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Procurement Manager

PAL Technical Services - 15 Jobs
St. John's, NL
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Are you looking for an opportunity to join a company that allows you to combine your passion for learning with the chance to develop your skills and grow your career? Challenge, reward, and opportunity; PAL Technical Services is committed to offering them all.

PAL Technical Services is driven by technology and is proud to be a pioneer of industry-leading innovations in airborne special missions. A leader in international aerospace and defense design, development and operation of airborne surveillance aircraft, line maintenance, heavy maintenance checks and modifications, we provide a wide range of aviation and related services to domestic and international markets.

PAL Technical Services is currently hiring a Procurement Manager to join our team in St. John's, NL.

Working under the direction of Senior Manager, Strategic Sourcing, the Procurement Manager will create and implement procurement strategies, build long-term relationships with vendors, compare proposals for price and specifications, negotiate with vendors to reduce costs, and review contract specifications on behalf of the company. Additional duties and responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Develop, lead and execute purchasing strategies
  • Craft negotiation strategies and close deals with optimal terms
  • Partner with stakeholders to ensure clear requirements documentation
  • Forecast price and market trends to identify changes of balance in buyer-supplier power
  • Perform cost and scenario analysis, and benchmarking
  • Assess, manage and mitigate risks
  • Seek and partner with reliable vendors and suppliers
  • Determine quantity and timing of deliveries
  • Monitor and forecast upcoming levels of demand
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor's degree in supply chain management, logistics, or business administration
  • Proven experience managing supply chain operations
  • Experience using supply chain management software and tools
  • In-depth knowledge of preparing and reviewing contracts, invoicing, and negotiation terms
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Outstanding organization and time management skills
  • Extensive understanding of the services or products the business sells and the industry it operates in
  • Outstanding management skills
  • Excellent negotiation skills

Please note: This is a three month fixed-term position.

PAL Technical Services is committed to fostering an inclusive work environment that celebrates and encourages diversity, equity, and inclusion whereby individuals are recognized, supported, and respected. Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you.

Competition Number: 1861
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About PAL Technical Services

About PAL Technical Services

Recognized as an international leader in aircraft maintenance, modification, quality, and strategic procurement activities, PAL Technical Services combines the best we have in maintenance at PAL Airlines, Air Borealis, and PAL Aerospace.

Home to two MMRO facilities in St. John's, NL, and Winnipeg, MB, PAL Technical Services has built a strong international reputation with clients including the Canadian Department of Fisheries and Oceans, the Netherlands Coastguard, and commercial clients such as Air Greenland. From modification and reconfiguration to regular maintenance for each of these clients, PAL Technical Services makes sure each has exactly what they need.

PAL Technical Services is proud to be recognized as a 2022 Atlantic Canada Top Employer, for the fourth consecutive year. Interested in learning how you can become our newest PAL? Check out the opportunities below, or visit our recruitment portal at any time,

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