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DIRTT

Act as a Team Lead for a variety of Procurement Categories.

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With clients all over North America, DIRTT’s products, technology and people create one of the most exciting and unique working atmospheres anywhere.  DIRTT is a fast-paced growing entrepreneurial employer looking for a Team Lead, Procurement

This position will suit someone with a strong “go-getter” attitude, extremely detail oriented and not afraid to get things done. You are a driven, energetic, and professional individual with a strong work ethic. The ability to plan proactively and respond to changing needs will bring you success in this position. 

What You'll Do:

  • Functional Lead
    • Act as a Team Lead for a variety of Categories which includes day-to-day management of the team’s workloads, prioritization, productivity, troubleshooting and issue resolutions, as well as new-hire onboarding and training
    • Seek efficiency gains and make recommendation on process improvements
    • Possess a high subject matter expertise for relevant Categories
    • Coach and mentor Buyers to enable them to successfully perform their function
    • Coordinate cross-training the team to increase overall effectiveness and flexibility
    • Review Buyer Category assignments and workloads and make recommendations to the Manager, Sourcing & Procurement for improvement
    • Support the Buyers to identify productivity improvement opportunities, remove barriers, facilitate cost savings and improve processes
    • Work with the Manager, Sourcing & Procurement to develop and execute sourcing opportunities, efficiencies and process improvements for assigned Categories
    • Lead sourcing opportunities for assigned Categories
  • Procurement
    • Review daily and weekly reports to determine requirements
    • Prepare and approve Purchase Orders, as required to meet requirements
    • Liaise closely with production teams to ensure requirements meet lead times and quality standards
    • Review and approve invoices
    • Identify, gather and analyze various spend data and manage spend database including spend value, pricing and volumes by supplier, by location, by product
    • Analyze trends and dynamics of supply markets including supplier capacity, identification and assessment of market risks, determination of trends and dynamics of market business environment
    • Provide input on future category price trends and implications
    • Identify and report on potential supply risks and opportunities
    • Evaluate challenges in meeting demand
    • Generate periodic reports and create presentations of analytical data pertaining to the category
    • Assure and maintain data integrity on all inputs
  • Inventory
    • Maintain & adjust inventory levels to ensure sufficient on-hand inventory to fulfill requirements
    • Participate in monthly inventory counting & posting process
    • Perform inventory cost review analysis
  • Negotiation
    • Lead negotiation of agreements and provide contractual and commercial expertise, support and guidance in the development and negotiation of agreements
    • Establish or refine agreement terms and conditions to meet business and risk needs
  • Relationship Management
    • Lead the supplier relationship management process through performance, reporting and governance model
    • Analyze supplier performance metrics, recommend improvement opportunities
    • Work with key suppliers and external parties to develop an understanding of the marketplace pertaining to the category
    • Drive continuous improvement and innovation with suppliers
    • Lead issue resolution activities
    • Effectively build relationships 

What You Bring to DIRTT: 

  • 8 – 10 years of supply chain experience
  • Post-secondary education in Supply Chain or Business or equivalent experience
  • Experience leading a team, formally or informally, with the ability to engage and inspire staff to succeed in a fast-paced, challenging environment
  • Exceptional with people, highly detailed in organizational and time management skills
  • Strong knowledge of all supply chain functions including procurement, inventory management, contract management and sourcing
  • The ability to lead and manage change
  • Proven negotiation and relationship building skills
  • Capacity to think logically and analytically to solve problems
  • Experience in a manufacturing setting, ideally in an intense working environment with tight deadlines
  • Possess excellent MS Office, and database skills
  • Outstanding written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to work with daily/monthly deadlines and time constraints on an ongoing basis
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You can apply the ’80s way and send us a boring resume. But if you really want to get our attention, send us a quick video about yourself, your experience and something you’re passionate about. (And we’re still going to need to see that resume, so send it too.)

To apply for this position, email us at careers@dirtt.com. Please include the position title in your subject line. No direct phone calls or in-person visits please.

DIRTT is an equal-opportunity employer. We thank all applicants, but we’ll only contact you if you’re selected for an interview.

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DIRTT Benefits
  • A people-centered space

    Our office spaces, factories and amenities are designed with people in mind. This includes seating options like sit/stand desks and exercise balls.

  • Good benefits

    You’ll be eligible for DIRTT’s robust dental and medical benefits plan. The plan also makes sure you and your family are covered when you travel for work or vacation.

  • Tasty meals served daily

    Connect with your co-workers over a hot lunch. Or raid the snack drawer to your heart’s content. Best of all? You’re doing your part for the environment by reducing emissions from driving to pick up lunch every day.

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