Vacancy for PURCHASING MANAGER | Newly Weds Foods

Position : PURCHASING MANAGER (for Mississauga, Ontario facility.)

Responsible for overseeing the purchasing department in Mississauga and working with Boucherville and Edmonton purchasing managers to maintain/manage the Canadian
Purchasing Category program.

Cotinuously keeping
abreast of industry trends in order to buy, quality., cost effective raw materials and/ or finished goods to meet Our customers’ needs.

Provide leadership to others, thus supporting our team and department objectives.

Develop and, maintain multilevel relationships with principals/ suppliers.

Essential Duties:
Interacts independently with suppliers and or principals as required.

Demonstrates the ability to supply cost effectiveness by keeping abreast of the latest ingredient technologies.

Develop additional/alternate sources of supply for existing as well as new and improved raw materials
Involved with extra-curricular activities to maintain or improve miscellaneous responsibilities within the

Complies with Newly Weds Foods corporate personnel policies and purchasing procedures.

Focus on continually looking for new ideas, trends, and innovations aboard for the company.

Assist Edmonton and Boucherville purchasing as needed.

Provide support and training as required.

Working on standardizing processes & procedures among the purchasing team

Inventory control focusing on costing/pricing analytics

Able to understand Edmonton & Montreal purchasing needs Managing contract negotiations and terms while collaborating with the corporate team

Understanding category separation and control planning Complies with Newly Weds Foods corporate policies and procedures.

Direct reports – Mississauga purchasing staff

Non-Essential Functions:
Perform other various similar and related duties as

Minimum Qualifications:
A College and/or University graduate degree or PMAC designate would be an asset.

Minimum of 8-10 years of experience relevant to food products or the equivalent.

Meets and exceeds the requirements of a purchasing agent.

Works effectively in a team environment.

Familiarization with GMP’s, HACCP and quality systems an asset.

Superior communication, leadership skills, good
multi-tasking and intermediate computer skills.

Ensures required confidentiality is maintained at all times.

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