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GGI- Sourcing Specialist

Brampton, ON

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The Giampaolo Group wants to create an efficient circular economy, recycling at its best. For forty years, some of our subsidiaries have focused on finding homes for the scrap metal that our society generates. Our industry knowledge of the metal markets makes us a leader. We see ourselves on a tremendous growth path with a target of doubling our volume in the next five years. Are you up for the challenge?


The primary purpose of this position is to Report to the VP Supply Chain, the Sourcing Specialist will execute cost savings programs through request for quote activities, negotiation and leveraging spend across all GGI businesses. Responsible for data gathering across the companies, analysis, reporting and presenting new opportunities for improvement. The Sourcing Specialist will assist in managing and rolling out all preferred supplier programs


The scope of this position extended to cover all aspects of Strategic Sourcing associated with the Giampaolo Group of companies in accordance with the Giampaolo Group’s operational standards.


The following is a list of the duties and responsibilities associated with the position of at The Giampaolo Group. The tasks and time spent performing each task may vary depending on certain circumstances and business needs. The Giampaolo Group maintains the right to modify job responsibilities and duties at its own discretion.

  • Experience in preparing RFPs and follow up analysis and reporting
  • Clear and thorough knowledge of the negotiation process and ability to maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Proven ability to drive and demonstrate results financially and strategically.
  • Full knowledge of the purchase to payable process
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Skills utilizing an ERP system
  • Strong analytical skills and reporting ability
  • Buying and sourcing in a manufacturing environment
  • Proven ability to identify opportunities and prioritize for results


  • 2-5 years’ experience in purchasing in the MRO category
  • Courses with Supply Chain , purchasing or Enrolled or completed the Supply Chain Management designation ( SCMP )
  • Bachelor’s degree or University degree with a business focus in Purchasing or Supply chain


  • Typical office environment with occasional site visits
  • Visits to plants and suppliers periodically
  • Exposure to internal environmental conditions such as noise and air conditioning

Want to meet with us? Great! We want to meet you too! Here are some things to prepare for the interview:

  • Examples of how you interact with teammates and customers, putting the success of the team above personal limitations.
  • Structure your thoughts with the STAR method.
  • Come with your passion and tell us how you want to change the way that we do work!

Giampaolo Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we welcome diversity in the workplace. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including visible minorities, Aboriginal People, and persons with disabilities. To request any accommodations you may require to participate in the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials or accessible meeting rooms) contact us at 905-793-3258 to discuss your needs. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • RRSP match
  • Vision care

Flexible Language Requirement:

  • French not required


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Brampton, ON L6T 5E6: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Bachelor’s Degree (required)


  • purchasing: 3 years (required)
  • MRO: 3 years (required)
  • ERP: 3 years (required)
  • Advanced Excel: 3 years (required)
  • Pivot Tables: 3 years (required)
  • Analytics: 3 years (required)


  • SCMP (preferred)