Retail Category Manager

Our market leading energy client has an immediate need for a Retail Category Manager who has experience in managing the tobacco category and have experience in analytics.

 This is a 1-year contract located in Calgary, AB.

What you will be doing…

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage product categories to ensure proper product selection, including the identification and introduction of new products; efficient distribution; proper shelving space allocations; competitive costing, fair retail pricing, and effective promotional strategies.
  • Forecast, track and analyze category and product volumes and evaluate industry-wide trends and the competitive landscape to develop a sales growth strategy for specific products or groups of products.
  • Manage vendor relationships including selecting and negotiating with vendors to provide products and services sought by customers, optimizing volume rebates and promotional funding support, and resolving site-level vendor issues.
  • Conduct business analysis makes recommendations on marketing plans and sales fundamentals and implements specific business plan strategies and initiatives such as preparation of quarterly/annual category business reviews.
  • Communicate and support Retail Operations team members and retailers, including but not limited to: program/key product lists, category-specific merchandising, pricing and inventory management training store layouts, audits, Husk Works articles and merchandising.
  • Develop and implement selling concepts and tools to support category projects and provide post-launch support and recommendations to sales and customers through performance tracking and analysis.

What you will need to succeed…

Must Haves

  • University degree.
  • Business degree with a specialization in Marketing and MBA (asset).
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience with a vendor or retailer in operations, marketing, purchasing or selling in a multi-unit retail environment.
  • Category Management or consumer/ product analytical experience in a retail environment
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to draw insights from internal and external data sources
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with superior attention to detail.
  • Creative approach to negotiating and problem-solving.
  • Excellent computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Ability to work in cross-functional teams with a demonstrated ability to maintain strong internal and external relationships.
  • Passion to see projects through from inception to completion and the ability to meet tight deadlines.
  • Strong planning skills.
  • Previous experience in managing the tobacco category.

Looking for meaningful work?

 We can help!  If you're a technical professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment. 

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply.

 If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com  We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Data Entry Operator

Our market leading energy client has an immediate need for a Data Entry Operator who provides support in performing high-volume data entry and creation.

This is a 06-month contract located in Calgary, Alberta.

What you will be doing…

  • Performs high-volume data entry and creation.
  • Accesses information from computer databases and/or maintains a computer database.
  • Performs basic management of electronic files (i.e., print, copy, transfer and delete).
  • Format and produce data files for cleansing and conversion.
  • Detects and corrects errors found in the course of data mining.
  • Uses word processing, spreadsheet, database or other software on a computer.

What you will need to succeed…

  • Requires 4-7 years of experience.
  • Broader ERP experience is preferred, related to Supply Chain Master Data (e.g. Item Master, Supplier Master, etc.).
  • ERP Training and deployment experience is also desired.

 

Looking for meaningful work? We can help!

 

If you're a technical professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

 

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com

 

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

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Expeditor

Our market leading energy client has an immediate need for an Expeditor to support the Supply Chain function by expediting and tracking all aspects/deliverables, for items as assigned (items can be included in but not limited to equipment/material required for completion of Purchase Orders, Contracts, or Projects. This is a 1-year contract located in Edmonton, Alberta.

What you will be doing…

Key Responsibilities

  • Proactively expedite assigned item(s), by managing and utilizing stakeholder meetings, systems, templates, processes and either aiding in mitigation of or identifying potential risks.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with all stakeholders including, but not limited to, vendors and key client groups such as engineering, project team members, project contractors, quality and other SCM team members (e.g. Logistics).
  • Aid in the Coaching and mentoring of new hires, project team personnel and new vendors the current Expediting process.
  • Manage assigned equipment/material to ensure on-time readiness and delivery to site in line with the project and construction schedule.
  • Manage all vendor equipment/material documentation between the vendor, Engineering (or Engineering Consultant) and internal Project teams to ensure prompt review & approval periods. Must ensure that all required documentation is received complete (including approvals if applicable) Examples of documentation required can include the following: drawings, RFI’s, Inspection Test Plans (ITP), Weld Procedure Specifications (WPS), and Final Vendor Data Requirements (VDR).
  • Regular review of vendor fabrication schedules, Inspection and Test Plans (if applicable), Inspection Reports and other pertinent vendor and PO data to mitigate any delays.
  • Notify key stakeholders of potential or actual delays while working with supplier to resolve issues as required.
  • Administrate, schedule, chair, minute and manage vendor supply meetings and attend project meetings as required.
  • Report to stakeholders on equipment/material status, progress, receiving status as required using the required reporting formats.
  • Assist in the review and verification of invoices for accuracy as required.
  • Work with vendors and stakeholders to resolve freight claims, investigate quantity shortages/overages, shipment errors, tagging issues etc.
  • Communicate potential commercial and technical issues to the Project team members and stakeholders.
  • Assist with logistics for delivery of equipment/material to site and coordinate with construction at site to ensure readiness and proper equipment is available for off-loading shipment as required
  • Coordinate activities and communicate regularly with key stakeholders.
  • Follow standard processes to ensure that the expediting tasks and duties for assigned equipment/material is centralized as per the direction of the team lead & or Manager.
  • Keep updated electronic records per requirements for timely completion of PO/Contract closeouts by creating, organizing and maintaining expediting files.

What you will need to succeed…

Must Haves

  • Minimum 3-4 years of applied experience in a high pace environment.
  • Good working knowledge and experience of expediting best practices and an understanding of logistics, purchasing and project document requirements.
  • Good interpersonal skills with ability to maintain and builds strong working relationships.
  • Equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education.
  • Coordination skills, ability to multi-task, follow up and manage timelines.
  • Ability to work on diverse projects and processes with conflicting deadlines.
  • Customer service/Problem Solving/Organizational skills an asset.
  • Working Knowledge of Engineering and Vendor Documentation is required.
  • Strong and effective communication skills and attention to detail are a necessity.

Preferred

  • Knowledge of MS Windows/Outlook and Office Suite.
  • Knowledge of SharePoint, Oracle and SAP an asset.
  • Post-secondary education in a related field (e.g. Project Management, Purchasing / Supply Chain Management, B-Com, Finance, Business Admin.

Looking for meaningful work? We can help!

 

If you're a technical professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

 

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com

 

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

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Category Specialist

Our market leading energy client has an immediate need for a Category Specialist who will be accountable for the effective support and direction of the Sourcing functions.

This is a 9-month contract located in Calgary, Alberta.

How you will bring value…

This Individual will be in participating and may lead the development and execution of sourcing initiatives. Also Developing and executing sourcing strategies in alignment with applicable market strategies.

This Position involves understanding the local business objectives and desired outcomes, engaging internal customers, understanding options and risks associated with supply chain activities, building supplier relationships in order to achieve superior supplier performance, negotiating commercial terms to deliver best value solutions, and the measurement/reporting of the value delivered.

What you will be doing…

  • Working with the relevant market sector and commodity managers to implement sourcing processes to ensure delivery of business plans and market sector/commodity strategies.
  • Developing sourcing strategies in alignment with applicable market sector / commodity strategies and specific business objectives.
  • Understanding business requirements for third party goods and services.
  • Developing and maintaining knowledge of relevant supply marketplaces.
  • Engaging the business and provide guidance on PSCM process and risk management
  • Managing supplier relationships, engagement and involvement.
  • Leading the full sourcing process which includes development of scope, supplier selection, commercial negotiation, and contract execution.
  • Providing on-going contract cost management and risk assessment.
  • Championing and supporting the deployment of the appropriate purchase to pay solution.
  • Ensuring the PSCM common processes are implemented, used and continually improved
  • Coaching less experienced PSCM staff.
  • Participating in company networks, sharing information, best practices and lessons learned.

What you will need to succeed…

Must Haves:

  • 10+ years of relevant experience.
  • Post-secondary education or related work experience.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.

 

Looking for meaningful work? We can help!

If you're a technical professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com 

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

EWEMI

 

Master Data Technician

Our client, a market leading integrated oil company is looking for Master Data Technician to provide the technical management of SAP Plant Maintenance master data to provide an accurate digital representation of operational assets. This individual also involves investigating and collaborating with internal and external team to verify data and documents before accurately entering the data into SAP in accordance with standards. Attention to detail and ability to accurately assess information to make decisions is key to this role.

This position is a 12-month contract based in the Lloydminster, Saskatchewan

What you will be doing…

  • Work closely with maintenance Ready for Operations (RFO) team to perform SAP master data creation and modification for new oil and gas facilities. received from business projects, operations, maintenance and engineering departments, and external vendor service companies.
  • Complete work tickets assigned to you through the SAP notification process according to the priority and timelines outlined. The work is related to the creation or modification of SAP master data and is requested by business projects, operations, maintenance and engineering departments, and external vendor service companies.
  • Verify data and document accuracy with SAP data and investigate discrepancies before changing SAP master data details. Documents include calibrations, assessments, inspections, service reports, audits, etc.
  • Perform document management duties including review, verification, and acceptance of documents before being scanned or uploaded to document management system.
  • Audit and cleanse SAP master data according to client’s standards to improve data integrity.
  • Coach and mentor team members in an effective manner to ensure knowledge is transferred and skills are shared throughout the team. Create and maintain procedures specific to this position.
  • Responsible to actively develop skills and knowledge of SAP and other business applications to improve the team's efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Provide coverage during absences of SAP Master Data team members.
  • Responsible to regularly communication with all business partners and maintain accurate information on the teams SharePoint site.

What you will need to succeed…

Must Haves

  • High School Diploma.
  • Valid Drivers’ License.
  • Minimum 5 years’ progressive administrative and/or technical experience in the petroleum industry.
  • Proficient in the use of a database software such as SAP, Maximo, JD Edwards or similar.
  • Experienced in the use of email, preferably Outlook.
  • Experienced in the use of digital spreadsheets such as Microsoft Excel.
  • Experienced in the use of Microsoft Word, Adobe PDF.
  • Experience communicating with others in a collaborative manner.

Nice to Haves

  • Business/Technical diploma and/or equivalent training and experience.
  • Exposure to industrial equipment in a technical capacity and terminology.
  • Exposure to equipment manufacturers, engineering or trades personnel in a technical capacity.
  • Experience interpreting engineered documents such as P&IDs.

 

Looking for Meaningful Work? We can help!

If you're a technical professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com 

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

EWEMI

 

Order to Remittance Specialist

We are looking for a Order to Remittance Specialist on behalf of one of the largest Healthcare company in Salt Lake City, UT. The Order to Remittance Specialist is responsible for ensuring first class OTR processes and execution in order entry and systems, providing strong business partnership with ITPS and Sales and Responsible for Logistic (shipments and export)

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure high quality OTR process (Order Entry, technical order classification, and financial order classification. Order management, invoicing)
  • Support sourcing and replenishment activities for order fulfillment of Purchase to Stock materials
  • Interface with all internal and external customers (ITPS, Marketing, Sales, Engineering, Supply chain…) to assure on time (SCOT) and high-quality order fulfillment.
  • Answer all questions and ensure correspondence with internal and external customers on all topics related to Order Management.
  • Manage credit and returns
  • Work in compliance with the documented quality system and report any anomalies
  • Production planning and control
  • Coordinate shipments with forwarder
  • Manage customer formalities
  • Perform logistics distribution duties

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Ability to work effectively in a cross-functional, global team environment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel. Must be very familiar with common formulas and tools (VLOOKUP, if, sumif, index, match, pivot tables, etc.)
  • Experience with ERP systems (Oracles, SAP, etc.)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

Looking for Meaningful Work? We can help.

If you're an Order to Remittance Specialist, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com.

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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20-022 – Training Tech Operations (TRF PQO)

We are currently requesting resumes for the following position: Training Tech Operations (TRF PQO)
Resume Due Date: Thursday February 13, 2020         
Number of Vacancies: 1
Duration: 2 years
Location: Darlington Learning Centre

Job Overview

  • The analysis of initial and continuing training needs of TRF operating staff
  • The design, development and delivery of knowledge and skills training for TRF operating staff
  • The evaluation, examination and testing of TRF operating staff in both a classroom and simulator environment
  • The mentoring and training of new TRF trainers

Qualifications

  • Previously qualified as a panel qualified operator (PQO) in the tritium removal facility (TRF) and Supervising Nuclear Operator (SNO)

Senior Analyst Procurement

Based in St. John, NL

Reporting to the Supervisor, Procurement

Responsible for purchasing materials, equipment, and services for operations, aiming to assure the supply of items for business continuity, at the lowest total cost of ownership possible, achieving industry best practice standards of delivery time and quality of products and services.  This is a key role to refine and implement related aspects of the operational readiness plan. The operational readiness phase is expected to last 24-30 months.

  • Plan purchases, defining supply terms and strategies.
  • Participate on the elaboration of materials and service purchase planning along with stakeholders, through the use of market information, consumption history, etc.
  • Establishing priority of purchase demands through the consolidation of information, such as criticality of the categories, as well as analysis of the market.
  • Elaborate and propose procurement strategies for assigned categories, seeking to aggregate spend, guarantee supply and foster innovation, to maximize the benefit to the company. 
  • Analyze portfolio in order to generate and execute a sourcing plan for technical purchases, according to company’s timeline.
  • Understand suppliers’ facilities and production processes.
  • Understand the facilities and production process with the goal of identifying supply chain opportunities.
  • Work with departments (internal customers) in the development and approval of new suppliers and products.

Lead/Execute procurement processes, including:

  • Participating in competitive bidding preparation processing
  • Commercial evaluation of proposals, including value analysis, TCO (total cost of ownership) and business case analysis
  • Contract negotiation
  • Documentation (control)
  • Implementation of legal contracts when required
  • Monitor and analyze various variables (market indices, demand and total cost) in order to identify and mitigate risks or capture market opportunities.
  • Recommend competitive suppliers in alignment with category strategies, and stakeholders (vendor management area, requisitioning area, safety, etc).
  • Map supply chain and existing document controls to facilitate the operational integration with suppliers, through documented contracts.
  • Participate on multi function teams to execute purchasing, aiming to meet internal customer needs (quality, terms etc.), specifications improvement, monitoring tests of new materials and their post-acquisition application by users. 
  • Carry out supply market evaluations, identifying opportunities, weaknesses, strengths, threats, by performing market benchmarking, seeking continuous improvement.
  • Information collection, critical analysis, developing and implementation plans for suppliers in potential risk (like insolvency, breach of contract)
  • Interface between customers and procurement for resolution and mitigation of risk of claims from suppliers
  • Participate meetings with the users with the objective to capture future demands that will impact the operation and the stock level, identify not existing items and revise criticality of stock items.
  • Build and maintain relationship with the users and suppliers, acting in the complete supply chain.
  • Monitor KPI of all activities performed.
  • Create data analysis and performance optimization tools of the operational activities of the area.

Procurement Support Activities:

  • Follow up activities related to procurement area as for analysis, support and implementation of projects.
  • Create and develop control reports, research and other activities.
  • Analyze and suggest implementation of new information systems involving area of responsibility.
  • Identify potential improvements in the procurement process.
  • Create support tools for the procurement process.
  • Perform internal and external benchmarking.
  • Analyze indicators, bottle neck mapping and process improvement mapping.
  • Request or recommend Vale’s stakeholders to participate in external meetings involving business associations, public and private entities.
  • Maintain relationship with current and future suppliers, supporting the access of tools and opportunities developed to suppliers.
  • Coordinate, develop and implement tools to support supplier development.
  • Contract Management
  • Assure availability of goods and services that demand continuous supply through follow up of the existing contract execution
  • Lead meetings with customers to evaluate the performance supply
  • Lead meetings with suppliers to evaluate the supply performance of the categories involving DISU and create action plans to address issues.
  • Develop and measure key performance indicators to understand key supplier’s performance involving categories.
  • Handover of negotiated contracts to customers before implementation of new contracts.
  • Manage system and supplier issues data base, based on information provided by Line of Business, and create reports for analysis.
  • Create and follow up action plans to solve the main issues identified in the system and supplier issues report.
  • Refine and implement procurement-related aspects of the operational readiness plan, including the assessment of new contracts or amendment requirements associated with new or additional goods and services required to support underground operations.
  • Understand and comply with policy, procedures, codes of conduct, and legal requirements including the Impacts and Benefits Agreements commitments
  • Frequent travel to a northern Labrador site and occasional travel to other locations is required

Education

  • Undergrad Degree- Business or Commerce preferred
  • CPP certification is an asset, Certifications through purchasing Management Association of Canada an asset

Experience

  • 5 to 7 yrs experience
  • Strong Knowledge of procurement principles and related laws
  • Working knowledge of sales tax, customs procedures as well as duty and transportation options is an asset
  • Knowledge of supply chain and inventory methodologies and general knowledge of underground mining, and concentrator processes is an asset
  • Experience in Operational Readiness is an asset
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Strong negotiation and project management skills
  • Creative problem solver and able to respond to various situations with appropriate urgency
  • Detail oriented
  • Intermediate skills in MS Office
  • Knowledge in SAP

LOOKING FOR MEANINGFUL WORK? WE CAN HELP

If you're a technical professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

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20-020 – Authorization Training Senior Advisor

We are currently requesting resumes for the following position: Authorization Training Senior Advisor
Resume Due Date: Wednesday, February 12, 2020 (5:00PM EST)

Number of Vacancies: 1
Duration: 3 years
Location: Darlington

Job Overview

  • Provide direction and oversight of Initial and Continuing Training Program.
  • Manage training program activities including task analyses; design, development, implementation of training and evaluation of training program effectiveness.
  • Provide advice and assistance to the Director and/or Manager(s) of Operations Training on issues related to training program effectiveness and trainer capability.
  • Liaise with Operations Managers to sustain and improve operator performance.

Qualifications

  • The ideal candidate will have been certified previously as an authorized nuclear operator, control room shift supervisor, or shift manager at an OPG nuclear facility. 
  • The candidate will have had extensive experience in design and development of training programs, examinations and re-certification tests for certified operating staff to ensure that the standards set by the CNSC are met.
  • The candidate will have experience in interfacing with the Operations line managers, the CNSC and industry peers on matters associated with the authorization training program.

20-017 – Maintenance Coordinator

We are currently requesting resumes for the following position:  Maintenance Coordinator
Resume Due Date:  Thursday, February 6, 2020 (5:00PM EST)
Number of Vacancies: 1
Duration: 3 years
Location: Darlington

Job Overview

  • Act as a single point of contact for the maintenance department interfacing with external work groups.
  • Coordinate and prioritize the department work program as scheduled by the Work Management Process for the safe execution of work.
  • Review maintenance work requests, determine priority and coordinate timing of execution.
  • Identify work planning and scheduling decisions necessary to maintain department targets.
  • Identify integration issues and coordinate with the Work Management team to address accordingly.
  • Assist in developing strategic execution plans for the day to day tasks as well as significant key evolutions with the Refurbishment Maintenance Program.
  • Monitor the departments execution of the schedule and report on progress.
  • Assist First Line Managers by providing guidance on break plan decisions for emergent work and communicate this to stakeholders.

Qualifications

  • Previous OPG Maintenance experience is a strong asset
  • Electrical or Mechanical background required.
  • Shift work will be required (primarily day shift).

Sr. Contract Analyst

Our client, a market leading integrated oil company is looking for a Sr. Contract Analyst who will be supporting all areas of Supply Chain Strategic Sourcing. This individual will also provide leadership for other professionals and is responsible for driving cost savings and efficiencies in sourcing and negotiating contracts for goods and services for multiple categories. They will also lead supplier performance management and periodic business reviews.

This is a 10- Month Contract located in Calgary,AB.

What you will be doing…

  • Lead the contract formation and contract administration process for various direct and indirect material purchases.
  • Develop, issue and manage tender documents (RFPs, RFQ, RFIs).
  • Negotiate contract commercial terms, ensuring they meet the requirements of internal stakeholders (i.e., risk, legal, project management) and client’s standards.
  • Administer multiple contracts including issuance of change order requests, negotiation and approval of change orders, RFI's, etc.
  • Lead proposal analyses and proposal commercial evaluations, as well as coordinate overall RFP evaluations with project clients.
  • Provide sound Supply Chain Management advice, guidance, and options to internal project clients while following established processes and proper authorization controls.
  • Develop and articulate project and contract acquisition strategies within areas of responsibility and communicate strategies to project clients and Senior Management.
  • Manage competitive sourcing processes and single/sole sourcing processes for major contracts.
  • Work with cross-functional teams during contract tendering, formation, administration and negotiation.
  • Coordinate communication efforts with suppliers, team members, company experts, and advisors (legal, risk, tax, supplier qualification, etc.).
  • Conduct market and competitive intelligence research and analysis within areas of responsibility.
  • Maintain contract records in SAP, ensuring governance requirements are always met.

What you will need to succeed…

  • Bachelor’s Degree is required.
  • Minimum 5+ years of progressive professional experience is required.
  • Multiple category experience is an asset – Midstream, Engineering, Pipe, Contingent Labor.
  • Material purchases is limited, as this role for the first year or so will have more of a focus on services and category.
  • Canadian O&G experience is strongly preferred.
  • Should have experience in managing multiple RFPs at a time.

Looking for meaningful work? We can help!

If you're a technical professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com 

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Procurement Process Assistant

We are seeking a procurement process assistant to join our team. The individual can work out of the Thompson, MB, Mississauga, ON office.

The Procurement Process Assistant is responsible for helping to adhere to certain purchasing guidelines based on the strategies and goals outlined by procurement department and/or procurement analyst. He or she with direction will negotiate, place orders, follow up or expedite orders as require as well as regularly compose RFPs (Requests for Proposal). Responsible for purchasing materials, equipment's, and services for operations and projects, aiming to assure the supply of items for business continuity, at the lowest total cost of ownership possible, achieving industry best practice standards of delivery time and quality of products and services.

Major Accountabilities: 

  • Issue purchase orders or other agreements as necessary and check them for accuracy and completeness before issuing following the lead time
  • Follow procurement analyst portfolio strategy and/or instructions.
  • Achieve improvements in supplier cost, delivery and quality in accordance with appropriate procurement strategies
  • Meet the requirements of our internal customers in accordance with established procurement goals, policies and procedures
  • Work with team members and other stakeholders to develop competitive tenders (RFP's, RFI's and RFQ's).
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships and conduct business in a confident, objective, and diplomatic manner

Qualifications

  • Minimum level of education required by the position (not the educational level of the incumbent): Undergraduate Degree or College Diploma preferred in Business related discipline (example Business, Engineering/Certified Engineering technologist) .
  • Preferred Certification: Certified Professional Purchaser (CPP) certification is an asset. Certification through Purchasing Management Association of Canada (PMAC) is also desirable.
  • Minimum years of experience required to perform this position: 1 year experience in Procurement, Warehouse or Finance.

Other knowledge, skills, abilities and behaviors needed to perform this position:

  • Proficiency with MS Office (Excel, Word, Access, Outlook) and business systems such as SAP.
  • Organized, attention to details, Accuracy, self-motivated and ability to work independently
  • Team player with excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Basic negotiation skills
  • Flexible and eager to learn
  • High word per minute typing required as this role requires a lot of data entry. 

 

Looking for meaningful work? We can help!

If you're a technical professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment. 

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

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Business Operational Analyst

Our large IT client is recognized by customers as Canada’s leading Automotive company.

We are looking for a Business Operational Analyst to support the team.

Duration: 12 months

Location: Calgary AB

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

  • Advanced Excel- will need to create and run reports
  • Business Analyst – be able to analyze reports
  • Strong Communication – working with Regional Managers to develop presentations/marketing initiatives, communication with dealers on dealer inquiries, setting up events/meetings, etc. (direct interaction with dealerships)

Experience/Education:

  • 2-4 years of experience
  • Bachelors Degree. In Marketing is preferred

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support the Western Region Sales/Service Marketing Manager on the implementation of Western Canada marketing plan development and execution
  • Provide insight on innovative marketing opportunities
  • Act as point person for Dealer events and sponsorships supported by the Region, i.e. Calgary Stampede, Big Valley Jamboree, etc.
  • Act as liaison between advertising agency and Dealer Marketing Boards/ Regional Marketing Advisory Boards
  • Assist with the set up and hosting of meetings with Marketing Boards as well as internal staff
  • Develop communiques for Dealers informing them of marketing initiatives and Go to Market strategy for the upcoming month in addition to the results of the past month
  • Utilizing intranet to communicate marketing material – Global Connect authoring
  • Processing monthly bills and updating forecasts
  • Schedule month end conference calls with Dealers in the Region
  • Complete a monthly Contact Analysis for Regional Director and Regional Managers
  • Update Dealer Dashboard and Action Plans monthly
  • Assist in the administration of the Dealer Co-Op Program
  • Complete Website Audits – Sales and Service as required
  • Complete Customer Satisfaction Ranking Report and Sales Ranking Report monthly
  • Administer the Client Courtesy Car and Pool Vehicle Program within the Region
  • Prepare adhoc Distribution reports as required
  • Attend, plan and organize Regional Professional Development Days
  • Point person for Regional and National Sales and Service contest development and reporting
  • Completes adhoc Certified Service or Marketing projects as required
  • Administer Client policies and procedures
  • Assist in the preparation of various projects and reports, as required
  • Maintains technical expertise and procedural knowledge
  • Keeps supervision advised of work in progress
  • Assumes operational assignments as needed
  • Frequent contact with others outside the work group
  • Attends meetings/disseminates information and makes suggestions for future development as required

 

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20-010 – Cost & Scheduling Analyst

We are currently requesting resumes for the following position: Cost & Scheduling Analyst
Resume Due Date: Thursday, January 16, 2020
Number of Vacancies: 2
Duration: 12 months
Location: Darlington

Job Overview

  • Provide oversight of DNR project P6 schedules.
  • Development of DNR project P6 schedules.
  • Participate in schedule reviews/coordination of work meetings.
  • Coordination of work and act/represent the client Schedule Integration team for all rollouts to Vendor teams for alignment.
  • Manage baselines and implement corrective actions/change control where required.
  • Ensure project schedules are in full alignment to the overall Program through standardized business rules/requirements.
  • Prepare project documentation to support Project Managers/Project Directors.
  • Provide quality reviews on schedule plans to ensure Project schedules are realistic and achievable.
  • Provide adhoc analysis of schedules when required.

Qualifications

  • BAS.c in the areas of Engineering, Project Management/Controls, Computer Science required.
  • PMP preferred but not required.
  • Have used Primavera P6 software to manage project related work.
  • Preference on experience related to mega infrastructure projects.
  • Have demonstrated integration of schedules with different vendors/sub-contractors using the software.
  • 8-10 years of P6 experience.

FLM – Contract Supervision

Bruce Power requires the services of an Augmented Staff person to perform the role of a FLM — Contract Supervisor

For the duration of this contract it is the expectation that the Contractor will provide the service of  FLM – Contract Supervisor for periods of outage only, with request to either stand down or return to service, with little to no notice at the beginning and end of each outage.

Scope for Work

Maintenance FLM, General FLM duties that apply to these jobs are listed below. Other duties may be required as applicable to the work.

Maintenance FLM expectations will be as per Maintenance Program document BP-MPRS-00001 ‘Conduct of Maintenance’.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

Skills and Knowledge

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate orally and in writing in a clear and concise manner, including technical report writing
  • Demonstrates the Bruce Power behaviors of “Uncompromising High Standards, Drives For Accountability and Results, Displays Good Judgement, Communicates Effectively, Knows the Business and Achieve Success Together”
  • Show commitment to and understanding of the Human Performance (HU)
  • Program, consistently promoting the Core 4 HU Tools
  • Strong leadership competence as well as technical skills
  • Demonstrates Leadership and understanding of our number one value safety first
  • Knowledge of BTU, PWU and Society collective agreements
  • Knowledge of EPSCA agreements will be considered an asset

Education and Experience

  • This knowledge is considered to be normally acquired in and equivalent to a Grade XII education with two years technical training or an equivalent Combination of education and experience in a related industry
  • A Mechanical or Electrical Apprenticeship or equivalent Training is preferred
  • Multi-discipline trade experience preferred
  • Five (5) years supervisory experience in Mechanical, Electrical or Civil Trade working on a major construction project

 

Sr. Materials Clerk

Our market leading energy client has an immediate need for a Senior Materials Clerk to receive, collate, and issue materials for multiple projects, as well as assure that material is in compliance with the client specifications. This is an 11-month contract located in Prince George, British Columbia.

What you will be doing…

  • Checks prepared material requisitions such as purchase and authorization orders against the construction drawings to assure that all materials have been ordered correctly and that proper material changes have been made according to any drawing revisions.
  • Check all materials received from the Stores Department and vendors for correctness and condition of materials. Maintain the necessary records for these materials to be utilized for construction of pipeline and station projects.
  • Deliver materials to the construction site and assist in the unloading of materials received from the vendors and Stores Department.
  • Assure that all material received is stored in a safe and non-damaging manner and shelter is provided where necessary.
  • Maintain schedules of anticipated material deliveries from Stores and Purchasing Departments and various vendors and keeps the Construction Office and other interested parties informed.
  • Procures materials not originally ordered from Company warehouse and various suppliers.
  • Orders all materials necessary for construction of pipelines using construction drawings and maintains records of materials supplied.
  • Investigates discrepancies reported by the Controller’s Department on the difference report.
  • Collect, account, and follow proper methods of disposal for unused materials at the completion of projects.
  • Collect, account, and follow proper methods of disposal for retired materials as specified in the Environmental Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Collect required reporting information necessary to prepare Company completion reports which are inventories of property units installed or retired.
  • Investigate discrepancies reported by the Controller’s Department on the difference report.

What you will need to succeed…

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience within the pipeline industry and demonstrated experience following procedures, guidelines and techniques related to materials.
  • Able to complete assigned work under limited supervision and demonstrate leadership abilities.
  • Demonstrated ability to drag drawings.
  • Own pickup truck (preferred).
  • Fundamental understanding of:
    • Project lifecycles
    • Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Internet Explorer, Visio, and SharePoint.
    • Data analysis.
    • Basic smart phone operations (email, Internet, and text).
  • API 1169 Certification is recommended but not required for this position.

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We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com 

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Emergency Manager and Business Continuity Advisor

Our client, a market leading integrated oil company is looking for an experienced Emergency Management and Business Continuity Advisor (EMBC) to support the regional EMBC deployable team within the SOI&E organization. The advisor will also support the growth of the Emergency management team as part of the new organizational structure. This is a 12-month contract located in Lloydminster.

How you will bring value…

In this role you will provide support to the regional EMBC deployable team within the SOI&E organization. You will support the growth of the Emergency management team as part of the new organizational structure.

What you will be doing…

  • Provide general support to the emergency management and Business Continuity (EMBC) Team.
  • Provide support in Emergency response plan development and maintenance.
  • Review distribution and management control of Emergency Response Plans (ERP) and Geographic Response Plans (GRP) across corporate and Business Unit regions to ensure accuracy and positive control of both ERP and GRPs.
  • Assist in developing and maintaining Security plans (including updates for new rail legislation)
  • Updating and maintenance of Business Continuity Plans.
  • Conduct Emergency Response and Business Continuity Exercises with the Incident Management teams (IMT) and On-Site personnel.
  • Create detailed reports based on data analysis and findings from exercises.
  • Engage with both internal and external stakeholders to build relationships and support to promote emergency and business continuity plan implementation (vendors, community leaders, indigenous groups and Regulatory Bodies).
  • Ensure ERP compliance with regulatory agencies.
  • Coach Operations Team in a manner that effectively uses data to improve operational efficiencies and readiness.
  • Support the administration of developing policies and plans that shape and Influence the future of EMBC and security.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in systems, databases, and the use of Technology as a scalable and cost-effective enabler for emergency management.
  • Assist in the oversight and transition to the new EMBC organization in the preparation and execution of emergency response plans.
  • Assist setting-up training program administration, including training records, lesson plan development and qualification records.
  • Assist with development of a training matrix and delivery strategy.

What you will need to succeed…

Must Haves

  • Previous experience developing and facilitating emergency and business continuity training, operational and functional exercises.
  • 5 + years experience in an Emergency Management capacity with an emphasis on business resilience including business continuity, emergency response and incident management.
  • Experience preparing timely reports to accurately reflect the outcome of exercises and learnings to drive continuous improvement for business units.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access.
  • Ability to support Command Staff functions during an incident, as defined by the Incident Command System, in an Incident Command Post.
  • Experience in using business continuity planning applications and emergency notifications systems.
  • Extensive knowledge of and experience in Incident Management with accredited ICS Canada training to ICS 200 (ICS 300 and asset).
  • Emergency Operations Center Operations.
  • Valid Class 5 drivers license.

Nice to Haves

  • Oil and Gas related experience.
  • Security knowledge and experience would be an asset.
  • Spill response related experience or WCSS training.
  • Willingness to work directly with clients in an environment that changes rapidly; must possess a mature approach to the personal interactions between a consultant and the client.
  • Experience in working in potentially escalating and fast paced environment.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; superior writing and editing skills in the creation of documents and procedures.
  • Skilled in articulating complex issues at a level easily understood, in both oral and written form.
  • Ability to prepare clear, well-written reports, summaries, records, procedures, log entries.
  • Ability to develop, recommend and implement new work methods and procedures.
  • Previous experience in a leadership role.
  • Coaching, mentoring and training skills.
  • Conflict Management/Resolution.
  • Experience in working in potentially escalating and fast paced environment.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Technical proficiency gained through education and/or business experience.

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Jr Project Manager

Our client, one of the largest energy suppliers in Canada has an immediate need for a Junior Project Manager to work on distribution projects for a pole replacement program specifically focusing on identifying program exceptions and analyzing cost and schedule variances for different pole projects. This is a 12-month contract located in Vancouver British Columbia.

What you will be doing…

  • Management of financial and schedule exceptions with an objective of tracking and resolving them to reduce overall program risk.

What you will need to succeed…

  • A minimum five (5) years of project management experience or equivalent.
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Business, Economics or related discipline (Bachelor’s degree in engineering is an asset).
  • Project Management Professional (PMP®) designation, preferred.
  • Intermediate MS Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project).
  • Advanced English skills for professional environment, written and spoken.
  • Communication skills.
  • Analytical abilities.
  • Organizational skills will be important strengths for the successful candidate to have.
  • Software skills required will include SAP and Excel, Tableau would be real asset, and SAM/DAD (GIS software).
  • Passport use will come with the role.
  • Familiarity with Distribution Design would be an asset.

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We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us at recruit@ianmartin.com 

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Indirect Category Manager

Job Purpose:

Do you want to work for one of the leading “Aerospace or Avionics” company in California? They are currently looking for an “Indirect Category Manager” to support their facility in Irvine, CA. If you’re interested and qualified, we urge you to apply!

Detailed Job Description:

Strategic Sourcing

  • Develop global sourcing strategies for the Support Services Category
  • Work with various business stakeholder groups to identify and qualify new or existing capable suppliers, initiate requests for proposals/quotations (RFPs/RFQs), advise requestors with respect to contract terms and conditions
  • Conduct RFP and lead cross functional teams through the selection process of preferred suppliers with effective scoring criteria to critically evaluate supplier proposals in accordance within company policies
  • Lead negotiations on commercial procurement agreements, including, but not limited to, Master Agreements, Statements of Work, Change Orders balancing business deliverables, legal interests and pricing
  • Conduct analysis on proposals for Support Services in support of various business functions
  • Analyze total costs, assist business functions with ROI analysis, price and rate benchmarking and negotiate favorable business terms to leverage company purchasing power
  • Provide global contract expertise for sourcing of Support Services products and services for various business units
  • Evaluate single sourcing requests and ensure competitiveness
  • Research market intelligence to understand cost drivers and market trends

Category Management

  • Develop, refine and implement category strategies and tactics that enable the procurement of support services products and services at the highest value benefit to the company
  • Add value by being the subject matter expert on Support Services categories/commodities and consulting internal clients on industry trends, benchmarking, and best practices
  • Lead cross-functional meetings with various business functions and develop a communication strategy to keep internal clients informed about procurement processes, supplier strategy, and procurement policies

Supplier Management

  • Manage supplier relationships with focus on supply risk management, contract risk management and cost management
  • Mediate supplier issues and resolve customer / supplier contract disputes if necessary
  • Lead and participate in quarterly business reviews with vendors to review performance and support mutually agreed upon improvement programs as required
  • Support ad-hoc reporting needs including supplier scorecards and other reporting

Contract Management (Contracts (USD)500K+)

  • Evaluate processes and recommend improvements to standardize lifecycle contract and sourcing processes and systems
  • Ensure pricing & deliverables as negotiated are included in the contract, coordinate comparison of proposals and final contract terms
  • Act as liaison between Legal and the business
  • Provide timely updates, support management reporting of quarterly reports and address any issues quickly

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Gas Scheduler

We are looking for a Gas Scheduler to join our client’s team for a long term contract opportunity.  This person will be part of a small team, supporting nominations, scheduling, confirmations, allocations, curtailment, notices, OBAs, imbalances, capacity release, and storage injections and withdrawals.
The position requires working a shift schedule consisting of 7 12-hour day shifts followed by 7 days off.

Duties Include:

  • Working with  customers as they utilize contracted services from pipeline, storage and offshore facilities.
  • Analyze, prioritize and address transportation and related issues to ensure a timely resolution.
  • Work with customers on developing and implementing both transportation and storage utilization strategies.

Skills Required:

  • Bachelors or Associates degree in relevant field or equivalent experience
  • Basic understanding of pipeline and storage commercial operations and value drivers.
  • Ability to work independently
  • A strong work ethic and problem solving skills
  • Experience with Gas Control, Scheduling, Capacity Services, Regulatory, Marketing is highly desirable.
  • Strong Communication skills

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Bilingual Purchasing and Logistics Specialist

  • Our largest  Client is recognized by customers as Canada’s leading water technologies company.

    We are looking for an Purchasing and Logistics Specialist to support the team.

    Duration: 08+ months contract

    Location: Saint-Laurent, Quebec

    The Opportunity:

    Support the current buyer with the creation and issuing of Purchase Orders for parts/materials required for the assembly of equipment in the Montreal Factory and for Spare Parts orders.  Support the current Logistics team with the preparation of documentation and coordination of assembly and parts shipments.

    Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Contact vendors for quotations/estimates.
  • Prepare Purchase Orders using the current business system.
  • Follow-up with issued Purchase Orders to confirm status and expedite delivery, as needed.
  • Prepare all required documentation for parts and/or assembled equipment for shipping purposes.
  • Organize transport for shipping purposes.
  • Minimum Technical Qualifications:   

  • French and English Fluency, written and verbal
  • 3+ years of experience with Purchasing and Logistics

Procurement Analyst

Responsible for purchasing materials, equipment, and services for operations and project implementations. This individual will aim to assure the supply of  items for business continuity, at the lowest total cost of ownership possible, achieving industry best practice standards of delivery time and quality of products and services.  This is a key role to refine and implement related aspects of the project operational readiness plan. The operational readiness phase is expected to last 24-30 months.
 

Experience

  • 5 to 7 years of capital project procurement experience
  • Strong knowledge of procurement principles and related laws
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Strong negotiation and project management skills
  • Creative problem solver and able to respond to various situations with appropriate urgency
  • Detail oriented
  • Intermediate skills in MS Office
  • Working knowledge of sales tax, customs procedures as well as duty and transportation options is an asset
  • Knowledge of supply chain and inventory methodologies and general knowledge of underground mining, and concentrator processes is an asset
  • Experience in Operational Readiness is an asset
  • Knowledge in SAP preferred 
  • SOW-  Analyst, Operation Readiness
     

Responsibilities 

  • Plan purchases, defining supply terms and strategies.
  • Participate on the elaboration of materials and service purchase planning along with stakeholders, through the use of market information, consumption history, etc.
  • Establishing priority of purchase demands through the consolidation of information, such as criticality of the categories, as well as analysis of the market.
  • Elaborate and propose procurement strategies for assigned categories, seeking to aggregate spend, guarantee supply and foster innovation, to maximize the benefit to the company. 
  • Analyze portfolio in order to generate and execute a sourcing plan for technical purchases, according to company’s timeline.
  • Understand suppliers’ facilities and production processes.
  • Understand company facilities and production process with the goal of identifying supply chain opportunities.
  • Work with departments (internal customers, DIDS) in the development and approval of new suppliers and products.

Lead/Execute procurement processes, including:

  • Participating in competitive bidding preparation processing
  • Commercial evaluation of proposals, including value analysis, TCO (total cost of ownership) and business case analysis
  • Contract negotiation
  • Documentation (control)
  • Implementation of legal contracts when required
  • Monitor and analyze various variables (market indices, demand and total cost) in order to identify and mitigate risks or capture market opportunities.
  • Recommend competitive suppliers in alignment with category strategies, and stakeholders (vendor management area, requisitioning area, safety, etc).
  • Map supply chain and existing document controls to facilitate the operational integration with suppliers, through documented contracts.
  • Participate on multi functional teams to execute purchasing, aiming to meet internal customer needs (quality, terms etc.), specifications improvement, monitoring tests of new materials and their post-acquisition application by users. 
  • Carry out supply market evaluations, identifying opportunities, weaknesses, strengths, threats, by performing market bench marking, seeking continuous improvement.
  • Represent the organization in external meetings with national associations, federations, embassies, normative entities and public and private entities.
  • Information collection, critical analysis, developing and implementation plans for suppliers in potential risk (like insolvency, breach of contract)
  • Interface between customers and procurement for resolution and mitigation of risk of claims from suppliers
  • Participate meetings with the users with the objective to capture future demands that will impact the operation and the stock level, identify not existing items and revise criticality of stock items.
  • Build and maintain relationship with the users and suppliers, acting in the complete supply chain.
  • Monitor KPI of all activities performed.
  • Create data analysis and performance optimization tools of the operational activities of the area.
  • Manage Vale base items at the level of inventory organization

Procurement Support Activities:

  • Follow up activities related to procurement area as for analysis, support and implementation of projects.
  • Create and develop control reports, research and other activities.
  • Analyze and suggest implementation of new information systems involving area of responsibility.
  • Identify potential improvements in the procurement process.
  • Create support tools for the procurement process.
  • Perform internal and external bench marking.
  • Analyze indicators, bottle neck mapping and process improvement mapping.
  • Request or recommend stakeholders to participate in external meetings involving business associations, public and private entities.
  • Maintain relationship with current and future suppliers, supporting the access of tools and opportunities developed to suppliers.
  • Coordinate, develop and implement tools to support supplier development.
  • Contract Management
  • Assure availability of goods and services that demand continuous supply through follow up of the existing contract execution
  • Lead meetings with customers to evaluate the performance supply of the categories involving DISU.
  • Lead meetings with suppliers to evaluate the supply performance of the categories involving DISU and create action plans to address issues.
  • Develop and measure key performance indicators to understand key suppliers performance involving categories.
  • Handover of negotiated contracts to customers before implementation of new contracts.
  • Manage system and supplier issues data base, based on information provided by Line of Business, and create reports for analysis.
  • Create and follow up action plans to solve the main issues identified in the system and supplier issues report.

Education

  • Undergrad Degree- Business or Commerce preferred
  • CPP certification is an asset, Certifications through purchasing Management Association of Canada an asset

Warehouse Technician

Seeking an experienced warehouse associate. This position will begin with training Monday – Friday 7:00am – 5:30pm for a 3 week duration. Then the hours will change to 12hour continental shifts.  Reporting to the Warehouse Supervisor, you will be part of the Site Services Department engaged in all warehouse activities including receiving, shipping, inventory counting, and use of SAP inventory module. 

Main Challenges:

  • Performing all actions required to ensure materials required by the business are on hand and available for use, including tracking materials and troubleshooting problems that arise
  • Working in a sometimes demanding environment to meet deadline and productivity standards

Main Accountabilities:

  • Adheres to all safety programs including the companies safe production model
  • Records goods receipts in SAP for all materials and chemicals delivered to site
  • Organizes and store documents pertaining to all purchase order receipts and reservations.
  • Fulfils all business unit orders from the warehouse with a focus on the accuracy and timeliness
  • Responds to all internal and external client enquiries regarding materials
  • Researches and applies the handling and storage requirements for all materials entering the warehouse, Including mechanical and chemical storage
  • Verifies the inclusion of all required Quality Documents pertaining to materials used within the process
  • Executes proper techniques for inventory management
  • Performs asset deliveries throughout the site
  • Prepares and arranges local shipments
  • Maintains warehouse facilities across site to ensure a clean and safe working environment
  • Operation of electric and propane forklifts

Skills/Experience

  • 2+ years experience driving a forklift
  • 2+ years experience in a warehouse environment
  • High School Diploma
  • Experience using SAP preferred 
  • Knowledge of maintenance materials spheres (piping fittings, pumps, actuators) preferred
  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods experience or certification is an asset

 

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