Universal Impex Corporation is one of Canada’s leading food. We are seeking a full-time Purchasing Manager.  This role’s primary focus is the effective execution of the organization’s supply chain strategies. Specifically, the successful selection, qualification and hands-on management of all suppliers. Responsibilities encompass sourcing new vendors, negotiation of pricing, terms and contract language as well as providing support with the resolution of claims / disputes. This role must be well versed in dealing with overseas suppliers and vendors.

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Developing and implementing purchasing strategies.
Managing daily purchasing activities, supervising staff, and allocating tasks.
Managing supplier relations and negotiating contracts, prices, timelines, etc.
Establishing and executing supplier selection criteria and sources new and emerging suppliers to maintain as diverse a supplier base as possible.
Maintaining the supplier database, purchase records, and related documentation.
Coordinating with inventory control to determine and manage inventory needs.
Managing on time delivery to meet the needs of the factory.
Ensuring that all procured items meet the required quality standards and specifications.
Preparing cost estimates and managing budgets.
Develop standard cost for component items, maintain Bill of Materials, and analyze cost variances.
Work to improve purchasing systems and processes.
Coaching and developing performance improvement plan as needed.
Attracting, hiring, developing top purchasing professionals.
 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s degree is required
Minimum 5 years’ experience as a Purchasing Manager or in a similar position
Deep knowledge of inventory and supply chain management.
Experience in purchasing raw materials in the food manufacturing industry.
Knowledge of relevant raw materials commodities markets and agricultural of raw materials.
SALARY: $43.50 per hour, 30 hours per week

 

JOB TYPES: Full-time, Permanent

 

LOCATION: Toronto, ON

 

 

Qualified applicants are encouraged to submit their application to hr.universalimpexcorp@gmail.com.

 

We thank all applicants but only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

 

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