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  • Location: Edmonton
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Friday, 18 August 2017
    Junior Buyer

    With over 60 years of experience in the Alberta marketplace, Manpower specializes in matching great talent with great companies. In tandem with our client, a leading chemical production company, Manpower is seeking a Junior Buyer, for a permanent role in Edmonton. Working hours for this role will be 8:00 am - 4:30 pm. Our client is offering benefits after three months, and two weeks' annual vacation.

    In this role you will be purchasing raw materials and/or finished goods, tracking existing orders, responding to field enquiries and providing resolution to issues that arise.
    Your responsibilities will include:
    * Creating & submitting purchase orders based on internal requirements
    * Working with suppliers to track, trace & expedite Purchase Orders
    * Problem-solving when needed if issues arise with existing Purchase Orders both internally and externally
    * Handling phone call and e-mail inquiries associated with the Purchasing process
    * Other administrative and/or project work as assigned

    To be successful in this role, you will have:
    * Minimum High School Diploma; post-secondary education in Purchasing is preferred
    * 2+ years' experience in a Purchasing role
    * Proficiency in Microsoft Excel; building spreadsheets and data entry
    * Previous experience working with SAP would be considered a strong asset
    * Good communication, interpersonal and documentation skills
    * Ability to be self-driven and change focus as required based on business needs/demands
    * Ability to perform duties with a high degree of efficiency and accuracy
    * Strong problem solving skills

    Please apply online and / or create and manage your profile at www.manpowerab.com. Alternatively, you can email marianne.carmack@manpower.com or contact us at 780.420.0110 and ask for our Professional Team.

    Manpower would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, due to the number of individuals applying to positions at Manpower, only successful applicants will be contacted. All other resumes will be retained for future opportunities.

    To learn more about the changing world of work, please visit our website at www.manpowerab.com, follow us on Twitter @ManpowerAB, and like Manpower Alberta on Facebook.
  • Location: Minneapolis
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Friday, 18 August 2017
    Title: Business Process Consultant- Entry
    Location: Downtown Minneapolis 55402
    Pay: $ 19.04/hour
    Hours: M-F; 1st shift; full-time
    Start: 8/28/17
    Length: 2 months
    ASSIGNMENT RESPONSIBILITIES:
    *Serve as the Business Process Consultant for mid sized project
    *Document and translate business processes into technical requirements
    *Coordinate/facilitate cross-functional project teams of 10-15 people
    *Define and articulate project scope and business requirements based on client-provided strategy and objectives, analyzing appropriate data as necessary
    *Effectively communicate project strategies, statuses, and key decisions within project teams, stakeholder committees, and larger organization including Senior Management
    *Identify, research, analyze and manage risks within projects/systems/resource changes and formulate solutions/contingency plans partnering with Manager and Sr Management when necessary
    *Communicate expectations and share information
    QUALIFICATIONS:
    *Effectively interact and transact business with vendor/client partners
    *Manage project timelines, ensuring that projects deliver on-time, accurately and with the desired quality of product
    *1-3 years Project/Process Management experience w/ multiple, technical development projects retail merchandising or marketing experience
    *E Commerce experience
    *Strong organizational skills and detail orientation
    *Ability to be flexible and work with ambiguity, self-directed
    *Strong presentation skills and ability to interact effectively with strong personalities
    *Strong leadership skills including interpersonal communications
    *Conflict management skills Experience with mobile web and applications
    *Proficient with Microsoft Windows (Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Outlook)

    If you are interested, please apply!
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    Additional Comments:

    Need Target Email Enabled?: Yes Yes No

    FullTime / PartTime / OnCall: Full Time Full Time On Call Part Time

    Justification: Workload LOA Support Open Team Member Position Other Strategic Initiative Workload

    Shift: 8-5

    Access to Confidential/Team Member Information?: No No Yes

    Additional Supplier Information:

    Pyramid: Target Properties CSR Finance FRS HR Legal, Brand & AP Marketing Merchandising Operations Risk & Compliance Strategy & Innovation Supply Chain Target Properties Target.com and Mobile TTS

    Background Check: N/A No Pending Yes

    Drug Screen: N/A No Pending Yes
  • Location: Minneapolis
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Friday, 18 August 2017
    Title: Procurement Specialist-Mid
    Location: Downtown Minneapolis 55402
    Pay: $ 21.76/hour
    Hours: M-F, 8-5 pm
    Start: 8/28/17
    Length: 6 months
    Description:
    Manages the execution of purchase orders and product distribution based on operational requirements for assigned commodities and processes, ensuring accurate and timely delivery.
    Ensures accurate and efficient procurement processes and supply chain management which maximizes service and minimizes costs.
    Analyze inventory replenishment order placement practices at both store level and 3rd party providers.
    Manages inventories onsite and supplier facilities in compliance with departmental directives.
    Manage/maintain commodity lead times and schedules for purchase order issuance.
    Manage obsolescence and disposition by working closely with internal and external business partners.
    Processes and/or reconciles store expense invoices.
    Innovates and improves existing reporting; provides ongoing support.
    Utilizes functionality of procurement systems to provide operational cost reporting for total cost analysis. 1-2 years of MRP/forecasting experience
    Strong analytical skills
    Solid attention to detail and organizational skills
    Able to manage multiple tasks at one time and consistent follow through Experience using Excel, Outlook and Access

    If interested, please apply now!
  • Location: Calgary
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Friday, 18 August 2017
    Procurement Coordinator
    With over 60 years of experience in the Alberta marketplace, Manpower specializes in matching great talent with great companies. In tandem with our client, Manpower is seeking a Procurement Coordinator, to fulfill a short term temporary position in Olds, AB.

    In this role as a Procurement Coordinator you will be:
    * Responsible for the timely procurement of goods and services for our Client, ensuring cost effectiveness commensurate with quality.
    * Ensuring all purchases shall be in accordance with our client's standard practices, applicable trade agreements and all municipal, provincial and federal laws.
    * Promoting and maintaining a high level of communication and liaison with the external supplier community and our client's various departments.

    Basic/Minimum Qualifications:
    * MUST be a member of the Supply Chain Management Association (SCMA) and be in good standing with active designation status
    * Experience with PeopleSoft or similar ERP would be preferred
    * 2 year diploma with a focus on Supply Chain Management would be considered an asset

    Please apply online and / or create and manage your profile at www.manpower.ca Alternatively, you can email your resume to melissa.hughes@manpower.com or contact us at 403-269-6936 and ask for Melissa.

    Manpower would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, due to the number of individuals applying to positions at Manpower, only successful applicants will be contacted. All other resumes will be retained for future opportunities.

    To learn more about the changing world of work, please visit our website at www.manpowerab.com, follow us on Twitter @ManpowerAB, and like Manpower Alberta on Facebook.
  • Location: Hinton
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Friday, 18 August 2017
    Procurement Coordinator
    With over 60 years of experience in the Alberta marketplace, Manpower specializes in matching great talent with great companies. In tandem with our client, Manpower is seeking a Procurement Coordinator, to fulfill a short term temporary position in Olds, AB.

    In this role as a Procurement Coordinator you will be:
    * Responsible for the timely procurement of goods and services for our Client, ensuring cost effectiveness commensurate with quality.
    * Ensuring all purchases shall be in accordance with our client's standard practices, applicable trade agreements and all municipal, provincial and federal laws.
    * Promoting and maintaining a high level of communication and liaison with the external supplier community and our client's various departments.

    Basic/Minimum Qualifications:
    * MUST be a member of the Supply Chain Management Association (SCMA) and be in good standing with active designation status
    * Experience with PeopleSoft or similar ERP would be preferred
    * 2 year diploma with a focus on Supply Chain Management would be considered an asset

    Please apply online and / or create and manage your profile at www.manpower.ca Alternatively, you can email your resume to melissa.hughes@manpower.com or contact us at 403-269-6936 and ask for Melissa.

    Manpower would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, due to the number of individuals applying to positions at Manpower, only successful applicants will be contacted. All other resumes will be retained for future opportunities.

    To learn more about the changing world of work, please visit our website at www.manpowerab.com, follow us on Twitter @ManpowerAB, and like Manpower Alberta on Facebook.
  • Location: Red Deer
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Friday, 18 August 2017
    Procurement Coordinator
    With over 60 years of experience in the Alberta marketplace, Manpower specializes in matching great talent with great companies. In tandem with our client, Manpower is seeking a Procurement Coordinator, to fulfill a short term temporary position in Olds, AB.

    In this role as a Procurement Coordinator you will be:
    * Responsible for the timely procurement of goods and services for our Client, ensuring cost effectiveness commensurate with quality.
    * Ensuring all purchases shall be in accordance with our client's standard practices, applicable trade agreements and all municipal, provincial and federal laws.
    * Promoting and maintaining a high level of communication and liaison with the external supplier community and our client's various departments.

    Basic/Minimum Qualifications:
    * MUST be a member of the Supply Chain Management Association (SCMA) and be in good standing with active designation status
    * Experience with PeopleSoft or similar ERP would be preferred
    * 2 year diploma with a focus on Supply Chain Management would be considered an asset

    Please apply online and / or create and manage your profile at www.manpower.ca Alternatively, you can email your resume to melissa.hughes@manpower.com or contact us at 403-269-6936 and ask for Melissa.

    Manpower would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, due to the number of individuals applying to positions at Manpower, only successful applicants will be contacted. All other resumes will be retained for future opportunities.

    To learn more about the changing world of work, please visit our website at www.manpowerab.com, follow us on Twitter @ManpowerAB, and like Manpower Alberta on Facebook.
  • Location: Sidney
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Friday, 18 August 2017
    Purchasing Clerk

    Manpower is currently recruiting for a Purchasing Clerk for a manufacturing company located in Delhi, NY. The purpose of this role is to develop and implement a procurement plan and identify cost savings opportunities in order to have the goods and/or services available. The Purchasing Clerk will be responsible for the following:

    Job Responsibilities
    * Responsible for the purchase of non-production related materials and services.
    * Handle all discrepancies and resolve all non-conformance's issues with suppliers.
    * Monitor supplier's performance in coordination with internal end users of materials or services purchased.
    * Conduct risk assessments and report to management any supply issues in area of responsibility.
    * Collaborate with manufacturing, warehouse and logistics, and other departments with regard to purchase specifications, supplier selection, requisition development and approvals, purchase orders, invoicing, and discrepancies.
    * Translate the applicable procurement/category strategy and the input from Category Buyers into a procurement plan and budget.
    * Other duties as assigned by management.

    Job Requirements
    * Bachelor's degree in related field
    * Demonstrated knowledge in a purchasing role, typically shown through 4 - 6 years relevant work experience
    * Proficient in Business Systems management and transactional data entry.
    * SAP preferred.
  • Location: Vancouver
    Job Type : Permanent
    Date: Friday, 18 August 2017
    VIA Rail Canada Inc., Canada's national passenger rail service is currently seeking for 1 Senior Stores Attendant to work at it's Vancouver Maintenance Center (Pacific Central Station).

    TASKS
    - Pick, count, receive and store materials.
    - Process documents.
    - Operate forklift trucks.
    - Other related duties as assigned.

    SCHEDULE
    Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday from 6:00 to 16:00
    Rest days: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

    SALARY
    26.65$/H
    Requirements :
    - General knowledge of stores procedures and materials classification.
    - Must possess a good working knowledge of micro-computers, Windows operating systems and Lotus Notes.
    - Must be qualified in Oracle.
    - Must have forklift operations certification
    - Must know W.H.M.I.S. and T.D.G.
  • Location: Hempstead
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Thursday, 17 August 2017
    Manpower has partnered with an industry-leading Fortune 500 supply chain solutions company who is searching for a Buyer/Customer Service Rep. In this role you are responsible for processing customer orders, places and authorizing supplier purchase orders within assigned limits. This is a first shift, temporary to permanent opportunity and if you feel you have the qualifications listed below please apply today!

    Essential Functions
    * Evaluate supplier quotes and services to determine most desirable suppliers and prepares order to ensure all required data elements are provided and correct.
    * Enter supplier purchase orders. Determine if material is to be "Direct Shipped" or processed via a WIS Distribution Center.
    * Follow up with suppliers concerning order status and delivery. Resolve Supplier Purchase order questions and issues.
    * Resolve Supplier Accounts Payable invoice questions and issues.
    * Secure and review Supplier authorization (Return Material Authorizations) and coordinate return of materials and goods.
    * Assist the Buyer and CSR Supervisor with evaluating supplier performance related to on-time delivery, fill rates and errors, transfer cost improvements, branch support, and other measures.
    * Customer account responsibility for order processing activities and problem resolution.
    * Process Customer orders following established Customer Contract guidelines.
    * Review daily customer unprocessed order lists. Follow up open requests for quotes, and resolve all issues in order to process order.
    * Maintain accurate purchasing, pricing, and cost data on applicable company systems.

    Qualifications
    * At least three years of experience in Purchasing MRO and Indirect Materials
    * Bachelors' Degree
    * Knowledge of purchasing and inventory concepts, practices, and procedures
    * Knowledge of industry including suppliers, customers and competitors
    * Knowledge of business performance measures
    * Strong verbal and written communication skills
    * Strong negotiation skills
    * Strong problem solving skills
    * Strong analytical skills
    * Strong computer skills
  • Location: Churchill Falls
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Tuesday, 15 August 2017
    Do you want to work Monday to Friday?
    Do you want to work daytime hours?
    Do you want to work with a company that values their employees?
    Are you interested in a Temp position that may lead to permanent?
    Do you have purchasing & procurement experience?

    Then we have the job for you!!

    $14.00/Hour to start

    To Obtain requirements by verifying, preparing, and forwarding purchase orders; verifies receipt of items; authorizes payment.

    Purchasing Agent Job Duties:

    Verifies purchase requisitions by comparing items requested to master list; clarifying unclear items; recommending alternatives.
    Forwards available inventory items by verifying stock; scheduling delivery.
    Prepares purchase orders by verifying specifications and price; obtaining recommendations from suppliers for substitute items; obtaining approval from requisitioning department.
    Obtains purchased items by forwarding orders to suppliers; monitoring and expediting orders.
    Verifies receipt of items by comparing items received to items ordered; resolves shipments in error with suppliers.
    Authorizes payment for purchases by forwarding receiving documentation.
    Keeps information accessible by sorting and filing documents.
    Provides purchasing planning and control information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends.
    Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities.
    Accomplishes purchasing and organization mission by completing related results as needed.

    Purchasing Agent Skills and Qualifications:

    Supply Management, Tracking Budget Expenses, Vendor Relationships, Organization, Customer Service, Documentation Skills, Supply Management, Manufacturing Methods and Procedures, Manufacturing Quality, Cost Accounting, Control Engineering.

    If this is a job for you, please reply to this ad, or e-mail: moncton.nb@manpower.com

    Thank you.
  • Location: Corona
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Friday, 11 August 2017
    Count merchandise in stock and posts totals to inventory records. Compare inventories to office records or computes figures from records such as sales orders, production records, or purchase invoices to obtain current inventory.Verify clerical computations against physical count of stock and adjusts errors in computation or count, or investigates and reports reasons for discrepancies. Generate reports such as inventory balance or shortages. Prepare lists of depleted items and recommends survey of defective or unusable items.Must be able to operate Cherry Picker and some times work in a refrigerated environment. If you are ideal candidate please forward your resume tania.lewis@manpower.com and complete your online application at Manpower.com.
  • Location: Calgary
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Friday, 11 August 2017
    Procurement Coordinator
    With over 60 years of experience in the Alberta marketplace, Manpower specializes in matching great talent with great companies. In tandem with our client, Manpower is seeking a Procurement Coordinator, to fulfill a short term temporary position in Olds, AB.

    In this role as a Procurement Coordinator you will be:
    * Responsible for the timely procurement of goods and services for our Client, ensuring cost effectiveness commensurate with quality.
    * Ensuring all purchases shall be in accordance with our client's standard practices, applicable trade agreements and all municipal, provincial and federal laws.
    * Promoting and maintaining a high level of communication and liaison with the external supplier community and our client's various departments.

    Basic/Minimum Qualifications:
    * MUST be a member of the Supply Chain Management Association (SCMA) and be in good standing with active designation status
    * Experience with PeopleSoft or similar ERP would be preferred
    * 2 year diploma with a focus on Supply Chain Management would be considered an asset

    Please apply online and / or create and manage your profile at www.manpower.ca Alternatively, you can email your resume to melissa.hughes@manpower.com or contact us at 403-269-6936 and ask for Melissa.

    Manpower would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, due to the number of individuals applying to positions at Manpower, only successful applicants will be contacted. All other resumes will be retained for future opportunities.

    To learn more about the changing world of work, please visit our website at www.manpowerab.com, follow us on Twitter @ManpowerAB, and like Manpower Alberta on Facebook.
  • Location: Montreal
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Thursday, 10 August 2017
    Vous êtes une personne proactive possédant un esprit plus vif que l'éclair et vous rechercher une expérience de travail enrichissante pour agrémenter votre curriculum vitae ?
    Joignez-vous à Manpower et profitez de l'expertise de notre équipe de professionnels pour vous aider à vous trouver du travail.

    Nous sommes à la recherche d'un ACHETEUR pour œuvrer au sein d'une entreprise étant un leader de la distribution de fournitures industrielles situé à Pointe-Claire (H9R 5P9).
    L'horaire de jour (7h- 16h) du lundi au vendredi est stable, le salaire sera fixé entre 19$ et 22$ par heure selon votre expérience, le mandat débute en août pour une durée initiale de 4 mois, mais a d'excellentes chances d'être prolongé et de devenir permanent.

    La personne idéale doit posséder au moins 2 années d'expérience en tant qu'acheteur, être bilingue tant à l'oral qu'à l'écrit (français et anglais), être confortable au téléphone et avec la Suite Microsoft Office. Vous devez avoir une excellente connaissance de la région et du Québec car vous serez en contact avec des fournisseurs et clients d'un peu partout. Vous devez également être à l'aise avec le service à la clientèle, pour entretenir de bonnes relations professionnelles, négocier des prix et analyser les soumissions.
    Si vous vous sentez interpellé par cette offre, que vous avez le désir de grandir au sein d'une belle compagnie qui vous offre un environnement de travail agréable, sécuritaire et organisé, n'hésitez plus, envoyez-nous votre candidature sans plus attendre.
  • Location: Gaithersburg
    Job Type : Temporary
    Date: Thursday, 10 August 2017
    Administrative Clerk - Contracts/Procurement

    Responsibilities for the position include:

    * Provide administrative support to Contracts & Procurement personnel.
    o Update electronic procurement files as required.
    o Timely review of invoices for accuracy to procured requirements
    o Maintain and distribute Supplier forms to internal and external parties
    o Prepare reports including the researching, compiling, and summarizing of data
    o Maintain various department records and files

    Minimum Requirements

    * Experience in CostPoint, or demonstrated ability to easily learn new systems
    * Ability to work in a high volume, deadline oriented environment
    * Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel.
    * Excellent communications skills, both verbal and written
    * Experience in Outlook email and calendar
    * Detail oriented
    * Ability to consider creative solutions, and think outside the box

    Preferred Qualifications

    * Exposure to a procurement environment would be an asset.
    * Associates Degree
    * 3+ years of experience

    Create a profile at www.manpower.com and contact me at:

    Letty Scott, PHR, SHRM-CP
    Talent Placement Specialist

    Manpower
    4800 Hampden Lane
    Suite 200
    Bethesda, MD 20814
    T 1 (301) 215-6346 Ext. 70360

    WWW.us.manpower.com
  • Location: Arlington
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Tuesday, 01 August 2017
    Manpower has an opening for a Sourcing Specialist in the Grapevine area. This is a temporary position that will convert to permanent status after 90 days, with full benefits available at permanency. This position pays $24 dollars per hour, with a salary exempt range of $55K - $65K at hire.Candidates MUST have excellent Excel experience as a large part of the work will be done on this tool.

    PRIMARY DUTIES AND/OR RESPONSIBILITIES:
    1. Creates Supply Chain plans to meet the needs of each potential sale. They work with Sales, Management and Directors to tailor programs specifically for each account.
    2. Interviews suppliers and evaluates their products and capabilities as supplier.
    3. Researches product lines, prices, product sources, and other relevant purchasing information.
    4. Evaluates research findings and makes independent decisions on procurement matters.
    5. Serves as a liaison between suppliers and co-workers.
    6. Obtains price quotes from suppliers and compares quotes with the specifications and availability of items.
    7. Organizes updates and retains product information files and back-up data.
    8. Reviews contracts for change prior to bid or renewal interfacing with operational personnel as needed.
    9. Renegotiates price increase markets and makes changes as necessary and appropriate.
    10. Demonstrates continuous effort to improve turnaround times, streamline work processes and work cooperatively and jointly, to provide quality procurement/supply chain information.
    11. Establish and manage preferred and certified supplier relationships
    12. Minimize/ Eliminate rogue spending and unnecessary spend with non-preferred suppliers
    13. Understand Customer Service Level Agreements and Planning Processes to maximize Supplier negotiations in Cost Modeling
    14. Establish and manage KPI's within the Organization
    15. Reduce/ eliminate unnecessary freight and supply chain expenses
    16. Identify and implement improvements to achieve cost savings
    17. Support operational transition activities for all new acquisitions
    18. Demonstrates continuous effort to improve operations, increase turnaround times, streamline work processes and work cooperatively and jointly, to provide quality service
    19. Performs other duties and/or responsibilities as requested.

    QUALIFICATIONS:
    * EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
    o High School Diploma or equivalent required, Bachelors Degree preferred
    o 5+ years of experience in purchasing
    o 2+ years of experience in a distribution environment

    Any equivalent combination of related education and/or experience may be considered.

    * KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
    o The ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, engineering documents and procedure manuals.
    o The ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
    o The ability to speak effectively to co-workers as well as personnel for suppliers and customers.
    o The ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.
    o Good computer skills- Must have medium level skillset with Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook and Adobe-PDF
    o May be needed to travel
    o Additional language skill is a plus.

    All candidates must submit to a background check and drug screen in order to be considered for this position.