Manager, Supply Chain and Purchasin

October 17 2021
Categories Transport, Logistics, Supply Chain, Purchasing, Aerospace, Aviation, Airport, Purchasing, Procurement, Contracts, Purchasing, Logistics, Supply Chain
Laval, QC

Founded in 2012, M1 has quickly become a leader in engineering, manufacturing and repair of composite and sheet metal components structures for the commercial and military aviation industry. M1 demonstrates great agility, a proven track record to provide quality, rapid turnaround times and innovative and reliable solutions.

Join our growing team!  If you're looking for a career with a dynamic company poised for success, if you are incredibly motivated, and if "impossible" isn't in your vocabulary, then we have just the place for you!

Reporting to the Director of Operations, the Supply Chain/Procurement Manager is responsible for overseeing and managing the company's overall supply chain and logistics strategy and operations in order to maximize the process efficiency and productivity.

Main responsibilities:

  • Build and maintain supplier relationships, improve costs and quality and reduce risks;
  • Ensure suppliers provide best pricing and delivery schedules;
  • Negotiate with suppliers, obtain and evaluate quotes for new products and services;
  • Supervise the purchasing team;
  • Drive process improvements to enhance purchasing efficiency, cost, and compliance;
  • Proactively reduce project cost and identify risks;
  • Negotiate annual supply agreements;
  • Coordinate all supply chain activities, such as defining the needs and demands of operations, material needs, products/services providers, flow of materials, etc.;
  • Identify and update cost of goods estimates, report on costs of developmental builds versus the targeted budget;
  • Prepare and process purchase orders, ensure follow-ups with vendors and keep the information up-to-date in the ERP system;
  • Manage, monitor and adjust inventory and prepare the annual inventory process;
  • Evaluate KPI metrics such as vendor performance and inventory forecast levels. Create timely reports;
  • Participate in continuous improvement projects;
  • Perform other duties as required.


  • A Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Operations Management or any other relevant experience;
  • 8-10 years of experience in a similar position;
  • Project Management skills (Planning, organizational and stress management skills);
  • Analytical skills;
  • Proactive with problem solving;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Able to work in a multitasking work environment and frequent interruptions;
  • Negotiation and decision-making skills;
  • Comfortable with ambiguity;
  • Initiative and Resourcefulness;
  • Knowledge of Aerospace (MRO);
  • Good knowledge of CRM, ERP and MS Office Suite (Excel);
  • Fluent in English & French (Spoken and written).

10 reasons why you should join the M1 Composites team:

  • Competitive salary;
  • Employee benefits/insurance;
  • Clean working environment;
  • A dynamic team in a growing business ready for success;
  • Passionate, dedicated, hardworking, and happy colleagues;
  • Respectful workplace;
  • Training to accelerate your development & unlock your full potential;
  • Opportunity for advancement;
  • Bonus system;
  • You have a future & you matter to us!
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