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Director, Supply Chain - Strategic Sourcing & Category Management (Hybrid)


Pickering, ON, CA, L1W 3J2

Req ID:  38204

Status: Full-time, Permanent

Working Conditions:  Flexible Hybrid Working Environment 

Education Level: University Degree with a relevant study is required.

Level:  Senior

Location: Pickering / Toronto, ON

Shifts(s): Days

Travel: Yes within Ontario


BE THE GENERATION to help build a brighter tomorrow.


Ontario Power Generation (OPG) continues to set the bar for environmental protection, community involvement, and economic impact while safely keeping the lights on. Now we've set our sights on being a net-zero carbon company by 2040 and a catalyst to help the economies where we operate achieve net-zero by 2050. 


OPG operates a diverse portfolio of generation assets, including nuclear, hydroelectric, biomass and solar. We are also a cleantech leader and innovator, offering challenging and unique work opportunities. Help us use our power to change the world. 




Reporting to the VP, Supply Chain Strategy & Projects, the Director plays a critical role in developing and executing supply chain and sourcing strategies by leading people, driving business change and transformation, modernizing and digitizing category management and procurement processes while building, maintaining and leveraging strategic supplier and vendor relationships. This role is also responsible for obtaining new, diverse and innovative suppliers that enhance OPG's existing supplier programs.


First Year Deliverables


  • Develop a deep and broad understanding of OPG’s business; successfully integrate into the team and build credibility as a key advisor to the team.


  • Migrate the sourcing and category management group from reactive to proactive. This will be achieved by understanding market trends and risks across all commodities and categories.


  • Enhance communication or risk and strategies to business stakeholders.


  • Implement best practices of procurement/sourcing across raw materials, finished goods and services.


The successful candidate will be a leader with proven senior-level experience in developing “best in class” procurement and sourcing practices within a large, complex organization. With a client service focus, they will have a proven track record of increasing efficiency and reducing costs through expandable and scalable solutions and a focus on value. As well, they must be able to promote a service-oriented culture that enables strong vendor relationship management while providing exceptional support and service as a true business partner to various stakeholders within the organization.


The successful candidate will exhibit uncompromising integrity and commitment to upholding corporate values and the OPG Code of Business Conduct.




As Ontario's largest clean energy generator, OPG offers an exciting combination of challenging opportunities and career diversity in a fast-paced work environment. Being an OPG employee means you can apply your knowledge, broaden your skills and make a valuable contribution to an organization that is vital to the province's wellbeing. At OPG, our values are our strengths.  They are fundamental truths about our organization that don't change.  Safety. Integrity. Excellence. People and Citizenship.  


Here's why OPG might be the ideal workplace for you:

  • Exceptional range of opportunities province-wide
  • Long-term career growth and development opportunities
  • Electricity is vital to the province, and OPG's clean electricity is helping decarbonize other sectors.


Our promise to you:

  • We care about the safety and the well-being of our employees. It is our utmost priority.
  • A supportive work environment where you can be your best every day.
  • Opportunities to stretch and develop.
  • Offer different ways for you to give back to communities where we operate.
  • Partner with Indigenous communities and support local businesses.
  • We support employment equity, diversity and inclusion.


If you are looking to learn from others and be part of something important and excited about the future of power generation, you will find the right fit at OPG.


NEW CAMPUS!  In 2025, OPG is establishing a new corporate headquarters on a campus setting in the Municipality of Clarington, located within the Durham Region. The new campus will include the existing Darlington Energy Complex just south of Highway 401 and a new building to be constructed on adjacent land presently owned by OPG.



Applications are encouraged immediately and should be submitted online below at For more information, don't hesitate to contact Shannon Cooper of Odgers Berndtson at We thank all those who express an interest, however, only those chosen for further development will be contacted.



OPG is committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment where all employees feel valued, respected, and supported. If you require accommodation during the application or interview process, please advise us as soon as possible so appropriate arrangements can be made. If you require information in a format that is accessible to you, please contact