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Sourcing Specialist

Job Number: SRCING-SPEC-MISS
Region: Eastern Region
City: Mississauga
Province: Ontario
Job Type: permanent

QM Environmental is one of Canada’s largest full-service national decommissioning and environmental remediation firms. Always committed to health, safety and environment; QM has been experiencing a consistent growth in the last years and we would like to invite you to be part of this team.

 

We offer exciting career growth, professional development, and a culture that is supported by teamwork and open communication. At QM, you’ll have the opportunity to learn from and collaborate with some of the most talented professionals and innovative thought-leaders in the industry.

 

QM Environmental is seeking a Human Resources Generalist to provide support to our Western Canada region.

 

Reporting to: Head of Supply Chain

Division:  Corporate

POSITION SUMMARY

 

This position is responsible for managing multiple tier supply partners, locally and nationally, with a focus on corporate/administrative-oriented spending such as travel and office supplies, and some project-related spending in limited areas where advantages can be gained through economies of scale such as fuel, transportation, personal protective equipment and equipment.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Leads the sourcing process for assigned spend categories
  • Develops and recommends sourcing strategies that maximize value and mitigates risk to the company
  • Performs sourcing functions, including spend analysis, market analysis, sourcing/contract strategy development, bid solicitation, supplier proposal analysis, negotiation, contract awards and implementation
  • Develops the contract negotiation plan, leads or supports the contract negotiation process with stakeholders. Drafts, finalizes and executes the contracts with stakeholders, management and legal
  • Manages the supplier onboarding process
  • Identifies and implements performance metrics to measure supplier performance
  • Works with key stakeholders and suppliers to manage supplier performance
  • Builds strong relationships with QM's business partners and vendors
  • Provides subject matter expertise and best practices throughout the company on supplier management and procurement
  • Manages the contract through the term of engagement to maximize value
  • Develops and maintains effective supplier relationships
  • Collaborates with operations and field teams to support all sourcing activities, specifically related to projects
  • Maintains systems data integrity – item master/catalogue, contract database, sourcing records, etc.
  • Assists the Head of Supply Chain with the development of the overall sourcing plan development and opportunity assessment
  • Other responsibilities, as required

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Management, Supply Chain Management or equivalent level of 4 years' Post-Secondary education
  • Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP) or Purchasing Management Association of Canada (PMAC) designation an asset

 

Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in a strategic sourcing role, preferably within the remediation, construction, demolition, emergency response or similar industry
  • Experience in dealing with multi-stakeholder engagement

 

Knowledge

  • Previous experience working with a sourcing methodology
  • Must have sourcing, negotiation and contracting skills
  • Previous experience with Microsoft Dynamics NAV software an asset
  • Strong track record of building and maintaining solid relationships with internal stakeholders and suppliers
  • Experience working with Request for Proposal/Request for Quote documents, contracts, service level agreements and statement of work
  • Strong analytical skills

 

Abilities

  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Builds effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders at all levels
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Work effectively with various computer software
  • Ability to manage deadlines; multi-task
  • Effective problem solving skills; ability to make decisions
  • Ability to manage all personality types

 

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal relations
  • Self-starter and self-motivated
  • Independent and a team player
  • Exceptional customer service abilities

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

 

Work is primarily in an office environment but requires occasional travel to work sites and other office locations.



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