Job Description

Winnipeg, Manitoba

Procurement Analyst

We are looking for an enthusiastic, analytical and detail-oriented professional to join our Purchasing Team. Reporting to the Purchasing Manager, this role will be responsible in maintaining the purchasing department’s information system which include the ERP procurement module, contract management system, and supplier quality system. Utilizing their analytical skills, this position works closely with Inventory Planners and is responsible for the procurement of paper and foil raw materials. The Procurement Analyst assists the Purchasing Department in sourcing activities and responding to bids as required.

What you will do

  • Provide insightful analytical support and present data and reports in a format that is suitable to drive decisions
  • Provide monthly summary reporting to Identify trends, business placed, and exceptions or highlights for key materials or services
  • Develop Purchasing reports to monitor departmental activities and cost saving initiatives
  • Identify opportunities to improve purchasing arrangements with existing suppliers and streamline purchasing agreements
  • Review the purchasing ERP system to ensure data is complete and accurate
  • Assist in review of all aspects of supplier performance ensuring expectations and standards are communicated and adhered to, including the development of key performance indicators for evaluating suppliers
  • Contract system management
  • Capital Project reporting – monitor spend against the approved amount to ensure compliance
  • Purchase paper and foil raw materials – review requirements, inventory and coordinate with Inventory Planners in the forecasting and purchasing of substrates
  • Monitor and track Minority Business contract commitments
  • Support the business in decision making by providing ad-hoc information and reports as required
  • Other duties as assigned including Buyer vacation coverage

Who you are

  • A self-starter with outstanding verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • A self-motivated and proactive individual with an ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Detail-oriented with the strong ability to maintain good relationship with internal and external sources
  • A responsible individual with research, analytical and problem-solving skills with strong attention to detail

What you will need

  • Bachelor’s degree related to Business, Supply Chain/ Inventory Management, Economics or a combination of education and related experience
  • Three years problem solving, data analysis, reporting experience with an integrated ERP system, preferred
  • Experience in the Supply Chain field, preferably within a manufacturing environment would be an asset
  • Strong financial analysis skills
  • Ability to communicate findings clearly and concisely, verbally, in writing, and graphically
  • Proficiency in MS Office with emphasis on Excel, including pivot tables, advanced charting techniques, and ability to analyze reports generated in Excel

Pollard Banknote offers a challenging, team-oriented environment, competitive compensation, profit sharing program, company pension and opportunities for professional development. Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a cover letter outlining fit and salary expectations along with a résumé to:

Pollard Banknote Limited is an equal opportunity employer, committed to maintaining a diverse workforce. We thank all candidates that apply, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory response from a Criminal Record Search.