Procurement

Our Winchesters team has extensive experience recruiting in both indirect and direct procurement across Canada. Whether you are seeking a role as a Buyer, Procurement Specialist, Contracts Manager, Head of Procurement, or Strategic Sourcing Director, our team can help you  find your next career opportunity!

The Winchesters Team will help you find your next opportunity, whether you are looking to fill permanent, short-term, or project-based positions.

Below are current procurement opportunities available through Winchesters. We also have exciting career opportunities related to finance, tax, and audit, so please check our website regularly for new opportunities! To receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on LinkedIn.

Procurement Specialist – Automotive – North Toronto – Hybrid – $70,000 – $90,000

Procurement Specialist

North Toronto – Hybrid

$70,000 – $90,000

We are recruiting for a couple of Procurement Specialist/Senior Buyer roles for this Tier 1 Automotive company. The role includes purchasing parts and commodities in a fast-moving environment. You will be liaising with stakeholders daily to help with their buying needs. The role will include sourcing new parts and managing and negotiating with vendors.  

The company seeks a motivated, dynamic individual looking to progress in their career. Ideally, the candidate will have an automotive or manufacturing background with a desire to work in an engineering environment 

The company offers a flexible work environment with plenty of opportunities to advance your career. If you are looking for a fast-moving, exciting career with extensive room for growth, this could be the position for you. 

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 3-5 years of procurement experience.
  • An Automotive or Manufacturing Industry background
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent communication skills – both verbal and written.

How to Apply?

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please email your resume in confidence to neil@winchesters.ca Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Category Manager – Operations

Up to $110,000 – 12 Month Contract 

GTA (Hybrid 2-3 days per week in office)

Posted on October 27, 2022.

Our client is a huge retail business with over 500 stores across Canada employing many thousands of people. They have an opportunity for a talented procurement professional to join their team focusing on their store operations spend for a 12-month contract. 

This is an exciting role in a fast-moving business. You will need to be great at building internal stakeholder relationships whilst ensuring value for money is delivered.  

Responsibilities: 

  • Perform Category Analysis,
  • Build, execute and award RFPs and conduct direct negotiations initiatives
  • Manage operations related initiatives/projects
  • Monitor market conditions to address fluctuations and ensure risk mitigation
  • Align with various BUs to integrate their plans into Category Management
  • Work on sustainability projects

 

Ideally you will have:

  • Experience working in fast paced environments
  • 6+ years of Category Management experience
  • Previous experience with Packaging procurement would be extremely helpful

 

They foster a great working culture with fantastic onsite facilities when you are in the office. 

If you would like to know more and feel like you could be the next Category Manager for Store Operations please apply below by emailing paul@winchesters.ca

 

Bilingual Sourcing Specialist – Real Estate
Toronto or Montreal
$80,000 – $90,000

Posted on September 29, 2022.

We are recruiting for a brilliant opportunity for this large Canadian Organisation who are building their
Procurement Department. We are seeking a Bilingual Sourcing Specialist to lead the business in the
Eastern Provinces, developing relationships with all key vendors and stakeholders.
Your category will be broad across the Real Estate sector from the usual Facilities areas (HVAC,
maintenance, pest control, janitorial, snow clearance), to more niche areas like sustainability and
development.

As the ideal candidate you will need to by fully bilingual in English and French and have some Facilities
or Real Estate Procurement experience.

As this company is building their department, there is a huge opportunity for growth and development.
This is a Full-Time, Permanent position. The company is currently working to a hybrid model, with a
couple of days a week in the office.

If you are a motivated, ambitious Procurement professional, looking to join a company that offers great
career growth, this could be the opportunity for you.

 

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 3+ years’ Procurement experience
  • 1+ years’ Facilities or Real Estate Category experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in both French and English
  • Excellent relationship building skills

 

How to Apply:
If you would like to find out more about the role, please email Neil Drew
(neil@winchesters.ca) with your resume and cover letter. Unfortunately, due to the high
volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted. To
receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on LinkedIn. For more career
opportunities in procurement, please visit Winchesters.ca.

Strategic Sourcing Manager – Software
Downtown Toronto (Office Based)
$100,000 – $110,000 (plus benefits)

Posted on September 19, 2022.

This massive Canadian Financial Services company is seeking a dynamic Sourcing Manager to work on their IT and Software Category, with a spend of over $1bn across the team.  This is an ideal opportunity for a candidate to take their step up to Manager level and work for one of Canada’s biggest organisations. 

As this company is so large, there is huge scope for growth, development and career advancement. 

This is a Full-Time, Permanent role.  The organisation is extremely flexible for their employee’s needs.  This role is 100% based in their office location in Downtown Toronto.  

If you are an IT Sourcing Professional, looking to take your next step to Manager level, there are few opportunities better than this one.

 

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 3+ years IT Procurement experience
  • Software Category experience
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Excellent relationship building skills

 

How to Apply

If you would like to find out more about the role, please email Neil Drew (neil@winchesters.ca) with your resume and cover letter. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted. To receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on LinkedIn. For more career opportunities in procurement, please visit Winchesters.ca.

 

Production Buyer
North York (Hybrid)
$80,000 – $100,000 (plus benefits)

Posted September 19, 2022.

We are recruiting for a couple of Buyer positions for our progressive Automotive client.  They are seeking someone to work with the Production team to buy parts, materials and equipment for Production.  You must have impeccable relationship building skills, with clear concise communication to work in this fast moving environment.  You do not need and Engineering background, but you must have an interest in ‘how things work’, with a mechanical/engineering approach.

This is a great opportunity to work for a company that embraces diversity, growth and development.

This is a Full-Time, Permanent Position.  The company currently works to a hybrid working model, with a couple of days in the office.

If you are a manufacturing Buyer, seeking a new challenge with a dynamic team which offers great pay, benefits and growth, this could be the role for you.

 

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 3+ years Purchasing experience in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience working in the Automotive sector
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • An interest in mechanics/engineering

 

How to Apply

If you would like to find out more about the role, please email Neil Drew (neil@winchesters.ca) with your resume and cover letter. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted. To receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on LinkedIn. For more career opportunities in procurement, please visit Winchesters.ca.

 

 

Sourcing Specialist – CPG/Food
North Toronto
$80,000 – $105,000 + Bonus + Benefits 
Permanent, full time, hybrid working model

Posted on September 7, 2022

This dynamic and rapidly expanding Food Company is seeking an ambitious Sourcing professional to join the team and grow their career.  This role will focus on working on sourcing strategies for raw food and materials procurement – globally.  It will also include purchasing on the commodity markets.  This is a fast-paced environment where you will be liaising with multiple vendors and stakeholders and actively developing relationships.  As the business is growing, there is huge potential for growth and development.

This is a Full-Time, Permanent role.  They are currently working on a hybrid model of 2 days in the office.

They are looking for someone with 3 – 5 years food purchasing experience, from a manufacturer or CPG company.  Experience of buying raw foods would give a distinct advantage.

If you are a Procurement professional with a food background and are keen to get a progressive role with opportunities into management, this could be the one for you.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 3- 5 years of Procurement experience
  • Food/CPG background
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A desire to learn and be open to new ideas

 

If you would like to find out more about the role, please email Neil Drew (neil@winchesters.ca) with your resume and cover letter. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted. To receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on LinkedIn. For more career opportunities in procurement, please visit Winchesters.ca.

 

Category Lead – Indirect/IT
Toronto
$80,000 – $85,00

Posted on June 14, 2022

This brilliant Canadian Manufacturing/CPG company is recruiting for a couple of Procurement Professionals within their team due to growth.  This role will include Sourcing new vendors, Sending out RFPs, Developing relationships with vendors and stakeholders and managing contracts.

These are full-time, permanent roles.  The company is currently working on a hybrid model with 2 days in the office.

If you have a strong Indirect or IT Category background and are interested in working for a dynamic Canadian organisation, which is internationally known, with fantastic growth potential.  This could be the company for you.

 

As the ideal candidate, you will have:

  • 3+ years Indirect Procurement experience
  • Experience in either IT, Facilities, Professional Services, Marketing, MRO
  • Excellent Negotiation skills
  • RFx experience
  • Excellent Communications skills

 

If you would like to find out more about the role, please email Neil Drew (neil@winchesters.ca) with your resume and cover letter. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted. To receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on LinkedIn. For more career opportunities in procurement, please visit Winchesters.ca.

 

Purchasing Manager
Guelph
$100,000 – $120,000 

Posted on June 3, 2022.

This dynamic Financial services company is seeking an equally dynamic Senior Manager with a strong Procurement background from an FI. This role is to cover a vital, but unique Category area.

If you are an experienced Procurement professional keen on working in an environment that allows for opportunities to grow within the role as you work on multiple categories, this job could be a great match for you.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 3 years procurement experience.
  • MRO/CAPEX/Indirect experience.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Able to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Impeccable communication skills – both verbal and written.

 

If you would like to find out more about the role, please email Neil Drew (neil@winchesters.ca) with your resume and cover letter. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted. To receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on LinkedIn. For more career opportunities in procurement, please visit Winchesters.ca.

Senior Strategic Sourcing Manager – Financial Services
Downtown Toronto (Hybrid)
$110,000 – $115,000 + bonus + benefits

Posted on June 3, 2022.

This dynamic Financial services company is seeking an equally dynamic Senior Manager with a strong Procurement background from an FI. This role is to cover a vital, but unique Category area.

If you are an experienced Procurement professional keen on working in an environment that allows for opportunities to grow within the role as you work on multiple categories, this job could be a great match for you.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 3 years procurement experience.
  • MRO/CAPEX/Indirect experience.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Able to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Impeccable communication skills – both verbal and written.

 

If you would like to find out more about the role, please email Neil Drew (neil@winchesters.ca) with your resume and cover letter. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted. To receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on LinkedIn. For more career opportunities in procurement, please visit Winchesters.ca.

Procurement Manager 
Guelph 
$100,000 – $120,000

Posted May 25, 2022.

This Canadian Manufacturing company is seeking a strong Procurement Manager to lead a small Procurement team and develop their purchasing process.
They are seeking someone with experience in Far East Sourcing, including China, with techniques and strategies to deal with the current Supply Chain issues that come with sourcing from this part of the world currently.
This role has a great scope to develop into something much bigger in the future as Procurement is so important to this company.  Although they are flexible, they are looking for someone who wants to work in the office, so you must be able to commute to Guelph.
If you are seeking a full-time, permanent position for a dynamic manufacturing company, this could be the role for you.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 5+ years procurement experience
  • Some people management experience
  • Experience Sourcing from the Far East
  • A Degree level education or better
  • Impeccable communication skills – both verbal and written

 

If you would like to find out more about the role, please email Neil Drew (neil@winchesters.ca) with your resume and cover letter. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applicants, only those individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted. To receive updates on new job postings regularly, follow us on LinkedIn. For more career opportunities in procurement, please visit Winchesters.ca.