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Purchasing Manager

Greater Toronto Area, ON

Argentus is proud to be working on another procurement leadership role. This company has a proud history in Canada, distributing a variety of products to a diverse suite of clients. Today, they’re growing rapidly, and looking for a Purchasing Manager to help support the continued growth of the business! 

Working out of the company’s office in the Greater Toronto Area, this Purchasing Manager will take on procurement oversight for the company’s crucial food and packaging category—a core function for the company. In this role, the successful candidate will develop an overall procurement strategy for food and supporting products (raw materials including veggies, fruit, meat, ingredients, packaging, personal protective equipment, etc.). This client is looking for an individual who is highly strategic, able to work to deeply understand the needs of a variety of stakeholders across the organization, including leadership teams in operations and finance, project management, sales, marketing and others. In this role, you will execute on the procurement strategy by negotiating with suppliers, managing the tender process for new suppliers from proposal stage to supplier onboarding and beyond. Using your proven track record of innovation, you will be highly involved and creative in offering a procurement perspective to the New Product Introductions (NPI) process, helping to develop effective go-to-market strategies for new products, and participate in product commercialization. You will work within the company’s ERP and Excel system to drive improvements in procurement processes, with the goal of achieving considerable cost savings, consistency, quality and other company standards.

This is an excellent role for a proven Food procurement professional, with at least 5 years of corporate purchasing experience in food, packaging, PPE and related categories. Experience developing and implementing procurement strategy is a must, as is experience in participating in the New Product Introductions (NPI) process as a procurement stakeholder. Our client is looking for individuals with exceptional data analytics, skilled with both Excel and ERP systems. If this sounds like you, and you’re looking to move into a new role, reach out to Argentus today! Call 416 364 9919 or sen dane mail with your current resume to

Please note: This capsule job description is meant to give prospective candidates a basic overview of the role. A full written job description is available upon request. We regret that only candidates already located in Canada are eligible to apply.

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