Team Leader - SCM Turnarounds

  • Suncor
  • Fort McMurray, Alberta (CA-AB) JOB NUMBER: 26270

Job Description

Job Overview Reporting to the manager, supply chain management (SCM), you will be responsible for leading end-to-end SCM processes for turnaround events including procurement and coordinating for materials and services. You will also be accountable for building strong relationships with cross-functional business individuals, resolving performance issues, sponsoring process improvements and initiating/implementing procurement strategies and channels. Key Accountabilities Lead a team of procurement coordinators/specialists to support Business Units’ Turnaround (major event) activities and provide leadership and mentoring to the team to ensure efficient and cost effective procurement Drive compliance within supply operations and the business with SCM policies, processes, procedures and strategies Analyze and steward critical metrics, drive actions plans to improve compliance, efficiency and reduce transactional work Understand supply strategies and lead implementation of strategies for day to day site procurement Develop/maintain contract plans, ensure procurement planning in compliance with existing strategies/contracts and initiate development of new strategies Work with category management and other partners to maintain alignment on business priorities and ensure timely delivery of procurement strategies Partner with business, reliability engineering and materials management teams to develop material master data and set up safety stock levels to ensure timely material availability to support execution of preventive and corrective maintenance strategies Demonstrate ownership and leadership to resolve issues raised by direct reports or others and assist the team in critical and expedited procurement Maintain relationships with suppliers, lead the execution of our spend for the assigned business areas and provide guidance on contractors performance and cost reduction activities Set clear performance and development goals, manage/improve performance through regular and effective performance feedback to the supply chain operations teams Required Qualifications Experience and Education: Minimum 10 years of working experience Minimum 5 years of experience in SCM with a deep understanding of end-to-end business processes (purchasing, planning, scheduling, coordinating, work order life cycle, kitting/staging, reverse logistics and warehousing) Minimum 2 years of leading a team, project, or improvement initiatives Experience with inventory management and warehouse operations preferred Bachelor degree, preferably in business, economics or a designation in supply chain management High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED) Skills and Knowledge: Proficient in SAP Strong understanding of procurement activities Commercial skills (familiarity with Category Management is an asset) Highly proficient in Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel and PowerPoint Strong communication and change management skills Highly adaptable with strong organization skills to resolve conflicting priorities by remaining flexible in an ever-changing environment Ability to apply creative thinking and generate solutions to complex issues in order to produce value to the business Ability to interact with senior level members/leaders of the organization Working Conditions Ability to provide afterhours/weekend support as required, in particular during the turnaround execution windows Ability to work in a high-stress environment If you reside outside of Fort McMurray, relocation of your primary residence to within 60 km of Fort McMurray is mandatory Relocation support will be provided; we offer highly competitive housing assistance to eligible candidates Why Suncor? We are Canada's leading integrated energy company with a business portfolio that includes oil sands development and upgrading, offshore oil and gas production, petroleum refining, and product marketing under the Petro-Canada brand. Our global presence offers rewarding opportunities for you to learn, contribute, and grow in a variety of career-building positions. We live by the value of safety above all else – do it safely, or don’t do it. Our strong track record of growth and a focus on sustainability mean tremendous potential for the future. Learn about our mission, vision and values. In addition to rewarding job opportunities, we offer an attractive employee package, including: Competitive base salary, compensation programs, and an annual incentive program Flexible benefits package Rewarding pension and savings plans Stay connected to us: Follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter for the latest job postings and news Join our Talent Community and sign up to receive customized job alerts Read our Suncor Connections newsletter to see what we’re doing in the communities we live and work in We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment where every employee feels valued and respected. We will consider accessibility accommodations to applicants upon request. Please note that our job postings are typically open for two weeks, so don't delay, apply now. 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