Manager, Purchasing

Supply Chain & Operations
Permanent
Langley, British Columbia, Canada
Posted on November 17, 2022

Fantastic opportunity for a well-rounded and senior level Procurement professional who is looking for career development with a large, well-established, and stable organization based in Langley. 

Who- the Company: 

SWIM is proud to be representing this values-based organization with a friendly and supportive corporate culture. This business has been in operations for many years and is well known throughout Langley and beyond. 

What- the Role:

We are seeking a new Manager, Purchasing who will oversee all procurement for multiple operating sites. The Manager will be responsible for requesting quotes (for services, supplies, and equipment), reviewing proposals and supply agreements, and building relationships with key suppliers to build and maintain relationships.
The Manager will take a lead role in ensuring timely contract and amendment reviews, contract execution, recommending strategies to maximize efficiency and cost savings, and helping with high value and/or high-profile projects pertaining to purchasing and logistics.  
Who- the Candidate:

  • University degree in a relevant area is highly preferred. Supply Chain Management Association of Canada (S.C.M.P.) designation is highly preferred (and the organization will financial support the Manager if they are still pursuing their SCMP). 
  • At least 5 years’ recent and relevant experience in procurement/purchasing/supply chain. 
  • Knowledge of trade agreements 
  • Experience with open RFPs.

Where: 

The Manager will be based in a corporate office in the heart of Langley. 

How Much: 

Competitive base salary commensurate with experience and skills. Additionally, the Manager will receive just over 4 weeks of paid time off, an excellent pension plan, health & dental benefits that kick in right away, and a health allowance. Please discuss your total compensation expectations with SWIM! 

When & How to Apply: 

This Manager, Purchasing search is moving very quickly! Swim Recruiting will be presenting short-listed candidates directly to the hiring team for consideration. If you already have a Recruiter at SWIM, please reach out very soon. If you do yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit “APPLY NOW” and send us your resume. Thank you!