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29 Jun 2020

Full-Time Procurement Manager (1 Position)

CNTNR Modular Building Solutions – Posted by jobgym225 Welland, Ontario, Canada

Job Description

CNTNR Modular Building Solutions


CNTNR Modular Building Solutions is a rapidly expanding, innovative modular manufacturing company that is challenging the status quo of the construction industry. We have pioneered a manufacturing process using repurposed steel shipping containers, prefabricated into modular building blocks and assembled on-site to create container-based structures. The result: eco-friendly, structurally superior buildings in half the time of traditional building processes that are also beautiful, functional, and modern.

With a product this spectacular we need a team equal to it. If you have the skills and drive to be part of the next generation of construction, apply today. We offer competitive wages, performance bonuses, and profit sharing—because we want the best.

The Procurement Manager role is full time, offering a highly competitive compensation package including fair wage, benefits and positive company culture. We are looking for an experienced professional to manage and maintain our organization’s supply of products and services.

Specific duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Plan, manage and evaluate the purchasing activities of the organization
  • Develop purchasing policies and procedures; handle purchasing department budget
  • Source vendors of materials, equipment and supplies; initiate partnerships
  • Evaluate cost and quality of goods or services
  • Negotiate or oversee the negotiation of purchase contracts to secure advantageous terms
  • Participate in the development of specifications for equipment, products or substitute materials
  • Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness
  • Expect unfavorable events through analysis of data and prepare control strategies
  • Perform risk management for supply contracts and agreements
  • Review and process claims against suppliers
  • Control spending and build a culture of long-term saving on procurement costs
  • Responsible to oversee Equipment Operators, Maintenance, and Cleaners
  • Complete other duties as assigned

Experience and Attributes:

  • Knowledge of sourcing and procurement techniques as well as a dexterity in ÒreadingÓ the market
  • Adept at building rapport and maintaining professional relationships
  • Assertive with concise communication skills verbally and in writing; talented in negotiations
  • Detailed, organized, thorough and accurate
  • Committed to professional development and ongoing learning; accepts training and direction well
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a team while also maintaining individual tasks and deadlines
  • Dedicated to working in and promoting a safe work environment

Education and Training:

  • Minimum of five years of experience as a purchasing agent and three years of experience in a managerial role
  • A bachelor’s degree or college diploma in supply chain management, logistics or business administration
  • Knowledge, training or education relating to construction or manufacturing is a strong asset
  • The designation Supply Chain Management Professional (S.C.M.P.) or registration in the educational program of the Purchasing Management Association of Canada is an asset


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates are invited to forward their application to Job Gym at Please quote the job title for which you are applying to in the subject of your email.

If you have questions about this opportunity or need help applying, a member of our Employment Counselling team would be happy to assist you! Please contact us at 905-732-7655.

To learn more about us, please visit us at

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CNTNR is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We fully embrace the differences that make us stronger and will rigorously uphold protections against discrimination and harassment outlined in provincial and federal law.


Job Categories: Trades/Transport/Equipment. Job Types: Full-Time.

Job expires in 24 days.

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