Procurement Agent

Lethbridge, AB T1H6W5

Posted: 06/07/2024 Employment Type: Permanent Industry: Manufacturing, Processing and Packaging Job Number: SF30851666 Pay Rate: $80000 / year

Job Description

Select People Solutions is pleased to be working with our client in their search for a Procurement Agent to join their team and play a pivotal role in developing their vendor network and maintaining supplier relations. This hands-on position involves close collaboration with management, production, engineering, and sales to source essential materials and equipment promptly, ensuring smooth operations and optimal inventory levels.
What’s in it for You?
  • Opportunity to influence supply chain strategies and maintain a robust vendor network
  • Collaborate with diverse departments, enhancing your cross-functional skills
  • Engage in proactive problem-solving to improve purchasing efficiencies
  • Gain experience in a fast-paced, long lead time environment
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Relocation Package 
Compensation & Hours: 
  • The rate of pay is expected to be in the $80K/year range
  • Based in office: Lethbridge, AB
Position Summary: 
  • Managing supply chain operations, including inventory, replenishment planning, and the preparation of purchase orders
  • Collaborating with various departments to plan material purchases effectively
  • Identifying quality suppliers and vendors that are reliable and cost effective
  • Monitoring inventory levels and scheduling purchase deliveries
  • Requesting cost proposals, negotiating contracts, and maintaining supplier relations
  • Creating reports on inventory levels, purchase orders, and inventory turnover
  • Ensuring timely communication and resolution of issues related to delivery, quality, or pricing
Required Qualifications: 
  • Minimum of 5 years procurement experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment 
  • Strong communication skills; including the ability to upward manage, collaborate with different departments, and manage orders with a variety of vendors and suppliers
  • Experience with ERP Systems
  • Advanced MS Office skills 
  • Proven history of developing effective inventory management solutions 
  • Motivated by operations and processes 
Bonus Points For: 
  • SCMP designation or the ability to obtain
  • Bachelor's degree in Logistics, Supply Chain Management, or related field 
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