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  • Full Time
  • Kitchener
  • August 1, 2023
  • Hours: 40

Website Krug Inc.

Purpose of Position:

Managing an effective and efficient Purchase Planning, Materials and Inventory Control Team that minimizes cost of purchased parts and inventories while maintaining optimum inventory and avoid out-of-stock situations.


· Drive and Manage Supplier performance with constant review and evaluation. Ensure supply chain continuity with Domestic & offshore supplier base.

· Targeted cost reductions in material costs and variance. Drive Logistical efficiencies, cost effectiveness and Freight-in reductions.

· Be highly knowledgeable of Purchase planning, Material & Inventory Control processes to lead the team of Buyers, purchase planning and Inventory control staff.

· Drive Inventory accuracy improvements, improve processes for optimum inventory levels and reduce supplier lead-times, manage cycle count program, including root cause analysis. Review MOQ and adjust based on business needs.

· Manage & improve the process for Defective materials, resolution and charge back.

· Set up targets for Cost Saving initiatives, price reductions, addressing price increases with Buyers.

· Improve process to identify and resolve obsolescence.

· Develop and improve measurement system for Purchase planning, Materials & Inventory management performance.

· Manage and develop a team of Buyers/Planners/Cycle Counters/ Receivers & Warehouse personnel.

· Adherence to all H&S policies and the OHSA.


· Relevant Degree / Diploma in Materials Management / Purchasing / Inventory control. CPIM designation.

· Experience in Purchase planning, Materials & Inventory Control for 10+ years of proven track record.

· Specific courses dealing with Purchasing, Materials & Inventory Control etc.

· Computer skills required in MS Word, Outlook, and Excel. Experience in MRP environment.

· Prior experience with purchasing wood, Veneer, Sheet Goods, steel, foam, plastic, PU parts and upholstery fabric / Vinyl / Leather materials will be an asset

We offer a competitive compensation and benefit package, as well as the opportunity to work with great people.

If you thrive in a results oriented fast paced team environment, please apply in confidence.

We thank all applicants and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Krug is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Should you require an accommodation during the interview process, please let us know and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

• Casual dress
• Company pension
• Dental care
• Disability insurance
• Employee assistance program
• Life insurance
• On-site parking
• Profit sharing
• Tuition reimbursement
• Vision care
• Wellness program

• 8 hour shift

Supplemental pay types:
• Bonus pay

• purchasing: 10 years (preferred

How to apply:

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