Strategic Sourcing Specialist

Supply Chain / Chaîne d'approvisionnement Brampton, ON #2024-9370 (reqID)


Position at Dynacare

Job Posting: Strategic Sourcing Specialist
Location: Brampton, ON 
This is a full-time permanent position based in Brampton, ON, working hours are 9am to 5pm. It allows for flexible work from home arrangements to provide work-life-balance to employees as needed. 
Where YOU work, makes a difference. 
Life is precious and every moment matters. Dynacare is helping Canadians achieve a healthy future with care and wellness solutions that are convenient, understandable, and accessible. When you join our team, every day is an opportunity to get better and be inspired. It’s an environment where you can grow your career in any direction you choose. We’re evolving our technology and optimizing our processes, so you can do your best work, make a meaningful impact, and thrive. 
Why Dynacare is an amazing place for YOU: 
·       Join an award-winning "Top Employer" with meaningful and impactful career opportunities. 
·       Access a health and wellness benefits program that supports you and your loved ones. 
·       Grow and thrive with a dynamic, successful company through internal mobility opportunities. 
·       Invest in your future through RRSP match benefits and an employee stock purchase program. 
·       Experience a collaborative, diverse workforce that prioritizes dignity and respect for all. 
  Are YOU our next Strategic Sourcing Specialist? 
As the Strategic Sourcing Specialist, you will be reporting to the Manager, Strategic Sourcing and procurement and execute strategic sourcing activities to bring value to the organization. You will be responsible for the overall implementation and management of best practices of strategic sourcing to augment the overall supply chain operations of the organization. You will be responsible for managing the end-to-end sourcing life cycle for material and services and will be working closely with relevant departments and suppliers to source and procure the material and services by adopting the principle of the best value of money and engaging the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) model.   

How YOU will make a difference:  

    • Conducting a detailed quantitative and qualitative analysis of various material and service categories to lay out the strategic direction for sourcing activities.
    • Partner and influence key business partners to align on the execution of the strategic sourcing and contracting processes for direct and indirect spending.
    • Understand the business requirements by coordinating with internal departments and lead complex sourcing projects at the regional and national levels.
    • Bring the best value of money by building strategic relationships with suppliers and creating synergy to the business requirements by engaging vendor in RFx process, preparing financial analysis, negotiating favorable contract terms with support from Manager. Identifying the potential risks and engage coping mitigation strategies to drive continuous improvement and efficient cost management for the projects.
    • Close collaboration with Dynacare’s legal department while drafting the contracts and ensure that organization’s interests are fully covered.
    • Continuous engagement of key stakeholders and project management teams to build a strategic alliance.
    • Conduct research to bring up-to-date market knowledge, industry trends, and innovation to identify the new vendors and build relationships with them.
    • Integrate Vendor Quarterly Business Review into the strategic sourcing process. Evaluate vendor performance, assess key performance indicators, and identify opportunities for improvement. Collaborate with vendors to align on business goals and enhance overall performance.
    • Represent strategic sourcing as a subject matter expert on key categories for material and services. 
    • Implement sourcing and supplier relationship management best practices.

What YOU bring to the role: 

    • University Degree in Engineering, Science or Business is preferred
    • Nationally recognized professional Supply Chain Management Certifications such as CSCMP, CPSM will be preferred.
    • Minimum of 5 years of enterprise-level experience in Strategic Sourcing, Supply Chain Management, and/or Procurement. 
    • Lean Six Sigma certification is an asset.
    • MBA or equivalent experience will be an asset.
    • Experience with MRP/ERP systems is desired.
    • Health care or life science-related experience is an asset.
    • French Language proficiency will be an asset.
    • Advanced proficiency with MS Office.
    • Solid understanding of project management principles, techniques, and tools developed through extensive project management experience.
    • Proven track record of successful execution of the RFx process from inception to completion with quantifiable achievements and collaboration with cross-functional teams

DNA of an Ideal Dynacare Employee  

 I make a difference in people’s lives. I am a caring, collaborative team-player who is passionate about quality and continuous improvement.   

    • Caring - I demonstrate strong empathy and genuine concern for my colleagues, patients, and customers
    • Collaborative Team Player - I know I play a key role in helping the Dynacare team achieve success. I am comfortable in a changing environment, and I can easily manage multiple priorities.
    • Passion for Quality and Continuous Improvement - I am always looking to learn and solve problems. I am detailed oriented, adaptable, and find ways to make things better.
      Passionate about supporting healthy lives with commitment and care? Please apply today and let us open the door to your extended career journey. 
      Dynacare has been a “Top Employer” for many years and there is a reason why. We are a great place to work. At Dynacare, we’re proud to hire the best people. If you are looking for a meaningful career where you can support healthy lives with commitment and care – we would like to meet you. We hope you will join us in our journey to become Canada’s health and wellness solutions leader. 
      Dynacare is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to the attraction, selection, advancement, and fair treatment of all individuals. We believe that our diversity is our strength, so we employ a diverse workforce and respect the needs of all our employees.  
       In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Dynacare Accommodation Policy a request for accommodation will be accepted as part of the Dynacare hiring process.