[W-51] | Purchasing Manager

[W-51] | Purchasing Manager

18 Nov
Canada Drives

18 Nov

Canada Drives


Our Mission is Simple: Be the easiest place to buy and sell your car in Canada.

What does that mean? We look at every single aspect of a vehicle purchase and remove all of the friction points.

Here's a few examples:

You can buy a car entirely online, without any salespeople involved

You can have your new car delivered to your driveway, usually the same day

You can spend a week with your vehicle to decide if you love it, and if you don't we'll pick it up

This role directly reports to the National Buying Manager and is responsible for hiring, onboarding, training, and providing ongoing support to the Purchasing Analyst team,

Job Description

Hire and manage a team of 5-10 purchasers

Screen applicants and interview potential hires

Effectively train/onboard new staff

Provide leadership and ongoing training and support to staff

Develop staff and provide frequent feedback

Accountable for hitting daily/weekly/monthly targets

Track team metrics (lead conversion, profit per unit, reconditioning estimates)

Resolve escalations or customer complaints

Coordinate effectively with other departments (accounting/admin/logistics)

Innovate/improve existing processes and procedures

Skills and Qualifications:

Call Centre or Dealership experience preferred but not required

Strong leadership experience managing direct reports

High level of accountability and ownership

Effective communication and negotiation skills

Excellent organizational and time management skills

Willingness to learn and work at all levels to support department’s goals

Ability to motivate a diverse workgroup


Ability to work independently, multitask and prioritize

Sales background is a strong asset

This is a truly exciting time to join Canada Drives and we are looking forward to doing great things together! In addition to a competitive salary, we provide

Extended dental and medical benefits

Opportunities for advancement

Excellent on the job training

NOTE: This position is only available to candidates living in Canada

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