General Supervisor, Purchasing


Logan Lake, British Columbia, CA

Purchasing General Supervisor


We are looking for an engaging, personable, and conscientious individual!


Reporting to the Supply Chain Management Superintendent, the Purchasing General Supervisor supervises Supply Chain Management employees while ensuring compliance with various policies and procedures and obtaining the best total value in acquiring materials and services.


Join us in the Highland Valley and enjoy a variety of recreational opportunities at your fingertips. Whether you enjoy biking and skiing, or prefer the laid-back atmosphere of fishing and hiking, there is something for everyone! The mine site is a 50-minute drive from Kamloops, B.C. which provides all the comforts of city living. It is also close to Merritt, Ashcroft, and Logan Lake, which all exude a small-town community atmosphere. 




  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Ensure a timely, cost-effective supply of items as directed by the Supply Chain Management Superintendent
  • Foster an inclusive work environment that is aligned with Teck’s values.
  • Maximize employee performance, implement procedural enhancements, and strive to streamline business practices
  • Ensure timely completion of assigned duties and projects
  • Contribute to the design, development, and training of Enterprise Resource Planning system enhancements
  • Contribute to the ongoing integrity of the purchasing system, and ensure that the purchasing department continues to meet user department needs
  • Ensure compliance with existing departmental operating policies and procedures
  • Manage and evaluate employee performance against specified targets and goals.
  • Establish metrics and reports to measure employee performance as required.
  • Develop and maintain professional relationships with all suppliers and monitor Key Performance Indicators
  • Develop, implement, and manage cost savings ideas
  • Provide mentorship to direct and indirect reports
  • Provide leadership and mentoring to the department in procurement activities, including contract writing, administration, bidding, negotiating, and strategic planning
  • Evaluate & monitor contract performance to determine the necessity for amendments, extensions of contracts, and compliance with contractual obligations
  • Perform other responsibilities as required or assigned




  • Completion or enrolment in the Supply Chain Management Professional designation.
  • Post-Secondary diploma or degree in a related field such as Supply Chain Management, Business, Accounting, or Office Administration.
  • Minimum of 10 years of progressive purchasing experience, strong written and oral communication skills, and proven interpersonal and follow-up skills are required
  • Excellent computer skills and experience with the Microsoft Office Suite®, especially Outlook, Word, and Excel
  • Self-motivated, capable of working under minimal supervision, and function best in a high-performance work environment
  • Excellent negotiating, problem-solving, and decision-making skills
  • Experience in the Supply Management field with a good understanding of all aspects of supply chain management; including contract structures, terms, and conditions
  • Previous supervisory experience will be an asset
  • Possess a minimum of a valid class 5 driver’s license.


About Teck


At Teck, we value diversity. Our teams work collaboratively and respect each person’s unique perspective and contribution. 


Qualified applicants interested in joining a dynamic team are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter electronically. 


We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. 


Teck is a diversified resource company committed to responsible mining and mineral development with major business units focused on copper, steelmaking coal and zinc, as well as investments in energy assets. 

Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, its shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols TECK.A and TECK.B and the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TECK. 


Learn more about Teck at or follow @TeckResources.


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