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Position: Packaging Buyer


Job Order ID: 928Country: CANADA
Province/State: ONCity: MISSISSAUGA
Employment Type: Permanent
Salary: $65000-70000/YrPosted Date: 5/26/2020
Function Note:

Execute procurement strategies that support regional objectives for this food related powerhouse.   Be involved with coordinating operations with Co-Packing and Packaging suppliers.   Work with and develop innovative merchandising displays.   Solicit quotations and evaluate Bids for Finished Goods.   Create merchandising purchase orders.   Manage projects according to budget and review competition.   Develop strategic recommendations.   Coordinate merchandise samples for business process.   Manage displayer approval process.   Organize samples and coordinate the arrival of all materials/displays needed for customer orders.   Review and evaluate performance of approved vendors to ensure compliance.   Expedite parts and follow up as necessary.   Work toward reduction of inventory, and monitor, regulate and liquidate materials.   Perform forecasting and data analysis on existing and incoming inventory and predict/prevent stock outs.  



Requirement Note:

Ideal candidate has a strong background in merchandising, display development, and packaging (corrugated/displays) experience; and knowledge of industry specifications (such as corrugated caliper, etc.)   Strong project management skills, and a minimum of 5 years of related work experience.   The Certified Supply Chain Management Professional (CSCMP) designation is an added asset.   Strong attention to detail and ability to make sound judgement decisions.   Working knowledge of foreign trade and INCO terms as well as contractual terms and conditions related to the purchase of finished goods.   Microsoft Word, Excel, and material management software experience (such as SAP, BW, GDW) ideally.