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Logistics Procurement Manager (Contract)

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Want to see why procurement’s a Big Deal? As a Logistics Procurement Manager (Contract) with RB, you’ll have the freedom to set the direction and lead strategic negotiations on a global basis. 


Logistics Procurement Manager (Contract)

Milton, Ontario

Competitive Salary & excellent benefits package 


Working in an autonomous role as part of a truly global team, you’ll be responsible for aligning our procurement strategy with our business goals. You’ll lead high value negotiations. You’ll nurture lasting relationships and ensure we work with the best suppliers. Along the way you’ll lower costs and risks whilst increasing quality and service. Smiles all round.


You’ll succeed because… 

…you’re a born negotiator. You have an international outlook and plan a couple of steps ahead. You’re analytical and can manage delicate negotiations. You use your creativity and skill at building relationships to navigate complex contracts and resolve conflict. Working at pace brings out the best in you. Importantly, you have a strategic mindset but know how to translate plans into action.


You’ll love it because… 

…you’ll get to make an impact like never before. The products you help us get out there will make people’s lives better. Our iconic brands will provide an incredible platform for you. And our dynamic, ownership-driven culture will help bring the very best out of you, every day. 

What You'll Be Doing
  • Develops and drives implementation of North America sourcing strategies for logistic categories, mostly freight spends.
  • Works closely with Regional key stakeholders in understanding needs, objectives and priorities to optimise total cost, quality and service.
  • Collaborates with key stakeholders and works cross-functionally in developing and executing sound sourcing strategies in partnership with internal stakeholders and vendors.
  • Understands service spends across the business, analyses category markets and translates into actionable strategies and forward-looking analyses. Identifies, selects and develops suppliers, negotiates and contracts within portfolio and supply based in alignment with RB Global and local strategies.
  • Establishes strategic relationships with supply base and implements supplier management strategies. Motivates suppliers to treat the company as preferred customer in presenting innovation and/or cost/efficiency projects
  • Becomes a key member of Procurement NPS Logistic team that will drive sustained performance and improve procurement effectiveness.
  • Accountable to continuously improve supplier performance including service and quality.
  • Prepares budget assumptions for portfolio in line with North America Strategies and assumptions.
Is This You?
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Proven Category Management expertise, within Indirect, with exposure across indirect spend and logistic  and spends in particular
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Familiar with leading complex, cross-functional, sourcing projects
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Have experience working in a matrix organisation and working closely with stakeholders/budget owners.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Degree qualified preferably in Engineering, Finance, Business or other relevant discipline. MBA advantageous
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Ability to work in a truly global organisation. Proven experience in working in a fast moving and result driven environment which demands to work under pressure.

RB is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, or any other basis protected by applicable law. All hiring decisions are made based on merit, competence and business need.

If you are selected to participate in the recruitment process, please inform kimberly.brine@rb.com of any accommodations that you require. RB will work with you in an effort to ensure that you are able to participate.

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