Procurement Manager Posted Date: July 28, 2017

Job Description

Adecco Saskatoon is currently recruiting for a Procurement Manager on behalf of our client, one of the largest livestock primary producers in Canada. This permanent ful time role will be based in our clients' office in Humboldt, SK.

As the Procurement Manager you will oversee a team of 2-3 procurement coordinators and will be responsible for overseeing of the companys' agricultural ingredient procurement process, strategic negotiation and contract management.

Responsibilities for the Procurement Manager will include, but are not limited to:
- Building of strategic relationships with key suppliers including producers, brokers and grain companies.
- Leading efforts to implement processes for sourcing new material and services
- Develop and implement grain buying strategies
- Set offer prices and purchasing targets
- Develop and manage contracting opportunities
- Ensure an uninterrupted supply of ingredients to all locations

To be successful, the incumbent will ideally possess the follow background:
- 7 years plus procurement experience in a similar role
- An Agricultural degree or relevant business discipline or a combination of on the job experience
- Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP) designation would be an asset
- Thorough understanding of logistics, contract negotiation and contract management
- Experience in the grain procurement or feed manufacturing industries would be a definite asset as would a solid understanding of prairie agriculture
- Strategic Sourcing/ Negotiation experience
- Computer skills and experience with MS Office (particularly with Excel)

This position comes with a competitive compensation package which included a base salary, performance bonus, H&D benefits and RRSP contributions.

Candidates applying for this Procurement Manager career opportunity who are current residing outside the local or surrounding area of Humboldt must be willing to relocate.

If you are interested in this Procurement Manager permanent job opportunity, please apply online at We thank all interested candidates for their application, however, only successful candidates will be contacted.


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