Position: Purchasing Team
Organization: Lufa Farms
Location: Montréal, Quebec
The purchasing team is responsible for managing all aspects inherent to our relations with suppliers. We are currently looking for purchasers and a director (senior role). If you have strong negotiation skills, pay attention to detail, and are interested in helping source the best foods for our Lufavores these roles might be for you.
Following up on supplier performance and managing all communications with our suppliers including pricing negotiations, quantities required, promotional calendars, new product arrivals and logistics
Merchandising responsibilities including evaluating new suppliers and products as well as ingredients, origins and ensuring the alignment with the Lufa Farms mission. Negotiating prices, and ensuring a smooth onboarding experience
Managing promotions with suppliers and coordinating with marketing to ensure product and supplier descriptions and photos are accurate and up to date
Assessing the current product lineup and strategically planning in order to meet customer expectations as well as company objectives
Run specific projects mandated by the department head
Strength and experience in accounts management and business relations
Strength and experience in negotiation
Strong communication skills in both French and English (oral and written)
Punctuality and strong organisational skills
Ability to work fast, with precision, and without mistakes in an ever changing environment
Devotion to quality and work well done
Strong work ethics, adaptability, great care for detail, respect for both products and deadlines
Good knowledge of computers and good comfort level using various software and apps (especially spreadsheet creation software)
Enthusiastic and determined team player, also capable of working independently
Rigorous attention to detail, commitment, organisation and effectiveness
Project management skills
Experience in “B2B” sales
Experience in a similar role, especially in the food and beverage industry
Monday to Friday 08:00 @ 17:00, 45 hours/week
To be determined according to qualifications and experience
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FoodWork ID: 42450 Date posted to FoodWork.ca: Sep 1 2017