Purchasing and Inventory Manager

  • Location

    Leamington, Ontario

  • Sector:

    Supply Chain

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

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Our client, a well known and rapidly growing business based in Leamington is searching for a Purchasing & Inventory Manager

Responsibilities Include:

  • Lead and manage team of buyers and inventory clerks
  • Manage direct and indirect spend categories which include corrugate, resin (trays, films, bags), labels and MRO supplies
  • Capital equipment sourcing
  • Work in conjunction with Packaging Development Manager as well as the sales & marketing team to source and develop new packaging formats
  • Negotiate contracts as well as evaluate and approve specifications for issuing and awarding bids with suppliers
  • Prepare and present reports regarding market conditions and organizational spend to senior management
  • Analyze inventories to determine how to increase inventory flow, reduce waste and develop appropriate min/max levels
  • Ensures storage and inventory control are performed in an efficient manner
  • Update senior management on any current or foreseeable inventory issues


  • Minimum 3 - 5 years of experience in a management role with purchasing and inventory control
  • PMAC Certificate and/or C.S.C.M.P. designation preferred/considered an asset
  • Strong negotiation skills to effectively negotiate with suppliers
  • Must have strong time management skills with an emphasis on meeting deadlines
  • Highly energetic and assertive with strong leadership skills
  • Experience in leading and managing a team
  • Advanced MS Office skills (Excel)
  • Excellent, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills

**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.