Argentus Supply Chain Recruiting

Argentus Supply Chain Recruiting

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  • Could Liberal Arts Grads Fill the Supply Chain Talent Gap?

    Written by Elizabeth Hines of Fronetics Strategic Advisors. Fronetics is a boutique marketing firm focused on the logistics and supply chain industries.  Mark Cuban thinks liberal arts grads will be the next in-demand employees. Could they be the answer to the supply chain talent gap? The supply chain talent gap has been called a “perfect storm.” Every report cites doomsday statistics of the impen...

Argentus Supply Chain Recruiting

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  • Procurement Manager – Scarborough, ON

            One of our long time clients has once again approached us to work on a new and exciting role! They are a multinational organization with Canadian headquarters in Scarborough and operations the world over. Seen as a coveted employer, they have come to us in the past to help fill their Supply Chain needs. Today, they have come to us in search of a Procurement Manager for their Claims categor...

Argentus Supply Chain Recruiting

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  • What’s the Difference Between Procurement and Purchasing? (Infographic)

          It’s a good question. We often see these terms used interchangeably, but there are some concrete differences between Procurement and Purchasing such that we think they are two different practices, each with their own set of concerns and skills. We thought we’d take it upon ourselves to do a summary-style Infographic that highlights some of the core differences between what’s considered “Purc...

Argentus Supply Chain Recruiting

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  • Project Manager – Milton, ON

            Industry: Consumer Services Aftermarket Our client is a very fast-growing player in the Consumer Services Aftermarket space, with a great working culture and an entrepreneurial mindset. Today, they’re looking for a Project Manager to help them with a variety of company initiatives. Working out of the company’s office in Milton, ON, this Project Manager will lead a variety of projects acros...

Argentus Supply Chain Recruiting

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  • Women in Supply Chain: Where Did This Topic Go?

    Written by Melissa Clow. This guest post first appeared on Kinaxis’ industry blog, The 21st Century Supply Chain. Over the years we have discussed the topic of women in Supply Chain at length on our blog. But to be honest, I haven’t heard much lately and I wonder what has changed. I used to see plenty of industry news articles, webcasts, conference sessions dedicated to the importance of diversity...

Argentus Supply Chain Recruiting

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  • Supplier Relationship Manager – Milton, ON

              Industry: Consumer Services Aftermarket Our client is a very fast-growing player in the Consumer Services Aftermarket space, with a great working culture and an entrepreneurial mindset. Today, they’re looking for a Supplier Relationship Manager to help them with strategic Procurement! Working out of the company’s Milton, Ontario office, the Supplier Relationship Manager will spearhead va...

Argentus Supply Chain Recruiting

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  • Use a Recruiter Who’s Going to Actually Read Your Resume

      Nowadays, hiring managers at companies – as well as, more and more, recruiters – are using sophisticated Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) to “filter” job applicants. If you’re resume’s missing a keyword, or if there’s a piece of text or tables in the document that the system can’t parse, it will throw your resume in the dustbin without summary. This recent Inc. article is just another recent exa...

Argentus Supply Chain Recruiting

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  • Will Tim Hortons’ Massive Business Transformation Hurt its Brand?

      We want to point our readers to a fascinating story this week in the Globe and Mail’s Report on Business. Marina Strauss wrote a detailed report on the 2014 buyout of beloved Canadian brand Tim Horton’s and what it holds for the company’s culture and prospects going forward. It’s a story worth thinking about because of what it says about culture, about the importance of efficiency and data in bu...

  • Ontario Labour Law is Changing – and If Your Company Uses Contract Staff, You Could Be on the Hook for Huge Expenses

      Work looks a lot different in the 21st century than it did a generation ago. Millennials are privileging flexibility and work/life balance more than their forebears, and companies are adopting more flexible hiring models like contingent (contract) staffing more than ever before. The consequences for some workers, especially at the low end of the skill spectrum, have been negative – fewer benefit...

  • Supply Chain Manager – Materials Management, Replenishment, Freight – Orangeville, ON

          Industry: Consumer Goods Today Argentus is working with a great Consumer Goods client in Orangeville, Ontario. This company has a solid reputation in their industry with a growing footprint across North America, and they’ve tapped Argentus to help them source a Supply Chain Manager! The Supply Chain Manager will report to the Executive Vice President and take charge of oversight of the compa...

  • Director of Production – Mississauga – Manufacturing

          Industry: Manufacturing Argentus is proud to be working with a new client on a Manufacturing leadership role! This company is a powerhouse in the Aerospace manufacturing industry, located in Mississauga, ON. They’re hiring a Production expert at the Director level to help deliver efficiency and quality for their operations. This is a strong people management role where you’ll be leading a pr...

  • S&OP Director – Great Mid-Career Growth Opportunity! – Windsor, Ontario

    Check out our Infographic job description for this role below! GET CONNECTED: 1. Send an email to recruit@argentus.com and please make sure to include a resume and make sure to let me know where I can reach you. 2. Follow us on Twitter: @ArgentusTalent. Join the conversation on Twitter to access Hot Jobs, career and resume tips, and Supply Chain news and industry insights. 3. Reach out to your net...

Argentus Supply Chain Recruiting

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  • Are We Thinking About “Soft Skills” All Wrong?

      One of the biggest stories in the world of Supply Chain and Procurement talent over the past few years has been the emerging importance of Soft Skills. Time was, the business world saw Supply Chain and Procurement as highly analytical fields, where the ability to organize and interpret data was paramount. Analytical skills are still important, of course. But as the field has become more strategi...

  • Category Specialists – Public Sector – Information Technology, Healthcare Categories

    Industry: Public Sector Argentus is working with a longtime client, a best-in-class Public Sector organization with a strong reputation in the Ontario marketplace. Today, we’re working with them on two senior Procurement roles – two Category Specialists in the Information Technology and Healthcare spend categories! Working out of the organization’s Toronto office, the Category Specialist will take...

  • Sourcing Specialists – Public Sector – Information Technology, Healthcare Categories

          Industry: Public Sector     Calling all procurement people! One of our long running clients is looking for a Sourcing Specialist. Our client is a public sector organization that is known for conducting business at the highest standard – they are truly a pleasure to work with and a great employer!                 The Sourcing Specialist will work out of our client’s downtown Toronto office an...

  • Canadians Don’t Want to Relocate for Jobs. Maybe They Should!

      Here’s a career topic that doesn’t get a lot of attention, especially in Canada: relocating for job opportunities. When to do it, when it might be worth it, and why people are afraid to do it. For whatever reason, moving for job opportunities isn’t as culturally ingrained in Canada as it is in the United States. Americans have been historically willing to change cities every 3-5 years for progre...

  • The Automated Warehouse: Who’s Driving, Anyway?

    This guest post comes from Fronetics, a boutique marketing firm focused on the Supply Chain and Logistics industries. Written by Frank Cavallero. The evolution of driverless robotic vehicles continues unabated. But what will it take for them to overtake certain warehouse tasks? A lucky few have already experienced it — the thrill of taking their hands off the steering wheel and letting the car tak...

Argentus Supply Chain Recruiting

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  • What is the “Symbiotic Economy,” and How Can Companies Take Advantage?

      We love to stay on top of developments in both talent and Procurement. Both worlds are on the move, with new tech and new models of purchasing and employment supplanting their twentieth-century equivalents.  We found out about a new company that could be a flash in the pan – as many startups are – or it could be a sign of things to come in the broader economy. The rise of contingent staffing, th...

Argentus Supply Chain Recruiting

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  • The Future of Supply Chain Management

    Written by Teresa Chiykowski. This guest post originally appeared on Kinaxis’ industry blog, the 21st Century Supply Chain. There’s no time like the present to talk about the future of supply chain management. That was the perfect lead-in for a great Supply Chain Insights webinar I attended recently – Journey to Supply Chain 2030. Admittedly, 2030 is a few years out. Sometimes it’s difficult to pr...

  • Procurement Manager – Services Category

              Industry: Insurance One of our long time clients has once again approached us to work on a new and exciting role! They are a multinational organization with Canadian headquarters in Markham and operations the world over. Seen as a coveted employer, they have come to us in the past to help fill their Supply Chain needs. Today, they have come to us in search of a Procurement Manager for th...

  • How to Become a Procurement Superstar

      One thing all of us wonder, at some time in our careers, is how to get ahead. How to separate ourselves from the pack. Most of us aren’t content to fill a seat. And because the ambitious, forward looking candidates are some of our favourite candidates to work with at Argentus, we cater a lot of our advice towards those people. So if you’re an aspiring superstar in Procurement, settle in while we...

  • Employers Don’t Realize How Hot the Job Market is Right Now – And it’s Costing Them Hires

      Back in the summer, we wrote a post about how it’s a “Candidate’s Market” in Supply Chain and           Procurement, meaning that people looking for jobs in the field have more leverage than people looking to hire. We talked about how companies – even A-players with universally-recognized products and services – are finding it tough to find people with the right combination of analytical ability...

Argentus Supply Chain Recruiting

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  • How to Progress from “Junior” to “Mid-Career”

      It’s time to talk about the “J” word. In the world of hiring and careers, there’s a big bright line between people who seem green, like they’re still learning, still getting their feet wet, and those who are established, proven, and ready to progress into leadership. High-potential candidates get turned down by hiring managers and recruiters all the time because they’re “too Junior” – meaning th...

  • Vendor Relationship Specialist – Markham, ON – Permanent

          Argentus is proud to be working with a new client, a major Ontario service provider with a very strong reputation in the marketplace and a great, well-recognized brand. Today they’re hiring a Vendor Relations Specialist for their office near Markham, ON! The Vendor Relations Specialist is an intermediate Vendor Management role. You will be tasked with building and maintaining Vendor Relation...

  • Sourcing Category Manager – Logistics Category

                Industry: Retail Today we bring you another great role with a well-known apparel retail client. This company has strong growth, with a solid Supply Chain function and a great reputation as a best-in-class employer. They’ve come to us with an immediate need: a Sourcing Category Manager for their Logistics category. Working out of the organization’s facility in the GTA, the Sourcing Cate...

  • Is Being “Too Busy” Actually Making You Less Productive at Work?

      Everyone knows that the busier you are, the more work you’re doing. The busier you are, the more eligible you are for promotions and accolades. The more your coworkers realize your importance. The more you’re “getting ahead” in a life that seems ever-more stuffed with activities and obligations. But hold on: is being extremely “busy” actually the goal of your job? Or is it actually working again...

  • IT Category Manager Roles Galore! – Financial Services, Toronto (Infographic)

    Check out our Infographic job description outlining the range of roles available!  Industry: Financial Services Argentus is currently searching for IT Category Managers for one of our clients in the financial services industry. They are a well known, well respected financial services firm with international operations and an unparalleled reputation for customer service. They are looking to augment...

  • Customer Supply Chain Associate – Mississauga

            Industry: Pharmaceutical Today Argentus is working with a new client, a leading Pharmaceutical manufacturer with a strong Supply Chain focus and renowned operation. They’ve tapped Argentus to help them fill several new front-line Supply Chain roles – in this case a Customer Supply Chain Associate! The Customer Supply Chain Associate will help manage and expedite the company’s ordering proc...

  • Production Planning Manager – Mississauga

            Industry: Pharmaceutical Today we’re working with a leading Pharmaceutical manufacturer with a strong Supply Chain focus and renowned operation. They’ve tapped Argentus to help them fill several new front-line Supply Chain roles – in this case a Production Planning Manager! The Production Planning Manager will work out of the company’s Mississauga facility to schedule plant operations with...

  • Category Manager – Business Services – Toronto

            Industry: Financial Services Our client today is a top Financial Services company with a rich history of operations in Canada. They count millions of individuals and thousands of companies as clients across the country, and hold a strong record of innovation in the industry. Today, they’re looking for a Category Manager in their Business Services category.   The Category Manager will lead ...

Argentus Supply Chain Recruiting

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Type: Blog Article

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  • The Growing Role of AI in Supply Chain Management

    Written by Alexa Cheater. This guest post first appeared on Kinaxis’ industry blog, The 21st Century Supply Chain. Rapidly evolving technology and a digitally focused world have opened the door for a new wave of automation to enter the workforce. Robots already stand side-by-side with their human counterparts on many manufacturing floors, adding efficiency, capacity (robots don’t need to sleep!) a...

  • Why It’s Time to Pay Attention to Reverse Logistics

      Part of our mission at Argentus is to draw attention to all aspects of the wild and woolly world of Supply Chain – a world whose results we take for granted as consumers, but whose processes go on almost entirely beyond our attention. Supply Chains deliver a massive torrent of products and services to consumers every day, and it’s part of our job to talk about the people and companies who make t...

  • 3 Reasons Why Millennials Should Land a Job in Supply Chain Management

    This guest post comes from Yosra Musa, an inventory analyst and emerging Supply Chain professional. She runs Small Seed Consulting.      “What is supply chain management?” is a question I’ve become deeply familiar with since first pursuing my post-graduate certificate in SCM & Global Logistics several years ago. When I think about how common it is for me to hear this question from people in my age...

  • Sourcing Director – Capital & MRO – Mississauga

            Industry: Food Production One of Argentus’ longest-running and highly-regarded clients is conducting a Director-level search for their Procurement function. This is a Food Production company with huge name recognition, brand penetration, and growth prospects, and it could be a career-making role for an emerging Procurement leader. Working out of the company’s Mississauga location, the Sour...

  • Strategic Sourcing Manager – Consumables, Lab Services, and Operations Spend

            Industry: Medical Services Today we’re thrilled to be working with a great new client in the Medical Services industry. This company is a growing player in partnering with physicians and other medical professionals to provide top-notch service across Canada. Today, they’re looking for a Strategic Sourcing Manager to help achieve cost savings and business opportunities in the Consumables ca...

  • Tail Spend: The Hidden Procurement That’s Hurting Your Company’s Bottom Line

      In the fast-changing world of strategic Procurement, certain categories of spend get all the thunder: IT Procurement gets to help drive a company’s innovation. Business Services Procurement gets to restructure a company’s operations and drive competitiveness. Travel Procurement gets to look at pictures of exotic destinations all day (just kidding). And most large companies are well aware – by no...

  • Finding a Way Out of Inventory Dilemmas

    This guest post comes from Fronetics, a boutique marketing firm focused on the Supply Chain and Logistics industries. Written by Frank Cavallero. Having a modern, flexible supply chain is important to finding the way out of inventory dilemmas. Imagine your irritation when you try to place an order online and are greeted by the message: “We apologize for the inconvenience, but this item is out of s...

  • Reader Mailbag: Should You Get an MBA in Supply Chain, or a Designation?

        Here’s the first instalment of a new Argentus feature where we answer your career questions. We’re starting this feature to help put our years of recruitment experience to good use, whether your questions are specific to our recruiting specialty of Procurement and Supply Chain or more general. Drum-roll please for our first question: Hello, What value do you see in getting a Master’s Degree in...

  • Purchasing Manager – Food Production – Toronto, ON

          Industry: Food Production We’re happy to be working with a new client in the Food Production and Distribution space. This is one of the fastest growing companies in Canada, with a mission to provide healthy, wholesome food to customers. They’re looking to add to their management team with a Purchasing Manager at their Toronto headquarters! The Purchasing Manager will handle Produce Procureme...

  • LinkedIn Has Salary Data Now!

      It shouldn’t come as a surprise to any reader of the Argentus blog that we’re big fans of LinkedIn. Because it’s the biggest, most popular social network for careers, we use it to share our content, to help source candidates, and to keep up-to-date with new jobs that we might have missed. We’ve written about how to use LinkedIn, and whether LinkedIn is in trouble. Suffice it to say, we live and ...

  • Strategic Sourcing Specialist – Ingredients – Etobicoke, ON

          Industry: Food Production Argentus is working with one of our clients in Food Production, a Canadian leader in its category with a reputation for Supply Chain excellence and a strong Procurement organization. Today they’re looking for a Procurement Specialist to help bolster their Strategic Sourcing on the direct side. Working out of the organization’s Etobicoke facility, the Procurement Spe...

Argentus Supply Chain Recruiting

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  • Argentus Search Stories: Hiring a Procurement Executive – on Contract?

        At Argentus, we handle all kinds of searches for talent in Supply Chain, Procurement, Operations, Logistics and Planning. Every so often, we like to highlight a particularly interesting  search to help give a picture of where the market for talent is headed. To help you understand some of what companies are looking for when hiring, and what candidates are able to deliver those companies. We’ve...

  • Director of Distribution and Warehousing – CPG or Retail Background

          Industry: Distribution Argentus is working on a senior leadership role at a major distribution company, a new client. This company has a large Canadian presence, distributing a wide variety of well-known brands to Canadian retail clients. Today they’re looking for a Director of Distribution and Warehousing! This role will work out of the organization’s Brampton, ON facility to lead the Distr...

  • Blockchain: The Next Great Leap in Supply Chain Transparency

        It’s no secret that transparency is the name of the game in today’s world-class Supply Chains. More and more consumers are demanding accountability and openness about where their products come from. More world-beating companies are recognizing that the goodwill you get from transparency in your Supply Chain can be a major source of competitive advantage – while also helping to make the world a...

  • How to Hire the Right Supply Chain Employee

    This guest post was written by Frank Cavallaro, CEO of Fronetics Strategic Advisors. Fronetics is a boutique marketing firm focused on the logistics and supply chain industries. Today’s hiring managers in the supply chain face a number of challenges, so making the right hire is more difficult, and more important, than ever. Finding the right person for a job opening is essential. Hiring the wrong ...

Argentus Supply Chain Recruiting

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  • Why Don’t You Nominate a Supply Chain Rising Star for this Award?

        Any effort to reward and encourage the new generation of Supply Chain talent is important to us at Argentus. By now, everyone knows that the baby boomers’ retirement is creating a vacuum in terms of Supply Chain talent, and the industry needs to do everything it can to bring in the brightest stars on the junior end. In fact, millennial (apologies for using the “m word”) Supply Chain profession...

  • Strategic Sourcing / Business Analyst – Financial Services – Toronto, ON

        Industry: Financial Services One of our top clients in the financial services industry has approached us with another contract role. This client has an extremely strong Strategic Sourcing practice, with a number of highly-skilled Procurement contractors conducting impactful, change-based initiatives, and today they’re looking for a Strategic Sourcing Analyst to help bolster their practice! Wor...

  • Branch Manager – Construction Supply Industry – Markham, ON

        Industry: Construction Supplies Today Argentus is working with a new client in the building supplies industry, an employee-owned company with a strong North American footprint, a diverse portfolio of construction products, and a reputation for excellent customer service. They’ve come to us with a senior, high-impact role: a Branch Manager to head up their Markham, ON office! The Branch Manager...

  • Here’s One Stereotype About Millennial Workers That Doesn’t Hold Up

        For the past few years, there’s been a glut of articles about the millennial generation in the workforce. These articles originally focused on how millennials’ perceived laziness and entitlement kept them from securing long-term employment. Coincidentally (or maybe not) these articles first started popping up around 2009-2010, when the great recession made for the toughest jobs climate in deca...

  • IT Project Manager – Mississauga, ON

            Industry: Automotive Argentus is working with a major up and comer in the automotive services industry. This company is going through serious growth, and are looking to beef up their technology backbone to support it. Today, they’re looking for an IT Project Manager! Working out of the organization’s Hamilton, ON office, the IT Project Manager will lead new technology implementation both f...

  • NPR Map Highlights the Rise of the Logistics Industry

      Here’s a quick post to draw your attention to a cool infographic that illustrates the rise of Logistics. NPR’s Planet Money (a great economics and business podcast you should check out) recently put together a featurette about the most common jobs in the U.S. They use U.S. Census data to track the most common jobs on a state-by-state basis starting in 1978, moving all the way up to 2014, as a wa...

Argentus Supply Chain Recruiting

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Type: Blog Article

Generated 6 months ago

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  • Everyone’s Anxious About Increased Job Instability – But is it a Myth?

      Every once in a while, we like to take a step back and assess the state of the job market, as well as the state of how people feel about it. It’s clear that the world of work is changing. The workforce is becoming nimbler, and it’s less common than ever for someone to stay at one job, or one company, for your whole career. From multinational consulting companies to us at Argentus, everyone seems...

  • Infographic: Comparing Permanent and Contract Work in Procurement

          Contract (contingent) work has taken off as an employment model in Procurement and Strategic Sourcing. More companies are realizing the benefits of hiring contract professionals to build strategic improvements into their Procurement function, and more top candidates are flocking to contract work as an alternative mode of employment with flexibility and other lifestyle advantages – at the exp...

  • IT Category Managers – Financial Services, Toronto

          Industry: Financial Services Argentus is currently searching for IT Category Managers for one of our clients in the financial services industry. They are a well known, well respected financial services firm with international operations and an unparalleled reputation for customer service. They are looking to augment their team by bringing on new and exciting Supply Chain professionals to wor...

  • 4 Characteristics of the Evolution of Supply Chain

    Written by Alexa Cheater. This post first appeared on the Kinaxis industry blog, The 21st Century Supply Chain. It’s Time for the Evolution of Supply Chain: Here are 4 Characteristics to Watch for with Supply Chain 2.0 The right product, at the right place, at the right time. The decades-old challenge of supply chain is now more difficult to solve than ever before. Globalization, market volatility...

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