Senior Strategic Buyer
Full Time
one week ago

Job title: Senior Strategic Buyer
Work Location: Montreal, QC
Department: Supply Chain
Reports to: Manager, Supply Chain


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The Senior Strategic Buyer is responsible for key supplier account management, negotiations, and purchasing activities related thereto:

  • Purchasing and procurement for strategic initiatives, projects and or mandates;
  • Manage key vendor accounts, existing agreements and ensure performance standards are met;
  • Negotiate and drive down costs as mandated with existing supply base including frame agreements for repeat purchasing;
  • Exit poor performing vendors and on-board new vendors as directed and required;
  • Identify new sources of supply with technical groups where supply is constrained or products are obsolete;
  • Perform day-to-day procurement activities as requested, including order issuance, follow-up and problem resolution;
  • Monitor Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) as assigned and implement corrective actions;
  • Collaborate with other functions as required and ensure supply chain policies are adhered to;
  • Provide required information to the Supply Chain Manager concerning the monthly highlights;
  • Conduct analytics and provide reports to Supply Chain Manager as required;
  • Perform related duties as assigned by supervisor;
  • Maintain compliance with all company policies and procedures.


Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:

  • 8-10 years of work experience in a similar Procurement / Supply Chain role;
  • Experience in the aerospace industry considered an asset;
  • Demonstrated and proven negotiation and cost reduction skills;
  • Proficient in analytical skills and assessment;
  • Knowledge of purchasing agreement or contractual concepts;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Strong interpersonal skills;
  • Strong sense of urgency and ability to act autonomously function in a fast paced environment;
  • Positive, professional attitude and the ability to take initiative;
  • Strong organizational and follow up skills including high attention to detail and meeting deadlines;
  • Ability to perform all work in support of our Corporate Values of Excellence, Service, Integrity … Together;
  • Position requires Level II Clearance with the Canadian Government and the ability to gain access to the Canadian Controlled Goods Program.


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