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Supply Chain Management Advisor

Date: Jul 22, 2021

LOCATION: Fort McMurray, Alberta (CA-AB)

Why you should join us:

Do you have a strong background in Supply Chain Management (SCM)? We are looking for a hard-working, highly motivated, self-starter to join us and apply procurement concepts to best execute complex daily work activities to support the operations team at base plant. You will provide support to site SCM leaders and business partners in managing integration with the business stakeholders as well as plan, schedule, and coordinate for the delivery of goods and services. If you have good understanding of SCM concepts and processes, this is the role for you!

You will use your expertise to:

  • Provide trusted partner engagement by maintaining in depth knowledge and understanding of the SCM road map to deliver on various objectives and goals of the Business Units (BU)
  • Meet the demands of multiple clients, including external partners, with the appropriate sense of urgency. Educate internal partners on SCM procedures to ensure adherence to these procedures
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify and address current and future demands to support SCM planning
  • Plan, schedule, and coordinate assigned business area service and material requirements; work with the central procurement team to deliver required contracts/purchase orders to suppliers
  • Align with Centre of Excellence (COE) contracting and procurement strategies, and interface with material inventory management to enable optimal inventory management.
  • Align procurement activities with the purchasing strategy and procurement plan, address any issues and raise those which are unresolved
  • Develop and drive action plans to improve procurement compliance and efficiency (cost reduction & strategy leakage)
  • Support, implement, and maintain SCM service level agreements and manage KPI targets 
  • Support stewardship delivery to BU stakeholders through LT/ACF/CFT platforms

We’d like to review your application if you have…

Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • Three or more years of experience in the supply chain field
  • Experience working in procurement and contracting
  • Intermediate to advanced working knowledge of computerized material management systems within procurement modules
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills and demonstrated ability to efficiently communicate with internal and external customers and suppliers
  • Strong collaboration skills that enables you to build strong, positive relationships with diverse groups
  • The ability to anticipate potential problems and check for out-of-the-ordinary conditions, as well as having a strong sense of accountability
  • The ability to work in a fast-paced environment, and manage multiple priorities under tight deadlines
  • Alignment with our values: safety above all else, stronger together, operational discipline, curiosity and lifelong learning, and act with integrity

Preference for:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in SCM, Business Administration or a related field
  • Oil and gas experience

Where you’ll be working, your work schedule, and other important information:

  • You will work out of our Base Plant in Fort McMurray, Alberta
  • Hours of work are a regular 40-hour work week, Monday to Friday
  • Relocation support will be provided
  • 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 individuals
  • We have numerous Employee Inclusion Networks who work together to help foster an inclusive and respectful culture and drive positive change at Suncor. Current networks include both Workplace Inclusion Networks (focusing on inclusion and respect for all), and identity-focused networks (focusing on building community and a sense of belonging and allyship for different groups)
  • We require qualified and safety-focused employees for business-critical roles that maintain our commitment to operational excellence and reliable operations. We are using technology to conduct virtual interviews to adhere to physical distancing recommendations and we are well set up for remote onboarding and orientation
  • Suncor encourages everyone to do their part and support global efforts to limit the impact of COVID-19 with good hygiene practices, physical distancing, and with care and consideration for the people around you. For more information on how we’re responding to COVID-19, click here. #StrongerTogether

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 – if it isn't safe, we don't do it. Our strong track record of growth and a focus on sustainability mean tremendous potential for the future. Learn about our purpose 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:

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. Check out our social goal to learn how we are working to build greater mutual trust and respect with the Indigenous Peoples in Canada.

Please note that our job postings are typically open for two weeks, so don't delay, apply now.

JOB CATEGORY: Business Professionals