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Senior Sourcing Manager

MICHAEL PAGE CANADA

Vancouver, BC, CANADA

Supply Chain and Logistics

Michael Page BDT

The Senior Sourcing Manager will take a leadership role on the Strategic Sourcing team for Western Canada. As an experienced leader, this person will help build the long-term vision as well as support the development and implementation of processes to run our sourcing and procurement efforts for the National operations.

Client Details

Our client makes fresher, healthier food available at better prices by rethinking the grocery supply chain from the table all the way back to the farm. Since they began their journey, they have been blown away by the amazing customer response and have become the leading Canadian company in the expanding online meal kit delivery market. Since they have created their own direct to consumer e-commerce channel and farm to table supply chain, they have built a diverse and highly motivated team. As they continue to quickly grow their teams they are looking to find the best "A" Players to join them on the journey.

Description

  • Lead the western sourcing team in maintaining current supply relationships with manufacturers, farms and growers
  • Build, manage, and maintain new supplier relationships. Collect data for supplier performance and resolve quality/performance issues as they arise
  • Spearhead our quality program with the western supply chain group and build a long-term, symbiotic relationship with our growers, farms & producers
  • Own western supply chain development, procurement and food costs, and continue to inspire the team to always improve the quality of ingredients in our boxes
  • Manage inventory and track consumption and movement of incoming material
  • Interface with other department teams and to drive efficiencies in the western facility
  • Build, manage, and maintain supplier relationships. Collect data for supplier performance and resolve quality/performance issues
  • Identify gaps in our supply chain and seek out, evaluate, and qualify new suppliers and processes
  • Ensures consistency in quality through support of defined product standards and specifications
  • Assists in team relations and development including; training, performance evaluations and conflict resolution
  • Be dynamic and solve business problems that arise in a fast paced, high growth environment

Profile

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent
  • CSCP/ PMP Certifications are preferred
  • Strong leadership and management skills. Experience leading and managing teams.
  • 10+ years of experience in the food industry, and in particular, a deep understanding of the produce and protein industries
  • Extensive negotiation and contracting experience
  • Passion for the food industry and willingness to learn and grow to meet the changing requirements of the job
  • Process development and implementation experience
  • Strong analytical skills and an ability to build performance metrics and lead analysis. Data driven, advanced proficiency in Excel
  • Strong relationship management skills
  • Experience managing budgets and costs
  • Experience in start-up, strategy, operations and analytics an asset
  • Understanding of sustainable growing practices

Job Offer

  • Competitive salary & full-benefits
  • Free weekly Chefs Plate meals
  • The opportunity to get into one of the most intellectually demanding roles at one of the fasting growing e-commerce companies in Canada
  • Cutting edge technology, allowing you to work with state-of-the-art tools and software solutions
  • Competitive compensation and plenty of room for personal growth
  • Great national exposure and team atmosphere
About Michael Page

With over 35 years of recruiting expertise, Michael Page delivers a highly consultative and bespoke approach to recruitment, making us one of the most respected and recognized employment brands anywhere in the world. At Michael Page, we have the resources to make your job search a success without too much stress. If you are an experienced professional looking for jobs in Canada, we can assist you. In addition to offering some of the best employment opportunities in Canada, we also offer valuable career advice. Keep reading below to find out more about this current opportunity.

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Senior Sourcing Manager , MICHAEL PAGE CANADA, Vancouver, BC, CANADA