Supply Chain Manager

OCM is looking for an experienced Supply Chain Manager to join our team. To be successful within this role, you’ll have 3 to 5 years of relevant supply chain management experience. You’ll be able to apply your knowledge and leadership skills to our purchasing department ensuring timely and cost-effective acquisition of materials, equipment and services in support of manufacturing and engineering operations while supervising a team of 2 buyers.

Summary of Responsibilities

  • Develop highly reliable procurement related policies, procedures, strategies and systems to support business requirements ensuring agreed on Material Requirements Plan (MRP) and Just In Time (JIT) principles and philosophies are adhered to.
  • Manage a team of buyers, assign work and complete performance evaluations for your team.
  • Ensure timely, cost effective material/services acquisition and that product delivery plans and schedules are developed and implemented, in consultation with scheduling, production and engineering.
  • Create on-going key performance indicators and targets to track cost, schedule, quality and overall performance of suppliers, subcontractors and the procurement function.
  • Review analyze and develop rationale for recommendations to policy changes, as required.
  • Update management about the actions of the procurement department regularly during weekly meetings.
  • Plan and ensure optimum use of resources; administer and monitor use against budget.  Manages departmental operating, capital, direct/indirect labor and overall procurement budgets.
  • Maintain current awareness of applicable domestic and international regulations regarding the handling, shipping, receiving and storage of hazardous materials both as it applies to the company and to suppliers and subcontractors.

Desired Skills & Education

  • Excellent time management skills
  • Exceptional leadership skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Adaptability
  • In-depth understanding of the market
  • Ability to maintain and control a department-wide budget
  • Relevant post-secondary education, with a focus in procurement or equivalent.
  • ERP and Microsoft skills

Other Position Information

If you have experience doing these things, we’d love to hear from you!

Of course, before we can offer you the opportunity, you’ll need to successfully complete a controlled goods security assessment.