Procurement / Purchasing Manager

Kemflo Canada Inc, Richmond Hill ON Canadian Owned and Operated, established in 1988, has a solid reputation for the design and manufacturing of quality injection molded products.

We are looking for an enthusiastic Procurement /Purchasing Manager to join our manufacturing operation. You thrive on finding the best products and service every time. You are meticulous detailed,  organized, and persistent in getting what you want. You operate with a sense of urgency but understands the need for tact while interacting with vendors.

You have a strong background in purchasing and supply chain management, you take a proactive approach in reviewing current systems and procedures, in order to make recommendations for continuous improvements.

If you see yourself in this role, we need to talk!

Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Manage complete supply chain of products, inventory, replenishment planning, and purchase
      order management.
    • Monitors inventory levels very closely and resolves any issues that may become apparent.
    • Create and provide reports on inventory, POs, turns and aged inventory on a regular basis
    • Continuously looking for efficiencies and better ways of doing things. Proactive approach
    • Foster close working relationships with associated departments, sales, marketing, finance, and
      Production to ensure awareness of product flows.
    • Negotiate with suppliers and contractors on price, contract terms, conditions, and supplier
    • Lead supplier negotiations regarding current production requirements
    • Review open material requirements, monitor vendor performance, and expedite when necessary.
    • Ensure problems related to delivery, quality, or pricing are promptly conveyed to the supplier and
      resolved in a timely manner.
    • Lead supplier negotiations regarding post-production (service) support
    • Develop supplier protocols, supplier selection, and procurement processes
    • Assist with Supply Chain cost recovery (result of poor quality and/or delivery)
    • Development and analysis of Key Performance Indicators on a monthly basis to determine where
      continuous improvements can be achieved
    • Other duties include purchase order creation, order tracking and commercial dispute resolution

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    • Bachelors in Business, Supply Chain Management, or other related degree
    • Must have 3 to 5 years purchasing experience ideally in the manufacturing
    • Solid data analysis, inventory management and problem resolution skills,
    • Strong analytical based thinking
    • Team oriented, self-starter working toward bettering the internal process for all
    • Strong understanding of inventory management principles
    • Effective ability to streamline shipments to reduce shipping cost and overhead for the company
    • Knowledge of logistics (domestic and international)
    • High attention to detail, solid planning, and scheduling skills
    • Ability to learn new systems quickly and effectively
    • Knowledge and experience working with international vendors
    • Excellent communication skill at all levels of the organization
    • MS Office including Word, Outlook, advanced Excel Skills
    • Versatile, tenacious and people orientated
    • Highly self-motivated and directed

Kemflo Canada supports a full vaccination policy. All employees are expected to be vaccinated as a condition of employment.

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted

All Recruiting done in house

You must be a Canadian Citizen

Kemflo Canada Supports a Fully Vaccinated Policy as a requirement of employment

Kemflo Canada is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities throughout the recruitment process and, upon request, will work with qualified job applicants to provide suitable accommodation in a manner that considers the applicant’s accessibility needs due to disability.

Accommodation requests are available to candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process for Kemflo Canada jobs. To request accommodation, please contact HR.