Welcome To Eden Valley Poultry - Applying For The Purchasing Manager Position

Eden Valley Poultry Inc. is seeking a Purchasing Manager to join our team. Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, you are responsible for developing a purchasing strategy.

As a processor of chicken and turkey for our Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island farmers, Eden Valley Poultry is unique in the industry. We strive to be an employer of choice by contributing to the well-being of the community, minimizing our impact on the environment, and remaining focused on exceptional food safety and quality standards.

 

Why work for Eden Valley Poultry?

You will work in partnership with an incredible team. They will share with you their knowledge and their support. As a team, we will achieve our goals and live our values of excellence, visibility, and passion.

We offer benefits for you including medical, dental, and a pension plan. You will also have instant access to a healthcare provider for you and your family. By joining our team, you will also receive a subsidy towards a wellness program of your choice.  As we grow and develop, we want to give you the same opportunity by offering tuition reimbursements. You will also get staff discounts on Eden Valley products.

 

The Ideal Purchasing Manager will:

  • Develop and implement purchasing strategies and improve existing purchasing procedures.
  • Negotiate prices and terms with suppliers to ensure cost effective purchasing decisions.
  • Work on partnerships with reliable vendors.
  • Audit invoices to ensure compliance with contracts.
  • Maintain vendor compliance documentation for quality assurance and/or insurance.
  • Process new vendor requests, lead times and pricing items in ERP system
  • Deal with complaints from vendors and resolve issues during purchasing.
  • Forecasts required purchase quantities based on inventory on hand, lead time, and expected consumption.
  •  Determine minimum and maximum inventory levels for all inventory and consumables.
  • Schedule and track purchase deliveries, ensuring timely and smooth delivery.
  • Create purchase requisitions, obtain approval prior to placing supply orders and review outstanding purchase orders to ensure validity.
  • Monitor the quality of purchasing items.
  • Keep current with market fluctuations.
  • Ensure internal purchasing authorization policies are being followed

 

Requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree in related field or equivalent experience required.
  • Supply Chain and Management Certification preferred.
  • Minimum of five years of experience, including a minimum of two years in a leadership role.
  • Working experience in purchasing or inventory controls required.
  • Working knowledge of food and meat plant regulatory standards.
  • Working knowledge of health and safety regulations.
  •  Team-player with excellent leadership skills, able to motivate others, negotiate effectively, and interact professionally with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Analytical, with problem-identification and problem-solving capabilities.
  • Ability to work/excel in a fast-paced environment where attention to detail and effective multi-tasking is essential.
  • Demonstrated success in building strong, collaborative teams, setting stretch objectives, and holding people accountable for commitments with a track record of delivering favorable results.
  • Knowledge of process improvement tools.
  • Intermediate Computer Skills (e.g., MS Office).

 

Eden Valley Poultry Inc. offers a competitive compensation and benefit package.  Qualified applicants please apply on our website at www.edenvalleypoultry.com or via https://secure.talentsorter.com/fit/initial.jsp?PositionTypeID=119426

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