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Procurement Manager – Food Ingredients

Toronto, ON
Food Production

Today Argentus is working with another great client in the Food Production industry, on a direct Procurement management role. This company has a long history in the Food Production industry, and is a pioneer in their product category with excellent opportunity to grow . Today, they’ve tapped Argentus to help them source a Procurement Manager for Food Ingredients! 

Working out of the company’s office in Toronto, ON, and reporting to senior leadership in the business, this Procurement Manager will take on overall accountability for sourcing and purchasing of the company’s food ingredient raw materials, with the goal of lowering costs and identifying opportunities for strategic innovation. Leading a small procurement team, the successful candidate will gather requirements from Research & Development, Quality Assurance & Sales, and use an understanding of inventory to create forecasts on various time horizons for categories of raw materials. You will then go to market to execute the sourcing projects for food ingredients as required for production, managing the end-to-end procurement including RFQ preparation, supplier selection and negotiation. Following procurement, you will approve purchase orders from the inventory department, and work with Quality Assurance to make sure that suppliers are meeting obligations from a quality, cost and delivery standpoint, and rectify any issues. Using strong attention to detail, you’ll work to ensure a high degree of accuracy in documentation including QA documentation, kosher certificates, organic certificates, and approval packages for suppliers. As the company continues to grow and build procurement into a centre of strategic advantage, there’s excellent room to grow.

This role is a great fit for a mid-career supply chain professional with very strong procurement experience in food raw materials within a manufacturing environment. Experience managing the end-to-end sourcing process for a variety of food categories is a requirement for this role, as is a strong understanding of the local supplier marketplace for food ingredients in Ontario. If you’re an accomplished food manufacturing procurement manager looking to move into your next great role, reach out to Argentus today! Call 416 364 9919 or send an email to with your current resume. 

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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