• Business and Operations Support
  • Purchasing Manager
  • NOC #10012

Purchasing Manager

Job Overview

You oversee, plan, direct and control the activities of a purchasing department as a purchasing manager. You love when your strategies for sourcing and negotiating new supplier relationships result in the advancement of your company and its profitability. In the energy industry, purchasing managers deal with budgets in the millions or even billions of dollars.

Purchasing managers also develop and implement the business’s purchasing policies. This involves examining the existing procedures and identifying opportunities to streamline purchasing activities. They establish vendor networks to meet distribution needs, and optimize lead time, pricing, quality, safety performance and on-time delivery. They work closely with other departments such as finance and engineering.

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