Nutrisource Procurement Lead Contract in Strathmore, AB


Branch Strathmore AB CA

Procurement Lead
Strathmore, AB

Experience with supply chain management, contract management, and governance. Manage relationships with existing suppliers to support business demands and an…

Procurement Lead (12-month fixed term position)

You will love being a part of our team

You will work with people who are passionate about their jobs and take initiative; people who want to do their best every single day; people who care deeply about their customers and deliver top-quality service. You’ll work closely with our customers to ensure the best resolution for both the customer and the business. You’ll work with a team of people who “do the right thing”. You’ll have continuous interactions with our customers to ensure you build and foster a healthy relationship. You’ll be a part of an entire organization that will never be satisfied with the status quo and will always be looking for ways to improve and be more efficient while taking care of the customer.

The Role

  • Manage relationships with existing suppliers to support business demands and an uninterrupted supply of materials, services and commodity supply
  • Maintain inventory levels and oversee vendor performance for delivery and quality
  • Locate new sources of commodities and negotiate supply agreements that ensure quality and competitively priced raw materials and goods and services.
  • Develop and manage cost reduction programs through the introduction of new suppliers and alternate materials; coordinate the qualification process for these new suppliers and materials
  • Process Purchase Orders, monitor delivery progress and arrange shipping
  • Reconcile vendor invoices, investigate and resolve discrepancies
  • Keep up to date on industry trends and new product
  • Exemplify the Core Values of Nutrisource
  • Other duties as required

Skills & Experience Required

  • Strong Verbal and written communication skills
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills with the ability to negotiate for mutual success
  • A strong positive team player who is open to learning, challenging and improving
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Flexibility and Diplomacy
  • Ability to multi-task and strong attention to detail
  • Display honesty, integrity and a strong sense of ethics in all decisions and actions
  • Strong knowledge of procurement systems, processes and reporting
  • Experience with supply chain management, contract management, and governance
  • An understanding of the agriculture commodity market and 3 to 5 years experience within the grain marketing industry
  • Resourceful with strategic and analytical abilities

Our current success!

Over the last 10 years, Nutrisource has been experiencing rapid growth as an up and coming contender in the feed industry. Our focus is to be a leading company in the modernization of an industry that is resistant to change. We are a Canadian owned, Alberta based, dairy nutrition company that provides specialized products and consulting services to western Canadian dairy farmers. We get to know the specific needs of each Nutrisource customer so we can recommend and help put into place a customized, operation-specific action plan that’s right for each producer and his or her operation. We are looking for an enthusiastic team member who will be a technical leader in the field keeping our customers loyal and happy.

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Required education:

  • High school or equivalent

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Strathmore, AB, CA
Posted on: 2018-01-11
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