Reporting to the Plant Manager, the Purchasing & Scheduling Coordinator is responsible for the requisition and replenishment of all direct materials to meet the needs of the production schedule and plant operations using suppliers as determined by the Corporate Purchasing Department. This position must ensure that supply inventories are within target levels and will produce an ongoing inventory report indicating status of inventory measuring inventory turns and achievement against target.
Create and issue purchase orders based on production requirements and taking in to account all factors (vendor lead-times, buying multiples, truck load or less than truck load pricing brackets, production minimums, inventory space etc.);
Monitor, and follow up with suppliers to ensure deliveries are made on time to support quality and quantity to planned production schedule. Variances shall be communicated immediately to all Stakeholders and will work with suppliers to resolve any issues;
Ensure that supply inventories are within target levels at all times to eliminate the risk of stock outs within the assigned facility;
Perform physical inventory counts and inventory verifications per product(s) as required.
Support Research & Development and Product Development in the testing and commissioning of new materials, products and processes;
Represent the Corporate Purchasing Team and be the single point of contact for all initiatives affecting the assigned facility.
Post-secondary diploma. Purchasing, Materials Management, or related field preferred;
3-5 years progressive related experience in manufacturing;
Excellent computer and Microsoft Office skills, specifically excel and MRP type applications.
Sofina Foods Inc. is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (‘AODA’). Applicants are asked to make their needs/requirements, for the purpose of accommodation under AODA, known to Human Resources when they are contacted for an interview.