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Purchasing Manager

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Purchasing Manager
Imagine working for one of Canada’s fastest growing producers of natural and organic food products: a more interesting work environment and the opportunity to use your supply chain management skills to contribute to the company’s continued success.

As Purchasing Manager, you will maintain relationships with current vendors and suppliers, while leading the purchasing team. You will be responsible for ensuring on-time delivery while maintaining optimal inventory levels. If you have demonstrated experience in a consumer packaged goods (CPG) environment a passion for health and wellness, we want to hear from you.

What you will do:
* Supervise day-to-day tasks of purchasing employees
* Help guide the company’s strategic buying strategy (i.e. quality goods at the right price, from reputable suppliers)
* Oversee supply chain, logistics and material requirements planning (MRP), ensuring regulatory compliance
* Assist Director, Supply Chain & Logistics with creation and management of a North American distribution centre
* Maintain long-term relationships with suppliers and retailers
* Liaise with marketing and sales departments to forecast future purchasing needs

Must haves:
* 3+ years purchasing, supply chain management and/or warehousing experience
* Relevant post-secondary degree an asset (SCMP/CPP or APICS)
* Proven experience handling complex purchasing and logistics issues
* b ability to collaborate in a fast-paced environment with a sense of urgency
* Excellent organization, communication, and planning skills

Apply now!
If you are interested in this position or know someone who might be, please contact Anand Sahay at asahay [at] pinnacle [dot] jobs or 204.926.3512, quoting job number 5833.

Great companies are built with great people who make a difference. Our passion is finding those game changers who make that difference. Pinnacle was founded on this simple principle in 2002. Our success over the past decade is a direct result of our ability to connect top candidates with top clients. Today Pinnacle has 25 specialized recruiters who continue this vision. We are Manitoba’s largest recruitment firm only because we treat every candidate like they’re our only candidate.

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February 2, 2013 (Long time ago)

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