Director of Purchasing
in Saint John, NB

Saint John, NB
Full-time - Permanent
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Competition Number: 22005484

Chandler is a collaborative team focused on high value products, services, and solutions that assist our customers in achieving their business goals. Chandler is committed to providing the best, and to achieve the goal, we are also committed to hiring the best.
Reporting to the General Manager, the Director of Purchasing will lead a team to execute the company's supply chain process. The successful candidate will have a proven record of supply chain management specifically around purchasing and inventory management along with a strong knowledge of logistics.
  • Education Required: Bachelor's Degree (Business Administration or related field an asset)
  • 7 - 10 years of inventory management and/or purchasing experience required
    • 5 years of people management experience
    • Experience with managing in a sales environment would be an asset
  • Self-motivated with strong organizational and leadership skills and strict attention to detail
  • Ability to set clear goals, manage issues, and escalate when necessary to achieve results
  • Desire to work in a dynamic, fast pace environment under tight deadlines
  • Ability to gather and analyze data
  • Proven experience creating and managing budgets
  • Comfortable with various software programs, including MS Office Suite

Key Responsibilities:
  • Lead procurement and inventory management for the Purchasing Department
  • Working with and managing the Purchasing Team
  • Develop and maintain excellent relationships with vendors to manage the sourcing initiatives across all divisions to ensure exceptional partnerships, control costs, and drive process improvements
  • Participate in the creation of strategic sales initiative
  • Set and enforce a budget for the purchasing department
  • Develop and implement purchasing policies
  • Travel within Canada is required

To Apply for this Career Opportunity:
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