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Procurement Manager – Protein and Packaging

Location:
Toronto, ON
Industry:
Food Production

Argentus is working with a brand new client in the Food Production industry. This company, a mature startup, is posting very strong growth within their product category, with an excellent mission for ethical sourcing and a fantastic working culture. They have tapped Argentus to tap into our network for a Procurement Manager for their key categories of proteins and packaging.

Working out of the company’s office in downtown Toronto, ON, this Procurement Manager will join the company’s growing procurement team with a mandate to lead overall category strategy for the company’s proteins and raw materials procurement. Working collaboratively with the planning, supply chain and logistics teams, this individual will work to streamline procurement processes within the company’s RFP structure, supply chain ERP and contract management tools. You will work with the demand planning team to ensure the company’s strategic inventory position is maintained for protein and packaging commodities, drive sustainability and ESG initiatives across the supply chain, and implement strategies to mitigate risk for the categories. This Procurement Manager will also take charge of all vendor relationships with the company’s strategic supplier base, working to monitor and improve vendor performance to build competitive advantage for the company, and collaborate with vendors and internal teams to identify and pursue opportunities for efficiency improvements, cost reductions, and innovation. 

This is an excellent growth role with a fantastic company for a mid-career Procurement professional in downtown Toronto. Our client is looking for candidates with significant experience in Procurement particularly within food raw materials (protein) as well as packaging, including vendor management and contract management. Strong analytical skills are also a must, including strong Excel skills and ERP systems experience (ideally Netsuite). If you’re a Food procurement expert looking to make the next move in your career, reach out to Argentus today! Call 416 364 9919 or send an email with your current resume to recruit@argentus.com

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