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Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis – Leadership opportunity for a talented finance professional

Our Vancouver client, a large and reputable organization in Healthcare, is looking for a Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis. The Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis plays an instrumental role in all aspects of financial planning, operational reporting, ad hoc financial/business analysis, case costing, funding analysis, project management and financial modeling. This is a hands-on leadership position that is responsible for providing relevant and value-added financial planning, analysis and reporting to senior management and external parties. This role is responsible for all aspects of the annual financial planning and budgeting process and for the preparation and provision of timely reporting and forecasting. 
The Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis leads projects in finance, supports external negotiations with other parties and related organizations, as well as develops and implements new case costing standards, develops policies and procedures and represents the executive team on committees and other work groups.

Responsibilities includes but are not limited to:

  • Manages and prepares the consolidation and reporting of the entire organization during the annual budgeting process. 
  • Works closely with finance team and departmental management to develop meaningful organizational financial plans, budgets and forecasts which are aligned to strategic/business objectives. Reviews and develops budget procedures and tools to continuously improve the budget process.
  • Manages the accurate and timely financial reporting process including the preparation of all period end reports. Provides operational reporting in support of key business processes across various functional areas as well as the entire organization.
  • Leads project teams or completes other projects or tasks as assigned including writing proposals, developing budget, approaching potential funding sources, hiring and supervising project workers, monitoring project progress, and writing interim and final reports. 
  • Develops and implements appropriate/best practices and standardized reporting tools. Identifies new policies and procedures as the result of new process changes, either from a process improvement or technology change.
  • Implements, coordinates and communicates best practices, procedures, policies and tools as needed.

Qualifications

  • A professional accounting designation (CMA, CGA, or CA) or a Masters Degree in Business Administration and 4-7 years of experience in a senior finance position ideally within a large complex multi-site organization.
  • Leadership experience with an emphasis on knowledge of business planning, case costing and funding analysis, business process engineering, and business case development. 
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively lead, supervise and mentor a team as well as hire, train and complete performance reviews. 
  • Advanced MS Office skills, in particular with Excel and strong experience with ERP systems is a must. 
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize workload to meet deadlines.
Please apply immediately as our client is looking to have someone in place very soon.  Note that only qualified applicants will be contacted for this position. Thank you.

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Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis – Leadership opportunity for a talented finance professional

Our Vancouver client, a large and reputable organization in Healthcare, is looking for a Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis. The Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis plays an instrumental role in all aspects of financial planning, operational reporting, ad hoc financial/business analysis, case costing, funding analysis, project management and financial modeling. This is a hands-on leadership position that is responsible for providing relevant and value-added financial planning, analysis and reporting to senior management and external parties. This role is responsible for all aspects of the annual financial planning and budgeting process and for the preparation and provision of timely reporting and forecasting. 
The Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis leads projects in finance, supports external negotiations with other parties and related organizations, as well as develops and implements new case costing standards, develops policies and procedures and represents the executive team on committees and other work groups.

Responsibilities includes but are not limited to:

  • Manages and prepares the consolidation and reporting of the entire organization during the annual budgeting process. 
  • Works closely with finance team and departmental management to develop meaningful organizational financial plans, budgets and forecasts which are aligned to strategic/business objectives. Reviews and develops budget procedures and tools to continuously improve the budget process.
  • Manages the accurate and timely financial reporting process including the preparation of all period end reports. Provides operational reporting in support of key business processes across various functional areas as well as the entire organization.
  • Leads project teams or completes other projects or tasks as assigned including writing proposals, developing budget, approaching potential funding sources, hiring and supervising project workers, monitoring project progress, and writing interim and final reports. 
  • Develops and implements appropriate/best practices and standardized reporting tools. Identifies new policies and procedures as the result of new process changes, either from a process improvement or technology change.
  • Implements, coordinates and communicates best practices, procedures, policies and tools as needed.

Qualifications

  • A professional accounting designation (CMA, CGA, or CA) or a Masters Degree in Business Administration and 4-7 years of experience in a senior finance position ideally within a large complex multi-site organization.
  • Leadership experience with an emphasis on knowledge of business planning, case costing and funding analysis, business process engineering, and business case development. 
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively lead, supervise and mentor a team as well as hire, train and complete performance reviews. 
  • Advanced MS Office skills, in particular with Excel and strong experience with ERP systems is a must. 
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize workload to meet deadlines.
Please apply immediately as our client is looking to have someone in place very soon.  Note that only qualified applicants will be contacted for this position. Thank you.

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On behalf of our client, a well-known and progressive healthcare organization in Vancouver, we are seeking a Director Business Planning with a very strong operational background to join their team.

The Director, Business Planning generates analysis, reporting and recommendations which are utilized by senior management for the development and achievement of the organization’s strategic and financial goals.  This role will also support the executive team and participate in establishing the goals, objectives and operations of the business planning division to ensure that the goals and objectives are fulfilled.  

The Director, Business Planning takes a lead role in the preparation or supervision of the preparation of operations reviews, business process improvement reviews and service delivery modeling that impact the entire organization. The Director supports the business planning team by assessing and monitoring risks associated with implementation of program and service delivery changes. The Director, in consultation with the business planning team, leads the design, development and implementation of changes in the business planning processes. In addition, this role also has ongoing responsibilities for financial planning and financial management for other specific services as assigned by the leadership team.  

This position is involved in taking on special projects as assigned by the leadership team which will be evolving in nature and requires a solid understanding of developing and leading a team. 

 What we are looking for:

  • Professional accounting designation (CA, CGA or CMA) combined with a Masters Degree in Business, Leadership or other relevant field plus at least 12 years of relevant management experience within a large complex multi-site organization.
  • A proven track record with an emphasis in business planning, financial planning, business process engineering and/or business case development and review.
  • Must have solid grasp of Canadian GAAP and proven FP&A experience including budgeting, financial and operational planning and reporting, forecasting, management reporting, variance analysis, financial modelling.
  • Strong analytical skills including the ability to comprehend complex issues and related data/information and present information in concise and meaningful ways. 
  • Excellent change management and project management skills as well as strong organizational skills including the ability to prioritize workload and to meet deadlines.  
  • Strong customer service, relationship building, negotiation and problem solving skills coupled with superior written and presentation skills
 Our client is offering an attractive compensation package including competitive salary and excellent benefits and vacation.

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Who- the Company: Our client is an admired and highly successful company on Canada’s vibrant tech scene. 


Where: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Out-of-province and even out-of-country candidates are welcome to apply, and if necessary the company can aid with obtaining a Canadian work visa for selected qualified candidate. 


What- the Opportunity: Director, Corporate Communications.  This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of Canada’s most exciting companies in a role crucial to the company’s continued growth and success. The company is out of start-up phase and well into “scale-up” phase and the new Director will ensure continued place as a pioneer in the tech space.  This role will involve a blend of global media and analyst relations work, with an emphasis on US & Canadian-based contacts, as well as investor communications and public relations. The Director will lead 2 Public Relations Managers and report into the VP of Marketing & Communications. 


Who- the Candidate: We are seeking a thought leader who will be the company’s top individual dedicated to corporate & external communications. The ideal candidate will have at least 15 years progressive experience in corporate communications, including:


  • Global media and analyst relations experience with an emphasis on US-based and Canadian-based contacts 
  • Investor communications
  • Executive communications experience in technology (ideally software/SaaS), ideally with both private and public companies
  • People leadership experience (teams of 2+ direct reports, preferably at manager-level) 
  • Agency work experience is considered an asset 
  • Experience in Technology Analyst Relations with companies such as Gartner and Forrester
  • A proven track record of creating an open dialogue that positively influences analysts’ perceptions and research rankings of company strategy, product, platform, and performance (note that approximately 30% to 50% of the role will involve analyst relations)


How Much: Base salary commensurate with experience, starting at $125,000 Cdn and upwards from there, plus a healthy target bonus, great benefits, and other perks.And how do you put a number on working with some of the most innovative minds in Canada? 


When & How to Apply: This search is moving very quickly so please do not hesitate to reach out to Swim soon if you are interested and would like to discuss further! We are determined to fill this search and make a mutually beneficial match for our client and our winning candidate. If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume at your earliest convenience.




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Who - the Company: 
Our client, a fantastic organisation located in the valley is a not for profit that serves to improve conditions for a number of organization! They have a great purpose and are a great employer!

What - the Role:
Reporting to the OHS Manager, the Training & Resource Development Specialist uses skills and experience to support the Alliance staff members for the design, development and management of training resources. He/she will be experienced in curriculum development, training content and in delivering training to the Alliance’s staff, its engaged members and potential members.
This job is best suited for professionals who are passionate about training, have experience in developing curriculum, resources and tools and committed to reducing injury rates in the province by helping manufacturers strengthen their health and safety culture. Travel is required at times.

The core function of the position is to develop health & safety training, tools, resources and deliver training programs to internal and external stakeholders. Working with health & safety advisors, other specialists and through research, develop appropriate programs, materials and activities that help support programs and health & safety systems development. Monitor and analyze these methods to determine the best type of training to facilitate employee and company success. Based on the findings, design and develop exercises, discussions and simulations to support the development of tools, products, training programs and resources to help employers build health & safety programs and systems. Preparing tools, study guides and manuals for employee training will be an integral function of the position.

Who - the Candidate:
The ideal candidate is a resourceful, strong communicator that presents well, has strong research skills and is a team player with proven experience in training. This role will support multiple departments with varied materials, topics related training so also looking for someone with strong prioritization skills, strong relationship building skills and also a strong collaborator. 

Key Duties:
  • Develop resources, training, program material and tools using training research methodology with effective testing techniques
  • Work collaboratively with the Learning and Development Specialist in developing training material and content using instructional design
  • Produce content consulting subject matter expertise and research in developing various health & safety programs and training curriculum for employers using various formats including online webinar
  • Support the collection and compiling of academic research
  • Facilitate and deliver professional caliber training sessions to external and internal stakeholders, including safety orientation of new employees
  • Collaborate with respective departments to develop tools and training resources needed to provide internal support system to the department
  • Participate in external committees as required to support inclusion of best practices and current and evolving regulations
  • Working with the OHS Manager, lead the implementation of new programs developed at the Alliance
  • Support the OHS Manager in development and implementation of departmental processes
  • Support the Safety Advisors in responding to clients’ requests for training resources 

Requirements: 
  • Bachelor’s degree in training and development, education, or instructional design preferred
  • Health & Safety degree or diploma- required
  • Technical and curriculum writing credentials – required
  • 5-7 years’ experience in developing health & safety resource materials, training programs
  • Public Speaking/Communications certification or equivalent with 5 years training delivery experience
  • Excellent presentation/facilitation skills with demonstrated competence in keeping the audience engaged
  • Excellent computer skills and proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, and Access, Visio and graphics)
  • Proficiency with CRM systems and Microsoft Project
  • Ability to engage alternate viewpoints and make effective decisions
  • Excellent communication skills; experience communicating and delivering presentations to all business levels, including executive management

Where: Located in the valley.

How Much:
Competitive base salary commensurate with level of skills and experience- please discuss with Swim. Plus, a fitness allowance and professional development allowance, excellent health & dental benefits, and other perks.

When & How to Apply: 
If you are interested in and excited about this great opportunity, please do not hesitate in applying as this search is moving very quickly! If you have a Recruiter at Swim already, please reach out to that individual directly. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit “Apply Now” to send us your resume.
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Travel is required at times.The core function of the position is to develop health & safety training, tools, resources and deliver training programs to internal and external stakeholders. Working with health & safety advisors, other specialists and through research, develop appropriate programs, materials and activities that help support programs and health & safety systems development. Monitor and analyze these methods to determine the best type of training to facilitate employee and company success. Based on the findings, design and develop exercises, discussions and simulations to support the development of tools, products, training programs and resources to help employers build health & safety programs and systems. Preparing tools, study guides and manuals for employee training will be an integral function of the position.Who - the Candidate:The ideal candidate is a resourceful, strong communicator that presents well, has strong research skills and is a team player with proven experience in training. This role will support multiple departments with varied materials, topics related training so also looking for someone with strong prioritization skills, strong relationship building skills and also a strong collaborator. Key Duties:Develop resources, training, program material and tools using training research methodology with effective testing techniquesWork collaboratively with the Learning and Development Specialist in developing training material and content using instructional designProduce content consulting subject matter expertise and research in developing various health & safety programs and training curriculum for employers using various formats including online webinarSupport the collection and compiling of academic researchFacilitate and deliver professional caliber training sessions to external and internal stakeholders, including safety orientation of new employeesCollaborate with respective departments to develop tools and training resources needed to provide internal support system to the departmentParticipate in external committees as required to support inclusion of best practices and current and evolving regulationsWorking with the OHS Manager, lead the implementation of new programs developed at the AllianceSupport the OHS Manager in development and implementation of departmental processesSupport the Safety Advisors in responding to clients’ requests for training resources Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in training and development, education, or instructional design preferredHealth & Safety degree or diploma- requiredTechnical and curriculum writing credentials – required5-7 years’ experience in developing health & safety resource materials, training programsPublic Speaking/Communications certification or equivalent with 5 years training delivery experienceExcellent presentation/facilitation skills with demonstrated competence in keeping the audience engagedExcellent computer skills and proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, and Access, Visio and graphics)Proficiency with CRM systems and Microsoft ProjectAbility to engage alternate viewpoints and make effective decisionsExcellent communication skills; experience communicating and delivering presentations to all business levels, including executive managementWhere: Located in the valley.How Much:Competitive base salary commensurate with level of skills and experience- please discuss with Swim. Plus, a fitness allowance and professional development allowance, excellent health & dental benefits, and other perks.When & How to Apply: If you are interested in and excited about this great opportunity, please do not hesitate in applying as this search is moving very quickly! If you have a Recruiter at Swim already, please reach out to that individual directly. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit “Apply Now” to send us your resume. 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Our Client, a multibillion dollar public organization, and one of Vancouver’s most successful and dynamic companies, is looking for a proven Director, Corporate FP&A to join their team.

Role:  

Director, Corporate FP&A

Reporting into the SVP FP&A with high visibility across various executives including the COO and CFO, you will play a critical role and be responsible for:
  • The full company planning cycle including the long-range planning process, creating driver based financial models for the business
  • Driving the annual operating plan and quarterly forecasting processes 
  • Producing presentations for senior leadership and Board of Directors
  • Oversight to corporate overhead expense areas
  • Leading a team of FP&A Managers and Analysts
  • Managing capital processes
  • Oversight of the Hyperion Planning and Hyperion Strategic Finance Applications. 
A natural leader, you possess 10+ years progressive FP&A and reporting experience from another large established global organization in addition to exceptional analytical and modelling experience. You have top notch corporate consolidations experience, a knack for building strong partnerships with the business, and the ability to leverage your experience in working in very tight timelines.  You are strategic, possess high business acumen and have experience presenting your findings to the Board and team of executives.  In addition to a University degree coupled with a CPA or MBA, you communicate with honesty, integrity, diplomacy and tact, and possess superior leadership skills.  Retail industry experience will set you apart from the rest. 

Compensation: 

Competitive base salary commensurate with experience, targeted 30% performance bonus, equity, 3 weeks’ vacation, excellent benefits package.  Our client is open to a relocation package for candidates residing outside of BC.

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  • Procurement Specialist Lead

    Supply Chain | Permanent | Markham, ON, CA

    Are you a Procurement expert looking to take on a more leadership position? Are you interested in working for a Global Manufacturing Leader with offices across the world? 

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    Are you a Procurement expert looking to take on a more leadership position? Are you interested in working for a Global Manufacturing Leader with offices across the world? 

    Who - the Company: 

    Our client is a progressive, global manufacturing organization. They have been in business for over 25 years and is a stable, yet consistently growing, organization. This is an excellent opportunity to work at a contract manufacturing site in a growth-oriented environment. This company has social events throughout the year, and they look for people who can strike the balance between hard-working and fun-loving. 

    What - the Role:

    The organization’s Markham site needs a Procurement Specialist Lead to spend 50% of their time in a direct components procurement role and the other 50% of the time in leading the day to day operations of the procurement team in Toronto. This includes being a leadership presence to the team and creating KPIs to create a successful environment. 

    Who - the Candidate:

    The winning candidate will have a strong Procurement background, and the soft skills to be a leader. This experience includes high volume purchasing, KPI creation, training and supervising a small team, and having a knack for relationship building. Large ERP experience is also mandatory for this role. The winning candidate will have a winning mindset and a work ethic that focuses on continuous improvement and leading a team through change.

    Where: 

    Markham, ON

    How Much:

    Compensation consummate on experience, with a target of $70-75k. The role also comes with extensive employee benefits, 6-8% bonus, RRSP matching, and 3 weeks vacation.

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving extremely quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. 
  • Supply Chain Leader

    Supply Chain | Permanent | Burnaby, BC, CA

    Do you have strong a strong analytical mindset, experience creating development plans, leading strong teams, and know how to identify bottlenecks and implement strategies to overcome those obstacles? Do you want to be part of a global organization that fosters talent and helps grow careers further?

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    Do you have strong a strong analytical mindset, experience creating development plans, leading strong teams, and know how to identify bottlenecks and implement strategies to overcome those obstacles? Do you want to be part of a global organization that fosters talent and helps grow careers further?

    Who - the Company: 

    Our client is a progressive, global manufacturing organization. They have been in business for over 25 years and is a stable, yet consistently growing, organization. This is an excellent opportunity to work at their HQ in a growth-oriented environment. This company has social events throughout the year, and they look for people who can strike the balance between hard-working and fun-loving.

    What - the Role:

    The Vancouver business unit is looking for their next Supply Chain Leader. This new hire will be responsible for providing leadership to the procurement, receiving, and materials departments. This includes creating development plans for employees, tracking relevant KPIs, improving on policies and procedures, and implementing a framework for best practices in supply chain and inventory management.

    Who - the Candidate:

    The winning candidate will have a strong EMS background, including 3+ years of supervisory experience. This experience includes MRP, inventory control, and strategic purchasing. Large ERP experience is also mandatory for this role. The winning candidate will have a winning mindset and a work ethic that focuses on continuous improvement and leading a team through change.

    Where: 

    Burnaby, BC

    How Much:

    Compensation consummate on experience, with a target of $100-120k. The role also comes with extensive employee benefits, 13% bonus, and RRSP contributions.

    When & How to Apply:

    This search is moving extremely quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. 
  • Supply Chain Leader

    Supply Chain | Permanent | Plano, TX, US

    Do you have strong EMS experience, leading strong teams, and providing executives that the manufacturing site is well taken care of? Do you want to be part of a global organization that fosters talent and helps grow careers further?

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    Do you have strong EMS experience, leading strong teams, and providing executives that the manufacturing site is well taken care of? Do you want to be part of a global organization that fosters talent and helps grow careers further?

    Who - the Company: 

    Our client is a progressive, global manufacturing organization. They have been in business for over 25 years and is a stable, yet consistently growing, organization. This is an excellent opportunity to work at a contract manufacturing site in a growth-oriented environment. This company has social events throughout the year, and they look for people who can strike the balance between hard-working and fun-loving. 

    What - the Role:

    The business unit in Plano, TX, is looking for their next Supply Chain Leader. This new hire will be responsible for providing leadership to the procurement, receiving, and materials departments. This includes creating scorecards for employees, tracking relevant KPIs, improving on policies and procedures, and taking a lead in interfacing and evaluating strategic suppliers.

    Who - the Candidate:

    The winning candidate will have a strong EMS background, including 3+ years of supervisory experience. This experience includes MRP, inventory control, and strategic purchasing. Large ERP experience is also mandatory for this role. The winning candidate will have a winning mindset and a work ethic that focuses on continuous improvement and leading a team through change.

    Where: 

    Plano, TX

    How Much:

    Compensation consummate on experience, with a target of $100-115k USD. The role also comes with extensive employee benefits, 10% bonus, 401k contributions, and 3 weeks vacation.

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving extremely quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. 
  • Agriculture Manager

    Supply Chain | Permanent | Hagen, SK, CA

    Are you enticed by the Cannabis industry but have never had the chance to explore the possibilities in your area (legally)? Are you an experienced agriculture/grow master with supervision experience, ready to take your career to a global level?

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    Are you enticed by the Cannabis industry but have never had the chance to explore the possibilities in your area (legally)? Are you an experienced agriculture/grow master with supervision experience, ready to take your career to a global level?

    Who - the Company: 

    Our client is a leader in the Cannabis space, with operations across the globe. They are looking to expand their teams and hire exceptional talent to help represent and be ambassadors of their product and culture.

    What - the Role:

    The Agricultural Manager will hold a pivotal role in ensuring detailed record keeping and compliance standards are met within the outdoor cannabis departments at their Saskatchewan location. With 130 acres of outdoor growth, this person will be responsible for handling all supervision of staff, managing agriculture budgets, and implementing growth plans. This is a crucial role for the organization. If this person is successful, the role and policies will be copied to other locations across the globe. Please ask Swim for a more detailed job description.

    Who - the Candidate:

    The successful candidate will be a self-starter with a passion for detail. A deep understanding of managing outdoor agricultural grow ops (row crops, fruits/veggies, cannabis (whether legal or illegal), hemp) and leading a team of field workers through seasonal shifts/cycles. 

    Where: 

    Hagen, SK

    How Much:

    Compensation consummate with experience, ideally in the $90-100k range. This is a full-time role which comes with stock options and comprehensive benefits.

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving extremely quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. 
  • Senior Manager, Allocations and Demand Planning

    Supply Chain | Permanent | Vancouver, BC, CA

    Do you enjoy having the ear of VPs and Directors of global organizations? Are you confident in selling your strategies to decision makers? Here is your chance to be heard and seen by an intelligent group of Sr. leaders of one of the largest Cannabis companies in the world.

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    Do you enjoy having the ear of VPs and Directors of global organizations? Are you confident in selling your strategies to decision makers? Here is your chance to be heard and seen by an intelligent group of Sr. leaders of one of the largest Cannabis companies in the world.

    Who - the Company: 

    Our client is constantly making the news with its strong growth and market presence in the Cannabis space. With a very casual work environment, they pride themselves on hiring intelligent people who enjoy helping bring the company forward.

    What - the Role:

    The Sr. Manager, Demand Planning and Allocations will over see two teams: Allocations and Demand Planning. This role will take the analytics done by the Allocations Analyst, oversee the Demand Planning team’s work, and blend it into strategies and plans for allocating resources and moving product to markets. This leadership role will be meeting with Sr. Managers daily to derive product direction and creating buy-in for where things should be moving towards. 

    Some responsibilities include:
    • Develop, plan and lead the inventory allocation strategies for all markets and products, including end of product lifecycle.
    • Collaborate with the demand planning and production planning teams to establish inventory flow plans and improve strategic inventory management that support organizational objectives.
    • Oversee the Demand Planning and Allocation teams, being aware and involved in all processes for all products and all markets.
    • Develop new methodologies and track key KPIs to ensure there is a deep understanding of what is happening in the market and product segments and then lead the team to action.
    • Create value for the Sales, Operations and Marketing teams through learning about needs and providing solutions.
    • Create SOP’s for both teams, when needed.

    Who - the Candidate:

    This role requires a strong communicator with excellent analytical skills. The ideal candidate will come from the CPG with some good leadership experience under his/her belt. The ideal candidate will also have a solid background in using forecasting software as well as large ERP exposure. With an open office and culture, the winning candidate will be someone comfortable with open offices, being seen and heard at all times.

    Where: 

    Downtown Vancouver

    How Much: 

    Compensation consummate on experience, ideally in the $100-110k range. This role also comes with stock options and a healthy benefits package.

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving extremely quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. 

  • Manager, Global Supply Planning

    Supply Chain | Permanent | Lower Mainland, BC, CA

    Do you have a Manufacturing Supply Planning background and are ready for the next level in your career? Do you have 1-2 years of managerial experience and feel you are a natural leader? Would your references say the same? 

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    Do you have a Manufacturing Supply Planning background and are ready for the next level in your career? Do you have 1-2 years of managerial experience and feel you are a natural leader? Would your references say the same? 

    Who - the Company: 

    Our client is a large manufacturer with over 1000 employees and multiple locations across North America. They produce high quality products and are viewed as a leader in their market space in Canada. Privately-held and entrepreneurially-managed, this company is very values-based and promotes a culture of innovation, diversity, integrity, and sustainability. 

    What - the Role: 

    The Manager of Global Supply Planning is responsible for providing leadership and accountability for strategic and tactical activities related to Global Planning within the organization. Also responsible for the improvement of supply to demand with maximized profit, while taking into consideration the company’s commitment to their core values.

    Please speak to your Swim Recruiter to get a thorough job description.

    Who - the Candidate: 

    The winning candidate is a leader by nature and has team collaboration as top of mind. Some mandatory requirements include a minimum of 5 years in a manufacturing supply planning environment, a couple years of managerial experience, and the capability to positively communicate a goal or message to a team.

    Where: 

    Lower Mainland, BC

    How Much: 

    Compensation based on experience, ideally in the $100-120k range. The role comes with a bonus, extended benefits and vacation time. Speak to your Swim recruiter for more details. 

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving extremely quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. 

  • Director of Global Planning

    Supply Chain | Permanent | Coquitlam, BC, CA

    Your chance to be part of a winning team in a global manufacturing environment. Your leadership, experience, and analytical mindset will have the ears of the Executive team. Your strategies will be heard, and you will have every opportunity to bring this sector leader to another level. 

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    Your chance to be part of a winning team in a global manufacturing environment. Your leadership, experience, and analytical mindset will have the ears of the Executive team. Your strategies will be heard, and you will have every opportunity to bring this sector leader to another level. 

    Who - the Company: 

    Our client is a large manufacturer with over 1000 employees and multiple locations across North America. They produce high quality products and are viewed as a leader in their market space in Canada. Privately-held and entrepreneurially-managed, this company is very values-based and promotes a culture of innovation, diversity, integrity, and sustainability. 

    What - the Role: 

    The Director of Global Planning is responsible for facilitating the balancing and reconciliation of the Company’s global demand and supply. This role sets direction for the entire Supply and Demand organizations and ensures supply and demand planning managers are establishing the correct inventory, demand and build levels for each primary stocking location for its product family.  

    This person is responsible for understanding constraints and making productive decisions that deliver the optimum solutions to balance customer service and operational costs. He/she will manage all planning and forecasting activities through the Supply Planning and Demand Planning teams. 

    Please speak to your Swim recruiter for a more thorough job description.

    Who - the Candidate: 

    The winning candidate comes from an analytical and Lean background, with process improvement and team collaborations as top of mind. This person not only knows how to work around RCCP concepts and demand planning models, but easily walks the manufacturing floor, providing leadership and strategic objectives to all levels of the organization. 

    Some mandatory requirements include a minimum of 10 years in a global demand planning environment, an MBA or equivalent, a strong leadership background, Six Sigma certification, and the capability to translate a large data set into action plans.

    Where: 

    Coquitlam, BC

    How Much: 

    Compensation based on experience. The role comes with a bonus, extended benefits and vacation time. Speak to your Swim recruiter for more details. 

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving extremely quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. 

  • Sales Manager Trainee - Calgary

    Supply Chain | Permanent | Calgary, AB, CA

    Be in the driver’s seat of your own sales career with a national organization that is a leader in their sector. With a lot of growth potential in this role, the client is looking for exceptional sales people to help grow the business further.

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    Be in the driver’s seat of your own sales career with a national organization that is a leader in their sector. With a lot of growth potential in this role, the client is looking for exceptional sales people to help grow the business further.

    Who - the Company: 

    Our client is ranked among Canada's largest distributors of electrical material. It is also a major distributor of safety products and equipment as well as industrial supplies. With offices across Canada, each office is set up as its own profit centre which is run like its own independent business. With over 100 office across Canada, you will be part of an entrepreneurial environment with support from a large brand.

    What - the Role:

    The VP of Safety and Industrial Supplies is looking for his next Sales Management Trainee. The position starts off as an outbound sales role for the Calgary area, but the right individual will be given the opportunity to take part in a Management Training Program, where he/she will eventually manage the sales function of a profit centre. 

    Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

    • Develop and prioritize plans designed to address issues within their assigned Profit Centre and attack growth opportunities, thereby improving Profit Sharing per person year-over-year.
    • Grow the PC to be in a competitive advantage with respect to market share and continue to grow their business annually at a rate greater than the market. 
    • Develop strong relationships with key suppliers' local and regional representatives; create and manage annual business plans with them.
    • Build strong customer relationships with the PC’s key customers and grow their sales territory gross margin annually.
    • Attract, hire, develop, motivate and retain outstanding employees; create a culture of high performance.
    • Know and understand all system functionalities.
    • Reflect the core values of the PC and the Company by acting and managing in a professional and ethical manner, in accordance with Company’s Policies and Procedures.
    • Engage in continued personal and professional development and inspire his/her employees to follow suit.

    Who - the Candidate:

    The winning candidate is driven, outgoing, and enjoys chasing leads and closing deals. This person comes from a sales background in physical products and has worked in outbound sales for at least 2 years. Also, the winning candidate must be a team player, is self-motivated, and loves motivating those around him/her. Due to the growth of this role, leadership qualities are essential to the long-term success of this role.

    Where: 

    Profit Centre in Calgary, but territory is outlying areas as well.

    How Much:

    Competitive base salary and total compensation package commensurate with experience and skills. Please discuss further with Swim.

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving extremely quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. 
  • Sales Manager Trainee

    Supply Chain | Permanent | Coquitlam, BC, CA

    Be in the driver’s seat of your own sales career with a national organization that is a leader in their sector. With a lot of growth potential in this role, the client is looking for exceptional sales people to help grow the business further.

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    Be in the driver’s seat of your own sales career with a national organization that is a leader in their sector. With a lot of growth potential in this role, the client is looking for exceptional sales people to help grow the business further.

    Who - the Company: 

    Our client is ranked among Canada's largest distributors of electrical material. It is also a major distributor of safety products and equipment as well as industrial supplies. With offices across Canada, each office is set up as its own profit centre which is run like its own independent business. With over 100 office across Canada, you will be part of an entrepreneurial environment with support from a large brand.

    What - the Role:

    The VP of Safety and Industrial Supplies is looking for his next Sales Management Trainee. The position starts off as an outbound sales role for The Lower Mainland, but the right individual will be given the opportunity to take part in a Management Training Program, where he/she will eventually manage the sales function of a profit centre. 

    Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

    • Develop and prioritize plans designed to address issues within their assigned Profit Centre and attack growth opportunities, thereby improving Profit Sharing per person year-over-year.
    • Grow the PC to be in a competitive advantage with respect to market share and continue to grow their business annually at a rate greater than the market. 
    • Develop strong relationships with key suppliers' local and regional representatives; create and manage annual business plans with them.
    • Build strong customer relationships with the PC’s key customers and grow their sales territory gross margin annually.
    • Attract, hire, develop, motivate and retain outstanding employees; create a culture of high performance.
    • Know and understand all system functionalities.
    • Reflect the core values of the PC and the Company by acting and managing in a professional and ethical manner, in accordance with Company’s Policies and Procedures.
    • Engage in continued personal and professional development and inspire his/her employees to follow suit.

    Who - the Candidate:

    The winning candidate is driven, outgoing, and enjoys chasing leads and closing deals. This person comes from a sales background in physical products and has worked in outbound sales for at least 2 years. Also, the winning candidate must be a team player, is self-motivated, and loves motivating those around him/her. Due to the growth of this role, leadership qualities are essential to the long-term success of this role.

    Where: 

    Profit Centre in Coquitlam, but territory is Lower Mainland.

    How Much:

    Competitive base salary and total compensation package commensurate with experience and skills. Please discuss further with Swim.

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving extremely quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. 
  • Custom Manufacturing Planner

    Supply Chain | Permanent | Harrisburg, PA, USA

    Are you a detailed oriented individual with excellent analytical skills and the desire to progress through a large, global organization? Are you interested in learning how operations work in a complex manufacturing environment and help with crucial business processes?

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    Are you a detailed oriented individual with excellent analytical skills and the desire to progress through a large, global organization? Are you interested in learning how operations work in a complex manufacturing environment and help with crucial business processes?

    Who - the Company: 

    Our client is a global Consumer Packaged Goods company that is comprised of 40000 entrepreneurs globally. They are all inspired by a vision of a world where people are healthier and live better. At the heart of this rapidly growing Consumer Health business is a passionate desire to make people feel better and enhance their day to day lives. They are dedicated to continuously investing in research and development to find new and innovative ways for people to look after themselves, their families and their homes. In recent years the organisation has doubled efforts to business better and has invested in environment and sustainable process and practices. Their culture has grown up around the pillars of responsibility, ownership, entrepreneurship, achievement and partnership. 

    What - the Role:

    Swim Recruiting is seeking a new Custom Manufacturing Planner. The Custom Manufacturing Planner will be responsible for planning product line assembly, and components to meet changing monthly forecasts while managing inventory levels and schedules to achieve Customer Service and Inventory goals. The Custom Manufacturing Planner will also review and act upon order release, action exception messages generated, and coordinates Bills of Materials in an MRP environment. 

    Key duties include: 
    • Draws up the master production schedule for assigned brands utilizing forecasted requirements in JDE & SNP APO, taking into account inventory and customer service goals/targets.
    • Support the development and implementation of new strategies relative to long range production schedules for assigned brands.
    • Works with supply planners to ensure supply of base Finished goods required to produce Special packs, pallets, and PDQ's.
    • Firms up demand in an MRP environment to ensure delivery of both finished goods and components match the expected ship date of the embellished product in Custom Manufacturing.
    • Reviews daily sales activity for assigned brands in all Logistics Centers (LCs) and adjusts short term production schedules to minimize risk of service issues.
    • Maintains JDE/SAP item level data or production configuration data to upkeep essential system information.
    • Places releases with supplies for components and raw materials against contracts set up by Corporate Purchasing. 
    • Follows the Logistic Center Quality Systems Procedures (QSPs), related SOPs, control plans and work instructions to maintain compliance with ISO requirements.
    • Manages FG and raw/packaging inventory levels to meet corporate, Logistic Center and individual goals. Coordinates with LCs suppliers, and appropriate plant personnel to meet month end targets. Recommends changes to procedures and work plans to improve overall management of inventory with objective of reducing inventory without increasing the risk of customer service issues.
    • Manages obsolescence for assigned brands to minimize the financial exposure to the business caused by a change to an existing product or discontinued product.
    • Supplies DRP as necessary to support the outbound shipping of finished goods by the Logistics dept. Communicates "hot" load information to all affected parties and Interfaces with the LCs to prioritize shipments.
    • Monitors, tracks and makes work order adjustments in the ERP system to ensure reporting of design configuration variance is accurate. 
    • Manages all EPD projects to ensure launches occur on schedule for assigned brands. Participates in NPD projects to ensure the planning responsibilities are covered for new product launches. 
    • Actively supports and participates in the Logistic Center objectives to foster a self-managed team-based environment.

    Who - the Candidate:

    • Must have a BS degree in industrial engineering, supply chain management or a related discipline.
    • Must have a minimum of 2 years of professional experience within a manufacturing environment. Consumer Products experience strongly preferred.
    • Must be a team player with ability to work cross functionally and influence others.
    • Must have a strong understanding of how other functions such as R&D, Marketing, Sales and Demand Planning affect manufacturing process and production.
    • Must have proven experience working with quality systems and related SOPs and work instructions.
    • Must have demonstrated project management skills and be able to multitask in a fast-paced work environment.
    • Must have demonstrated organizational skills, attention to detail, and numerical aptitude
    • Must have strong software skills in all MS office software such as excel, word and outlook in addition to strong skills using JDE and SAP systems.

    Where: 

    Harrisburg, PA

    How Much:

    Salary based on experience, with an ideal range of $60-75k USD. There is a also a bonus and multiplier based on company and individual performance.

    When & How to Apply: 

    This search is moving extremely quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. 

  • Commercial QA Manager

    Supply Chain | Contract | Parsippany, NJ, United States

    A fantastic leadership opportunity within Quality and Compliance. This role will be a great fit for an experienced and enthusiastic candidate

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    A fantastic leadership opportunity within Quality and Compliance. This role will be a great fit for an experienced and enthusiastic candidate

    Who - the Company: 

    Our client is leading consumer health company known for their innovation and desire to challenge the status quo

    What - the Role:

    This role will provide leadership for excellence within quality and compliance across the business units products and process within their commercial organisations, including distribution and custom manufacturing, external manufacturing, R&D and Consumer Relations
    • Provide the overall leadership in the areas of quality management systems, documentation control, and quality audit functions, both internally and external – with distribution centers, external manufacturers and embellishers. This includes assuring that all product specifications and all regulatory requirements have been satisfied prior to the final release of any product into the distribution channel.
    • Provide leadership to the commercial quality organization that has the final responsibility for the compliance and distribution of any product by RB Hygiene Home North America. Release criteria must be constantly reviewed with internal stakeholders (manufacturing sites) and externally with external manufacturers; to ensure the overall compliance to internal and external quality requirements during the receipt, storage, manufacturing, packaging, and testing of the final product.
    • Quality oversight of freight operations, DCs and embellishers in NA, including the DCs & embellishers shared with Health Business Unit
    • Quality oversight of R&D projects risk assessment, validation and implementation with manufacturing sites – specific coordination with internal manufacturing sites and lead the implementation with external manufacturing sites
    • Relentless obsession with products on shelf and consumers experience - lead intelligent evaluation, interpretation of data and trending, and promote actionable remediation & prevention tasks
    • Assure that all complaints and inquiries involving product quality are thoroughly investigated, examined for trends, reported to senior management, and effectively addressed by corrective and preventive actions as deemed appropriate. 
    • Coordination of resolution of any quality, compliance and safety issues affecting products in market
    • In conjunction with the Quality Director for NA Hygiene Home, responsible for developing and deploying the Quality strategic plan and assuring the integration/alignment into Commercial Quality strategy
    • Interfaces with commercial General Managers in the region in areas of quality decisions, such as escalations, field actions and or other significant quality issues
    • Act as the secondary interface with international, federal, state and local regulatory officials in regard to the manufacture and release of any drug product and medical devices by supporting the Health Commercial Quality Director as the host in the Logistics Centers
    • Ensure Quality Management Systems supporting commercial organizations in NA are in constant state of readiness for planned and ad hoc regulatory audits or inspections

    Who - the Candidate:

    • Demonstrated ability to act in a leadership capacity developing and implementing business / quality processes and strategies, leading managerial and professional technical personnel, and coordinating the execution of multiple complex projects in a fast-paced environment
    • Must have a strong working knowledge of and significant leadership / managerial responsibility for quality systems in development and manufacturing in the consumer goods, pharmaceutical, or medical device industries.
    • Must have experience with quality tools such as: SPC, Advanced Quality Planning, Control Plans, FMEA, Root-Cause Analysis, Six Sigma, cross-functional problem-solving teams, etc.
    • Ability to deal confidently and effectively with agents of governmental regulatory bodies as well as internal and external customers and suppliers.
    • Must exhibit excellent communication and facilitation skills, both oral and written.
    • Bachelor’s degree in a scientific or technical field such as Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering or similar

    Where: 

    Parsippany, New Jersey 

    How Much:

    Depending on experience – very competitive base and bonus. 

    When & How to Apply: 

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  • Commercial Quality Manager

    Supply Chain | Permanent | Parsippany, NJ, US

    A fantastic leadership opportunity within Quality and Compliance. This role will be a great fit for an experienced and enthusiastic candidate

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    A fantastic leadership opportunity within Quality and Compliance. This role will be a great fit for an experienced and enthusiastic candidate

    Who - the Company: 

    Our client is leading consumer health company known for their innovation and desire to challenge the status quo

    What - the Role:

    This role will provide leadership for excellence within quality and compliance across the business units products and process within their commercial organisations, including distribution and custom manufacturing, external manufacturing, R&D and Consumer Relations
    • Provide the overall leadership in the areas of quality management systems, documentation control, and quality audit functions, both internally and external – with distribution centers, external manufacturers and embellishers. This includes assuring that all product specifications and all regulatory requirements have been satisfied prior to the final release of any product into the distribution channel.
    • Provide leadership to the commercial quality organization that has the final responsibility for the compliance and distribution of any product by RB Hygiene Home North America. Release criteria must be constantly reviewed with internal stakeholders (manufacturing sites) and externally with external manufacturers; to ensure the overall compliance to internal and external quality requirements during the receipt, storage, manufacturing, packaging, and testing of the final product.
    • Quality oversight of freight operations, DCs and embellishers in NA, including the DCs & embellishers shared with Health Business Unit
    • Quality oversight of R&D projects risk assessment, validation and implementation with manufacturing sites – specific coordination with internal manufacturing sites and lead the implementation with external manufacturing sites
    • Relentless obsession with products on shelf and consumers experience - lead intelligent evaluation, interpretation of data and trending, and promote actionable remediation & prevention tasks
    • Assure that all complaints and inquiries involving product quality are thoroughly investigated, examined for trends, reported to senior management, and effectively addressed by corrective and preventive actions as deemed appropriate. 
    • Coordination of resolution of any quality, compliance and safety issues affecting products in market
    • In conjunction with the Quality Director for NA Hygiene Home, responsible for developing and deploying the Quality strategic plan and assuring the integration/alignment into Commercial Quality strategy
    • Interfaces with commercial General Managers in the region in areas of quality decisions, such as escalations, field actions and or other significant quality issues
    • Act as the secondary interface with international, federal, state and local regulatory officials in regard to the manufacture and release of any drug product and medical devices by supporting the Health Commercial Quality Director as the host in the Logistics Centers
    • Ensure Quality Management Systems supporting commercial organizations in NA are in constant state of readiness for planned and ad hoc regulatory audits or inspections

    Who - the Candidate:

    • Demonstrated ability to act in a leadership capacity developing and implementing business / quality processes and strategies, leading managerial and professional technical personnel, and coordinating the execution of multiple complex projects in a fast-paced environment
    • Must have a strong working knowledge of and significant leadership / managerial responsibility for quality systems in development and manufacturing in the consumer goods, pharmaceutical, or medical device industries.
    • Must have experience with quality tools such as: SPC, Advanced Quality Planning, Control Plans, FMEA, Root-Cause Analysis, Six Sigma, cross-functional problem-solving teams, etc.
    • Ability to deal confidently and effectively with agents of governmental regulatory bodies as well as internal and external customers and suppliers.
    • Must exhibit excellent communication and facilitation skills, both oral and written.
    • Bachelor’s degree in a scientific or technical field such as Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering or similar

    Where: 

    Parsippany, New Jersey 

    How Much:

    Depending on experience – very competitive base and bonus. 

    When & How to Apply: 

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  • Quality Engineer

    Supply Chain | Permanent | Mississauga, Ontario, CA

    This Quality role is responsible for the daily maintenance and further development of the organization’s Quality System including assuming direct responsibility for effective administration, maintenance, and compliance of various Quality Processes. This role would be a great next step for a candidate looking to build expertise for future managerial roles. 

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    This Quality role is responsible for the daily maintenance and further development of the organization’s Quality System including assuming direct responsibility for effective administration, maintenance, and compliance of various Quality Processes. This role would be a great next step for a candidate looking to build expertise for future managerial roles. 

    Who - the Company: 

    Our client is a leading CPG organisation with manufacturing locations located globally to support growing demand in the personal care and home hygiene markets. 

    What - the Role:

    Quality Engineer 
    • Provide visibility, guidance, and training to the factory or commercial unit with respect to Quality KPI trends, new or changing Quality systems or processes, management of CEPs, etc.
    • Provide oversight and management of various Quality Processes such as; Internal Audits, Corrective and Preventive Actions system, Change Control, Supplier / Co-packer Quality Management, Non-Conforming Material, etc.
    • Partner with Regulatory to interpret regulatory requirements and provide guidance for effective compliance, as well as providing coordination / support for programs and projects.
    • Serve as an effective representative of Quality and business partner to input best business practices, ways of working and key deliverables including those outside of Quality KPIs.
    • Represent Quality in Management Team discussions as requested, providing data as well as developing and communicating action plans.
    • Improve existing and develop new Quality processes, writing and implementing associated procedures and other documentation.
    • Conduct investigations of undesirable trends in production processes performance and unplanned events, perform root cause analysis, and develop and implement corrective and preventive actions.
    • Conduct audits of suppliers and contract manufacturing firms in order to determine the effectiveness of their quality systems, as well as their capability to provide compliant goods and services. (May require frequent travel, including international.)
    • Provide technical guidance and facilitate problem-solving methodologies regarding quality-related issues.
    • Provide training and guidance to ensure compliance with Regulatory Requirements and Guidance, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Departmental Operating Instructions, protocols and other governing documentation by Operations and Quality personnel.

    Who - the Candidate:

    • Bachelor’s degree in a scientific or engineering discipline.
    • Minimum of 5 years’ work experience in consumer goods, medical devices, pharmaceuticals or other high-volume manufacturing industry in a professional / exempt level position in the areas of Quality Control, Quality Assurance, Compliance, Regulatory Affairs or similar disciplines.
    • Significant leadership and management potential.
    • Strong working knowledge of Health Canada and other federal and provincial regulations and guidance applicable to the manufacture and distribution of Hygiene and Home products.
    • Sound understanding of Quality Systems such as ISO 9001 and ISO 130485.
    • Knowledge of Canadian GMP regulations for pharmaceuticals and cosmetics
    • Demonstrated ability to work independently and handle multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.
    • Ability to deal confidently and effectively with government agencies as well as internal and external customers at all levels of the organization.
    • Ready availability for global travel to conduct supplier audits.
    • Must exhibit sound communication and facilitation skills, both oral and written.
    • Demonstrated proficiency in analytical and problem-solving skills.

    Where: 

    Mississauga 

    How Much:

    $ 70-80 K + bonus and bens. 

    When & How to Apply: 

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  • Senior Buyer

    Supply Chain | Permanent | Parsippany, NJ or, Salt Lake City, Utah, US

    Oops! No Opportunity Summary Provided :(

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    Who - the Company: 

    Our client is a leading, innovative and high growth global Consumer Packaged Goods company.


    What - the Role: Senior Buyer External Manufacturing 

    In this role, the Buyer will be responsible for all the External Manufacturing Suppliers falling into the VMS (Vitamin, Mineral, Supplement) category. The role aims to develop and implement sourcing strategies as well as create strong relationship with the different internal stakeholders in Marketing and R&D to efficiently support and drive the innovation pipeline. 


    • Secure supply chain on existing portfolio with implementation of Service Level Agreements
    • Develop a strong Business Continuity Pipeline to secure service
    • Define a strategy to reduce the number of external manufacturers and increase the partnership with selected suppliers
    • Owner of the financial performance in terms of purchasing price variance
    • Set up budget prices for following year
    • Support all New Product Development to launch on time and at competitive prices
    • Develop in depth knowledge of the technologies and supply base in the US
    • Achieve optimum cost while ensuring high level of quality/service targets. Lead & drive quality and service improvement strategies.
    • Conduct benchmark studies with RB’s factories and other Suppliers


    Who - the Candidate: Is this You?


    • BS, BA degree in business, manufacturing, engineering, finance or other relevant discipline. MBA advantageous
    • 2 to 3 years of relevant work experience - assignments in External Manufacturing preferred
    • Strong negotiation, influencing and communication skills.
    • Strong project management skills
    • Demonstrated success of completing business improvement projects such as cost reductions and business simplification processes. 
    • Must have the ability to lead cross functionally with Marketing, Supply, R&D and Finance to promote change, drive efficiencies and make cost savings impact on the business.
    • Structured, analytical and results-oriented
    • Proficient in Excel
    • Able to effectively communicate and to effect change with internal budget owners, peers, senior management and suppliers. 
    • Ability to work in a truly global organization. Proven experience in working in a fast moving and results driven environment which demands to work under continuous pressure.



    Where: Parsippany, New Jersey or Salt Lake City



    When & How to Apply: 

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  • Production Lead

    Supply Chain | Permanent | Delta, BC

    Oops! No Opportunity Summary Provided :(

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    Who- the Company: Our client is a federally licensed producer in the Marijuana industry, specializing in the distribution of physical product and plant extracts.  With operations growing at a rapid pace, they are wanting to build a dedicated team to continue getting their quality products to market.

    Where:There is the need for a Manufacturing Production Lead at their rapidly expanding location in Delta.

    What- the Role:  Reporting to the Production Supervisor, the Manufacturing Production Lead will be involved in supervising and coordinating production efforts to hit production targets while maintaining quality standards and creating documentation along the way. This is a key component driving the organization’s Cannabis processing operations, and this role will be directly involved in the overall operations of the organization. The incumbent will work to ensure the production/post-harvest teams are compliant with rules and regulations of Health Canada and company policies.

    Responsibilities:

    • Work with and direct staff to achieving production goals in daily production activities
    • Administers training programs to production staff
    • Assist with documentation and KPI tracking of production room activities
    • Ensure the optimal functioning of equipment 
    • Ensure that production staff know and follow safety protocols and all SOPs 
    • Maintains the highest levels of cleanliness inside the production area
    • Coordinate and Integrate efforts across operational departments to enhance inventory accuracy.
    • Fosters a culture of compliance by operating within guidelines and procedures, leading by example, and focusing on risk assessment and elimination.
    • Assure that all company safety protocols are followed.
    • Assist with creation and/or revision of SOPs including development of distribution protocols.

    Who- the Candidate: We are looking for an energetic, roll-up-your-sleeves attitude. Qualified candidates for this role will have experience with some, if not most, of the responsibilities listed above. A background in Food Processing, Pharmaceuticals, and/or Food Safety is an asset. You must have, or be able to receive, security clearance through the AMCPR and have strong leadership capabilities.

    How Much: Base salary commensurate with level of relevant experience and skills, likely in the range of $18-20/hr, good benefits, and other perks.

    When & How to Apply: This search is moving very quickly so please let your Swim recruiter know soon if you are interested in discussing further! 


  • Customer Focused Leader

    Supply Chain | Permanent | Markham, ON, CA

    Who - the Company: Since 1991 this organisation has been working in innovative partnership with emerging and Fortune 500 OEMs in the electronics industry. The design, manufacture and deliver creative fulfilment solutions for tens of thousands of electrical products in a very range of industries. They have built a strong culture centred around entrepreneurship and innovation, integrity and openness and exceptional customer focus and service. 

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    Who - the Company: Since 1991 this organisation has been working in innovative partnership with emerging and Fortune 500 OEMs in the electronics industry. The design, manufacture and deliver creative fulfilment solutions for tens of thousands of electrical products in a very range of industries. They have built a strong culture centred around entrepreneurship and innovation, integrity and openness and exceptional customer focus and service. 
     
    What - the Role: Customer Focused Leader, Markham Ontario
    In this role, you will work closely with customers and internal stakeholders to develop customer solutions. You will lead and support a cross-functional team to deliver on growth and customer satisfaction. 
     
    • Drive the culture of the Team/ BU
    • Owns EBITDA & delivers agreed revenues & ROA
    • Drive ongoing improvements to contribution margins and ROA
    • Foster and maintain high-level customer relationships
    • Provide Leadership to the Customer Focus Team & Business Unit
    • Participate and collaborate on BU leadership team
    • Support company strategic directions, future focus & vision
    • Develop and engage the Customer Focus Team through partnership discussions
    • Continuous alignment of company and business unit objectives
    • Develop plans to leverage Creations’ position with the customer and to further penetrate relationships and increase sales/ Share of Wallet
    • Learn the customer’s industry, business operations, strategic objectives, and the decision-making process
    • Track and manage inventory, A/R, NCNR, NRE, RMA, Customer Satisfaction issues and performance metrics
    • Negotiate Supply Agreements and other contracts as required
     
     
     
     
     
    Who - the Candidate:
    • Sound business sense and knowledge of Contract Manufacturing including 5 + years’ experience in any combination of Project/Account Management, Sales, Finance, Supply Chain with at least 3 + years in a leadership role
    • Experience in the EMS industry is essential 
    • Ability to Understand and communicate customer requirements to Team and BU Leadership
    • A great facilitator with high-level knowledge of all business aspects and a passion to drive continuous improvement in a Lean environment
    • Function with a determined, calm demeanour in a high paced, highly demanding industry
    • Strong desire to learn/ read/ research and expand leadership skills & customer knowledge
    • Track record of building high performing teams
    • Knowledgeable about supply chain dynamics
    • Comfortable presenting and meeting face to face with Customers
    • Able to Communicate in a positive sense, even when delivering negative messages
    • Diploma or equivalent experience, in Business Administration, Operations or Management is preferred
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite is mandatory, experience with ERP/MRP is an asset
     

    Where: Markham, ON 
     
    How Much:
    $ 90-100 K + bonus and benefits
     
     
     
    When & How to Apply
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  • Production Supervisor

    Supply Chain | Permanent | Delta, BC

    Oops! No Opportunity Summary Provided :(

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    Who- the Company: Our client is a federally licensed producer in the Marijuana industry, specializing in the distribution of physical product and plant extracts.  With operations growing at a rapid pace, they are wanting to build a dedicated team to continue getting their quality products to market.


    Where: There is the need for a Production Supervisor at their rapidly expanding location in Delta.


    What- the Role:  Reporting to the Production Manager, the Production Supervisor will assist the management team in supervising production labour while maintaining trackability and appropriate documentation as this is a key component driving the organization’s Cannabis processing operations. The incumbent will work to ensure the production/post-harvest teams are compliant with rules and regulations of Health Canada corporate policies.


    Responsibilities:


    • Monitor and direct daily production activities
    • Monitor the flow of product and make adjustment as necessary
    • Maintains the highest levels of cleanliness inside the production area
    • Administers training programs to production staff
    • Oversees the documentation and KPI tracking of production room activities
    • Ensure the optimal functioning of equipment and report on maintenance requirements
    • Ensure that production staff know and follow safety protocols and all SOPs 
    • Interface continuously with the Harvest team to inform on and maintain production efficiency and good material flow
    • Coordinate and Integrate efforts across operational departments to enhance inventory accuracy
    • Assist with creating and/or revising SOPs as well as setting up distribution protocols
    • Fosters a culture of compliance by operating within guidelines and procedures, leading by example, and focusing on risk assessment and elimination
    • Assist with creation and/or revision of SOPs including development of distribution protocols.


    Who- the Candidate: We are looking for a mature, roll-up-your-sleeves attitude. Qualified candidates for this role will have a background in the supervision of a production team, as well as experience with most of the responsibilities listed above. A background in Food Processing, Pharmaceuticals, and/or Food Safety is an asset. You must have, or be able to receive, security clearance through the AMCPR and have strong leadership capabilities. 


    How Much: Base salary commensurate with level of relevant experience and skills, likely in the range of $55-60k, good benefits, and other perks. 


    When & How to Apply: This search is moving very quickly so please let your Swim recruiter know soon if you are interested in discussing further! 


  • Demand Planning Manager

    Supply Chain | Permanent | Parsippany, NJ, US

    Who - the Company: 

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    Who - the Company: 
    Our client is a leading, innovative and high growth global Consumer Packaged Goods company. 

    What - the Role: DEMAND PLANNING MANAGER
    As the Demand Planning Manager, you are responsible for developing demand forecasts, establishing and managing enterprise consensus forecasts, ensuring proper inventory builds to support customer fill rate targets, and collaborate as a liaison for Supply with cross-functional teams. 

    • Responsible for developing demand forecasts as a basis for supply chain activities for the entire organization.
    • Establish and manage enterprise consensus forecasts for assigned brands and business units at stock-keeping-unit (SKU) level.
    • Analyze and evaluate consumer and trade promotions, run rates, and trends in seasonality, using demand planning software and independent judgment to achieve business alignment.
    • Using demand planning software and trend/variance root cause analysis, make demand planning corrective actions and improvements, as well as obsolescence management recommendations.
    • Own network balancing across multiple Logistic Centers to ensure target order fill rate to all customers.
    • Keep total inventory within target days of supply to effectively manage net working capital commitments. 
    • Lead decision-making process for demand planning with all cross-functional teams.
    • Lead monthly demand planning meetings with Trade Marketing and Brand Teams.
    • Collaborate as senior liaison on all supply-related matters with Sales, Marketing, Production Planning and Customer Service departments.
    • Report on supply and demand-related issues and recommendations to senior management. Tools used include Demantra, LMS, JDE and Proclarity.
    • Lead a team of Demand and Inventory Planners with continuous succession and development objectives.
    • Involves domestic travel for 2-5 days per trip, 8-10 times a year.


    Who - the Candidate: Is this You?

    • Self-Starter: You take initiative, practice good judgment and can work independently.
    • Organized: You manage multiple priorities within a fast-paced environment to deliver on time and in full.
    • Influencer: You can work with different stakeholders and gain their buy-in on newly created processes by leveraging your leadership and motivational skills. 
    • Strong communicator: You are clear and concise in communicating statuses / required actions and are comfortable presenting across multiple levels of the business.
    • Analytical: You can sift through data, extract insights and leverage those insights to solve the root cause of a problem. 
    • Fast paced: You thrive in a quick moving environment and are comfortable working within the grey space where steps aren’t clearly defined. You see the grey space as an opportunity for you to make an impact. Working with incomplete information doesn’t intimidate you and are you

    Where: Parsippany, New Jersey


    When & How to Apply: 
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  • End to End Gross Margin Expansion Manager

    Supply Chain | Permanent | Parsippany, NJ, US

    Who - the Company: 

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    Who - the Company: 
    My client is a leading Consumer Goods organisation focused on delivering innovative products that improve people’s quality of life. They are the proud owners of many leading brands in the Home Hygiene and Consumer Healthcare space. The organisation has many corporate and manufacturing sites located globally across the Americas, Europe, Africa and Asia.
     
    What - the Role:
    An exciting new opportunity for a driven, ambitious and highly analytical professional who is keen to build their consultative ability within Supply Chain and Finance. 

    • Partner with the expansion team to develop and execute the central Gross Margin expansion strategy,     identifying different levers that should be compared across sites to understand possible Gross Margin efficiencies.
    • Set up and manage visits with factory site leads to understand site goals, objectives and processes, both within the site and between the site and the markets.
    • Partnering with procurement where appropriate, compare similarities and differences across factories,     including ways of working, costs and productivity levels across the following; raw materials, packaging, logistics, production OEE, use of co-packers, investment decisions, etc.
    • Provide recommendations to unlock Gross Margin expansion opportunities to senior leadership and lead the execution of aligned strategies.
    • Partner with IMEX teams to analyze the actual cost savings of supply efficiencies. E.g., if a packaging efficiency is identified, what, if any, cost impact is there to the commercial business.
     
    Who - the Candidate:
    This role requires a candidate with a deep ability to lead and manage up and down. Ideally, you will bring a strong set of project management tools to the table. You will be interacting and advising factory leaders consistently so an ability to use your interpersonal skills to develop solid & fruitful relationships is essential. You will bring a strong analytical skill set to the role and present results in a consultative approach. You will play a critical role in advising senior management on strategy on a regular basis. 
    • MBA qualification required
    • Finance or engineering degree preferred
    • Fluency in English required. Fluency in Spanish preferred. Other European languages helpful.
    • Some proven experience working within a finance or engineering discipline
    • Demonstrable examples of identifying a gap or possible efficiency and driven it through to action
    • Excellent analytical capability
    • Excellent presentation skills
    • Must be willing to travel regularly
     
    Where: Parsippany, New Jersey. There will be travel in this role both domestically and internationally
     
    How Much:
    Compensation will be in line with experience. Bonus and Bens as well as a competitive base salary. Relocation support is also available.
     
    When & How to Apply: 
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  • Demand Planning Manager

    Supply Chain | Permanent | Parsippany, NJ, US

    Who - the Company: 

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    Who - the Company: 
    Our client is a leading, innovative and high growth global Consumer Packaged Goods company. 

    What - the Role: DEMAND PLANNING MANAGER
    As a Demand Planning Manager, you are responsible for managing the overall Demand Planning process for the business with the support of the Demand Planning Team. You will drive the S&OP process to achieve accurate forecasting and resolution of supply issues. 
    • Responsible for day to day availability of all products across your product categories.  
    • Manage inventory targets in line with financial plan, ensuring to balance customer service with a financial target.  
    • Work in cohesion with factory planners on production timings for all SKU’s.
    • Proactively manage all potential service issues, avoiding any potential issues to trade.  
    • Responsible for setting production parameters, setting and agreeing the strategy with manufacturing.  
    • Responsible for forecasting, long and short-term
    • Run business-wide S&OP process, working collaboratively with Sales and Marketing groups, agreeing on rolling 3-month forecast.  
    • Responsible for liaising with 3rd party manufacturers, ensuring all PO’s are manufactured and received on time.  
    • Responsible for all department KPI’s, and reporting results, bridging any deviation from target.  
    • Leading and implementing any departmental continuous improvement projects.  
    • Responsible for obsolete stock program and finished goods provision management 
    • Leads, coaches and develops the demand planning team.  

    Who - the Candidate: Is this You?

    • Supply Chain Background: At least 5 years’ experience in a demand planning or similar supply chain role. Previous experience using demand-planning software is preferred.
    • Self-Starter: You take initiative, are willing to take risks and have the ability to work independently.
    • Organized: You manage multiple priorities within a fast-paced environment to deliver on time and in full.
    • Team leader: You are passionate about leading and developing people on your team. You strongly believe their wins are your wins, and you strive to set the best example for them. 
    • Influencer: You have the ability to work with different stakeholders and gain their buy-in on newly created processes through leveraging your leadership and motivational skills. 
    • Systems savvy: Previous experience using statistical forecasting tools, such as Manugistics, Demantra, APO. 
    • College graduate: BA/BS in Logistics, Operations, Business Degree, Supply Chain Management, or quantitative analysis is preferred. 

    Where: Parsippany, New Jersey

    When & How to Apply: 
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  • Demand Planner

    Supply Chain | Permanent | Parsippany, NJ, US

    Who - the Company: 

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    Who - the Company: 
    Our client is a leading, innovative and high growth global Consumer Packaged Goods company. 

    What - the Role:
    Demand Planner 
    • Direct responsibility for the management of a consensus enterprise forecast for assigned brands and business units.
    • Coordination of monthly demand planning meetings with Sales, Marketing, Customer Marketing, and Manufacturing.
    • Analysis of customer acceptance information and estimated market penetration estimates to develop estimates for new product introductions, identifying high side and low side risk to these estimates.
    • Maintaining inventory at an appropriate level to ensure high customer service, while meeting brand inventory targets.
    • Thorough management of Excess and Obsolete stock
    • The joint development of inventory strategies with Manufacturing, using accuracy statistics, forecast variability, and estimated risk to forecast projections.
    • Evaluation of consumer and trade promotion activities to establish meaningful projections of future promotions.
    • Contribution to the implementation of processes and systems tools to develop a customer demand driven demand-planning process.

    Who - the Candidate: Is this You?

    • Supply Chain Background: At least 3 years’ experience in a demand planning or similar supply chain role. Previous experience using demand-planning software is preferred.
    • Self-Starter: You take initiative, are willing to take risks and have the ability to work independently.
    • Organized: You manage multiple priorities within a fast-paced environment to deliver on time and in full.
    • Team player: You are comfortable leading the decision-making process for cross-functional teams.
    • Influencer: You have the ability to work with different stakeholders and gain their buy-in on newly created processes through leveraging your leadership and motivational skills. 
    • Systems savvy: Previous experience with relational databases, MS Access, and Advanced Excel functions is a plus. Experience with Customer Level Demand Management (VMI, CPFR) a plus.
    • College graduate: BA/BS in Logistics, Operations, Business Degree, Supply Chain Management, or quantitative analysis is preferred.


    Where: Parsippany, New Jersey


    When & How to Apply: 
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  • Strategic Sourcing Manager - Marketing

    Supply Chain | Permanent | San Jose, CA, US

    Looking for a company that inspires passion, courage and imagination, where you can be part of the team shaping the future of global commerce? My client shapes how millions of people buy, sell, connect, and share around the world.

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    Looking for a company that inspires passion, courage and imagination, where you can be part of the team shaping the future of global commerce? My client shapes how millions of people buy, sell, connect, and share around the world.
     
    Reporting to the Global Procurement Organization, the Sourcing Manager will be responsible for the development and execution of marketing procurement related activities and projects on a global scale. 
     
    This individual will partner with business unit, internal procurement partners, and external stakeholders to define and execute sourcing plans designed to maximize value for eBay. 
     
    The Sourcing Manager will leverage sourcing tools and processes to facilitate market research, identify optimal procurement scenarios, and facilitate supplier negotiations, while ultimately driving annual savings targets, improved efficiency and optimization of Total Cost of Ownership (TCO). 
     
    This individual will be expected to build strong partnerships with internal and external stakeholders and will in parallel operate as the lead and subject matter expert on assigned sourcing initiatives linked to the marketing category.
     
    Responsibilities:
    • Direct purchases for high value Marketing related spend along with ad hoc requests as required by business units. Partner with internal and external stakeholders to capture and develop key      requirements and work to direct into appropriate buying channels in order to extract maximum value.
    • Lead cross functional teams through an end to end sourcing project plan for high risk large spend products and services inclusive of financial viability analyses, supplier risk, negotiation plans, and supplier selection. Involved in budgeting process with BU clients. Leads team in understanding how projects fall within eBay strategy.
    • Lead sourcing need identification, market research, competitive bid review, and direct negotiations while leveraging best in class procurement methodologies to ensure optimal Total Cost of Ownership.
    • Operate as the decision point relative to execution of sourcing strategies including RFx, multi-bid, market test, direct negotiations, and catalog negotiations.
    • Create contract requests and operationalize contracts for marketing procurement activities. Manage contract spend for relevant categories.
    • Analyze procurement spend to provide visibility on key savings opportunities and assist in developing a roadmap for achieving savings targets.
    • Operate as the Subject Matter Expert on assigned category. Provide category and industry knowledge to key stakeholders including market drivers and suppliers, cost structures and technical improvements.
    Requirements
    • 6-8 years relevant experience in procurement, strategic sourcing, contract negotiation, competitive price analysis, supplier relationship management and performance management. 
    • Experience in Ariba Sourcing modules or equivalent is desirable.
    • Bachelor’s degree required, MBA desirable, including additional applicable work experience.
    • Strong track record delivering marketing procurement results in a highly dynamic environment.
    • Relevant experience leading end to end sourcing projects including need identification, market research,      competitive bid reviews, direct negotiation activities, supplier selection, and onboarding.
    • In-depth knowledge of industry and market trends including analysis of market drivers, cost structures and technical improvements.
    • Exceptional interpersonal skills including an ability to communicate effectively, build relationships, anticipate needs, and negotiate successful outcomes both internal and external. 
    • Must be a self-starter, imaginative/innovator, ambitious, driven, internally motivated, and result-oriented. Must share the team’s vision of building a world-class, global sourcing organization.
    • Able to demonstrate strategic thinking and ability to execute on strategies while demonstrating exceptional planning, problem-solving and decision-making skills.
     
     
     

  • Senior Strategic Sourcing Manager - IT

    Supply Chain | Permanent | San Jose, CA, US

    My client is a leading e-commerce and technology organisation with their American HQ located in San Jose, CA. They are seeking a Technology Strategic Sourcing manager that will oversee all aspects of the sourcing and contracting process for the company’s hardware, software and services spend. The position requires a robust domain experience and an ability to move quickly in this fast-paced environment. 

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    My client is a leading e-commerce and technology organisation with their American HQ located in San Jose, CA. They are seeking a Technology Strategic Sourcing manager that will oversee all aspects of the sourcing and contracting process for the company’s hardware, software and services spend. The position requires a robust domain experience and an ability to move quickly in this fast-paced environment. 
     
    You will join a culture that inspires passion, courage and imagination as well as impacting the exciting world of e-commerce
     
    Primary Job Responsibilities:
    • Manage sourcing and spend activities for technology categories including hardware, software, telecom, and services
    • Develop, drive alignment, and execute sourcing strategies addressing a multi-year horizon
    • Lead cross-functional teams in the execution of sourcing initiatives
    • Create and develop strong working relationships with key internal and external partners, functioning as      procurement subject matter expert in sourcing and supplier management best practices
    • Analyze spend data, capture internal requirements and develop understanding of market trends, including analysis of market drivers, cost structures, leading suppliers and the underlying technology or service
    Job Requirements:
    • BA/BS degree, ideally with focus on Business, Operations, Supply Chain Management.  MBA or JD preferred
    • 5+ years experience in procurement, sourcing, supply chain or partner management
    • Team player with collaborative style and proven track record of building successful relationships with stakeholders and suppliers
    • Experience must include negotiating commercial terms and service level agreements
    • Technology domain knowledge and experience highly desired
    • Strong influencing and leadership skills
    • Familiarity with world-class sourcing methods and tools
    • Excellent written and verbal communications skills (English)
    • Innovative and solution oriented with solid project management skills and an ability to juggle several projects simultaneously
    • Strong analytical skills (i.e. cost modelling, quotation analysis, supplier selection)
    • Expertise in the use of Microsoft Office Productivity applications required
    Education:
    Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent