Intermediate Procurement Specialist – Shipbuilding – Halifax, NS


Dovre Group is pleased to present the following opportunity: Intermediate Procurement Specialist – Shipbuilding located in Halifax, NS. This is a permanent full-time role.



Supplier management including:

  • Develop and improve supplier quality, cost, and delivery performance
  • Issue POs for material

Contract management including:

  • Negotiate contracts and long-term agreements
  • Execution of negotiated contract through ISI’s ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) & MRP (Material Resource Planning) systems.
  • Provide advice on contractual claims

Integrated sourcing initiatives including:

  • Develop and implement category sourcing strategies
  • Analyze market conditions (ex: pricing, availability, lead-time and capacity)

Continuous improvement including:

  • Support new product introduction activities
  • Apply the principles of continuous improvement to the design and development of supply chain processes
  • Undertake cost analysis for direct material and services



  • University Degree in Business, Supply Chain, Science or Engineering
  • A minimum of 3 years Supply Chain Procurement experience in the Shipbuilding industry
  • The following Supply Chain accreditations would be considered an asset: SCMP, MCIPS or ISM
  • Previous experience with New Build Shipbuilding is preferred
  • Demonstrated organizational and time management skills
  • Strong sense of urgency to complete tasks
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Previous exposure to market analytics and insights
  • Fluency in Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of industry wide Project Controls systems
  • All successful applicants must meet requirements for Canadian Controlled Goods Program (CGP), Canadian Government Security clearance, and U.S. International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)


Dovre Group is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from anyone meeting the requirements for this position.

Our client is proud to offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including but not limited to:

  • Comprehensive Relocation Package
  • A flexible medical, dental, and vision plan
  • Employee & Family Assistance Programs
  • RRSP matching program
  • Health & Wellness reimbursements
  • Opportunities to take part in job related training and development
  • Growth and progression opportunities within the company


For more information about the position above or working for Dovre Group, please contact:

Shauna Pierce
Senior 360 Recruiter



Job ID: #28746