Director of Procurement

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5 Apr 2019  Anywhere

Full-Time Director of Procurement

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Job Description

  • Dieppe, NB
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Dieppe, NB

Our client, Atlantic Canada’s largest heavy duty truck and trailer dealership has an opening for a Director of Procurement in their Dieppe, NB location.

The successful candidate needs to ensure there is commercial rigor in place to successfully deliver business plans. With customers and profitable growth in mind, the successful candidate will be a strong leader with a keen sense of business development.

Key Responsibilities & Duties
• Research and form an annual business plan for parts by category with a focus on product development, marketing sales and overall growth
• Develop and implement marketing strategies to promote growth within the categories
• Improve market position by collaborating with our Sales team to seek out new account opportunities
• Monitor internal processes as they relate to the procurement function to ensure all areas of spend are effectively managed
• Develop and foster trusting relationships with vendors to not only access new products but achieve better pricing and quality of service on all products
• Analyze data and insights to capitalize on industry and consumer trends
• Obtain competitive quotes or proposals as a means of validating arrangements and identifying cost reduction opportunities
• Develop long-term strategies for product categories
• Document and keep current supply agreements to improve our market position
• Develop pricing and promotional strategies by category
• Inventory forecasting
• Determine product assortment and product placement, for both retail space and flyers

Requirements : Post-Secondary Education in Engineering, Commerce or related field
• Minimum 5 years experience in merchandising or procurement
• Demonstrate ability to energize, empower and engage team to get results
• Must exude energy and passion for superior customer service and building and retaining customer loyalty
• Ability to deal with conflict and adversity when leading teams through change
• Must have track record as a team player
• Excellent communication skills
• Must demonstrate ability to organize and more importantly prioritize
• Demonstrated proficiency developing, working with, and implementing business plans

Job Categories: Purchasing, Supply Chain, and Transportation. Job Types: Full-Time.

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