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Sourcing Analyst

Posting ID:     17130
Job Title:    Regular/Full-Time  
City:   Mobile, AL, United States
Location:   No Selection 

Who We Are:
Canfor - a leading integrated forest products company and one of the world’s largest producers of sustainable lumber, pulp and paper - is a recognized employer of choice and an exciting place to grow your career.

We have an established presence in the southern US and in Western Canada, as well as sales offices around the world, and are proud of our committed team of over 6,500 employees.

The Opportunity:

Reporting to the Director of Business Analytics, the Sourcing Analyst will generate reports and recommendations based on operational observations and in-depth supply chain analysis for Canfor Southern Pine operations. The Sourcing Analyst is a key member of the Business Analytics team that works closely with our operations to help develop and maintain efficient procurement technology, tools and processes and research commodity trends and economic conditions. This position will also have opportunities to identify, negotiate, procure and administer agreements for materials and services, capital projects, and maintenance contracts consistent with the business objectives of Canfor Southern Pine.


The successful candidate will be a recent Business/Procurement/Accounting/Finance Program graduate or an energetic, experienced professional seeking an exciting opportunity to make strategic decisions based on operational needs and current market conditions.  S/he will have a strong desire to build relationships with internal and external stakeholders using a high level of professionalism and business acumen. The successful candidate must possess strong written and oral communication skills, be highly collaborative and be proficient in creating and maintaining comprehensive reports.



  • 5 years of purchasing experience or a recent graduate of a Purchasing, Accounting/Finance, or Business program
  • Advanced skillset in business intelligence tools and Excel
  • Excellent communication skills (active listening, written and oral)
  • Strong time management, organizational and analytical skills
  • Superior relationship building skills including strong customer focus and adaptability
  • Team player, collaborator, positive attitude
  • Be able and willing to travel to our multiple locations across the south approximately 15-20% of the time

Hiring for this position is ongoing and will be filled as required. To be considered for this position, please apply today.

As we continue to expand our company and our markets, now is the ideal time to grow your career with Canfor. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages, and are committed to the professional development of our employees.

Join Canfor for the stability, exciting career opportunities and growth potential while working for a recognized industry leader.

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Mobile, AL
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