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Supply Chain Management Business Partner, Turnaround

Date: Jul 19, 2021

LOCATION: Fort McMurray, Alberta (CA-AB)

Why you should join us:

Are you a motivated and a strong problem-solver who is passionate about safety and building positive relationships? In this fast-paced role, you will be responsible for leading Supply Chain Management (SCM) activities, focusing on end-to-end processes including procurement and coordinating for materials and services during the turnaround events.  You will also be accountable for resolving performance issues, sponsoring process improvements, and initiating/implementing procurement strategies and channels.

You will use your expertise to:

  • 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
  • Collaborate with contracting and procurement team to maintain alignment on business priorities and to ensure timely delivery of procurement strategies
  • Collaborate with diverse groups including reliability, engineering, and materials management teams to develop material master data and set up safety stock levels. Ensure timely material availability to support execution of preventive and corrective maintenance strategies
  • Demonstrate ownership and leadership to resolve issues as well as 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 contractor’s performance and cost reduction activities

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

Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • Five or more years of related experience; preferably in SCM with a deep understanding of end-to-end business processes (TAMP, purchasing, planning, scheduling, coordinating, work order life cycle, kitting/staging, reverse logistics, and warehousing)
  • A post-secondary education; preferably in a related technical field or business
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and working knowledge of SAP
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong collaboration skills that enables you to build strong, positive relationships with diverse groups
  • Continuous improvement mindset with strong analytical and decision-making capacity
  • The ability to work in a high-stress environment
  • The ability to meet tight deadlines and juggle competing priorities while managing time appropriately in changing operational environments
  • Alignment with our values: safety above all else, stronger together, operational discipline, curiosity and lifelong learning, and act with integrity

Preference for:

  • Experience of leading a team, project, or improvement initiatives
  • Experience in procurement and/or contracts
  • Experience with inventory management and warehouse operations

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

  • You will work out of our Base Plant Mine in Fort McMurray, Alberta
  • Hours of work are a regular 40-hour work week, Monday to Friday, with the ability to provide afterhours/weekend support as required, particularly during the turnaround execution window.
  • 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