Company: Veolia Water Technologies & Solutions
Skills: Supply Chain Management
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Oakville, Ontario, Canada

Veolia Water Technologies & Solutions (WTS) is a worldwide leader in water recovery, treatment and reuse. We design and supply a range of water systems, from food and beverage applications, to municipal water, to microelectronics ultrapure water and heavy industrial wastewater treatment.

At WTS, we realize diverse teams make smarter decisions, deliver better results, and build stronger communities. We're an organization that champions diversity and inclusion at every rung of the ladder and are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We offer challenging and meaningful careers, with competitive benefits and flexible work arrangements.

Sourcing Project Leader

For Engineered Systems Projects, the Sourcing Project Leader coordinates the external supply chain activities from the kick-off through execution until the project close out, in accordance with the project strategy and the project team. Operationally in the project, maintains the sourcing strategy, animates and coordinates the external supply chain activities for the project team.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Defines and executes the external supply chain strategy with the stakeholders in accordance with the project requirements and planning.

  • Develop the external supply chain plan focused on the project strategy, schedule, budget, savings and quality targets along with any other necessary information from the external supply chain for the project.
  • Consolidates and validates internal and external budgets for sourcing, logistics and quality. Tracks and follows the project costs and time variances anticipating available savings while taking all necessary actions to avoid deviations to budget.
  • Coordinates with Category Managers to identify critical and strategic suppliers as well as working to develop new suppliers and alternative sources of materials and/or raw materials, aiming for high quality and low cost of products with a focus in best cost country (BCC).
  • Summarizes the external supply chain activities for the project. Reviews with stakeholders and functional management the project external supply chain budget, external supply chain risk & opportunities matrix, and ensures the progress & updates.
  • Participate in various Value Analysis projects & Kaizen blitz projects to identify underperforming or non-performing suppliers to help improve the overall procurement team.
  • Other duties as assigned by management

Hard Skills
  • Must be proficient with SAP, Microsoft and Google applications
  • Capable of working in a team, prioritizing, multi-tasking, and organizing.
  • Possess ability to read and understand engineering drawings with the ability to communicate technical information to various internal and external customers.
  • Flexible and adaptable to ever changing priorities.

Soft Skills
  • Expert: Demonstrate subject matter expertise in the field
  • Strategic: Gets the big game. Understands long term. Respects short term but doesn't get
  • hung up in the noise.
  • Flexible and adaptable to ever changing priorities.
  • Inspirational: Ability to inspire/ motivate others.
  • Curious: Ability to pose high impact questions, seeing opportunities in areas where others see problems.
  • Courageous: Champions ideas and helps transform them into actions.
  • Humble: Respectful towards peers, team members, leadership and stakeholders.
  • Holistic: Think customer and Company first.
  • Accountable: Demonstrates responsibility ownership and commitment. Taking responsibility

for making tough calls when necessary.
  • Ambitious: Identifies underlying truths and comes up with ideas that change the way we

conceptualize issues, depicts vision of future that rallies teams to compete in new ways.

Education & Experience

  • University degree in Supply Chain, Business or related field.
  • 5 years minimum experience in increasing roles in purchasing, strategic sourcing or supply chain

  • Preferred global experience

Working Conditions
  • Annual travel required. 15%

SUEZ – Water Technologies & Solutions is now part of Veolia and operating as Veolia Water Technologies & Solutions. With operations in 130 countries and over 10,000 employees worldwide, Veolia Water Technologies & Solutions solves the toughest water, wastewater and process challenges around the globe. Leveraging a comprehensive set of chemical, equipment and digital enabled services and products, the company helps customers optimize water resources and overcome process challenges. Veolia Water Technologies & Solutions serves customers across all industries, including food and beverage, metals and mining, power, pharmaceutical, oil and gas, chemicals, petrochemicals, pulp and paper, and utilities.