Buyer

Goodfood Market Corp. - Calgary, AB (30+ days ago)

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Goodfood (www.makegoodfood.ca) is one of the fastest growing companies in Canada. Launched in 2014, the Company went public in 2017 on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: FOOD), with a market capitalization (valuation) of over $200 million realized in under four years. This growth and success has been driven by our dedicated teammates that want to see Goodfood in every Canadian kitchen, every day. Our team of ~2000 passionate employees is changing the way people eat on a daily basis, delivering recipes (and their ingredients) to more than 189,000 weekly subscribers across Canada, for a total of more than two million meals a month. Over the past four years, Goodfood has grown to a home meal solutions platform, expanding from its bas of "Ready-to-Cook" home meal solutions into the new "Ready-to-Eat", Breakfast, Desserts and Private Label product categories.

Position – Areas of Responsibility

The Buyer at Goodfood plays a central role within the procurement function, as they are responsible for achieving the highest food quality and freshness standards, in a cost-effective and timely manner. Buyers are responsible for planning, optimizing and executing all sourcing activities within the procurement function.

Areas of Responsibility

Product Sourcing
RFP Process Execution
Supplier Relationship Management
Contract Negotiation
Purchasing, Receiving and Inventory Monitoring
Quality Management
Invoicing
Cost Optimization
Market Knowledge

Requirements

Requirements – The Ideal Candidate

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree
Skills & Capabilities

Strong analytical skills and negotiation capabilities
Effective communication skills (verbal and written)
Exceptional time and project management capabilities
Advanced MS Excel skills

Cultural Fit

Passion for food
Customer-centered focus
Entrepreneurial / resourceful attitude
Strong belief in conducting business ethically
E-commerce/ Startup and fun work environment
Ability to directly impact company results
Lots of opportunities for growth

Benefits

Why Goodfood?

E-commerce/ Startup and fun work environment
Ability to directly impact company results
Lots of opportunities for growth