Our client is a global manufacturing business working in a fast-paced environment in north Toronto. They are doing well during Covid and are seeking to bring a new person into the team to focus on the Procurement and Planning of Logistics. They manufacture components that often need to be transferred between their own facilities before being delivered to the end customer. This can be a complex process and getting it right has a significant impact on cost and delivery timescales.
They are seeking a talented professional who can lead Procurement and Planning for all the logistics and packaging requirements in North America. A background in logistics is essential for this role and previous experience working with packaging suppliers would also be a bonus. It is very important that you understand the logistics industry and understand the cost model.
You will work cross functionally with many teams including Engineering, Production and Sales. It is essential you have great communication skills as this role relies on building strong working relationships internally.
As an ideal candidate you will have:
- 5+ years procurement & planning experience for fast turn around logistics within manufacturing
- The ability to use CAD to read technical drawings
- Familiar with JIT & JIS strategies
- Fantastic communication skills to work cross functionally