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Job Title: Purchasing Coordinator
Nestled on the edge of Lake Winnipeg, Crown Royal’s distillery in Gimli, Manitoba is home to 1.696 million barrels of delicious whisky that sit patiently waiting to be shared with the world. One of Manitoba’s natural beauties, the town of Gimli hugs the western shoreline of one of the world’s largest freshwater lakes, with sandy beaches, an active harbour and the largest Islandic population outside of Iceland!
Our ambition is to create the best performing, most trusted and respected Consumer Products Company in the world. To achieve these, we need the world’s very best people.
Feel inspired? Then this may be the opportunity for you.
The purchasing coordinator will manage store inventory to support the business needs and operations of the Gimli site while ensuring compliance with Company and legislative requirements. You will utilize leadership and negotiating skills to manage relationships with external vendors and cross-functional internal stakeholders by:
Maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner that champions a good relationship with customers, clients, co-workers and management.
Continue to grow lean knowledge and use the tools to identify and assist with continuous improvement.
Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas.
Perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Process purchase requisitions and purchase orders.
Reconcile customer material billing and invoice to purchase order price variances.
Create, analyze and revise purchase orders in Company systems (i.e., SAP, Coupa, Newgen).
Oversee receipt and verification of incoming shipments and track and report material backorders.
Ensure materials are unloaded, stored, verified and recorded according to policy.
Track and trace freight.
Maintain daily inventory reconciliation and create detailed inventory reports.
Perform internal inventory audits and checks on a regular basis and communicate results to the manager.
Ensure orderly storage and accurate inventory record of finished goods is maintained in accordance with established procedures.
Assist with recruiting new vendors and trade partners, set up new vendor and trade packages.
Set up, plan and coordinate with vendors.
Analyze data and forecast requirements with vendors.
Assist with creation and maintenance of specification documents.
Responsible for related administrative, clerical and record retention duties
Qualifications and Experience Required:
Knowledge of Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) including SAP and Coupa.
Previous experience with supply chain management preferred.
High level of experience using MS Office Programs.
Proven analytical and interpersonal skills.
Proven ability to analyze projects/processes, develop and implement recommendations, and sound decision making to support business needs.
Celebrating our inclusive and diverse culture is core to Diageo’s purpose of “celebrating life every day everywhere”. This purpose is, in itself, inclusive in nature, as it values everybody irrespective of background, disability, religion, gender identity, sexuality or ethnicity.
We know that for our business to thrive and for Diageo to realize its ambition, we depend on having diverse talent with a range of backgrounds, skills and capabilities in each of the 180 countries in which we operate and to reflect our broad consumer base. We view diversity as one of the key enablers that helps our business to grow and our values, purpose and standards set the conditions for us to respect the unique contribution each person brings.
Character Is Everything
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