Trouw Nutrition Canada, a Nutreco company offers world-class animal nutrition feeding programs to its customers and is Canada’s largest Animal Nutrition company supported by leading, trusted brands Shur-
Gain (Eastern Canada & US) and Landmark Feeds (Western Canada). Our parent company, Nutreco, is a global leader in the animal nutrition business.
Headquartered in the Netherlands, Nutreco employs more than 10,000 people in 30 countries, with sales in 80 countries.
POSITION SUMMARY :
Reporting to the Buyer, Feed Ingredients, the Purchasing Coordinator will be responsible for the day to day purchasing & inventory functions at Landmark Nutrition as well as servicing our internal / external customer requirements as they relate to the processing and delivery of products.
The successful candidate will be results-oriented, thrive in a fast paced, demanding environment, and have the ability to develop positive working relations with associates and employees.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES :
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following :
Generate purchase orders and purchase agreements;
Monitor open purchase orders and verify shipping documents;
Communicate with customs broker to ensure shipments are cleared in a timely manner;
Coordinate specific ingredient & premix deliveries to / from internal facilities and offsite locations;
Provides direct support to Purchasing Team;
Investigate discrepancies between bills of Lading and vendor Invoices;
Review inventory count sheets, variances and reconcile data;
Actively participates in monthly ingredient and inventory-related meetings;
Run daily procurement reports and reconcile discrepancies.
PREFERRED HIRING CRITERIA :
Minimum of 2 years previous experience in customer service, purchasing, sales or supply chain;
Must possess strong verbal and written communication skills;
Must be detail conscious while maintaining a high degree of accuracy;
Proven organizational, planning and prioritizing skills with the ability to adhere to strict timelines;
Well-developed computer skills (Microsoft Office programs), database management and a strong mathematical aptitude;
Team player with the ability to work well with co-workers and staff members from other departments;
Experience with MRP / ERP system is considered an asset