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Purchasing Implementation Lead / Analyst in Ajax at Can-Tech Services

Date Posted: 4/22/2018

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PURCHASING IMPLEMENTATION LEAD / ANALYST Location: Ajax, ON Term: 10-month Contract (extendable) Pay Rate: $25 to $35 per hour (based on experience – negotiable) SCOPE OF POSITION: Project manage the implementation of nominated products with nominated suppliers from supplier selection through to robust production deliveries and handover to the Production team. JOB DESCRIPTION: On Time Delivery • Develop the industrialization plan and milestones with the Supplier and company personnel if not already in place • Liaise with the Supplier and company personnel (Commodity Buyers, Engineering, Supplier Quality, Laboratory, Procurement, technical support etc.) to ensure that all activities are completed in a timely manner in support of the program schedule • In the event of delays in any activities, identify and put in place mitigating actions to recover to the required program schedule • Identify any risks related to the industrialization activity and manage them in accordance with the company’s risk procedure • Ensure hot topics are properly resolved, escalating to Program Buyer if unable to resolve them • Publish the industrialization dashboard on a weekly basis and provide any other additional reporting required Configuration & Cost Control • Understand changes in configuration and flow these through to the Supplier and the Commodity Buyer • Support the Commodity Buyer in any resulting cost negotiations (RC & NRC) and notify the relevant Purchasing personnel and the Estimating team of the anticipated and negotiated cost impact • Send validated models, drawings and specifications to suppliers • Proactively seek cost reduction opportunities during the industrialization process and minimize any potential increases that might arise due to requirements changes • Ensure no actions that could lead to cost increases are launched without formal approval • Drive any cost reduction plans that are identified and validated to be launched General • Respect the company’s purchasing process in accordance with EN9100 and company rules • Maintain and improve development programs Purchasing Key Performance Indicators, in liaison with Finance (Estimating), contract coverage, recurring cost, cost savings • Ensure all Purchasing Cost reduction actions are achieved by Commodity Buyers • Prepare progress reports for the main cost savings actions • Participate in the Operation Change Board in order to collect the Purchasing Actions • Track and support Requests for Proposal • Support Commodity Buyers working on Development Program Projects (scope of work and planning) REQUIREMENTS: • Engineering degree preferred, and/or 3+ years purchasing experience working on new Program Introduction or similar • Manufacturing process awareness • Commercially aware with experience in cost reduction processes • Analytical and rigorous with project management skills • Strong communication skills at all levels, including the ability to summarize and simplify complex subjects • Aerospace experience strongly preferred Please send your resume to Tayyaba at