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Purchaser

Fermes Lufa

This is a Full-time position in Montréal, QC posted March 30, 2018.

Purchaser – Category Manager
Department: Purchasing
Location: Ahuntsic

The purchaser is responsible for the management of supplier relations and the onboarding of new products.

We are looking for specialists to manage the following categories:
– Quebec fruit and vegetables;
– Cheese, dairy and eggs;
– Prepared foods.

Responsibilities:
– Development of new products and suppliers aligned with the mission and vision of the company to optimize the product offerings in your respective category;
– Price negotiations and sales forecasting;
– Planning of promotional calendars and inventory management;
– Validation of product and supplier descriptions in collaboration with marketing;
– Monitoring sales and profitability results to ensure optimal performance of your categories.

Schedule:
– Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 40-45 hours/week.

Compensation & benefits:
– Salary to be determined based on experience and knowledge of the candidate;
– You will also be eligible to participate in the firm’s health insurance, dental and disability programs after completion of probationary period (paid 50% by the employee and 50% by Lufa Farms);
– Discount on your Lufa Farms basket.

When you apply, be sure to include:
– Name of the position you’re applying for;
– Attach your CV (no longer than one page unless you have a compelling reason);
– Let us know what you’re looking for in terms of compensation.

 

Requirements:
– Bachelor’s degree in administration or equivalent;
– Ability to work independently, be incredibly organized and plan strategically;
– Devotion to quality and work well done;
– Ability to develop sustainable supplier relationships based on mutual trust;
– Strength and experience in negotiation;
– Strong communication skills in both French and English (oral and written);
– Strong work ethic, adaptable, detail oriented, respect for both products and deadlines;
– Good knowledge of computers and good comfort level using various software and apps (especially spreadsheet creation software).

Skills Required

  • Education level: College
  • Work experience (years): 0-2 years

Package

Salary: N/D

How to Apply