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Purchasing Team Leader

Our client, a worldwide leader in the forestry products industry, has an exciting opportunity for a Purchasing Team Lead to join their team in High Prairie. This role will provide you with the chance to work in a dynamic and challenging environment with opportunities for continuous growth and development. 

Join the team and benefit from:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Excellent benefits package
  • Pension match 
  • Significant investment in ongoing training
  • Stability with opportunities for quick advancement 
  • Significant Northern Living Allowance 

Responsibilities of the role include (but not limited to): 

  • Accountable for the reliability and availability of mill equipment by supporting the needs of maintenance and operations
  • Support employees’ development of direct reports through coaching, feedback and performance management
  • Sets best practice key performance indicators (KPI’s) for procurement and inventory and manages the Purchasing department in achieving these targets
  • Participates in the budgeting process and is accountable for area maintenance expenditures and the cost of inventory while working within the position’s approved guidelines
  • Negotiates fair and equitable pricing and encourages good relations with external and internal customers

Qualifications include: 

  • Previous purchasing experience in a similar environment required
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, Experience using a ERP system (JDE preferred), change management skills, proven negotiator, ability to lead projects, ability to understand the total system flow and resolve issues, effective communication with all levels of the organization
  • APICS, PMAC, CSCP, CPIM or equivalent designation desirable.
  • The ability to lead and work in a team environment

Interviews are currently being conducted. Don't hesitate to apply today! Cover letters not required. 



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