Lumber Purchasing Manager in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada with The Headhunters

Do you have a proven background in lumber purchasing, and are looking for a new opportunity in a beautiful valley? Would you like to join a growing, family-like company who is an innovator in their field? Do you boast a breadth of expertise across buying, inventory management, demand planning and production support? If so, we would love to hear from you!

My client, a leading timber manufacturer based out of the Okanagan, is currently looking to add a Lumber Purchasing Manager to their high performing team. This is an exceptional opportunity to join a growing company that is doing cutting edge work in the timber industry for commercial buildings across North America and overseas. With plans to double their sales in the near future, don’t miss your chance to get your foot in the door with this amazing company.

My client is committed to:

  • Providing staff with sought-after learning and growth opportunities in an exceptional field
  • Maintaining a positive, collaborative, and family-like work atmosphere for employees

What the Lumber Purchasing Manager does:

  • Sources quality inventory for the company’s lumber facilities
  • Forecasts purchasing needs and sources products that meet standards for quality and pricing
  • Oversees the procurement and logistics team
  • Assists with strategic purchase planning management
  • Builds relationships with major suppliers, maintaining strong rapport with existing vendors and creating partnerships with new vendors
  • Oversees the inventory management system, including shipping and receiving
  • Acts as the main liaison between the company and suppliers
  • Assists with other duties as required

What the company will expect from you:

  • Previous experience in lumber purchasing
  • Strong relationship management skills and business to business experience
  • Strong analytical, organizational and communication skills
  • A positive, motivated attitude with the ability to work independently
  • Excellent MS Office skills, especially Excel, Word and Outlook

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