supply chain manager, Vancouver

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We are seeking an experienced Supply Chain Manager for a well established manufacturing client of ours in the Vancouver area.

The Supply Chain Manager oversees and leads a team responsible for ordering and scheduling plant operations, raw materials, scheduling and planning outbound freight routes to minimize overall costs.


•Develops, implements and monitors all logistics management activities required for the timely and efficient transportation and distribution of products to ship to locations.
•Coordinates and proactively communicates with internal and external logistics contacts, cross-company functional contacts as well as suppliers/vendors as needed to ensure a consistent and efficient flow of goods and services.
•Create transportation capacity strategy and develop contingency plans to cost-effectively support varying levels of company sales.
•Work with National Materials & Logistics departments to identify opportunities to reduce both inbound and outbound freight cost
•Manage loading dock group to ensure the accurate loading of goods according to approved loading practices to prevent freight damage during transit and ensuring safe truck operation.
•Ensures appropriate and cost-effective, efficient plans for shipments of incoming and outgoing products/supplies, ensuring timely, efficiently, high-quality delivery.
•Ensure that all raw materials are forecast, planned and ordered to ensure 100% demand fulfillment in alignment with Corporate Sourcing strategy.
•Oversee the creation of the plant production schedule for all raw materials and finished goods, to include major promotions, current orders and forecast volumes; including data analysis to support this process.
•Source materials from local suppliers where national contracts do not exist.
•Order all raw materials in a cost effective manner consistent with a make to order production environment
•Manage all activities related to plant scheduling and outbound freight planning
•Manage build out of raw materials to prevent obsolescence due to line change
•Responsible for conducting Physical Inventories and regular cycle counts


•Must have strong production planning and communication skills.
•Should be familiar with specifications, drawings, and bills of materials.
•Must be proficient with MS Office software , especially in Excel
•Must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
•Must have strong math and analytical skills.
•Proven experience leading cross-functional teams in a project-oriented environment
•Task oriented with strong organizational skills and time management skills
•Critical thinking and problem solving skills
•Expert ability to influence and effectively communicate with individuals/groups from varied backgrounds and skill levels
•Proven Leadership Experience
•Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience

If you would like to be considered for this opportunity please forward your resume via email to Nick Paraskeva |


Nick Paraskeva
Principal Recruitment Advisor
Randstad Engineering Elite, 2017
Randstad Professionals Canada
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