Kelly CA

Procurement Specialist (BB-35953)

Found in: Neuvoo CA

We at Kelly are currently recruiting for a Procurement Specialist in Halifax, Nova Scotia on behalf of our client for a full-time permanent career-changing opportunity.  As the successful candidate, you have experience working in an Engineering Function completing Procurement and/or Supply Chain responsibilities.  You will be responsible for managing and providing support for the day-to-day aspects of the business, supervising a small team. As the successful candidate you enjoy the challenges of supporting your company's business, have a friendly and upbeat demeanor, are detail orientated with the ability to multi-task and are a great problem solver. Location: Halifax, NSDuration: Permanent Client Benefits:Highly Competitive SalaryHealth & Dental BenefitsRSP Matching CompensationPaid Vacation Job Requirements & Qualifications:* Bachelor's degree in an Engineering or Business field; a Master's degree would be considered an asset* 3-5 years of Procurement or Supply Chain experience; appropriate accreditation (SCMP, MCIPS, ISM) would be considered an asset* Favourable Criminal and Credit background check; a Canadian Controlled Goods Program clearance will be required for the successful candidate* Demonstrated strategic thinking and project management skills* Basic to intermediate computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Suite and the ability to learn new systems quickly and efficiently* Excellent written and verbal communication skills along with strong organizational and planning skills.* Time management skills and ability to multi-task, prioritize work, attention to detail and problem-solving skills* A proactive, collaborative mindset and demonstrated capacity to work independently and within a team environment  Job Responsibilities:* Developing and improving supplier quality, cost and delivery performance* Proven experience negotiating and executing contracts and long-term agreements* Providing support and advice on contractual claims, new product introduction* Developing and implementing category sourcing strategies* Conducting statistical analysis to identify market conditions and trends for pricing availability lead-time and capacity* Applying continuous improvement principles to supply chain processes and cost analysis  Interested? Click on the “Apply” button! Your resume will be forwarded in confidence to a Kelly consultant. We will not share your personal information with our clients without your prior permission. Not the right opportunity for you? You can create a profile on our Kelly Career Network to be considered for other positions at About Us Kelly Services believes in relationships not transactions. That’s why we’re committed to successfully matching job seekers with the best employers across Canada and around the world. Whether your specialty is science, finance, engineering, marketing, manufacturing, contact centre or business administration, and you’re interested in entry-level or management positions on a temporary or permanent basis, we’ll work with you to understand your likes, dislikes, goals and ambitions, and present you with opportunities that meet your needs. See what we have to offer. Looking for more? Sign up for our Career Tips Newsletter to receive helpful tips and tricks monthly, connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn & Twitter, or visit Why Kelly®? You’re looking to keep your career moving onward and upward, and we’re here to help you do just that. Our financial staffing experts will connect you with premier companies for opportunities where you can learn, grow, and thrive. Jobs that fit your skills and experience, and most importantly, fit right on your path of where you want to go in in your career. It all adds up. About Kelly® At Kelly, we’re always thinking about what’s next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we’re a leading advocate for temporary/non-traditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.]]

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