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Job Posting #: 12-0030
Job Title: Category Planning Specialist
City: Saint John
State/Province: NB

Irving Oil is a regional refining and marketing company serving customers in Eastern Canada and New England. We offer challenging and rewarding employment opportunities throughout our company, and are always seeking committed and talented people to join our team. We are currently recruiting for a Category Planning Specialist to join our Irving Oil Team.

Duties include (but are not limited to):

  • Develop category profile Identify savings opportunities
  • Develop category sourcing strategy
  • Manage strategy to execution Engage with strategic planning and budgeting organizations to align on strategic goals and provide input into budgeting process
  • Identify and implement opportunities to optimize sourcing processes and internal supply chain processes impacting the category
  • Develop category profile and sourcing strategy Identify category stakeholder and engage them in the strategic sourcing projects
  • BBA/B.Comm./B.Sc./MBA degree
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in Operations, R&D, and/or Procurement Knowledge of trend and best practices in procurement
  • Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP) designation or other similar designation
  • Total cost analysis
  • Presentation skills
  • Strong commercial/negotiating skills
  • Technical insight to challenge and/or advise on user specifications
  • Ability to evaluate commercial risks and technical potential in category / sub-category
Number of Openings 1
Position Location: Saint John
Bilingual Requested: No
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