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Position: E Commerce and Purchasing Coordinator
Company: 100km Foods Inc.
Location: Toronto, Ontario

What would it feel like to be part of a team that is making a difference in the local food landscape in Ontario every day?

To support farm-fresh, local food that chefs, individual consumers and restaurant patrons can really savour?

To support local farmers to access a growing market and emerging economy?

To be part of building a great organizational culture, where people can be themselves and change the way business is done?

If that door opened in front of you, would you walk on through?

We hope so!

100km Foods

We’re 100km Foods, and we connect local farmers with urban markets. With our help, farmers get access to large, urban markets and customers get access to delicious, farm-fresh food at local restaurants, hotels, retailers and now, delivered directly to their homes! It’s a win-win for all involved.

We deal fairly with farmers, allowing them to set their own prices, and we seek to treat all of our employees, suppliers, clients, and community with a high standard of fairness and cooperation. We are a certified B Corp, recognized for excellence in supplier relations and community impact.

Working with us, you’ll get to be a part of that purpose. You’ll work with great people who care about what they do, who bring a positive attitude to work, and who like to have fun. You’ll bring your whole self to work in a casual, friendly, and supportive environment.

E-Commerce and Purchasing Coordinator

As our new E-Commerce and Purchasing Coordinator, you will use your skills and experience to work in our e-commerce and ERP platforms to optimize our customers’ shopping experience and keep inventory levels and pricing accurate and up to date. You will also liaise with our farm partners and our sales & marketing team to source products and ensure excellent product quality, thereby maximizing sales.

Success in this role means the following:

  • Effectively managing and maintaining our e-commerce platforms to ensure a great and seamless customer experience
  • Working closely with the Sales & Marketing team and merchandising product to successfully execute on promotions and sales strategies
  • Forging great relationships with our farm partners and communicating with them in a timely and effective manner
  • Assisting the Wholesale Manager by forecasting, maintaining inventory at optimal levels, issuing purchase orders, and sourcing new products
  • Input and manage product information in ERP database, including maintaining product pricing
  • Troubleshooting issues, problem solving, and investigating better ways to manage our e-commerce platforms (Shopify, k-ecommerce) and their interactions with our ERP software (SAP Business One).

The Practical Stuff

Until COVID-19 passes, you will work from home, approximately 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday. We offer a base salary ($42-$45k/year depending on qualifications and experience), group benefits after 3 months, at-cost food purchasing from our retail market and above all, the chance to do meaningful work on a great team.

Qualifications

You have a desire to make a positive difference in the world. In addition, these qualifications will help you stand out:

  • Experience and proficiency in managing E-commerce environments
  • Excellent administrative skills, including strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Experience with SAP Business One or other ERP software is an asset
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, analytical skills, and ability to multi-task
  • Excellent organizational skills, with strong attention to detail & timelines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong ability to work independently and within a team environment
  • Strong desire and a proven aptitude for continuous learning
  • An understanding of hand-coded HTML, CSS, JavaScript an asset
  • Hands on entrepreneurial spirit and drive
  • Experience and knowledge of food and farming is an asset
  • Adaptable and flexible, and an enjoyment of working in a growing and changing business

How to Apply

To apply to this position, please go to our online application portal at: https://www.fitzii.com/apply/51909?s=gw

Our online application will allow you to apply to this role as a complete candidate – not just a resume and cover letter. The application will assess your qualifications, personality traits and workplace preferences, and should take about 10–15 minutes to complete. You can get a copy of your assessment when you’re done by logging into the application tool.

If you require any accommodation in the application process, please contact us with the “Need Help” button in the application.

We will review applications as they are received and really look forward to hearing from you.

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Oct 6 2020    ID: 57651