Today Argentus is working with one of our top clients in the Consumer Goods space on an excellent Procurement role. This company is a growing manufacturer and distributor in their product category, with an excellent, people-forward working culture. Today, they’re hiring a Buyer to help grow their Procurement function!
Working out of the company’s facility in Charlottetown, PEI, this Buyer will take on front-line purchasing for a variety of direct materials involved in production including raw materials and consumables, as well as maintenance, repair & operations (MRO). With the goal of meeting delivery targets for production, as well as minimizing cost and maximizing efficiency, this Buyer will execute relationships with suppliers to purchase goods, generating purchase orders from within the company’s Materials Requirements Planning (MRP) system and other internal requisitions. The successful candidate will work with the supply chain team, as well as demand planning and other stakeholders, to maintain a high quality of data accuracy in the MRP system, and work closely with suppliers to monitor and ameliorate any issues in the delivery of goods. You will work within the Procure-to-Pay (P2P) process to identify opportunities to streamline procurement, and develop briefs and reports based on key performance indicators to present to management. In addition, you will work to support the supplier management and selection process as the company continues to diversify its supplier base.
In short, this an excellent sole contributor level role for someone with at least 5 years of Procurement experience, including international Procurement. Procurement experience in the consumer packaged goods, food, pharmaceuticals or related manufacturing industry is a must for this role, as is familiarity with P2P processes, ERP systems, and MRP systems, as well as a demonstrated track record of successfully recommending and implementing Procurement improvements. If this sounds like you, and you’re looking to move into your next great Procurement role, reach out to Argentus today! Call 416 364 9919 or send an email with your current resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.