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Senior Buyer - Raw Materials - Food Manufacturing Industry


Brian Pho


Supply Chain + Procurement

Work city:

Cambridge, ON

Work start:






321 | Senior Buyer, Raw Materials
Salary: $60,000 - $70,000 per annum

Are you looking to take your career to the next level with an established, progressive company? Are you a dynamic leader with strong analytical and problem-solving skills to collectively improve manufacturing processes and systems? Our client, a nationally recognized food manufacturer, is seeking a resourceful Senior Buyer to join their Cambridge team.


  • Negotiate supplier agreements and contract terms
  • Maintain long-term relationships with sub-contractors
  • Implement a comprehensive supply forecasting program
  • Analyze inventory levels and product demand to determine re-order points and stocking levels, ensuring availability and minimizing inventory costs
  • Communicate and act to correct defective or unacceptable goods or services; investigate and resolve costing variances related to commodities purchased
  • Identify potential supply constraints and implement recovery plans
  • Ensure functionality of components with production and quality assurance teams
  • Place timely purchase orders and blanket agreements


  • Bachelor’s degree in purchasing, supply chain, or related field
  • 5+ years professional purchasing experience and 2-3 years’ experience in Food Manufacturing purchasing
  • CPM or SPSM designation an asset
  • Strong ERP skills is an asset
  • Broad knowledge of manufacturing processes including inventory, production and distribution is an asset
  • Highly energetic, result-oriented problem solver
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously, high volume activity and establish priorities in a changing environment

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $60,000.00 to $70,000.00 /year

Please answer the following questions in the body of your email and attach with your resume.

  • How many years of Bachelor Degree in Purchasing or Supply CHain experience do you have?
  • How many years of CPM oar APICS experience do you have?
  • How many years of Food Manufacturing background experience do you have?
  • How many years of raw materials purchasing or buying in Food Manufacturing experience do you have?
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