Who We Are
At Vale, we believe in innovation as a foundation for our development as we pursue our vision of becoming the leading natural resources company in the world.
Operating in Canada for more than 100 years, we are a leading producer of iron-ore, copper, cobalt and precious metals and the world’s largest nickel mining company.
We aim to grow profitably but only as a safe, high-quality and sustainable mining company.
Our Vale Base Metals Procurement Department is currently seeking a :
Analyst, Procurement , located in Toronto, ON
The Opportunity :
Execute the procurement of materials, equipment and services for operations, aiming to assure the supply of items for business continuity, at the lowest total cost of ownership possible, achieving industry best practice standards of delivery time and quality of products and services.
Meet the requirements of our internal customers in accordance with established procurement goals, policies and procedures
Assure availability of goods and services through the adherence to existing agreements and, when necessary, contract amendments or renewal.
Develop and implement procurement strategies
Work with team members and other stakeholders to develop sourcing plans
Prepare RFP packages and carry out sourcing in accordance with industry best practices
Analyze the submitted proposals from a commercial perspective and negotiate contract terms and conditions which are favorable to Vale and seek reduce the company’s risk exposure
Develop and maintain positive working relationships and conduct business in a confident, objective, and diplomatic manner
Oversee vendor management process throughout the life of the contract, ensuring compliance and performance
Represent Vale’s Procurement Organization in meetings with a variety of internal and external customers
Administer all jobs, contracts and related documentation with due diligence and integrity, adhering to all legal, and company, policies and procedures.
Follow up activities related to procurement area as for analysis, support and implementation of projects.
Create, develop and control reports, researches and other administrative activities.
Analyze and suggest implementation of new systems involving their area.
Identify potential improvements in the procurement process.
Create support tools for the procurement process.
Analyze indicators, bottle neck mapping and process improvement mapping.
Act as a resource to customers in the area of procurement. Enforce Company Policies and Norms or escalate to supervisor.
Collect, track, analyst and resolve supply chain issues, based on information provided by both parties.
Ideal candidate will hold an Undergraduate Degree (Engineering, Business, Commerce or Legal programs preferred) or a technologist diploma in civil, mechanical, electrical, construction or mining discipline or equivalent relevant experience
3-5 years’ experience related to procurement (mining, petrochemical or heavy manufacturing industry is preferred).
Knowledge and Skills :
Strong knowledge of procurement principles and processes, Canadian contract law, commercial terms and procurement to pay business systems.
Provide leadership in the preparation of sourcing documents
Understand and RFP processes, protocols and industry best practices
Co-ordinate and manage all activities during sourcing cycle including clarification questions and issuance of addenda
Review and evaluate proposals, negotiate prices and terms and conditions
Identify business risks and initiate steps to mitigate
Review and understand exceptions to terms and conditions and assess issues with requested changes
Create appropriate agreement type with good understanding of the scope of work and commercial structure
Take ownership of assigned services category
Understand and manage business requirements for assigned category
Carry out basic needs analysis, identify opportunities, develop and implement strategies
Carry out relationship Supplier relationship management
Take on new projects and re-prioritize as business and procurement needs change
Support others on team in achieving their goals
Take on new and progressive responsibilities
Organized, self-motivated and ability to work independently
Vale is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act , accommodation is available throughout our recruitment process for applicants with disabilities.
Please be advised that only those applicants who are selected for interviews will be contacted.
If you are interested in this position and meet all prerequisites, please register / update your resume and apply to this job from 22 / 9 / 2020 to 29 / 9 / 2020
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