Find Supply Chain & Operations Jobs In Vancouver

The SWIM team is proud to have built out our Supply Chain and Operations recruitment team in the last 5 years and this area has quickly grown to become a significant number of our searches.

We know what businesses are looking for in a supply chain or operations professional, and we prepare all our candidates to make a positive first impression. Below are our open Supply Chain and Operations opportunities- both contract and permanent roles. Please apply to any posting where you feel you might be a great perfect match. If we see the potential for a great fit, we’ll be reaching out shortly.

Senior Buyer, Procurement

Supply Chain & Operations
Permanent
Abbotsford, BC, CA
Posted on May 12, 2022
Are you a passionate, seasoned and strategic Supply Chain leader with expertise in enhancing procurement sourcing practices and services, and creating a positive customer experience and driving a culture of best practices and continuous improvement?  Read Full Description
Are you a passionate, seasoned and strategic Supply Chain leader with expertise in enhancing procurement sourcing practices and services, and creating a positive customer experience and driving a culture of best practices and continuous improvement? 

Who- The Company: 

Our client is a globally recognized organization and a large employer in the Abbotsford area. Known for their exceptional reputation and collaborative work culture-this is a superb work environment with an amazing objective!

What- The Role: 

The Senior Buyer, Procurement is a role with the opportunity to lead a diverse team. This position provides leadership in achieving the ongoing goals of the Procurement Modernization program, and will transform how our client buys and pays for goods and services by simplifying processes, improving service delivery, delivering value/savings, and embracing technology. You will be responsible for developing a cohesive team to support and realize the vision of Procurement Modernization, and instill the mindset of customer service, service delivery, and delivering value across the Procurement function. There are also a significant number of initiatives underway where Procurement will be either leading or engaged in exploring how they work with their Suppliers to further our Client’s objectives.

Who- The Candidate: 

Equipped with a minimum of 5 years of progressive procurement/supply chain management experience. The ideal candidate would be a natural leader, with proven experience leading and driving a culture of best practices and continuous improvement, you possess sound supplier relationship and customer relationship management experience and are accustomed to developing and monitoring SLA performance. Duties highlighted below:
Source and negotiate on new and existing materials as requested by Operations/R&D/Marketing/Engineering.   
Improve existing purchasing policies and procedures
Consolidate and optimize purchasing of MRO supplies.
Oversee all staff doing procurement buying.
Initiate request for quotes and supply agreements, where applicable, for items not already covered under purchasing agreements.
Work with suppliers to find new and innovative methods to reduce costs and lead times
Maintain regular contact with key suppliers to build and maintain relationships.
Customs Import/Export experience, including all CERS/CARM paperwork needs.

How Much: 

Competitive base salary commensurate with level of experience, Please discuss further with Swim. 

Where: 

Abbotsford, BC

When & How To Apply: 

Swim Recruiting has been engaged as a trusted recruitment agency partner on this important search. If you are interested and already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. 
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Associate Director, Procurement

Supply Chain & Operations
Permanent
Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on August 12, 2021
Are you a passionate, seasoned and strategic Supply Chain leader with expertise in enhancing procurement sourcing practices and services, and creating a positive customer experience and driving a culture of best practices and continuous improvement? Do you have expertise in leading transformational improvements and enabling technology to improve key processes and service delivery? Are you known for your strong ability to build relationships with many different stakeholders and your commitment to customer service excellence?  Read Full Description
Are you a passionate, seasoned and strategic Supply Chain leader with expertise in enhancing procurement sourcing practices and services, and creating a positive customer experience and driving a culture of best practices and continuous improvement? Do you have expertise in leading transformational improvements and enabling technology to improve key processes and service delivery? Are you known for your strong ability to build relationships with many different stakeholders and your commitment to customer service excellence? 

Who- The Company: 

Our client is a globally recognized organization and a large employer in the Vancouver area. Known for their exceptional reputation and collaborative work culture, they are passionate about learning and challenge their employees to grow. 

What- The Role: 

The Associate Director, Procurement is a newly created role with the opportunity to lead a large and diverse team. You will provide comprehensive leadership, strategic planning and operational direction in the development of the Procurement function and practice. This position provides leadership in achieving the ongoing goals of the Procurement Modernization program, and will transform how our client buys and pays for goods and services by simplifying processes, improving service delivery, delivering value/savings, and embracing technology. You will be responsible for developing a cohesive team to support and realize the vision of Procurement Modernization, and instill the mindset of customer service, service delivery, and delivering value across the Procurement function. There are also a significant number of initiatives underway where Procurement will be either leading or engaged in exploring how they work with their Suppliers to further our Client’s objectives.

Who- The Candidate: 

Equipped with a minimum of 10 years of progressive procurement/supply chain management experience, the ideal candidate holds a SCMP designation and a master’s degree in a relevant discipline. A natural leader, with proven experience leading and driving a culture of best practices and continuous improvement, you possess sound supplier relationship and customer relationship management experience and are accustomed to developing and monitoring SLA performance. In addition, you have strong forecasting and planning skills, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with demonstrated experience engaging, leading and working with teams and stakeholders with a focus on equity, diversity and inclusion and ensuring customer service excellence. Knowledge of Workday an added bonus.

How Much: 

Competitive base salary commensurate with level of experience, 4 weeks’ vacation, robust benefits package including pension, excellent health and wellness. Please discuss further with Swim. 

Where: 

Vancouver, BC

When & How To Apply: 

Swim Recruiting has been engaged as a trusted recruitment agency partner on this important search. If you are interested and already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. 
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