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Group Leader, Procurement

Permanent Full-Time Position

L3 MAPPS is a leading global supplier of control systems and simulation systems for the marine, power and space industries. L3 MAPPS is headquartered in Montreal, Canada with business operations in the United States, the United Kingdom, India, China and Malaysia.

We take pride in our organization and are excited about our future! Our success is primarily driven by our personnel’s enormous talents, expertise, innovative skills and commitment to making L3 MAPPS a solid, growing company, dedicated to excellence in technology and to supplying our customers with high-quality products and services.

The Procurement Group Leader provides supervision for purchasing execution and cost management for L3 MAPPS. This position provides leadership in procurement processes, development and execution of strategic efforts, managing purchasing, and managing supplier relationships.


  • Provide coaching and mentoring to procurement team members as well as to functions across the organization;
  • Fully utilize centrally developed Procurement Policy, aligned business processes and enabling systems, including strategic procurement methodology and procedures
  • Support internal customers;
  • Drive achievement of goals/targets as they relate to cost management and
    supply chain optimization;
  • Provide management and leadership to support meeting end users’ needs including providing appropriate and timely input to planning of day-to-day operating requirements and project needs;
  • Manage existing supplier relationships;
  • Develop supplier relationships;
  • Negotiate terms and conditions for contracts in a manner to assure that purchased goods and services are obtained to ensure maximum value;
  • Ensure global suppliers are meeting needs and driving cost reduction objectives;
  • Lead periodic performance, business, and financial reviews with suppliers, based on agreed upon KPIs;
  • Ensure that KPI data is accurate and regularly updated;
  • Ensure that suppliers are informed of their performance results and appropriate resolutions are identified and executed.


  • Capable of managing a team to deliver results and meeting defined objectives;
  • 8-10 years of experience working in Supply Chain/Procurement, with leadership experience;
  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) preferred;
  • Certifications in disciplines such as Procurement, Inventory Management, Lean / Six Sigma, or Operational Planning preferred;
  • Experience managing a significant supplier spend;
  • Experience with technical and electrical components;
  • Experience working in an ISO certified environment;
  • Ability to negotiate contracts;
  • Strong organizational, time management skills, and attention to detail;
  • Results-driven mindset, with developing capabilities in problem solving and
    analytical thinking;
  • Ability to work with a variety of internal customers and external vendors with time
    sensitive demands;
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, comfort with working cross-functionally to gather information;
  • Bilingual (English/French).

If you wish to apply for this position, please submit your resume by email to: careers.mapps@L3T.com.

L3 MAPPS subscribes to the principle of employment equity and encourages women, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities, who are qualified, to apply.


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