Team Lead - Purchasing

  • Montreal (Quebec, Canada)
  • Procurement
  • Full-time
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Become the guardian of purchasing data and prices!

Do you feel you grow the most in a stimulating work environment where each day brings its new set of challenges? Look no further, we are looking for a Purchasing Manager / Team Leader! In this role, you will be called upon to collaborate with all our teams in order to ensure that Coveo's infrastructures are operational.

Days are not the same at Coveo, but to give you an idea, you will:

  • Propose and implement purchasing strategies in alignment with the supply and management teams, manage delivery times, daily purchases and stocking activities while coordinating staff.
  • Maintain prices, supplier database, purchase records, receipts and other related documents. (ex : Concur et Workday)
  • Coordinate inventory control to determine and manage requirements to ensure all items purchased meet quality standards and required specifications.
  • Train new employees on the purchasing process and the purchasing system.
  • Be the point of entry for all recurring purchase requests, which means you will also have the opportunity to work with our finance, office management and IT departments.
  • Ensure the placement and preparation of orders as well as their reception using our tools and ensure the follow-up of suppliers until invoicing.
  • Support and facilitate exchanges between internal customers and suppliers with whom you will carry out regular follow-ups in order to provide extraordinary operational support.
  • Your team will invite you from your first days to ask questions and offer suggestions for improvement on the efficiency of their process. Your new point of view will not only be welcomed but encouraged!

Take your ideas further with passionate colleagues

At Coveo, we are first and foremost looking for a personality: are you methodical? Are you organized and reliable? Is your attention to detail obvious? Are you independent and persistent? Are you always eager to learn new things? If you recognize yourself in these traits, you are potentially the person we are looking for for the role of purchasing team leader!

Factors that will set you apart :

  • A diploma in business administration, purchasing, supply chain procurement, project management or other related fields.
  • Experience as a Purchasing Manager or similar position.
  • In-depth knowledge of inventory management and supply chain.
  • Experience in team management and a willingness to innovate by taking the initiative
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and procurement and finance software (Ex : Suite Google, Vendor Portal like Amazon, Google, Dell, government of Qc and Can, etc) 
  • A good critical sense and a good capacity for negotiation.
  • Strong planning and organizing skills.

The added values :

  • You will be an active member in building our new Sourcing and Purchasing department within an organization that understands the value of your work
  • Your opinion and ideas will always be taken into account
  • You are working on tomorrow's technologies, not yesterday's, with tools and a team that will allow you to push back the status quo
  • You will work with passionate colleagues who can't wait to meet you and hear your new ideas
  • We are offering both a work environment and a flexible schedule that promotes a great work-life balance

Do you think you've got what it takes to make this role a reality by bringing your own color to it? We don't expect you to tick all of these boxes! Your passion is your greatest asset and we recognize that your skills can be cross-functional.

Send us your candidacy, we want to know more!

Join the #Coveolife 




Coveo makes business personal. Coveo uses AI technologies and intelligent search to personalize every digital experience for customers, partners, dealers, and employees. Coveo combines unified content, unified interactions behavioural data and machine learning to deliver relevant information and recommendations across every business interaction, making websites, e-commerce, contact centres and intranets efficient, effortless, content-rich, thus boosting conversion. Coveo is also embedded in many leading business applications from vendors including Microsoft Dynamics, Salesforce, ServiceNow, Sitecore, Xero and more.

If it were easy, someone else would have done it. All of our colleagues at Coveo find the drive to continuously seek new challenges and test roads no one else has ever explored. This ethos has allowed us to become a world leader in an innovative industry and to create a collaborative, diverse and trusting place to work filled with amazingly talented and passionate people. This is also why Coveo was named Employer of the year AND Company of the year 2019 by the Quebec Chamber of Commerce!

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