Buyer
Silver Hills
Abbotsford, BC
Silver Hills started in 1989 with a mission to Empower, Educate, and Inspire People to Live Healthier Lives. We believe investing in your own health is the greatest gift you can give someone because when you are healthy, you will have more to share.

Joining our family means being part of a quickly growing community that is truly committed to delivering healthy, great tasting products that are made with care. The Silver Hills team gives you the opportunity to grow and contribute to a healthy and sustainable vision. If you are excited by the idea of sharing your passion for healthy and delicious food with like-minded individuals and bringing great tasting products to consumers across North America and beyond, we want to hear from you!

Silver Hills, manufacturer and marketer of Silver Hills Sprouted Bakery, Little Northern Bakehouse, and One Degree Organic Foods is looking for an experienced Buyer to join the team.

Who are we looking for...

We are looking for a Buyer to join our Procurement team! Our Buyer will be sourcing and purchasing ingredients for our delicious, plant-powerful products.

In this role, you will get a chance to bring new ideas and implement them by sharing your best practices. The main challenge is being patient, professional and operate under pressure with last minute changes due to the lack of processes and systems in place. However, this provides the opportunity to work with an amazing team of people who are collaborative, understanding and have a direct impact on the product through purchasing!

Here is who you are…

Drive & Motivation

You are passionate about getting the job done with your patience and persistence
You enjoy being analytical and a bigger-picture thinker
You are health conscious and have values that align with Silver Hills
Character & Abilities

You are able to multi-task, organize and prioritize accordingly in a constantly evolving environment
You have strong initiative and proven leadership abilities to confidently manage through changes
You are a great communicator who can easily get along and work with different personalities
You are a high-degree professional with a solution-oriented mindset
Knowledge & Skills

You have experience with international freight and lean manufacturing practices
You have superb project management capacity
You have intermediate Excel skills (i.e. VLOOKUP, Pivot tables, etc.)
You have expert computer skills (Great Plains, Dynamics, Outlook, etc.)
Experience

You have a Degree/Diploma in Business Administration, Finance, Supply Chain or a related major
You have 3-5 years of sourcing and buying experience
Nice-to-Have

You have experience purchasing food ingredients (in organic/natural bakery sector)
You have some co-packing experience
Things you will do…

Maintain appropriate inventory levels and place orders for restock as needed to keep the business thriving
Manage material requirements and ensure logistical requirements in transportation of materials are met
Source food ingredients ensuring items purchased follow established policies and procedures
Negotiate and track contracts with brokers or suppliers providing analytical data and reports to support
Generate savings on raw materials and logistics using commodity knowledge to support business objectives
Ensure the quality of materials, competitive pricing, and sufficient supply at all times
Other…

May on occasion work at various times including weekends, as the job requires
Why join us?

We offer our team members many benefits to help them achieve their goals and support our company culture:

Opportunities for career growth and development
Competitive Healthcare Benefits Package
Profit Sharing and RRSP Matching
Free delicious and healthy bread
Fresh organic fruit delivered weekly
Fitness incentive fund to help you thrive
Friendly and supportive work environment and an ambitious team
Discounts at our retail store with a great selection of healthy organic products
Company social events focused around health, great tasting food and getting together as a team
How to apply

If you are interested in a position that will be a contributing part of something very new and exciting, please apply on our career page (https://silverhillsbakery.ca/careers/). Want to learn more about our mission and products? Please check us out on Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.

Silver Hills is an inclusive employer and a firm believer of equal opportunity! We will make sure to provide accommodations requested by candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment process. Therefore, we encourage all qualifying candidates to apply and we look forward to reviewing your application!