Procurement Category Lead

  • Location
    Ottawa, Ontario
  • Job type
  • Category
    Industrial & manufacturing - Supply / Material

Adecco is currently hiring for 9 month , full-time Procurement Category Lead for our client, a well-established and reputable medical manufacturing company located in Ottawa, ON. In this role, you will support the sourcing strategy, business continuity projects and business management for diverse portfolios, including injection molding, chemicals, paper, and others.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Work closely with key stakeholders in both Division and Corporate organizations to develop effective cost reduction, supply continuity and risk mitigation strategies and implementation plans
  • Conduct analysis on local and international suppliers
  • Collect and analyze category spend data; develop business cases recommendations for projects that will enable the saving and supply protection initiatives
  • Develop benchmarks and understand industry dynamics
  • Consult stakeholders (internal and external) on how to structure and implement RFQs/RFIs/RFPs to obtain best-in class supplier capabilities
  • Provide analytical support during the vendor screening and vendor selection process
  • Develop and drive fact-based negotiation strategies with high profile vendors within assigned categories
  • Recommend process improvements to streamline for efficiencies
  • Analyze complex problems and deliver solutions
  • Enable supplier evaluation processes and KPIs definition and monitoring
  • Drive value and lead savings outcomes while collaborating with various functions
  • Requirements and Qualifications:

  • 6 to 8 years’ experience in a similar role/capacity required
  • Experience in research supply base and industry/marketplace is a plus
  • Ability to work with various legal and business functions to execute Master Supply Agreements and Statements of Work between the company and suppliers
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Experience with Indirect spend categories (Human Capital, Marketing, MRO) is an asset
  • If you are interested in taking your career to new heights with this job opportunity, apply now. If you meet our requirements an Adecco Recruiter will be in touch with you soon.





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