Manager, Sourcing Operations in Toronto

at Spin Master Careers

Date Posted: 9/25/2018

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Manager, Sourcing Operations -- Toronto

Are you a kid at heart looking to build a career with a leading global children's entertainment company?

At Spin Master, our unwavering commitment to open mindedness, integrity and innovation is a great part of what has made us an industry leader. How do we stay ahead of the pack? By hiring the best and brightest minds—and that’s why we want you!

What’s it like to work here?

Spin Master is a fast-paced, hands-on organization that provides many great opportunities for impactful decision-making; though our challenging start-up atmosphere isn’t for everyone, we have a proven record of opportunities for future advancement and internal transfers for our passionate and results driven team.

The Job:

The Manager, Sourcing Operations is the supplier process champion responsible for direct and indirect suppliers around the world. Spin Master primary suppliers provide toy manufacturing, travel and related services, telecommunications, real estate, media, freight and logistics, and other professional and business services. 

What we can expect from you:

  • Drive the cleansing of the Master Vendor File in SAP and creation of a process for adding, modifying and deleting suppliers in the database for all Spin Master regions globally
  • Creating and manage purchasing card program
  • Facilitate the development and maintenance of a preferred supplier list
  • Support the global rollout of the P2P process
  • Developing and presenting complex supplier analysis and reporting
  • Development supplier management tools and scorecards templates
  • Prepares and presents monthly OPEX (operating review) updates as required
  • Develop sourcing technology roadmap
  • Maintain purchasing policies and procedures
  • Communicates with key business partners and stakeholders
  • Category management and supplier negotiations as required by Senior Director

Job Requirements

Who’s a good fit for this team:                       

  • A great communicator with strong business relationship building skills 
  • A collaborative team player with great influencing, collaborating and leadership skills
  • A problem solver with a positive attitude, is cooperative and service oriented

You should apply if you have the following: 

  • 8+ years of goods and services purchasing experience. Experience in procuring direct and indirect goods and services is preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in supply chain, business, finance, account or engineering
  • Excellent analytical and strategy development skills
  • Strong working knowledge of SAP
  • Solid knowledge of the Procure-to-Pay Process
  • Procurement / sourcing / supply chain professional certification is an asset
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Good financial and business acumen


What you can expect from us:

Our mission is to Make Life More Fun with a vision to push the boundaries of innovation, creativity, and fun. From top leadership to new and veteran team members alike, everyone at Spin Master embodies our Core Values:

  • Integrity
  • Open Mindset
  • Innovation
  • Partnerships
  • Collaboration
  • Driving Results
  • Entrepreneurship

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We do appreciate all interest; however only those selected for interview will be contacted.