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Junior Buyer (Raw Materials and Packaging)

Division Manager Caldic Vacancies
9 November 2019

Junior Buyer (Raw Materials and Packaging)

Canada, Mississauga

Full time

Position function:  Reporting to the Procurement Director for Caldic Canada Inc., the Junior Buyer will be an integral part of the Procurement team and will have ownership of the purchasing responsibility for raw materials & packaging. 

 Scope:  This position focuses on Procurement; including sourcing, negotiation, contracting and administrative support to ensure cost effective supply of raw materials, packaging and commodities to achieve customer satisfaction.

 MAJOR TASKS AND DUTIES:

Manage assigned portfolio of suppliers.
Identify and achieve Procurement cost savings.
Provide administrative support for Procurement team.
Develop and maintain professional relationships and networks with internal customers, suppliers and other procurement organizations.
Review and evaluate vendor performance and product quality.  Provide feedback to vendors, management and the Executive team in order to influence high performance in vendor relationships.
Gain market insight, translating relevant trends into objectives and generating an actionable strategic business plan.
Work with the Replenishment Team to assist in resolving inventory supply issues as well as ensuring continuity of supply of key strategic inventory.
Lead continuous improvement activities to optimize the supply of materials in an efficient manner.
Create and sustain a Procurement environment that delivers double digit growth enthusiastically.  Accountable for Procurement targets relating to the overall business strategies.
Respect the health and safety policies and programs within the company by working in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations, safe work practices and procedures established by Caldic.  

 

About you

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

Post-Secondary Education in Business Admin or related field.
Must have 1-3 years’ experience in Procurement or Supply chain management.
Knowledge of Supply Chain/Inventory Management.
Must have advanced computer skills (Excel, Outlook).
Must have strong interpersonal and negotiation skills.
Must have strong organization skills.
Must have strong communication (verbal and written) skills.

Our offer

Competitive Compensation Pkg; including bonus, benefits and vacation

 

Caldic Canada Inc. is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon: Age, Citizenship, Colour, Family Status, Gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), Gender Identity or Expression, Marriage and Civil Partnerships, Physical and/ or Mental Disabilities, Political Belief, Race, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. Accommodations are available upon request for any candidate and/ or employee.

About us

Caldic Canada is recognized as Canada's leading food ingredient supplier, distributing a wide range of raw materials for the food and personal care market and specializing in the manufacture of antioxidants, release agents, bakery concentrates, dough conditioners and vitamin and mineral enrichment blends. Proudly Canadian, our ingredient supply facilities are strategically located across North America providing our customers with coast-to-coast coverage for both distribution and technical sales. On the leading edge of emerging trends, our extensive laboratory capabilities for ingredient development and full technical and regulatory support allow us to improve the nutritional profile of almost any product we produce. With a focus on Wellness, we meet our customers' demands for great tasting, healthful and convenient ingredients. Custom packaging solutions allow our customer a “one stop shop” experience as we are able to take a product from inception through to development, manufacturing, packaging and distribution. Our commitment to safe and efficient global sourcing provides our customers with superior quality products and very competitive pricing. Caldic Canada is part of Caldic B.V., a full-service distributor engaged in the production and distribution of food ingredients, chemicals, health care- and technical solutions. At the moment Caldic is represented in 17 countries with more than 40 locations in Europe, Asia Pacific and North America.