One of our clients in the aerospace industry is looking to add a junior buyer to their purchasing team. Situated in Dorval, Quebec, here are the responsabilites of the role:
Establish and maintain relationship with strategic suppliers located worldwide from a commercial and contractual standpoint
Develop new sources of supply and establish strategic alliances.
Develop negotiation business strategies.
Lead and participate in the development of the commodity by managing projects that would include the preparation of business cases.
Lead, develop and execute the commodity strategy and provide to senior management project and negotiation statuses.
Identify, analyze and realize cost reduction opportunities
Create and maintain formal networks internally and externally.
Act as single interface with suppliers of new business.
Support Sites and/or Business Units with appropriate sourcing strategies.
Coordinate and lead negotiations of any claims with suppliers in support of business unit production issues.
Support Business Units in the application of contractual remedies against material breaches.
Lead contract negotiations with suppliers.
Ensure contracts are maintained in accordance to our business requirements
Support other supply chain agents in their contracts negotiations, the commercial agreements and product changes negotiations, as well as the contracts amendments;
Participate in the governance of cost reduction initiatives and ensure projects come to fruition.
Participate in supplier program reviews led by the business units.
Develop and coach team members on procurement initiatives and processes.
Support commodity manager in the performance development plan process.
You have a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, in law, in supply chain or equivalent.
You have one (1) to five (5) years of relevant experience.
You have experience in the aerospace industry and/or manufacturing environment and/or program management, in a commercial role, an asset.
You have excellent negotiation skills and experience in project management.
You are detail oriented, focused and committed to meeting deadlines.
You are a strong team player, recognized for your leadership and innovation, and ability to mobilize a team.
You have a high proficiency and are a good communicator in French and English (written and spoken)
You have strong capabilities in operations and financial management.
You are comfortable with complex technical topics, and have knowledge of legal terminology or interpretation of contracts.
You are familiar with Just-In-Time purchasing logistic, integrated supply chain and lean manufacturing concepts.
You can work with Word, Excel, Power Point, MS Outlook, Share Point and SAP.