Supply Chain Manager

AGI

Dates

Closing: November 26, 2021

Posted: October 27, 2021

Location

Swift Current, SK, Canada

Job Department

Logistics and Supply Chain

To apply for this position, please send your resume to barbara.reilly@aggrowth.com. Please use the job title as the subject line for reference.

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About AGI

AGI is a global food-based infrastructure company publicly traded in Canada. With over 3,800 employees and over 30 global manufacturing brands, AGI is a leading provider of equipment and technology solutions for agricultural commodities including seed, fertilizer, grain and feed systems and an expanding platform for food processing facilities.

AGI Swift Current currently manufacturers 5 main product lines.  The Batco conveyors, AGI Grainvacs, AGI Post Pounders, Grainmax Augers and the Storm Seed Treating systems.  AGI Swift Current strives on providing quality products while keeping safety priority.

The Opportunity

This role will be responsible for ensuring that we have the right product in the right place at the right time to support production and minimize costs. This role is very cross-functional, requiring coordination with the Sales, Production, Engineering and Accounting departments.

The Team

The role will report to the General Manager. The Purchasing team consists of 2 other individuals that have varying backgrounds. This position will be the leader within this Purchasing group.

Responsibilities

  • Lead and support the Supply Chain team
  • Create and implement cost reduction initiatives
  • Negotiate price reductions with suppliers
  • Ensure suppliers remain compliant to commitments
  • Lead and support the application of contractual remedies against material breaches (claims)
  • Identify supply chain risks and develop strategy to minimize impacts
  • Develop new sources of supply and establish strategic alliances
  • Establish and maintain networks internally and externally
  • Support the business unit with appropriate sourcing strategies

Qualifications

  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to motivate
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills with the ability to negotiate
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • An excellent memory and attention to details
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office
  • 3 + years in a Purchasing/Procurement role (Industry experience preferred)
  • Self-motivated and driven
  • Able to exercise good judgement and make necessary decisions

 

How To Apply

Apply today! Click the Apply Today button above or email barbara.reilly@aggrowth.com  with your cover letter and resume and note the job you’re applying for in the subject line.

We thank you for applying, however, only those selected to continue in the interview process will be contacted.

AGI is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

Accommodations are available upon request for candidates with a disability taking part in the recruitment process and once hired.