Description du poste

Are you a Buyer – Planner Guru? If so, we want to meet you! This position is responsible for the efficient and best cost sourcing for raw materials and supplies and planning of raw material and supplies to ensure production schedules are achieved.

Our client is a family-owned business that has been operating for more than 50 years, specializing in ground and fully cooked meat products. Their focus on quality products and service has been recognized by Canada’s premier restaurants, grocery and retail chains, and independent operators. Our client is truly dedicated to providing a positive and rewarding work environment for its employees with training, recognition, and special events.

Buyer- Planner position

Specific Accountabilities:

  • Negotiate Supply Contracts for materials and services (non-meat)
  • Prepare Supply Contracts and purchase orders (meat)
  • Accountable for managing annual buys for Ingredients and Packaging
  • Work with the Sales and Operations teams at both facilities to ensure the planned supplies for the short- and long-term schedule
  • ERP- Data Management
  • Quota applications/ reconciliations
  • Manage annual Beef / Chicken Quota Applications
  • Manage yearly CAB Reconciliation
  • Negotiate Transportation and freight
  • Warehouse and Freight invoice validation
  • Carrier and Warehouse claim administration
  • Complete yearly USMCA (NAFTA) renewal
  • Identify and implement Cost Saving Opportunities
  • Execute RFP’s and Benchmarking exercises in all purchasing categories as required
  • Negotiate Transportation and freight
  • SQF and HACCP accountabilities
  • Accountable for seeking continuous improvement to our client’s programs and procedures
  • Accountable for ensuring there is coverage for planned and unplanned absences which could compromise our client’s policies, procedures and programs
  • Follow company policies and procedures

Ideal Skills/Qualifications

  • College education with 2+ years Buying experience, preferably in the packaging or spice industry
  • SCMP certification an asset
  • Understanding of product costing
  • Food industry experience preferred.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from all stakeholders
  • Strong negotiation and communication skills
  • Strong organizational and planning skills
  • Excellent computer skills

Information du contact

Don't miss out on this great opportunity! Apply Today!

Qualified candidates please contact Sarika at (905) 361 – 3987 ext. 115 for consideration