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The Procurement & Operations Specialist will lead the Procurement and Operational Performance efforts for Northern Ontario ACM, slag, as well as the cement terminals in this market. Operational procurement teams are responsible for tactical sourcing to contract activities (under $500k annual spend) in their local market areas, and spend above that level in close cooperation with Category Managers. Operational procurement also acts as a cross functional interface with the business lines to drive professionalization, digitalization, and modernization of the procurement function at the local level. This individual will be required to lead initiatives through sourcing activities, strategies, management, and goal setting/coaching of local GM, operations managers, plant managers, and requisitionners.
In addition, the incumbent is responsible for supporting the Northern Ontario ACM Market with operational performance for the area. The primary focus is analysis of operational effectiveness and efficiency with a goal to identify areas of concern and/or opportunity. The Procurement & Operations Specialist is responsible for providing key operational data and analysis for use in operational decision making for the market area. He/she will be responsible for information regarding operational cost & variance analysis and forecast preparation, consumption tracking (i.e. labour, fuel, and energy), capital spending status, and key performance indicators.
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We thank you for your interest. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Lafarge is committed to the principles of employment equity and encourages the applications from women, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities.