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VP Materials & Strategic Sourcing

30451 Simpson Rd, Abbotsford, BC V2T 6C7, Canada Req #605
Monday, November 21, 2022
Phantom Screens is a great place to work, with friendly coworkers and a clean and safe environment. We all work hard – but we look out for each other too, which makes for an awesome workplace. This is an excellent opportunity to work in one of Abbotsford’s favorite places to work!

This Phantom Screens Leadership Team position is accountable for strategic sourcing, planning, leading, and controlling inbound materials activities necessary to support the delivery of the Phantom Experience to our customers. As a key member of the Phantom leadership team, the VP, Materials & Strategic Sourcing will provide leadership in the achievement of corporate and departmental goals, consistently demonstrate, and encourage in others the organization's core corporate values and champion Phantom's overall strategic vision. They will help grow our unique value proposition:

"From Factory to Fresh Air, you can Trust Us to deliver the Best Overall Consumer Experience in Retractable Screening Solutions."

With a strong focus on strategic sourcing, this role will be responsible for ensuring that Phantom has a sourcing strategy that provides the best value for our customers and business and keeps Phantom in our leadership position in the retractable screen market.

The VP Materials and Strategic Sourcing is accountable for all aspects of materials costs, planning, domestic and international purchasing, receiving, inspection, raw material and purchased part inventory and replenishing materials to internal customers.

Our Values:

At Phantom Screens we value all of our employees. We are committed to providing a safe, harmonious, and respectful work environment and all employees are required to help us achieve this by practicing our core values.

"To Speak the Truth

"To Pursue Excellence

"To Serve Each Other

"To Practice Stewardship

Position Responsibilities:

Materials Operations

  • Safety and HR for the department: communication, supervision, and employee experience initiatives to promote engagement within the team
  • Planning & Organizing: responsible for department strategies and tactics, budgeting, projects, and scheduling
  • Raw Materials Warehousing: Managing and reviewing Inventory levels, turns, physical requirements, and processes for efficiency and reliability
  • Material Handling: Analyzing physical requirements, processes, and delivery to production for efficiency
  • Staffing: In collaboration with the Employee Experience team, assess workload management, career development, and succession planning for the team
  • Strategic Sourcing
  • Supply Chain Risk Management: ensure that the sourcing strategy secures a reliable supply of materials to the business
  • Supplier Relationship Management: Responsible for the strategic evaluation, negotiation, selection, performance, relationships, required records, and long-term agreements with suppliers
  • Purchased Product & Services: Manage and review BOM accuracy, minimizing costs, meeting quality and delivery in line with business requirements
  • Capital Equipment: Provide leadership and insight for major capital purchases to the organization
Continuous Improvement and Quality
  • Pursuit of Operational Excellence: Continuously improving the demand driven flow of customer value.
  • Supplier Quality Performance: Ensuring that supplier quality performance is improving and meeting / exceeding business requirements.
  • Receiving & Inspection: Responsible for quality assurance, data and supplier score carding.

Other duties as assigned

Further, this position will collaborate with other departments on efforts such as supporting customers, launching new product, efficient product changes, working closely with Product Management, implementing best practices and carrying out activities in the best interests of the organization.

Position Requirements:

  • General: customer focused, flexible in work schedule, committed to self-development
  • Leadership: lead by example, develop, coach, mentor, motivate and support
  • Communication Skills: strong verbal and written English, non-verbal, internal and external facing
  • "Technology Skills: Advanced knowledge and experience with MS Windows and Office programs (especially Excel), ERP systems and typing
Certificates / Licenses / Permits:
  • Travel may be required therefore:
    • Class 5 (or higher) Driver's License (with acceptable Driver's Abstract) and access to an insured vehicle
    • Ability to travel internationally as required (Passport without travel restrictions)
Academic Requirements and Work Experience:
  • Completion any of the following post-secondary education (or equivalent): Degree or diploma in Supply Chain Management, Engineering, Operations Management, Business Administration and/or related discipline
  • Achievement of any of the following designations are desirable: Certified Purchasing Professional (CPP), Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP), Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM), Lean certification, Six Sigma certification
  • Minimum ten years materials management experience preferably in a manufacturing setting, including minimum of five years in a leadership role. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

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Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Job Start Date Monday, January 2, 2023
Location on Google Maps
  • 30451 Simpson Rd, Abbotsford, BC V2T 6C7, Canada