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Procurement Supervisor - Oakville


Oakville, ON, CA

Company:  Dufferin Construction - a division of CRH Canada

Job ID:  150270 

Work Type:  Full Time Permanent 


It is a great time to join the CRH Canada team! CRH Canada is going through an exciting business transformation which demands first-class Talent Management support to drive results.

We are building a world- class team. Make your mark!

You will be a successful addition to our team if you look at change as an opportunity to develop and contribute to the business. You will be successful in your role if you like partnering with the business, presenting new ideas and providing excellent customer service.

Dufferin Construction Company, a division of CRH Canada Group Inc. is currently looking for a Procurement Supervisor to join their team. The Procurement Supervisor working under the general direction of the Chief Estimator- Central and West District is responsible for ensuring terms and prices are consistent with acceptable quality and delivery in the purchase and rental of materials, supplies and equipment for all of the Dufferin Construction Company operations. This role requires considerable commitment and unwavering collaboration with stakeholders to ensure that purchasing activities align with the needs, and requirements of the company. This position will be located in our Oakville office. 

Responsibilities:  #LI-SS1

  • Establish and maintain close business relationships with estimating teams and/or Superintendents to anticipate procurement needs; taking appropriate action to ensure the timely provision, and optimized cost of goods and services
  • Initiate and support the RFQ process locally as defined by the estimating team
  • Keep the estimating teams informed of any significant developments in the supply and/or pricing of materials and services
  • Assist estimating teams in the selection and subsequent evaluation of subcontractors and material vendors for bidding purposes
  • Identify, negotiate and implement saving opportunities and initiatives
  • Supervise the day to day functional tasks of local procurement specialist and purchasing coordinator
  • Keep abreast of the material, supply and labor trends affecting the construction sector and the impact of these to minimize interruption to the supply of goods and services
  • Maintain material unit pricing in estimating tools
  • Ensure that the procurement department follows all procedures and policies with regards to SOX and vendor compliance
  • Establish and maintain key external supplier relationships

Experience & Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in Business, Civil Engineering or Supply Chain Management.
  • Minimum 5 years of related construction experience
  • Demonstrated negotiation, conflict resolution, and people management skills
  • Viewpoint or comparable procurement Enterprise Resource Planning Software (ERP) experience

Position Dimensions:

  • Identifies actions, resources and timelines needed to achieve work group objectives
  • Fosters a sense of urgency, prioritizes and allocates time appropriately to complete assigned tasks
  • Identifies and anticipates internal customer requirements, expectations and needs.
  • Proactively shares timely updates and information with relevant parties
  • Maintains a consistent, high level of productivity and demonstrates a strong drive to achieve meaningful results
  • Takes immediate and independent action to resolve issues or problems when they arise
  • Maintains positive relationships even under difficult circumstances and seeks to resolve conflicts and disagreements with others in a tactful manner

Why work for us?

  • With parent companies in Concord, the US and Ireland, your growth potential is limitless!
  • Work with a team of dedicated professionals who are there to support your professional growth!
  • Flexible benefits plans, Defined Contribution pension plan, annual bonuses and merit based increases ensure that your hard work and dedication will be rewarded!

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CRH Canada Group Inc. recognizes Canada’s diverse landscape. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process.

Date Posted:  Apr 08, 2019

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