Procurement Specialist


About this role

About this role

We’re hiring a Procurement Specialist for a global pharmaceutical company in Charlottetown PEI. Full time and permanent.
Someone who is passionate about animals would be an asset or someone who comes from pharma (not necessary) but a strong asset, or GMP.
This position is responsible for the strategic sourcing & purchasing of direct/indirect materials & indirect services within the scope of supply chain. The role is also responsible for inventory management ensuring we have the optimal inventory levels. The position will be responsible for the identification & realization of initiatives aimed at improving the overall performance of assigned spend categories. Analyzing controls & procedures to ensure organizational effectiveness will be a cornerstone of the role.

• Deliver procurement savings target for total PEI third party expenditures.• Develop annual productivity plans in accordance with the planning cycle & timelines.
• Ensure purchasing targets are met while respecting compliance needs, all laws & internal SOP’s.• Process & monitor purchase orders/requisitions for the site.
• Negotiate pricing, lead-times, & minimum order quantities with suppliers on an annual basis tosupport budgeting practices (strong negotiator).
• Analyzes inventory levels, articulates the data outcomes makes recommendations tomanagement monthly.
• Collaborates with the Global Data Steward responsible for the site to ensure set up new ofvendors manage and purchasing master data.
• Leverages superior analytical skills to collaborate with leadership on inventory levels, servicelevel agreements, supplier issues, and other material planning aspects.
• Lead internal group to implement an ongoing vendor KPIs/supplier scorecard and developstrategies for improving poor performers and/or sourcing second suppliers for critical materials
and developing supplier scorecards.• Leverage the Global Procurement team & act as the key business partner for the
Canadian shared country procurement organization regarding PEI needs.• Review quotes and contract language escalating to the Global resource where
appropriate• Support quality group as it relates to supplier compliance initiatives including aid in maintaining
an approved supplier list.• Review MRP reports & process purchase orders for materials requirements from approved
suppliers.• Work with supply chain to ensure materials are on-hand, on time, & available to support
technical operations schedules by following up on deliveries. For delays, provide timelycommunication to the appropriate internal customers.
• Collaborate with supply chain planners to maintain inventory levels in accordance with



Requirements• A post-secondary education in a related/equivalent field is required.
• Must have 5 years of experience in a similar capacity (Procurement/Supply Chain/Logistics).• Exceptional SAP/ERP knowledge is required.
• Must have excellent communication and customer service skills.• Must be a strong negotiator who is driven to succeed.
• Must have strong analytical and organizational skills.• An CPP, PMAC, CPIM designations is an asset.
• University degree (or equivalent), preferably in medical or biological sciences or discipline associated with clinical research



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We carefully review your application and in the coming weeks, you will be notified for an interview session if you are selected. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 7 days.


After being shortlisted, you will be contacted via email or telephone to arrange for a date on your availability for the qualification interview.


During the interview, you will be assessed on your level of experience and skills, work history, availability, and the qualifications the company is seeking for the position.


After successfully making through the phone interview, a face to face interview will be scheduled between the candidate and recruiter. This session can be a more in-depth interview to review your communication and interpersonal skills.


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Brunel Canada - Calgary

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