Raw Material - Procurement Product Associate - Poultry
Maple Leaf Foods
Mississauga, ON
24d ago

A Sustainable, Forward Thinking Protein Company Our job is to make great food Read More Raise the Good in Food Our Leadership Values The Opportunity : A snap shot of some of the exciting things you will lead and do :

  • Co-ordinate internally produced materials from Fresh Poultry Plants to Prepared Meats Facilities
  • Optimize use of raw materials to maximize the full value chain profitability
  • Day to day management of raw material from internal and external supply to FP Poultry facilities, ensuring uninterrupted supply of raw materials.
  • Forecast raw material requirements
  • Process purchase orders, responsible for approx. $100 M Dollars in purchases.
  • Understand impact to business as associate can purchase up to $250 K per transaction.
  • Negotiate Pricing for all external purchases, short and long term.
  • Make best decisions for Maple Leaf in fast paced environment, to mitigate loses.
  • Problem solving, making sure the right teams come together to find solutions.
  • Arrange / expedite transport of raw materials for non-FOB activities
  • Investigate and action NCRs
  • Support Manager Product Management & Procurement on the sourcing, testing and approval of new materials and products
  • Monitor, maintain and issue required reporting
  • Support Manager Product Management & Procurement in developing a supply base that provides maximum value to Maple Leaf Foods Minimize outside spot purchases and avoid internal commodity sales by recommending production schedule changes.
  • Monitor frozen inventories and communicate issues or opportunities as required
  • Track & report supplier fill rate / order conformance
  • Investigate and invoice issues in timely manner and ensure the completion of return goods forms and debit / credit memos
  • Provide back up coverage for fellow associates
  • Perform ongoing system maintenance / planning tools updates
  • Track and Balance Maple Leaf Quota transactions
  • Provide Product Manager insights and recommendations on key cut profitability and track monthly GPS on selected cuts. Position Outcomes What we have to offer you :
  • Be part of a company with an inspiring and unique vision, with a deep commitment to sustainability and expanding its leadership in sustainable protein across North America
  • Professional and career development opportunities, supported by our commitment to talent development through our partnership with the Ivey School of Business.
  • Competitive Health and Wellness benefits that start on your first day of employment
  • Defined Contribution Pension Plan
  • Commitment to Learning courses, resources and tools provided to all employees
  • Employee Assistance Program What you will bring :
  • 2 to 3 years of experience in the management and / or procurement of a commodity based category
  • University degree or Community College diploma in a related field
  • Demonstrated purchasing and / or negotiating experience
  • Professional purchasing training an asset
  • Team player with strong communication and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, changing environment
  • Ability to work independently and drive to solutions.
  • Ability to negotiate pricing at fair market values.
  • Action oriented with a proven ability to execute in a highly demanding purchasing environment
  • Exceptional organizational abilities and time management skills
  • Professional attitude and dedication to outstanding quality
  • Ability to improve process by proactively seeking and implementing new opportunities
  • Ability to understand stakeholder needs and meet those needs in a timely manner
  • Superior analytical skills and the ability to quickly and efficiently evaluate large data sets using advanced techniques (pivot tables, logic statements, macro information)
  • Superior IT skills including Excel, Word, SAP and BPCS
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