Director, Procurement - BURNCO Rock Products

  • Leaders International
  • Hybrid (Texas, Colorado, Alberta)
  • Nov 07, 2023
Full time Executive Procurement / Sourcing Supply Chain

Job Description

BURNCO Rock Products Ltd. is a 100-year-old, 4th generation aggregate construction materials company with over 60 locations in Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Colorado and Texas. Under the direction of a new CEO, the organization is poised for growth creating new opportunities for employees to be challenged and developed.

BURNCO is looking for a Director of Procurement. Under the general direction of the VP Transformation Office, the Director of Procurement will lead the transformation of BURNCO’s procurement function which has been identified as a strategic priority in support of the organization’s high-growth objectives. 

This newly created role is the top procurement leader for BURNCO across North America. Leading a distributed team of professionals across 70+ locations, the Director of Procurement will be responsible for implementing a source-to-pay (S2P) approach from sourcing, negotiating with, and contracting suppliers, culminating in final payment for goods and services.

The Director of Procurement will leverage technology and data to create procurement efficiency while building and leading the function for all BURNCO locations. Additional responsibilities include owning the procurement strategy for BURNCO, executing procurement best practices for the purchase of all materials and services while working closely with operational leaders to reduce total cost of ownership of goods and services procured.

Key Responsibilities
Builds and leads the S2P processes and organization to execute proven procurement practices for the purchase of all materials and services for the Company. 
Works closely with operational leaders to implement proven practices in supply chain management to reduce total cost of ownership of goods and services procured.
Accountable for all procurement process and ERP utilization.
Accountable for bidding, negotiations and contracting for all purchases of materials and services. 
Leads execution of the Company’s procurement policy for all material and services.
Deploys supply chain management proven practices to reduce total cost of ownership and associated risks of goods and services procured.
Drives improvements in the supplier base relative to the quality, cost, and service level of goods and services procured.
Promotes performance excellence and professionalism within the procurement function.
Leads change management necessary to implement proven procurement practices.
Uses external benchmarking of procurement practices for internal improvement of our purchasing processes and ERP utilization. 
Prepares budget forecasting information for materials and services.
Engages in supervisory responsibilities i.e., involving staffing, conducting performance appraisals, training and developing subordinates, promotions, salary increases, terminations, disciplinary actions, etc.
Engages in the typical responsibilities of a director requiring planning, evaluating, organizing, integrating, and controlling.
Be a leader in the company’s plan to significantly grow the business through scalable P2P processes, organization and contracts.
Performs other job-related tasks as assigned by the VP – Transformation Office.

Required Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree required. MBA is a plus. Procurement certification from ISM, CIPS or EIPM preferred. 
10+ years of strategic procurement leadership and business operations experience in construction materials, heavy industrial, or manufacturing sectors. 5+ years managing complex team and organizations. Prior implementation of S2P or P2P processes using ERP system is required.

Exempt or Non-exempt?


Minimum Education


Travel Percentage

11% - 25%