Director Of Procurement (Furniture Industry)

Toronto Permanent CA$120,000 - CA$130,000 per year
  • Leading Canadian furniture manufacturer
  • Leader to oversee procurement activities and drive supply chain strategy

About Our Client

Our client is a leading Canadian furniture manufacturer. The company is recognized for its commitment to quality and innovation and is actively looking for a talented Director of Procurement. To continue to grow, our client needs a visionary leader to oversee procurement activities and drive supply chain strategy forward.

Job Description

As Director of Procurement, you will be the driving force behind our tactical procurement efforts. Collaborating closely with manufacturing, logistics, and sales teams, you will ensure the seamless flow of commodities, supplies, equipment, and services to support the organization's needs.

Your main responsibilities will be:

  • Strategically plan, organize, and evaluate all purchasing activities.
  • Develop and implement purchasing policies and procedures to streamline operations.
  • Source new vendors to diversify our supplier network and enhance competitiveness.
  • Lead negotiation efforts to secure favorable terms and agreements.
  • Craft and execute a supply plan aligned with customer demands and sales forecasts.
  • Assess cost and quality to optimize procurement processes and drive savings.
  • Manage risks related to quality, cost, delivery, and supply of purchases.
  • Ensure compliance with ISO9001 standards and other regulatory requirements.
  • Mentor and develop your team, fostering a culture of excellence and innovation.
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives in supply chain planning and execution.

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The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Finance, or Supply Chain / Logistics, or a related field. A Master's degree is a plus.
  • Minimum 8 years of progressive experience in purchasing roles, with at least 3 years in a supervisory capacity.
  • Proven experience in the furniture sector will be a major asset.
  • PMAC certification required.
  • In-depth knowledge of procurement best practices, industry trends, and regulations.
  • Exceptional communication, negotiation, forecasting ability, and leadership skills.
  • Proficiency in IT (MS Office and ERP, MRP and SCM systems).
  • Strong analytical and forecasting abilities.
  • Proven track record in strategic procurement and supplier relationship management.

What's on Offer

  • Confidential search.
  • Depending profile and experience. Competitive compensation package with benefits.
  • Position based in Toronto (GTA).
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Job summary

Procurement & Supply Chain
Sub Sector
Procurement Management
FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
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Damien Loison
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