Sales Manager

Crownhill Packaging > Procurement Analyst

Procurement Analyst

The Procurement Analyst contributes to a high-quality customer experience by sourcing products, analyzing data, and negotiating with suppliers. The buyer will work with team members across departments to develop procurement insights based on business trends and in step with SupplyOne’s procurement standards and practices.

Department:
Sales
Location:
Brampton, Ontario
Job Type:
Full Time
Education:
High School Diploma/GED

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Key Duties & Accountabilities

  • Analyze slow moving inventory and develop remediation strategies to optimize procurement processes while protecting margins and service levels.
  • Execute on going and perpetual review of core items to seek cost reductions from the marketplace by working with the Sales Team to identify margin improvement opportunities.
  • Monitor and analyze sales transaction history to identify trends and seasonality helping to anticipate customer buying patterns forming the building blocks for the use of ERP forecasting tools.
  • Source and present product opportunity pricing information to the Sales Team in a structured and organized manner providing insights and guidance on the best options based on each specific customer opportunity.
  • Conduct market research, liaise with vendors, and seek new partnerships to keep the organization on the leading edge of the industry’s newest product developments.
  • Consistently negotiate with vendors on product pricing, discount terms, and freight arrangements to optimize margins.
  • Evaluate and synthesize large data sets to conduct analyses, develop insights, and provide data-driven recommendations.
  • Develop SOP’s for ERP item creation and other core processes to ensure repeatability and consistency in the department.

Essential Functions

  • Serve as liaison with customer service, sales, design, manufacturing, supply chain and corporate strategic procurement.
  • Utilize knowledge of market trends and SupplyOne guidance and information to make insightful purchasing decisions.
  • Use data analysis skillset to generate business insights and procurement opportunities.
  • Cultivate and build relationships with new and existing suppliers.
  • Participate as required in SupplyOne Procurement Council and initiatives.

Organizational Core Values

  • Customer services begins inside – We serve our colleagues with excellence so we can serve our customers with excellence.
  • Get it right the first time – We are reliable, thorough, practice active listening and pay attention to detail to ensure the best results.
  • Philosophy of velocity – Our responsiveness and speed to market give us the competitive edge.
  • Personalized Service – We go beyond what the customer expects, understanding what they are going through, and anticipating their needs to make their interaction with us the best experience of their day.
  • Act like an owner – We are empowered to protect, cultivate and grow our business responsibly.
  • We can’t stop learning – We know our stuff, embrace change and relish feedback.

Educational/ Training Requirements/ Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree, certification, or diploma in appropriate field of study (computer science, finance, or business administration) or equivalent work experience
  • 1-2 years’ direct work experience as a business or procurement analyst considered an asset.
  • Advanced MS Excel skillset
  • Demonstrated experience analyzing and modeling business, technical, and process requirements.
  • Critical thinking and negotiation skills.
  • Knowledge of sales and marketing principles is advantageous.

Minimum Skills, Knowledge & Ability Requirements

  • Strong organizational and communication skills; ability to prioritize tasks.
  • Deep knowledge and expertise in Microsoft suite of products specifically Excel, PowerBI and SQL experience would be considered an asset.
  • Demonstrated initiative in personal professional development.
  • Basic arithmetic including gross profit calculation.
  • Highly motivated and self-directed, capable of multi-tasking, and able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • High level of ethics & personal integrity
  • Cross functional influencing and conflict management skills
  • Strong work ethic and positive team attitude
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Crownhill Packaging A SupplyOne Company is one of North America’s largest distributors of quality packaging products, with offices and state-of-the-art facilities in Toronto, Collingwood, and Chicago. It has been creating custom packaging solutions for over 30 years. We are your one-stop source for excellent service, selection, and more. From design and fabrication to fulfillment and logistics, you can count on us for expert advice and solutions that are right for your business. SupplyOne Canada, Inc. is a proud Packaging Distributors of America member, being the only member with operations in Canada and the U.S.A.

SupplyOne Canada, Inc. is a proud equal opportunities employer, and we are committed to providing accommodations in all stages of the recruitment and hiring process by applicable laws (including human rights and accessibility legislation). Accommodation is available upon request for candidates participating in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process. For a confidential inquiry, contact your recruiter or email us at resumes@crownhillpackaging.com to make arrangements. If contacted for an employment opportunity, applicants are required to advise Human Resources if they require accommodation. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.

SupplyOne Canada, Inc. thanks all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected to continue will be contacted.

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