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.

Senior Procurement Consultant  (6 to 12 Month Contract): 2 vacancies
$75 – $150/hour
Toronto, ON/Remote

Posted on July 12, 2021.

Our client is a large organization in Ontario, involved with multiple, high-profile and visible infrastructure projects across the province. Our client is looking for 2 Senior Procurement Consultants to join their team in Toronto. The Senior Procurement Consultants will be involved in several large-scale projects, ensuring that the company integrates best practices within their sourcing processes. Although these roles can be completed remotely on a part time basis, we require candidates to be present in Ontario.

These are full-time, contract (6 to 12 months) roles, with an opportunity for the candidates to work remotely, as well as in the company’s Toronto offices. The ideal candidates must have extensive construction procurement experience, as well as experience handling high-profile construction projects worth millions of dollars. 

We are seeking experienced Senior Procurement Consultants who are well-versed in high-profile construction projects, and are excited to be part of a team that will significantly improve the Ontario’s infrastructure. Contact us today to learn more about the role! 

As a candidate, you will have:

  • At least 10 years of experience in construction procurement experience
  • Experience with successfully handling large-scale, high-value construction projects is essential
  • Experience with sourcing large-scale construction projects

How to Apply

If you would like to find out more about the role, please email Paul Young (paul@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 and Junior Buyers (2 Vacancies Available)
$60, 000 – $95,000 (plus benefits, bonus)
North GTA, ON

Posted on July 6, 2021.

Our client is a large tier one automotive company in  North GTA and is looking for 2 Buyers to join their team – one Senior Buyer and one Junior Buyer. The Buyers will work closely with vendors and develop relationships purchasing raw materials for tooling, stamping, and dies. 

Ideally, as a Buyer you will have an automotive background and be able to read engineering drawings. The ideal candidates must be comfortable handling multiple projects in a fast-paced work environment. Ideally, the Senior Buyer will also have work experience in cost estimation. These are permanent, full-time roles with flexibility to work remotely, moving to a hybrid situation in the Fall.  

These are ideal opportunities for Automotive professionals with an engineering background and experience in the automotive industry. The company offers a competitive compensation package, great benefits, and bonuses. If you are looking for an exciting career opportunity to work for a large tier one automotive company, we would love to hear from you.

As the ideal candidate, you will possess:

  • An automotive purchasing background
  • Ideally an Engineering background
  • Supply chain management diploma is not required, but a strong asset
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Ability to work at a fast-pace and handle multiple projects

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.

Senior Strategic Sourcing Partner (6 Month Contract)
Up to $80/hour
Remote

Posted on June 24, 2021.

Our client is a Canadian insurance company in the Greater Toronto Area, and they’re urgently seeking a Senior Strategic Sourcing Partner to join their team. In this role you will handle complex procurement projects, engaging in end-to-end strategic sourcing across multiple indirect categories, whilst also engaging in vendor management.

This is a full-time, 6-month contract job and is fully remote. Ideally, we are seeking a professional with indirect procurement experience, who has an understanding of financial services and insurance.  Although not required, prior experience as a procurement director is a strong asset for this job. If you have a technology sourcing background that could also be helpful. 

The candidate will have superb interpersonal skills and will be comfortable influencing up and down throughout the business. The ideal candidate is also a fast-learner, capable of handling multiple projects with ease and efficiency. 

We are seeking someone with:

  • A track record of high level complex strategic sourcing projects across technology or indirect categories
  • The capability to pick up projects part way through and get up to speed quickly
  • The ability to make incremental improvements to processes as you work

If you are an experienced professional seeking an opportunity to work on procurement projects with a rapidly-growing company, you may be a perfect fit for the role!

How to Apply

If you would like to find out more about the role, please email Paul Young (paul@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 Sourcing Specialist (6/9 Month Contract)
Up to $50/hour
Toronto, ON

Posted on June 24, 2021.

Our client is a large real estate company in Canada seeking a Senior Sourcing Specialist to join their Toronto team. We are seeking a Sourcing Specialist with experience handling facilities management projects. You will need to be able to pick up projects part way through and drive them through to completion. 

As the Senior Sourcing Specialist you will work with one of the largest real estate companies in Canada, and have an opportunity to participate in complex, high dollar-value projects. If you are seeking an exciting, short-term procurement opportunity, we would love to hear from you.

What We’re Looking For:

  • 5 – 7 years experience in Procurement, particularly facilities management procurement
  • Full cycle strategic sourcing
  • Superb stakeholder engagement skills

How to Apply

If you would like to find out more about the role, please email Paul Young (paul@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 Procurement Sourcing Specialist (Public Sector)
Toronto, ON/Remote
$95,000 – $105,000 (plus benefits)

Posted on June 14, 2021.

Our client is a growing public sector organization. They are looking for an experienced Procurement Specialist to lead the company and its stakeholders in its procurement of goods and services, including high value and complex acquisitions. This role is a full-time, 24-month contract position with a possibility of 12-month extension. Currently, the role is remote with flexibility to work in the Toronto office once a week as per COVID-19 regulations. 

We are seeking a well-versed indirect procurement generalist with superb communication skills and positive leadership abilities. The ideal candidate is flexible, possessing a high degree of adaptability and the capability of handling multiple projects across multiple categories. 

We are seeking someone with:

  • Strong generalist Indirect Procurement background
  • Ideally public sector Procurement experience (although not essential)
  • Superb stakeholder engagement skills to work proactively internally

Our client offers competitive market wages, benefits programs, and policies to support your work-life balance. This opportunity is ideal for someone seeking to make an impact and who would love to work in a challenging team of experienced professionals. If this describes you perfectly, then you would be a great fit to the team!

If you would like to find out more about the role, please email Paul Young (paul@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 Specialist
North York, ON/Remote
$60,000 (plus benefits)

Posted on June 11, 2021.

Our client is a well-known business in Ontario’s public sector and is looking for a Procurement Specialist to join their team. The Procurement Specialist will support the organization’s indirect procurement functions including  IT, facilities, construction, marketing, and professional services. Reporting to the Senior Management, the Specialist will administer purchase orders, prepare low-level RFP/RFQs, maintain the Purchasing system, and apply their expertise to support the Procurement staff.

This is a permanent, full-time position with availability to work remotely. This role is a great opportunity for early career development and professional growth. If you are seeking a challenging role with promising career growth, we want to hear from you.

As the ideal candidate, you will possess:

  • 2+ years of procurement experience in the public sector
  • Recognized CPPO or CPPB certification (not mandatory, but a definite asset)
  • Strong communication skills with ability to problem solve

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.

Senior Procurement Manager (Permanent, Full-Time)
$110,000 – $120,000 (with very strong benefits, pension, and 25% bonus)
Downtown Toronto, ON
Work Remotely: Yes

Posted on June 2, 2021.

Our client is a leading financial corporation in Canada. They are seeking a Senior Procurement Manager to cover all indirect procurement operations. They also need someone who is confident in their abilities to manage a team, while developing sourcing, vendor management and P2P processes from scratch. 

The Senior Procurement Manager will work on a permanent, full-time basis. This is a new, lucrative career opportunity with limitless career growth, while providing long-term job stability, generous benefits, exemplary pension, and a 25% bonus. 

If you are seeking a unique role with unprecedented career growth, we want to hear from you!

Roles and Responsibilities

Acting as the second department head, the Senior Procurement Manager’s duties include:

  • Consultative, client-focused procurement services
  • Development of the vendor management process
  • Implementation of the P2P process
  • Development of the strategic sourcing process
  • Hiring and development of the category management team

Qualifications

  • Minimum university degree, with strong preference for further education (i.e. MBA) and/or CSCMP designation
  • Minimum 5 years of procurement experience
  • Strong indirect category experience, including experience in professional services, IT, facilities, and marketing
  • Exceptional stakeholder management skills
  • Superb communication skills
  • Extensive people management experience would be a great asset

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.

MRO Buyer
Permanent, Full time
 $60,000 – $80,000 (+ Bonus and Benefits)
East Toronto, ON

Posted on May 19, 2021.

Our client is a large multinational manufacturer focusing on the automotive industry. They have been going through a period of sustained growth and are looking to add a new role into their team. This role will focus on MRO Purchasing for a dozen sites in North America.

As a MRO Buyer, You will be responsible for supporting plant operations and production whilst implementing standards to ensure consistent levels of service. They are seeking someone who comes from a Manufacturing background and has experience of MRO. If you also have experience of the Automotive industry this would also be an advantage.

As the ideal candidate, you will possess:

  •  3+ years procurement experience within manufacturing combined with experience of MRO
    sourcing
  • Ideally an understanding of LEAN and Kaizen principles
  • The demonstrable ability to develop long term and positive supplier relationships
  • Assist in the development of a strategic supply chain

If you are interested in applying to this position, please contact Paul Young (paul@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.

Claims Procurement Manager
Toronto or GTA West, ON

$100,000 – $115,000

Posted May 6, 2021

A very unique role in the Procurement field.  This is a role that is always in huge demand with very limited supply of talent.  This large insurance company is seeking a Claims Procurement Manager who can lead Automotive and Residential Claims Procurement for them.  You do not need a Claims Procurement background for this role, but a mix of Direct and Indirect Procurement is vital.  This is a very fast moving role, with a broad spectrum of Products and Services to buy, however you will also need a Strategic Procurement background, with excellent contracts skills.

This is a full-time, permanent role.  If you have a broad Procurement background, have excellent stakeholder management skills and work well under pressure, this could be a hugely exciting career prospect for you.

You as the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 5 – 10 years’ Procurement experience
  • A mix of both Direct and Indirect Procurement experiences
  • A consultative, stakeholder relationship management approach
  • Exceptional communication skills

If you are interested in this role, please forward your resume securely and confidentially to neil@winchesters.ca, or for more information call 416 560 0434.

Strategic Sourcing Manager – IT
Toronto or GTA West, ON
$90,000 – $115,000

Posted on May 6, 2021

This is an IT Sourcing role for a dynamic Financial Services company.  Our client is seeking a collaborative Strategic Sourcing Manager to work on Software, Hardware and Licensing contracts.  This is a growing procurement team, who values professional, consultative, services based Procurement.

This is a full-time, permanent role. As the ideal background you will have an IT Procurement background and have demonstrated experience of negotiating Software and Hardware contracts.  You will have exceptional communication skills and a positive “can-do” attitude.

This is a chance to join a high-performing dynamic team.  As they are growing there are strong career growth opportunities.

You as the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 5 – 10 years’ IT Procurement experience
  • Experience of Software, Hardware and SAAS contracts
  • A consultative, stakeholder relationship management approach
  • Exceptional communication skills

If you are interested in this role, please forward your resume securely and confidentially to neil@winchesters.ca or for more information call 416 560 0434.