Senior Costing Supply Chain Expert

Large manufacturing business looking for a Senior Costing Supply Chain Expert to join the team. Apply today!

Hays is pleased to partner with Irving Shipbuilding, a diverse, family owned company who has a proud history as Canada’s premier shipbuilder. Located in Nova Scotia, Irving has built over 80% of Canada’s current naval fleet, with its Halifax Shipyard at the forefront of Canadian Shipbuilding for over 125 years. You will join an energetic team of more than 1,900 employees in an innovative adaptable environment using state of the art technology where autonomy and wisdom sharing is expected. Build a future with a company dedicated to your success, health, wellness and safety today.

Your new role

As the Senior Costing Supply Chain Expert, you will report to the Director of Procurement and work collaboratively to assess cost and cost control activities. Taking an innovative and creative approach you will take ownership of the estimation process for material spend with focus to increase costing efficiencies. This exciting role presents many opportunities for growth and development as you demonstrate your costing expertise within a collaborative, progressive team. The Supply Chain Costing Expert will be responsible for coordinating costing activities to ensure timely and accurate forecasting, estimation allocations for projects, assess vendors, act as a cost SME to the supply chain, and suggest improvements for the overall process. The focus of this role is to analyze and mitigate risk and present innovative strategies for cost reduction initiatives.

What you'll need to succeed
The successful candidate will have a degree or diploma in Business, Engineering, Math, Finance or a related field combined with 3-5 years’ of experience in a cost engineering or project management position. A professional SCMP Designation is preferred but not mandatory. Strong knowledge of Earned Value Management (EVM) project management techniques, advanced technical skills, specifically with MS Excel is imperative for the Senior Costing Supply Chain Expert as they will digitize and atomize the costing process. Exposure to 21st century eProcurement tools such as Aveva or Jaggaer will be beneficial. The successful costing professional must have excellent communication and presentation skills high energy and a level of assertiveness as they will collaborate across multiple divisions such as engineering, supply chain, production and procurement. The Senior costing Expert will add a creative, innovative approach to the costing process. Industry experience in creative project focused businesses such as ship repair, manufacturing, aerospace or engineering is preferable, although exposure to long term build projects where you have improved and digitized the costing process is critical for success in this position.

What you'll get in return
You will be working for a large Canadian company that is rapidly growing. You will be exposed to state of the art inventory systems, and have sufficient growth opportunities as the projects deploy. You will also have an opportunity to make a serious impact to a well-known family business in Nova Scotia. The salary for the Senior Supply Chain Costing Expert role is extremely competitive and includes a strong benefits package, 3 weeks of vacation and relocation assistance.

What you need to do now
if you are interested in this role, or know someone who could be a great fit please reach out to James Willies or Emily Verhey at Hays Specialist Recruitment with your/their up – to- date resume referencing the Job number of 1071006 Please note only candidates who meet the requirements will be contacted.

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Job type:
Supply Chain & Logistics
Manufacturing Operations
Based on experience
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Talk to Emily Verhey, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Hays - Ottawa

#320, 45 O'Connor Street, Ottawa, Ontario, K1P 1A4

Telephone: 6132884297

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