Procurement Specialist

    Halifax, NS, Canada

    Kelly Services is currently seeking a Procurement Specialist with Irving Shipbuilding in Halifax, Nova Scotia. This position is full-time 6-month contract opportunity. Reporting to the Team Leader, Supply Chain. The Procurement Specialist will apply industrial expertise, energy and strategic/operational capabilities to deliver Best in Class performance.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Supplier management including:
      • Develop and improve supplier quality, cost, and delivery performance
      • Issue POs for material
    • Contract management including:
      • o Negotiate contracts and long term agreements
      • o Execution of negotiated contract through ISI’s ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) & MRP (Material Resource Planning) systems.
    • Provide advice on contractual claims
    • Integrated sourcing initiatives including:
      • Develop and implement category sourcing strategies
      • Analyze market conditions (ex: pricing, availability, lead-time and capacity)
    • Continuous improvement including:
      • Support new product introduction activities
      • Apply the principles of continuous improvement to the design and development of supply chain processes
      • Undertake cost analysis for direct material and services


    • University Degree in an Engineering, Business or related subject, or equivalent experience
    • 3+ years of relevant work experience in the shipbuilding industry in a supply chain, procurement or engineering function is considered an asset
    • Procurement/Supply Chain accreditation: SCMP, MCIPS or ISM would be an asset
    • Demonstrated organizational and time management skills
    • Strong sense of urgency to complete tasks
    • Strong analytical skills
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    • High attention to detail
    • Previous exposure to market analytics and insights
    • Fluency in Microsoft Office

    All successful applicants must meet requirements for Canadian Controlled Goods Program (CGP), Canadian Government Security clearance, and U.S. International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).

    Irving Offers:

    • Irving Shipbuilding is proud to offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including but not limited to medical, dental, and vision

    Category: Logistics

    Reference ID: CA7311MM000050

    Date Posted: 20/11/2019


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