Procurement Specialist

Would you like to be part of the Procurement Team for a long established yet growing company in Waterloo with operations in Canada and the United States?  Are you experienced and good at sourcing new and alternative suppliers? Would you like to work for a company where work life balance and culture are important? If you said yes to these questions, then this exciting Procurement Specialist position could be the opportunity for you.

Our client located in the Waterloo is looking for a Procurement Specialist with a proven track record as a top performer within a medium sized to large employer. This role reports directly to the Purchasing Manager and is responsible for the development and implementation of the strategic sourcing plans to reduce total cost, development alternate sources, optimize value from suppliers and meet the expectations of all customers.

Department: Procurement
Locations: Waterloo, Ontario
Compensation: $60,000 to $70,000

Responsibilities of the Procurement Specialist include:

  • Ensure competitive pricing and product continuity through dual/alternate sourcing
  • Support organization through extensive product knowledge and technical experience
  • Assist with new product development to ensure timely transfer of information between purchasing, sales and marketing, and operations
  • Support sourcing and supply projects by providing relevant cost comparisons and recommendations

Benefits of working for our client:

  • Commitment to work life balance
  • Job security – profitable long time established company
  • Reimbursed professional dues and great professional development allowance
  • High employee retention rates, many long tenured employees
  • Pension Plan
  • Profit sharing
  • On site gym
  • Recognition programs

Requirements:

  • Degree of Diploma in related field (Business, Supply Chain, Operations, Purchasing, Procurement Management)
  • 5 plus years of experience working in procurement and quoting in a medium to large corporate environment, preferable in a manufacturing or distribution environment
  • Experience in strategic sourcing and a proven background of sustained cost improvement
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Experience working for a company with operations in Canada and the US
  • Above average communication and interpersonal skills
  • Organized with a strong attention to detail
  • Creative problem solving and effective decision making
how can we help you?

Contact us at Trovo office nearest to you or submit an inquiry online.