Team Leader Procurement and Material Management


Pointe-Claire, QC

Pointe-Claire, QC, CA
Pointe-Claire, QC
30+ days ago
Team Leader Procurement and Material ManagementTake your next career step at ABB with a global team that is energizing the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future.At ABB, we have the clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all dimensions: gender, LGBTQ+, abilities, ethnicity and generations. Together, we are embarking on a journey where each and every one of us, individually and collectively, welcomes and celebrates individual differences.

ABB Installation Products Division (formerly Thomas & Betts),is the number one manufacturer of electrification products in North America with a 125-year history of providing innovation and customer- focused solutions for connecting and protecting electrical systems, as well as a unique differentiated medium voltage offering. Our products are used all around you, every day - orbiting the earth, working on Mars, on the fastest trains we ride, in the fastest cars of the world, crossing oceans, in factories producing your food, in the tallest buildings of the world, in the most modern hotels and in the walls of your home. With a portfolio of more than 200,000 products marketed under more than 38 premium brand names, our Division offerings are found wherever electricity is used. The Team Leader, Procurement and Material Management supports operations related to planning and purchasing, receiving, storage of raw materials and shipping of finished goods. In his role, he will be responsible for ensuring the best balance between service to our clients and the optimization of inventories.
Your responsibilities

  • Living ABB's core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business.
  • Coordinate and support the Procurement and Material Management team in planning, purchasing and receiving raw materials and shipping finished goods.
  • Establish annual inventory plans and apply appropriate strategies to optimize service and value of inventories.
  • Analyze, interpret and present inventory results to the management team and coordinate with relevant stakeholders the actions required to ensure strategic alignment.
  • Analyze sales of finished products, presents trends to the management team and, according to alignment, adjust raw material consumption forecasts.
  • Use the AS400 computer system, generate and analyze MRP requirements and execute optimal action plans (placing, cancelling and shipping orders, etc.).
  • Liaise between ABB and suppliers on various aspects and services such as quality, material management, research and development, introduction of new products, etc.
  • Participate in / execute various continuous improvement projects (reduced procurement time, cost savings, parts substitution, new sources of supply, etc.).
  • Perform other duties and participate in other projects as required.

Your background
  • 2-5 years in coordinating activities related to the management of the manufacturing supply chain
  • Bachelor of Operations Management, B.A.A. or equivalent
  • Experience with integrated systems (MRP II, ERP), AS400 experience an asset
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel required, VBA an asset
  • Highly developed analytical and synthesis skills and ability to translate information into plain language
  • Good communication skills (French and English), interpersonal skills to liaise between operations and sales, and synergy within the team
  • Supply Chain Management Professional Program (P.G.C.A.), an asset
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing and Six Sigma principles

  • Retirement plan
  • Medical insurance
  • Wellbeing program
More about us
Named to Forbes 2020 list of top 15 employers in Canada, ABB values the dedication, commitment and expertise of our employees. ABB is an Employment Equity Employer and believes in an inclusive and diverse workforce. Committed to ensuring that all policies and practices respect the Employment Equity Program, we aim for our workforce to be truly representative of the four designated groups; women, aboriginal people, members of visible minorities, and/or persons with disabilities. ABB will provide reasonable accommodation to applicant with disabilities and encourage applicants to self-identify in the application process.

About the Company