Procurement Coordinator

Manufacturing, Supply Chain & Operations
New Brunswick
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Procurement Coordinator
Fredericton, NB
Reference # AM-14264


Since their initial launch in 2003, LuminUltra has been a leading manufacturer and thought-leader in the biotech industry, developing technology-based products and services to help people, companies, and organizations all over the world. Headquartered in Fredericton, New Brunswick, they are a global company with satellite operations in Baltimore, Paris, London and Melbourne.

Armed with dedicated ownership, a talented team, and a solid foundation, their best-in-class solutions are now being used in the fight against COVID-19. By expanding their capacity to produce 500,000 tests a week for labs across the country, they are leading the charge to protect Canadians and defeat this pandemic.

Now, on their behalf, we are currently recruiting for a Procurement Coordinator to join their team of passionate and talented individuals.

As a key member of LuminUltra’s Operations Team, the Procurement Coordinator will have the following responsibilities:

  • Ensure on time, on budget and defect free delivery of procured products and services;
  • Analyze category spend / trends and develop and implement cost reduction strategies, involving cross functional teams, to achieve year over year cost reduction goals;
  • Develop and foster strong business relationships with suppliers and internal customers (engineering, production, sales);
  • Increase company's overall operational efficiency through supplier and transaction consolidation;
  • Drive supplier quality programs and score cards to achieve zero NCR's on procured products;
  • Administer PO's ensuring accuracy, completeness of attachments and zero variances on 3 way matching;
  • Ensure 100% compliance with company's Delegation of Authority and Procurement policies and procedures;
  • Obtain and maintain objective benchmarking of company's procured costs to ensure company is not competitively disadvantaged;
  • Update and publish weekly delivery status reports;
  • Continuously maintain the integrity of the master item commercial data;
  • Proactively assess, manage, and mitigate supply interruption risks;
  • Negotiate and manage supplier contracts.

As the ideal candidate, you possess the following qualifications and skills:

  • 5+ years progressive procurement experience, preferably in biotech or pharmaceutical industry;
  • Proficiency in supplier qualification and development, purchasing negotiations and contracting, as well as buy analysis and cost out inventiveness;
  • Strong analytical and innovative problem-solving skills;
  • Strong internal and external customer focus and a desire to achieve win-win results;
  • Exceptional interpersonal and influencing skills;
  • Successful track record of meeting / beating cost of goods budgets;
  • Demonstrated ability to work towards common business and/or team goal, resolve conflicts, communicate well with team and others, and provide and be receptive to feedback;
  • Ability to identify and drive continuous improvement opportunities;
  • Advanced computer skills in MS Office and ERP Systems;
  • Engineering or Business Degree or Diploma preferred;
  • Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP) or Purchasing Management Association of Canada (PMAC) designation an asset.

If you are ready to make a difference and be a part of the next chapter in LuminUltra’s rapid growth trajectory, then connect with us today!

To express interest in this opportunity please apply online by clicking “Apply Now” below:

For more information about this exciting opportunity, please contact Austin McLennan, Senior Consultant, at 902-424-1103 and or Rick Neima, Recruitment Specialist at 902-421-4407 and, or please apply online by clicking the "Apply Now" button below. If you require accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please let Austin or Rick know.


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