Groupe Marcelle - Bandeau

Specialist, Projects & Purchasing

5600 Chem. de la Côte de Liesse, Mont-Royal, QC H4T 4L1, Canada Req #182
Monday, February 20, 2023
Located in Montreal, Quebec, the Canadian company Groupe Marcelle is a leader in the cosmetics industry. With the highest standards of quality and excellence, Groupe Marcelle develops, manufactures, and distributes care and makeup products and accessories with a portfolio of four brands: Marcelle, Watier, Annabelle and CW Beggs and Sons.

At Groupe Marcelle we believe in an environment where passion can be expressed, creative minds lead to exceptional innovation, audacity and focus are a pillar of great success and acts of empowerment, collaboration and humanity are widely encouraged. Because our purpose is to “Cultivate beauty in the world”, we strive to care for you, people and the environment. We are looking for professionals who will exemplify these values and bring energy and commitment to results.

Join a company with more than 300 employees in the cosmetics field and play a key role in the organization.

Groupe Marcelle is currently looking for a Specialist, Projects and purchasing for a permanent full-time position.


Reporting to the Manager, Merchandising, the Specialist, Projects and purchasing is responsible to lead, deliver and source merchandising items within project scope and budget. The merchandising buyer is also responsible to negotiate with suppliers in contract and cost while providing strong cost analysts and recommendations.



  • Workplace: 5600, Côte-de-Liesse Road, Montreal, Quebec telecommuting and office mode.
  • Growing company.
  • A dynamic team of professionals.
  • Benefits: Competitive base salary and generous benefits package (including flexible hours, medical and dental insurance, pension plan, bonus and holiday vacation).
  • Employee discounts on all Marcelle Group products. 


  • Update and maintaining purchasing data in JDE, PO creation.
  • Manage import/export coordination.
  • Build and maintain strong partnership with third parties.
  • Research and source new suppliers.
  • Evaluate and negotiate with suppliers to secure best price, quality, and service.
  • Provide cost analysts and recommendations for all fixture replenishment or development.
  • Fulfill replenishment needs by evaluating JDE reports and predict future needs.
  • Fulfill yearly standard costs variance reasoning.
  • Review and renew contracts.
  • In collaboration with brand teams, lead and coordinate artwork process from briefing, approvals, printer production to delivery.
  • In collaboration with the brand team, lead and coordinate fixture process from briefing, CAD drawings, prototyping, production to delivery.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Work closely with Category Management and Marketing to ensuring technical feasibility of launches.
  • Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule, and costs.
  • Maintain accurate inventory of merchandising components.
  • Evaluate suppliers on key KPI’s. 


  • Bachelor’s Degree in business or a related field required.
  • Minimum 2-3 years experience in a similar position.
  • Comprehensive understanding of MS Excel and industry standard purchase order.
  • Able to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Outstanding communication and organizational skills.
  • Experience in ERP system. 


  • Bilingual English and French both written and oral as the person will have to communicate with different vendors from different countries.
  • Results-oriented and have an analytical mind.
  • Customer service oriented.
  • Able to quickly react to changing environment.
  • Proactive and team player.
  • Organized, able to prioritize time and tasks.
  • Strong at leadership, negotiation, and networking.
  • Great at attention to detail and good management of priorities.
  • Time management oriented and able to work with tight deadlines.
  • Able to make decisions and work with numbers.
  • Excellent with business and planning acumen.

The task and responsibilities listed above are summaries and indicatives.


We invite interested individuals to use our online recruitment module by submitting an application to


Groupe Marcelle wants to offer equal employment opportunities to all. It invites women, members of visible and ethnic minorities, Aboriginals, and persons with disabilities to apply. Groupe Marcelle is also committed to pursuing the integration of diversity and making it a source of enrichment and pride for all its employees.

The use of the masculine gender in this document refers to both men and women.

Groupe Marcelle thanks all candidates for their interest; however only those selected to continue in the process will be contacted.

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Telecommute % 60
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
Location on Google Maps
  • 5600 Chem. de la Côte de Liesse, Mont-Royal, QC H4T 4L1, Canada