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Category Manager – Packaging & Food or Beverages

Vaughan, ON

Argentus is proud to be working with one of our top long-standing clients in the Food Industry on a great new Procurement role! This food industry organization is known for their Procurement excellence, servicing a variety of well-known and respected brands. Today, they’re looking for a Category Manager for Packaging Procurement, as well as Food and Beverages! 

Working out of the company’s Vaughan, ON location, this Category Manager will take on Procurement category strategy development and execution within the Packaging Category, with some work in the Food and Beverage categories as well. You will work with stakeholders to form a deep understanding of business requirements, build relationships with these stakeholders in the organization’s various brands to deliver procurement excellence by levaring cost and value from the company’s supplier relationships. This will involve developing a high-level purchasing strategy for the assigned categories, and then using RFx or other sourcing processes to go to market and execute on that strategy. You will work to evaluate supplier responses, assist with supplier negotiation, onboarding, and contract development, and use metrics and KPIs to monitor and improve ongoing vendor performance. 

At least 5 years of strategic Procurement experience is a must for this role, specifically within Packaging in the Food Production industry, as well as experience in either Food or Beverage category procurement. Experience developing strategy and running the end-to-end RFx process are also a must, as is experience using KPIs to manage supplier relationships and performance. If this sounds like a good fit for your background, reach out to Argentus today! Send an email 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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