Supervisor, Purchasing Administration

Warehouse/Distribution Vernon, BC


Description

Supervisor, Purchasing Administration

Role Description

Kal Tire is looking to hire a Supervisor, Purchasing Administration. The Purchasing Administration Supervisor is a subject matter expert in product & pricing maintenance and set-up, as well as information systems. Main responsibilities include the oversight of products and pricing across Kal Tire’s systems, ensuring effective administration, data quality, and system integrity. This role requires a combination of strong business process knowledge, technical acumen and the ability to communicate across all levels of the organization.

The position reports to the Manager of Purchasing Administration,

Responsibilities

Product & Pricing

• Supervise team responsible for the administration of product and pricing across Kal Tire’s systems.
• Ensure product and pricing is successfully applied in system of record and all downstream environments.
• Guide team in setting up supplier programs and adjusting as required based on various factors and systems limitations, bearing in mind potential impacts to all areas of the business.
• Develop and maintain policies, processes, best practices, and tools for managing product and pricing across multiple systems.
• Review systems and programs to ensure proper execution and accuracy. 
• Work with management regarding all aspects of pricing; including policies, customer pricing levels, regional pricing, strategic pricing initiatives, future pricing approaches.

Information Systems

• Subject matter expert with respect to Kal Tire’s systems (D365, TSS, KINS and PeopleSoft).
• Find flexible solutions for the business without compromising system integrity and data quality.
• Implement routine reports, alerts, or manual processes to ensure systems are in sync with one another around critical data points (e.g., product, cost, price, inventory, levies, etc.). 
• Investigate/troubleshoot system issues and assess business impact.
• Plan and coordinate testing effort to ensure safe application of fixes/enhancements.
• Establish a strong working knowledge of system integrations required to properly manage data resulting from business updates.

Supervision

• Supervise product and pricing team members.
• Recruit, interview, and select new team members.
• Plan, prepare and devise work schedules.
• Coach, mentor, and develop team. Conducts annual performance evaluations.

Work Experience

• 5 years in an office environment with a company of similar size.
• 5 years Warehouse and supply chain management experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• Expert knowledge of Warehouse management systems and Point of Sale systems.
• Advanced Excel knowledge.
• Strong interpersonal skills.
• Ability to train, develop, and coach team members.
• Ability to lead and direct a team.

Education

• University degree, preferably in Business Administration.

Negotiable Requirements

• Supervisory experience.
• Kal Tire systems experience.

About Kal Tire
Kal Tire is the largest independently owned tire dealer in Canada with over 250 locations. Our business philosophy centers on exceeding our customers’ expectations and relies on our entrepreneurial team members to provide exceptional customer service.