Our client located in Grand Falls, New Brunswick has an immediate opening for a Purchasing Supervisor


  • Responsible for procurement activities and general operation of warehouse.
  • Facilitates the procurement of materials and services in communicating the needs to the vendors / suppliers.
  • Buys, negotiates and manages various agreements for materials and services in accordance with policies.
  • Reviews and proposals from suppliers and makes recommendations.
  • Follows-up shipping details, delivery, delays and status of orders
  • Ensures that suppliers comply with the deadlines for delivery of products ordered
  • Identifies, develops and establishes relationships with suppliers new and existing, taking into account current and future conditions of the market
  • Maintenance of customs compliance and relations with brokerage firms (broker)
  • Contact suppliers and Accounts Payable to ensure the timely delivery parts and timely payments of invoices


  • Autonomy, integrity and sense of responsibility
  • Organized and able to determine priorities based on the operational needs
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels
  • Can adapt to unforeseen situations and has an ability to work under pressure
  • Flexible and available according to operational needs
  • Good mechanical aptitude, analytical skills and mathematic skills
  • Business Administration (University or College degree)
  • 5 years’ experience in a similar position in industrial environment and/or unionized manufacturing
  • Recognized Purchasing Designation or certification would be an asset
  • Experience with purchase and inventory system
  • Good understanding of Management systems and negotiation of contracts
  • Experience in the pulp and paper industry would be an asset
  • Bilingualism French and English is a must have
  • Good knowledge of tools in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point


Please submit resumes to [email protected] including salary expectations and availability or contact Mike MacLeod @ 1 877-737-6562 extension 103.

Job Number 6573