Procurement Manager

Porsche Cars Canada - Toronto, ON (il y a 30+ jours)

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Position Objective:
Manage resources to extend the success of Porsche Cars Canada, Ltd. (PCL) by leveraging spend where appropriate, minimizing total cost of ownership, managing risk, and providing a valuable service to PCL’s internal customers.

Primary Responsibilities:
Lead the procurement function by generating and implementing efficient sourcing and category management strategies across all the different departments.
Develop request for proposal (RFP) and quote (RFQ) documents in conjunction with PCL and Porsche Centre North Toronto (PCNT) business department requirements for obtaining “indirect” goods and services.
Analyze and evaluate vendor quotes and proposals to determine the most desirable suppliers. Critical evaluations are performed to analyze price, quality, experience, and capabilities of each supplier.
Facilitate interdepartmental relationships to achieve both corporate and Procurement objectives
Work directly with all PCL and PCNT business departments to gain an in-depth understanding of their core business in order to help identify and solve complex problems.
Facilitate the overall project management of strategic supplier reviews up to and including vendor implementation. Given equal qualifications in the decision, price is always a factor.
Pre-negotiate and incorporate terms, conditions, key performance indicators, and service level metrics into vendor contracts.
Work directly with internal business departments to run major RFP/RFQ projects, process agreements, and assure certain metrics are present in supplier agreements.
Prepare vendor recommendations for decision-making; including Management meeting recommendations and Global Procurement approval documentation, ensuring fully compliant Procurement selection processes and documentation thereof.
Create purchase orders using the Zycus workflow process and departmental policies and procedures. Maintain the workflow process training and coordination with all departments that are supported.
Monitor and support Procurement document workflow in Zycus system and continually recommend and support introduction of system improvements.
Evaluate vendor performance in relation to established service level objectives.
Manage all vendor files, NDA agreements, and required accounting forms for new suppliers.
Liaise with vendors and keep current with market pricing and offerings.
Assess, develop, and implement procurement strategies for a multitude of products and services.
Maintain and train PCL and PCNT employees on a Porsche specific Procurement Policy & Procedures Manual.
Obtain prior approvals throughout the areas of Finance, Accounting, Management and supporting departments while enforcing appropriate internal controls.
Responsible for the proper usage of, awareness of, and compliance with Information Technology security policies at Porsche.
Work proactively and collaboratively with PCNA and PAG Procurement to ensure local implementation of new policies, procedures and tools as well as coordination of regional contracts and strategies.
Ensure proper retention of contracts, electronic documents, business confidential information, and actively demonstrate an understanding of the need to safeguard competitive information in both electronic and non-electronic formats
Lead the implementation of efficiency projects driven by procurement.

Strong understanding of procurement and negotiation techniques.

Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or equivalent background in a related field of study. Master’s degree preferred.


(Job and Industry):
8+ years of total experience in procurement/purchasing/buyer areas
Experience with SAP and/or Zycus systems a significant advantage
North American Automotive Industry Procurement experience an advantage


Comprehensive knowledge of business principles, strategies and practices
Management and leadership skills
Ability to interact and communicate with individuals at all levels both inside and outside the organization, up to and including Executive Management.
Ability to manage and lead meetings, presentations, and complex time lines.
Strong Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, and Access).
Ability to read and interpret contract terms and conditions

Flexible and able to adapt to immediate business area needs and timelines
Fluent English Communication (Oral and Written) a requirement; in addition, French and/or German language skills would be an advantage
Relationship Management
Time Management
Attention to detail
At a Glance

Porsche is an equal opportunity employer and we take pride in our diversity. In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at Porsche will be based on merit, qualifications and abilities. Porsche does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, status as a parent, national origin, age, disability, family medical history, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, familial status, registered domestic partner status, family and medical leave status, military status, criminal conviction history, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law