Supply Chain Manager

Sarnia, ON

Are you passionate about sustainability? Would you prefer to work for a company with a bright future and unlimited growth potential? Are you a highly experienced Supply Chain Manager with at least ten years of supply chain and logistics experience? If you've answered "Yes" to all of these questions, please read on... we have an exciting opportunity waiting for you in Southwestern Ontario! Our Client is currently seeking a Supply Chain Manager with experience in plant commissioning and start-up to act as instigator and executor of logistics and purchasing functions from conception to implementation for their brand new manufacturing facility. During the Pre-Commissioning phase, you will be responsible for the following: - Developing and implementing the global supply chain strategy for the plant; - Ensuring that purchasing and logistics management comply with applicable legislation by developing and implementing purchasing, receiving, shipping and inventory management processes; - Negotiating raw materials, freight and product storage contracts; - Recruiting and building a highly skilled Packing and Expeditions team to work with the company through start-up and beyond; - Developing operating procedures for coordination of all functions under your responsibilities; - Creating and implementing a training plan for the team prior to start-up During the Post-Commissioning phase, you will be responsible for the following: - Planning, organizing, coordinating and controlling all functions related to the supply chain logistics and warehousing for the plant; - Coordinating purchasing and manufacturing schedules to match demand planning; - Sourcing new vendors and maintaining relationships, including negotiating and coordinating pricing; - Managing vendor invoices, savings, performance metrics, and government filings; - Managing the department team with respect to recruiting, attendance, health and safety, performance management, training and development; - Plan, develop, organize, direct, manage and evaluate the operations and budget of the department The ideal Candidate will possess the following: - B.Sc focused on Supply Chain Management (preferred), Logistics, or Engineering; - A minimum of ten years' experience in supply chain and logistics; - International and Domestic shipping experience; - Experience with inventory databases, ERP software; - Experience in supervising plant employees for 24/7 operations; - Experience in plant commissioning and start up; - Experience in Integrated Management Systems (ISO:9001. ISO14001); - Familiar with Food grade constraints and HACCP environment; - Exceptionally strong communication skills; - Ability to travel internationally Our client has won multiple awards for their commitment to sustainability and environmental initiatives. Their proprietary technology enables them to provide an efficient and environmentally effective substitution for petrochemicals to be used in a variety of applications. Based in Southwestern Ontario, they are poised for significant market position and growth. If you are interested in learning more about this position, please send an updated resume to today! Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Pre-Commissioning, Post-Commissioning, SCMP PHM1

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