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.

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.

 

Director, Supplier Relationship Management
Toronto 
$150,000 – $170,000

Posted on August 3, 2022.

Winchesters is working on behalf of our client OECM to recruit for a dynamic and innovative leader to join their team as Director, Supplier Relationship Management.

About OECM

At OECM, our people are at the core of our success and our strength is in our diversity. We are a  leader in customer-driven supply management in Ontario. As the trusted not-for-profit collaborative strategic sourcing partner for 100% of Ontario’s education sector, a growing number of municipalities, healthcare organizations and other entities across the broader public sector, as well as several not-for-profits, we contract with innovative, reputable suppliers to offer a comprehensive choice of quality products and services and generate significant savings for our customers.

OECM is a leader in innovation, facilitators of transformation, and believers in the power of strategic partnerships. Collaboration, responsiveness, integrity, innovation, and respect are the values that drive our business. Our mission, vision, and values define who we are and are at the heart of all that we do. Our strength is in our team’s ability to consistently deliver efficient and effective strategic sourcing solutions supported by a robust customer-centric service delivery model and solid supplier relationship management approach. We are collaborative at our core and know that teamwork is imperative to our success. OECM’s Strategic Sourcing Solutions, Supplier Relationship Management, Customer Relationship Management, and Business Development teams work seamlessly, as one cohesive unit, to maximize productivity, reach our collective goals, and achieve excellence.

The public sector procurement landscape continues to transform and increase in both size and complexity. Our focus remains on building strong ties with industry partners – both by furthering existing partnerships and exploring new strategic alliances with customers, supplier partners, and external stakeholders from across all sectors. We’re proud of the bridges we have built amongst and between our customers and supplier partners, and we will continuously strive to uphold these relationships.

As the Director, Supplier Relationship Management, you will;

  • Establish key supplier relationship management strategies as well as supplier engagement strategies to meet OECM’s strategic priorities and goals
  • Develop and manage the SRM team’s capabilities to achieve business targets related to supplier engagement, supplier performance, savings, and overall value to customers
  • Lead continuous improvement initiatives and drive innovation to optimize organizational and supplier performance

The successful candidate will have;

  • Extensive experience in progressively responsible senior leadership positions;
  • Experience in leading and directing teams in complex, changing business environments; and
  • Strong business and political acuity
  • A keen ability to foster a collaborative team environment with a focus on empowerment, inclusivity and teamwork
  • Highly developed interpersonal, communications and the ability to build key relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.

The Director, Supplier Relationship Management will work alongside the Sourcing Solutions, Customer Relationship Management, Business Development teams, and is accountable to the VP, Supply Management & Customer Relations for contributing to OECM’s supply management strategies. The successful Director will foster a collaborative team environment with focus on empowerment, inclusivity and teamwork.

What We Offer

OECM is a great place to work. Employees thrive in a collaborative and supportive work environment; enjoy a comprehensive and competitive total compensation package, excellent career growth and professional development opportunities, and a dynamic people-focused company culture that supports work/life balance.

OECM currently offers flexible work arrangements and will continue to monitor and explore flexible work arrangements to meet our staff’s work / life balance needs.

COVID-19

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Diversity and Inclusion

In accordance with OECM’s Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion Statement, OECM recognizes and embraces the value of diversity at all levels within the organization. Diversity is an important consideration in identifying and assessing candidates in conjunction with a merit-based approach. Therefore, we encourage BIPOC applicants (i.e., Black, Indigenous, and Persons of Colour) to apply. If your experience is close to what is listed in this posting, please still consider applying.

OECM is an inclusive employer. Accommodation is available under the Ontario Human Rights Code.

 

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.

Winchesters is managing the entire recruitment processes for this role on behalf of OECM.  Please do not contact OECM or send your applications to them directly.  Any applications sent to OECM will not be considered for this role.

 

 

 

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.

 

Procurement Specialist
Burlington area (Remote – moving to hybrid)
$40ph (plus benefits)

Posted April 28, 2022.

We are recruiting for a Procurement Specialist for a large Public Sector organization.  The role includes working on diverse, varied Procurement projects on a strategic level.  Most Public Sector roles require a Public Sector background to apply, which creates massive barriers to entry.  This organization is open to Strategic Procurement Professionals without this experience to apply.  A PS background would be a benefit, but if you have a strong Indirect procurement background with experience of complex RFP’s and contract negotiation, that is sufficient.

This is a full-time, permanent opportunity to join a big team, to develop a progressive career in the Public Sector, with lots of opportunity for growth and development, whilst enjoying a great working environment and culture, as well as receiving Public Sector Benefits.

If you want to develop your procurement career with the Public Sector, this role could be for you.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 5+ years Procurement experience
  • Indirect Procurement experience
  • Experience running complex RFP’s
  • Strong contract negotiation experience
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Public Sector experience would be an advantage

 

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.