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Lead Buyer, Contracts & Procurement

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Job Order #: 5606773

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POS Management Corp.
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Completed at least some post-secondary
3-5 Years
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POS Management Corp.

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Sharon Gursky

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POS has been operating in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan for over 40 years and our business is experiencing significant growth.  We are looking for a Lead Buyer, Contracts & Procurement.
The Person
We are looking for a responsible person to perform the following duties:
    -Builds strategic sourcing relationships to benefit POS as a global Ingredient Company;
-Acts as lead buyer, accountable for negotiating and optimizing all supply and service agreements/terms to enhance revenue for multiple sites and warehouses;
-Establishes contracts following established standards and coordinates with internal and external advisors on exceptions;
-Assume the lead role in the Lean transformation of POS supply chain
-Enhance function of material management module in Epicor (ERP) system
-Responsible for maintaining accurate data and reporting in the Epicor (ERP) system;
-Manages contract communications including performance requirements and milestones;
-Replenishes and procures inventory as required to meet project deliverables;

-A university degree in business and an SCMP or CPP designation is preferred.
Extensive experience in leadership roles related to procurement projects and competitive bid processes; demonstrated use of analytical and negotiation skills with successful outcomes; and demonstrated application of contract law and regulatory requirements.  

Effective interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral); demonstrated proficiency in analytical and negotiating skills; demonstrated ability to problem solve under deadline pressures and competing priorities; excellent working knowledge of contract law and regulatory requirements; demonstrated experience handling procurement within an ERP system;


Skills and Abilities

Business Equipment and Computer Applications
 - Electronic Mail
 - Excel
 - MS Word
 - Windows
Specific Skills
 - Consult with suppliers
 - Contact clients and suppliers to resolve problems
 - Determine contract terms and conditions
 - Establish delivery schedules
 - Monitor progress of delivery schedules
 - Review quotations
Essential Skills
 - Continuous learning
 - Computer use
 - Job task planning and organizing
 - Critical thinking
 - Decision making
 - Problem solving
 - Working with others
 - Oral communication
Type of Purchasing Experience
 - Manufacturing and processing equipment
Additional Skills
 - Know and use computer hardware and software


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