Welcome To Burnac Produce - Applying For The Procurement Assistant Position

The Future of Produce

With roots in the produce industry dating back over 80 years, Burnac Produce Ltd. provides fruits and vegetables to large corporations, mid-sized companies, and small independent business owners. We have grown to a multi-million-dollar organization, operating two state-of-the-art facilities.  Our experience, technology, and passionate workforce have allowed us to become one of the most progressive and successful companies in the industry in Canada. Rich in its history and diversity, Burnac Produce is true to its values.

Position Objective

Provide accurate and timely completion of responsibilities for the Category Management Team in accordance to achieve planned customer product programs and sustain business operations and growth; executes all duties in accordance with the company’s key performance indicators, business objectives, guiding values, policies and procedures.

What we offer:

At Burnac Produce, our employees are the essence of our business. We are committed to fostering those relationships with honesty, integrity and by providing:

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Career growth with a focus on fostering internal talent
  • Financial support for continuing education relating to your position
  • Training and recertification as required to ensure employee success

What you will do in a typical day:

  • Process and create purchase orders, sales orders, and I-trade orders in a timely manner, ensuring attention to detail. Report discrepancies to Category Management team as necessary.
  • Prepare and maintain accurate records and reports for including but not limited to; pricing, customer instruction, quality, inventory and transfers, vendor information, invoice and cost data
  • Prepare and communicate loading schedules, ensuring to work closely with internal logistics team, ensure loading schedules are aligned with customer delivery schedules
  • Provide support in the promotion and creation of programs for customers and assist in the communication of those programs to the sales teams
  • Troubleshoot inventory discrepancies, research, and resolve discrepancies in partnership with operating partners and Category Managers
  • Prepare, update, and manage category portion of support for Sales Team and communicate updates to category management team as required for, floor plans, transfers, inventory, etc.
  • Prepare and keep records of the vendor payment process; compile payment package, track the information, ensure accuracy, maintain files and spreadsheets, communicate payment details to vendors, analyze the data and troubleshoot issues.
  • Track, update and modify product data flow and payments to ensure no discrepancies in items or pricing and address changes in demand with the Category Management Team.
  • Prepare research and ad hoc project work as required.
  • Follow-up on outstanding items and issues and support buyers with correcting and tracking down discrepancies.
  • Assists Co-worker with overflow work as necessary.
  • Process and update Category Management team annual budget and forecasting tools
  • Execute all duties in accordance with the company’s key performance indicators, business objectives, guiding values, policies and procedures.

What you will need to succeed at Burnac:
At minimum, you will need:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent related work experience or military experience
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good time management skills
  • Understanding of planning and pricing principles is an asset
  • Ability to work flexible hours and weekends
  • Ability to lift 50lbs
  • Experience working in fresh produce is an asset

We’re ready when you are.

Burnac Produce is a dynamic, fast-paced organization of passionate people focussed on results and collaboration. Our people set us apart and we are committed to their wellbeing and development.  Our core values dictate the way we function and are the keys to our success. We are a strong, hard-working team but don’t forget to have some fun along the way.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, record of offences, marital status, family status, disability, or other protected status. 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time as needed.

If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to resume@burnacproduce.com. In your email, please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.

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