Junior Buyer/Analyst

Category: Supply chain
Location: Montreal

Job Summary

The Junior Buyer / Analyst processes the requisitions of goods and services to maintain the operations at the Montreal refinery, in addition to our Blending and Toronto DC facilities. He monitors the co-packed finished goods inventory against the sales budget. He creates and analyses reports to guide and support Procurement strategies and partly for Supply Chain. All these, in accordance with Lantic’s policies, procedures and rules. 

Main Responsibilities

- Process and support the purchasing requests in Maximo/Navision (Except for the «CARs, MMRs & local contracts);

- Promptly respond and proceed with urgent calls/requests (ex: service, rental..);

- Monitor the inventory of finish goods (Co-packing) against the Sales budget;

- Plan the co-packing production;

- Monitor the inventory of components available for co-packing production;

- Place orders for components & raw material to enable a co-packing production;

- Send out RFQs, analyse & challenge the suppliers for cost saving;

- Ensure a role of negotiator with all vendors to minimize the risk for Lantic Inc.;

- Create, analyse and maintain different reports for Procurement and Supply Chain;

- Participate to the co-packer quarterly vendor scorecard evaluation. 

Qualifications and Experiences Required

- Bachelor degree in purchasing/procurement or in administration;

- Minimum of 2 years of experience in a Purchasing position in the food industry;

- Very good knowledge of the technical aspects of Purchasing & Procurement;

- Key knowledge of the market for the maintenance parts (plumbing, electrical systems, Packaging, construction material, etc.);

- Basic financial knowledge;

- To master the MS Office tools, Outlook, Maximo, Navision, Internet;

- Knowledge & respect of the ISO, HACCP, FSSC22000;

- Management priorities;

- Autonomous, responsible and analytical;

- Excellent skills for negotiation and communication;

- Results oriented and organizational;

- Promotes teamwork;

- Rigorous worker;

- Ability to handle stress;

- Multi tasks. 


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