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
North Toronto (Remote)
$80,000 – $50,000 (plus benefits)

Posted on January 21, 2022.

This giant CPG company is seeking an experienced Procurement specialist.  Ideally you will come from a CPG background and be used to a fast-paced environment.  A broad background will be ideal as this role will include purchasing a variety of goods and services from raw materials, to packaging to MRO.

You should have strong analytical skills, complemented by exceptional communication skills so you can support and advise your stakeholders.

This massive company offers great pay, benefits, flexibility and growth and development.  If you are a Purchasing professional with a CPG background, this could be the role for you.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 3+ years Purchasing experience in a fast-paced environment
  • A CPG background
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Strong Excel Skills (Macros, Pivot Tables)
  • SAP experience as 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.

Procurement Manager
North Toronto (Remote)
$90,000 – $110,000 (plus benefits)

Posted on January 21, 2022.

This giant CPG company is seeking and experienced Procurement Manager to lead a varied $700m spend.  The categories include raw materials, packaging, corrugate, MRO, plus others. 

Ideally you will have a strong CPG background and understand the demands of a fast-paced environment.  You will need to be a problem-solving, consultative professional, with impeccable communication skills. 

This is a management position where you will be responsible for a Procurement specialist who will support your categories spend analytics and processes.  

If you are an experience Procurement Leader with a CPG background, this could be the opportunity for you. 

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • 6+ years Purchasing experience in a fast-paced environment
  • Management experience
  • A CPG background
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Strong Excel Skills (Macros, Pivot Tables)
  • SAP experience as 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.

Buyer
North Toronto (Remote)
$70,000 – $80,000 (plus benefits)

Posted on January 15, 2022.
We have a new role for an ambitious Purchasing professional to work for this dynamic global manufacturing company. You will be responsible for an approximate $70m spend on raw materials (mainly plastics) for the Canadian business, purchasing from vendors worldwide. In addition, you will be liaising with key stakeholders and advising them on all Purchasing and Supply Chain matters relating to your commodities.
This company is looking for an experienced buyer, used to working in a fast-paced environment, with exceptional communication skills and solid relationship-building skills. This role is ideal for an ambitious individual as this team invests in growth and education.
If you are a manufacturing Buyer seeking a new challenge with a dynamic team with 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 with complex Supply Chains
• Exceptional communication skills
• Strong Excel Skills (Macros, Pivot Tables)
• SAP experience as an 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.

Category Manager – Construction (12 month contract)
Remote 
$60 per hour

Posted on November 15, 2021.

We are working with a well-renowned Canadian business looking for a Category Manager to join their team. The focus of the role will be supporting small construction projects that are critical to the growth of the business. Procurement professionals with experience in construction especially with CCDC will be preferred. You will also need to be able to demonstrate experience managing key stakeholder relationships.

This role is a perfect opportunity to develop your skills in a large well known Canadian business. Currently, you will work remotely, with the possibility of hybrid work in the new year.

You will have:

  • Procurement experience in construction
  • The ability to handle multiple projects
  • Excellent time management skills

Interested applicants should contact Paul Young (paul@winchesters.ca) ASAP with their cover letter and resume. For more contract roles in procurement, follow us on winchesters.ca and LinkedIn.

Category Manager – Capital Markets (2 year contract)
Remote (Canada-based)
Up to $100 per hour

Posted on November 15, 2021.

We are working with a consultancy business and are looking for a procurement professional to assist their client with significant sourcing projects. This is a 2-year contract role and is 100% remote although we do need the contractor to be based in Canada. This opportunity is perfect for a procurement professional with sourcing experience of market data for Capital Market teams.

You will have:

  • Exceptional stakeholder engagement skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced work setting.
  • Results-driven procurement background in financial services

Interested applicants should contact Paul Young (paul@winchesters.ca) ASAP with their cover letter and resume. For more contract roles in procurement, follow us on winchesters.ca and LinkedIn.

Strategic Sourcing Specialist 
Toronto (Hybrid)
$80,000 to $90,000 (plus benefits)

Posted on November 15, 2021.

We are working with a large public sector organization who are looking to recruit a Strategic Sourcing Specialist within the construction category.  This role will include working on large scale construction projects that are vitally important to the province.  The role will include launching RFP’s to BSP standards on platforms such as MERX, Biddingo and Bonfire.  Contracts will be awarded using CCDC’s. 

This is a great opportunity to work in a role and for a company that truly makes a difference to the people of Ontario.  If you want to make a difference, this could be the role for you

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • Public sector procurement experience and knowledge of BPS guidelines
  • Construction category experience 
  • Experience of using CCDC’s
  • Exceptional communication 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.

Updated on November 1, 2021.

Public Services and Procurement Canada
Buying Specialists – Toronto and Kingston (+ other locations)
$80,539 to $92,033

COVID-19 has impacted our lives, especially in our careers. This Fall, as more offices open their doors, many of us are thinking about changing careers for more flexibility and security.

Are you a Procurement professional looking for a new opportunity with security, flexibility, and diversity? 

Do you want to make a major impact in Canada, while working on some of the largest deals in the country for goods and services?

A division of the Federal Government, Public Services and Procurement Canada is recruiting multiple Buying Specialist positions across the country, with many opportunities in Toronto and Kingston. Buying Specialists will work with one of Canada’s largest Procurement teams, purchasing goods and services in excess of $22 billion a year. 

With an influx of new projects, and an ever changing workforce due to recent promotions and retirements, PSPC is hiring the next generation of Procurement professionals. With a large diverse team and scope of work, PSPC offers excellent career growth, with opportunities for promotion and skill development. Buying Specialists will work with a diverse team on a wide range of projects, including high-profile procurements that actually make a difference to the day-to-day life of Canadians.

Benefits of working for the Federal Government include:

  • Job security 
  • Great rates of pay
  • An incredibly competitive pension and benefits plan 
  • Huge degrees of flexibility 
  • Growth and development

Public Services and Procurement Canada also prides themselves on promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce, with opportunities for underrepresented groups including women, Indigenous People, persons with disabilities, and visible minorities.

Public Services and Procurement Canada is committed to achieving a competent, representative workforce that reflects the diversity of the Canadian population. They work hard to create a welcoming, respectful and inclusive workplace through a variety of programs and initiatives. In fact, they have been named one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers for the fifth year in a row and here is a list of some of their diversity and inclusion achievements:

  • five diversity networks with a national coordinator;
  • a Task Force on Anti-racism, Workplace Culture and Equity;
  • a national Reconciliation and Indigenous Engagement Unit;
  • an Ombudsman for Mental Health (the first such position within the federal public service);
  • an Accessibility Office and;
  • a Gender-based Analysis Plus (GBA+) Centre of Expertise.

We invite you to join an organization in which individual differences are recognized, appreciated and respected.

If you are a motivated, ambitious Procurement professional and are considering a new career opportunity, this could be the move for you, with opportunity, diversity, security and flexibility that is hard to match.

For more information about the role requirements, what it is like to work for the Federal Government and to apply to the many positions, please visit:  https://emploisfp-psjobs.cfppsc.gc.ca/psrssrfp/applicant/page1800?toggleLanguage=en&poster=1617792

If you have any questions, please contact Neil Drew at neil@winchesters.ca or 416-560-0434.


Services publics et Approvisionnement Canada
Spécialiste des achats – Toronto et Kingston (+ autres endroits)
Entre 80 539 $ et 92 033 $

La COVID-19 a eu une incidence sur notre vie, en particulier sur notre carrière. Cet automne, de nombreux bureaux rouvriront leurs portes aux employés, et beaucoup d’entre nous envisagent de changer de carrière pour profiter de plus de souplesse et de sécurité.

Êtes-vous un professionnel de l’approvisionnement à la recherche d’une nouvelle possibilité offrant sécurité, souplesse et diversité? 

Souhaitez-vous avoir une grande influence sur les affaires du Canada, tout en prenant part à certaines des plus grandes transactions de biens et de services au pays?

Division du gouvernement fédéral, Services publics et Approvisionnement Canada (SPAC) cherche à combler plusieurs postes de spécialiste des achats dans l’ensemble du pays, dont de nombreuses possibilités à Toronto et à Kingston. Les spécialistes des achats travailleront avec l’une des plus grandes équipes d’approvisionnement du Canada, qui acquiert chaque année des biens et des services d’une valeur de plus de 22 milliards de dollars. 

L’afflux de nouveaux projets et l’évolution de l’effectif au fil des promotions et des départs à la retraite récents incitent SPAC à recruter la prochaine génération de professionnels de l’approvisionnement. Fort d’une grande équipe diversifiée et d’un vaste champ d’action, SPAC offre un excellent cheminement de carrière grâce aux possibilités de promotion et de perfectionnement des compétences qu’il offre. Les spécialistes des achats travailleront avec une équipe diversifiée à un vaste éventail de projets, notamment des achats de premier plan qui ont une incidence sur la vie quotidienne de la population canadienne.

Voici les avantages de travailler pour le gouvernement fédéral:

  • Sécurité d’emploi
  • Taux de rémunération élevés
  • Régime de retraite et d’avantages sociaux incroyablement compétitif
  • Grande souplesse
  • Croissance et développement

SPAC est également fier de promouvoir un effectif diversifié et inclusif et d’offrir des possibilités aux groupes sous-représentés, soit les femmes, les Autochtones, les personnes handicapées et les minorités visibles.

SPAC s’engage à se doter d’un effectif compétent et diversifié, représentatif de la population canadienne. Il s’efforce de créer un milieu de travail accueillant, respectueux et inclusif dans le cadre de divers programmes et initiatives. En fait, il a été désigné comme l’un des meilleurs employeurs où règne la diversité au Canada pour la cinquième année consécutive. Voici une liste de quelques-unes de ses réalisations en matière de diversité et d’inclusion:

  • cinq réseaux de diversité dotés d’un coordonnateur national;
  •  un groupe de travail sur l’antiracisme, la culture organisationnelle et l’équité;
  • une unité nationale de réconciliation et de mobilisation autochtones;
  • un ombudsman de la santé mentale (le premier poste de ce genre au sein de la fonction publique fédérale);
  • un bureau de l’accessibilité;
  • un centre d’expertise sur l’analyse comparative entre les sexes plus (ACS+).

Nous vous invitons à vous joindre à une organisation où les différences individuelles sont reconnues, appréciées et respectées.

Si vous êtes un professionnel de l’approvisionnement motivé et ambitieux et que vous envisagez une nouvelle occasion de carrière, ce pourrait être le poste qu’il vous faut, grâce à des possibilités, une diversité, une sécurité et une souplesse difficiles à égaler.

Pour obtenir de plus amples renseignements sur les exigences du poste et le travail au sein du gouvernement fédéral ou pour présenter votre candidature aux nombreux postes offerts, veuillez consulter le site suivant: https://emploisfp-psjobs.cfp-psc.gc.ca/psrs-srfp/applicant/page1800?toggleLanguage=fr&poster=1617792  

Si vous avez des questions, veuillez contacter Neil Drew à neil@winchesters.ca ou au 416-560-0434.

Senior Procurement Manager
120,000 – 140,000 (plus bonus, benefits)
Toronto/Sudbury 

Posted on October 26, 2021.

Our client in the mining and EPCM industry is looking for a Senior Procurement Manager to develop their procurement department, including establishing spend levels, setting processes and templates, implementing sourcing processes, vendor management, maintaining relationships with key stakeholders and vendors, and putting together strong contracts.

This is a lucrative opportunity for an experienced professional to develop a procurement department from scratch.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Background in EPCM procurement and mining, within process development
  • Experience with implementation
  • Charismatic leader

This role is based in Toronto, with occasional travel to Sudbury.

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.

Procurement Director 
130,000 – 165,000 (plus bonus, benefits)
Toronto, ON

Posted on October 26, 2021.

We are working with a leading organization in the automotive industry to help them recruit for a Procurement Director following a recent retirement. You will be responsible for leading a team of 5, with a spend of over $500m on commodities including in plastics, resins, and components.  Your role will include strategic developing the department, improving the risk mitigation of the business, while also maintaining operational efficiency.

This role offers substantial career growth, with potential of promotion to VP level in the coming years. This is a ‘big’ job that is ideal for a self-driven, ambitious professional.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • 8+ years’  experience in automotive procurement 
  • 5+ years’ management experience 
  • Experience and knowledge in plastics and resins
  • Charismatic and self-driven leader 

Does this sound like you? If so, we want to hear from you!

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.

Category Manager
Financial Services (2-Year Contract)
$70 To $80 Per Hour
Toronto/Remote

Posted on October 12, 2021.

We’re looking for an experienced strategic sourcing professional with experience sourcing for Financial Services organizations. 

Our client is a consultancy group that provides its services to financial institutions and they’re looking to hire a Category Manager to join their team on a 2 year contract. 

As the ideal candidate, you will have:

  • The ability to deliver end-to-end strategic sourcing services
  • Strong procurement experience, ideally in market data category
  • Extensive work experience in the financial services industry within Canada 
  • Superb internal stakeholder skills

Interested applicants should contact Paul Young (paul@winchesters.ca) ASAP with their cover letter and resume. For more contract roles in procurement, follow us on winchesters.ca and LinkedIn.