Industry: Restaurant / Grocery Retail
Argentus is working with a purchasing group aligned with a leading Food organization. This company has a mission to be the most effective Procurement provider within this highly competitive industry, striving for efficiency, innovation, customer service and overall excellence within their Supply Chain. Today they’re hiring for a number of roles, in this case a Purchasing Manager!
Working out of the company’s West End Toronto location, the Purchasing Manager will take on purchasing duties for a number of assigned products in Food and Packaging. This means building relationships with stakeholders in the company’s affiliated brands as well as parent company, and then evaluating product and suppliers with the goal of bringing down costs and improving product quality across the Supply Chain within the assigned categories. You’ll develop strategies to improve efficiency while making sure that the organization receives a continuous supply of high-quality product, negotiate with suppliers, monitor and research pricing and marketplace trends that might impact the Supply Chain, and prepare annual budgets for the products in the assigned categories. You will also manage relationships with distribution centres, 3PL providers and franchisees.
The successful candidate for this role will come from a Food Purchasing background particularly in the Restaurant or Grocery Retail industries. At least 5 years of experience in this industry is a must for this role, as are strong negotiations and contract management skills, analytical abilities, and relationship building skills. If this opportunity sounds like a good fit for you or someone in your network, reach out to Argentus today! Call 416 364 9919 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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