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Head of Purchasing (Fresh & Non Fresh)

Fermes Lufa

This is a Full-time position in Montréal, QC posted January 3, 2018.

These roles require someone who is adept at managing a team, strategic negotiations, and managing relationships with existing suppliers. Additionally, the Heads of Fresh & Non Fresh will be responsible for the complete vision of the Lufa Farms online marketplace which involves creating and executing a full merchandizing plan based on data, trends and anticipated needs of our Lufavores. This role will be evaluated on Key Performance Indicators- notably availability, margins and average order value.


– Good negotiation skills and confident in business relationship development

– Experience in forecasting, purchasing, and managing supplier relationships

– Experience in a purchasing management role, preferably in the food industry

– Familiar with retail pricing, specials in the retail food industry and possess the ability to build a promotional calendar

– Strong day to day team management capabilities and experience

– Ability to define individual goals, margins and budgets and hold the team to executing those targets

– Organizational skills, punctuality and ability to work both independently and in teams in a fast and automated environment

– Ability to work quickly and precisely without making errors in a constantly changing environment

– Focused on quality and high-standards of work and performance, and achievement of KPI goals

– Great work ethic, flexibility, attention to detail and respect for both the products and stated deadlines

– Comfortable using computer and associated applications, and particularly comfortable working with spreadsheets, Excel and project management software

– Good verbal/written skills in both French and English


– University diploma

– Food enthusiast, notably passionate about sustainable, local, and high quality foods

– Has created customer content in line with brand values, targeted to increasing sales.

Skills Required

  • Education level: None
  • Work experience (years): None


Salary: N/D

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