Commodity Vendor Manager in Montreal, QC

$150K - $200K(Ladders Estimates)

CAE Inc   •  

Montreal, QC H1A 0A1

Industry: Transportation


8 - 10 years

Posted 55 days ago


  • Autonomously establishes negotiation strategies that leverage CAE's global spend, including all of CAE's products.
  • Independently reviews legal documents to ensure appropriate commercial terms and protection of CAE's interests with suppliers.
  • Experience with manufacturing processes, reading detailed engineering drawings, mechanical or electromechanical parts, fabricated metals, and sheet metal.
  • Experienced in formulating and leading strategies to transform manufacturing (eg: Vendor Managed Inventory, supply chain best practises in a manufacturing environment)
  • Manage tier 1 vendors and their multi tier subcontractor to ensure JIT deliveries.
  • Present strategic commodity sourcing plan to executive members.
  • Prepares, analyzes and send to vendors request for quote (RFQ) – if required.
  • Identify and manage commercial, contractual, operational, financial, reputational, ethical and supply chain risks to minimise negative impacts on category objectives while encouraging opportunity and innovation.


  • University Degree in Technical Studies, Engineering or Science and more than eight years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and related experience.
  • Excellent negotiation skills and contract management skills.
  • Ability to independently establish commercial strategies and conclude agreements.
  • Indepth knowledge of procurement strategies and introduction of new products/ services.
  • Indepth knowledge of Supply Chain.
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Bilingualism (French and English) is required.

Valid Through: 2019-9-16