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Project Procurement Manager



Montreal, QC, Canada
Posted on Tuesday, May 7, 2024

Company Description

Being part of a growing company in the cleantech sector and contributing to the global transition to a circular economy appeals to you? That’s exactly what our employees do every day. Enerkem is based on a revolutionary idea: transforming non-recyclable waste into clean fuels and renewable chemicals. Our Canadian-designed solution offers an innovative and sustainable alternative to landfilling and incineration while reducing dependency on fossil fuels.

Such an ambitious mission requires people who strive to make a difference. Our employees are the best in their field; they are tenacious and passionate contributors who transform challenges into opportunities. Our culture values individual ideas and contributions to the company’s success. It is an organization where you can lead and inspire others within a creative and dynamic team.

Job Description

When you arrive, you will support the procurement group and report to the Vice President of Supply Chain. As the head of the procurement team within a project, your main challenge will be to ensure the implementation of the entire procurement process during the execution of the project and in accordance with the needs of the customer. This is an opportunity to collaborate in a complex international project execution business environment with a dynamic team working on Enerkem's unique disruptive technology.


Work within a project team, in close collaboration with engineering to meet the deliverables of the procurement team according to the requirements of the project and the Client.

  • Coordinate the entire procurement process including calls for tenders, contract awards and their execution, as well as deliveries of materials and equipment to the factory construction site until contracts are closed.
  • Manage the supplier program in collaboration with its social responsibilities policies.
  • Organize performance reviews with certain suppliers
  • Responsible for managing complaints files with suppliers.
  • Ensure optimization of supply chain processes.


  • Baccalaureate in business administration (desirable)
  • Purchasing and logistics training
  • 7-10 years experience in procurement in a project environment, ideally petrochemical or mining


  • Solid understanding of supply chain (procure-to-pay) processes and practical experience in project management.
  • Understanding of the “project” environment in the context of execution of complex contracts
  • Excellent knowledge of the tools used in the supply chain.
  • A good understanding/basic knowledge of quality assurance and logistics
  • Have a keen sense of organizing priorities
  • Strong ability in negotiation, as well as problem solving
  • Ability to work effectively with stakeholders at all levels of the organization

Additional Information

At Enerkem, the well-being of our employees is at the heart of our priorities! We provide a living environment where each individual counts and is recognized for their contribution to the success of the organization. We believe in the importance of celebrating our successes and having fun!

We focus our efforts on developing talents and, among other things, offer opportunities for everyone to participate in stimulating projects as well as learning opportunities and feedback / coaching that allow them to succeed, develop and flourish professionally.

Enerkem also offers a total compensation package that includes competitive salary, performance bonus, and comprehensive benefits to meet all the needs of our employees and their families, including telemedicine.

And that's not all, here are some other unique benefits:

  • $ 500 credit for health care and / or physical activities to support the well-being of our employees
  • An employee recognition program
  • Social activities organized by a committee dedicated to providing fun and promoting well-being
  • Enerkem adopts a hybrid working mode where employees are be able balance working from home and working at the office
  • Training costs, membership fees and professional association memberships paid
  • A flexible working environment with autonomy to take action.

Enerkem subscribes to the principle of equity in employment. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace that offers equal opportunities for all, where people of diverse backgrounds and characteristics feel valued, respected & supported. These values, which reflect the talent, experience and qualities of our employees, allow us to get the best out of each and every one of us.