Supply Chain Director

Halifax - Nova Scotia - Canada - Industry - Shipbuilding - Cost Control & Procurement - Academic Master

Our client, a large Canadian Shipbuilder, is seeking a Supply Chain Director - Materials, to join their team. Reporting to the Vice President of Supply Chain, the execution of the Materials, and delivery performance of supplied parts. This a full-time, permanent role.

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Vanessa Cicchino, Account manager

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About this role


  • Working with the members of Production and Planning, provide leadership that ensures all production strategy requirements are effectively met by suppliers
  • Ensure that production is planned within the capability of the Materials Group and with active management of any constraints
  • Direct and manage the delivery of products and services from external suppliers, including all raw materials and finished parts, equipment, commodities and subcontractors
  • Build relationships at executive level with suppliers to ensure that problems, issues and improvement opportunities are addressed in a timely and effective manner
  • Direct and manage all logistics activities, including inbound receipt, storage, kitting and parts distribution within the production facility
  • Continually assess supply risks and build appropriate mitigation strategies and contingency plans
  • Develop and continuously improve the capability of the organization, deploying supply chain professionals to further the aims of the company and in compliance with the ISI Business Management Model
  • Drive continuous improvement in all operational processes in the business

About you


  • Education Required: Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline with professional accreditations or an MBA;
  • 10-15 years’ management and leadership in Supply Chain Management, logistics and material control required;
  • Experience in modern Shipbuilding, heavy engineering, capital projects or Defense would be an advantage;
  • Excellent numeracy, business acumen, financial analysis and IT skills;
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced and diverse business;
  • Excellent communications skills;
  • Key competencies:
    • Managing vision and purpose;
    • Drive for results;
    • Dealing with ambiguity;
    • Decision Quality;
    • Negotiation;
    • Conflict management and consensus building;
    • Accountability;
    • Building effective teams;
    • Developing people.

What we offer

Why work with Brunel? We are proud to offer exciting career opportunities from over 100 offices globally in 42 countries. Advancing your career takes time and effort – let us match you to your ideal position.

About us

Brunel Energy provides specialist personnel to the international oil & gas, petrochemical, power generation and construction industries. Our clients are predominantly major operating companies and international engineering or construction companies. Through a network of 104 offices, across 35 countries we currently supply nearly 9,000 Technical Specialists to the largest multi-national Oil & Gas Companies and major EPC Contractors, through well-established global supply agreements.


  • Vacancy number: PUB229241
  • Location: Halifax
  • Market: Industry
  • hours per week: 40
  • Branch: Shipbuilding
  • Education level: Academic Master
  • Area of Expertise: Cost Control & Procurement
  • Closing date: Saturday, October 19, 2019
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Feel free to contact


Vanessa Cicchino

Account manager Brunel Canada Toronto

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