for managing the inventory levels of the shop floor and the procurement of goods. This role will help to develop, implement, and monitor processes to optimize the inventory turnover and procurement processes. This individual will also take a lead role in interfacing with our supply base and leveraging the relationships for continuous improvement of inventory velocity and product costing.

Hourly rate:

  • up to $32.00 per hour

Responsibilities include:

  • Manage and develop the purchasing function for the company
  • Maintain inventory for the warehouse
  • Build positive relationships with both internal and external customers
  • Add value through your ability to understand and refine business processes
  • Ensure all purchasing activities support and strengthen the strategic objectives of the overall organization
  • Develop strategies and action plans to newly identified opportunities

Qualifications:

  • Experience in a warehouse
  • Ability to operate hiab and forklifts
  • Strong understanding of supplier management techniques
  • Ability to independently assess, define and solve complex supply chain and procurement issues
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of changing situations
  • Experience with MP2 purchasing system is considered an asset
  • Excellent organization, time management, and follow-up skills
  • Ability to take initiative and exercise excellent judgement
  • Self-motivated, enjoys challenges and working in a fast-paced environment

**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.