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Director, Strategic Sourcing (Food Products)

The Company: Our client is an award-winning, world-class company whose products have been featured in magazines and on TV across North America and beyond. Fast-growing and exciting, this company has its health products in stores across the country, and is on the way to becoming a household name. In business for over 10 years and coming armed with an incredible culture, a strong set of values, and a deeply entrepreneurial nature, this company is changing and growing rapidly – and they are searching for a Procurement Manager to join the team and contribute to continued success. Here’s more:

What You’ll Do:

  • Act as the most senior procurement expert within the organization, performing high-level strategy for sourcing and negotiation
  • Lead up extensive sourcing of products/ingredients globally, finding new suppliers and improving sourced product quality
  • Negotiate terms, quality and rates with vendors/suppliers, building relationships and driving costs low
  • Oversee and lead all purchasing initiatives for the organization, working closely with the executive team on a regular basis

What’s In It For You:

  • An extremely competitive yearly salary according to experience
  • Generous full benefits package, group insurance, and paid vacation time
  • Convenient and centralized location in Ville Saint-Laurent, easily accessible by car or public transit (free parking)
  • Opportunity for international travel on sourcing trips
  • Warm and visually-stunning office environment with a positive company culture
  • The opportunity to lead all procurement initiatives for a fast-growing, values-driven organization that makes incredible products but has a more impressive culture

What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Purchasing, Supply Chain, or equivalent
  • 5+ years’ professional experience in strategic procurement/buying in food industry
  • Experience/knowledge of the fresh food/perishable/organics market
  • Strong negotiation skills (quality, terms, rates, etc.)
  • Perfect command of both English (spoken and written); spoken French
  • A permanently-positive attitude and a deeply entrepreneurial mindset

Passionate about procurement and negotiation? Looking for a company that feels more like a family than just another organization? Passionate and excited about mission-driven, values-focused companies? Submit your CV today – build out the future of your leadership career in purchasing organically. Up for it?

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