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Sourcing Specialist- Protein

Goodfood Market Corp.

This is a Contract position in Toronto, ON posted October 12, 2021.

Goodfood (TSX:FOOD) is a leading online grocery service in Canada, delivering fresh meal solutions that make it easy for members from coast to coast to enjoy delicious meals at home every week.

Goodfood’s mission is to make the impossible come true, from farm to kitchen, by enabling members to do their weekly meal planning and grocery shopping in minutes.

Goodfood members get access to a unique selection of products online as well as exclusive pricing made possible by its world-class direct-to-consumer fulfillment ecosystem.

Goodfood currently has more than 300,000 active subscribers and over 3,700 dedicated and passionate employees across Canada.

Reporting to the Category Manager, the Sourcing Specialist is responsible for delivering all sourcing activities according to key performance indicators and assigned category across multiple Canadian regions.

What you’ll be responsible for:
● Delivering and executing sourcing strategy within the protein category;
● Acting as subject matter expert for your category and developing relevant market knowledge: seasonality, materials availability, supply and vendor options as well as pricing;
● Delivering outsourcing and new items sourcing for planned and ad-hoc business needs;
● Owning your category total cost forecast and identifying cost reduction opportunities through projects or pricing negotiation;
● Managing supplier performance and serving as an escalation point for supply chain disruptions including cost avoidance initiatives;
● Delivering new item or vendor requirements for approval process including needs arising from new product development by communicating supplier solutions to internal teams;
● Implementing sourcing and vendor relationship management best practices and managing contract lifecycles accordingly;
● Building a sourcing database and maintaining all applicable ERP data (pricing, items and vendor masters);
● Preparing and issuing RFx documentation and evaluating factors to ensure quality, price and delivery time indicators are achieved.

● Other duties as assigned, within supply chain function Things we want you to have:
● Minimum 3 years’ experience in sourcing, procurement or a category management role, preferably within the grocery, food or manufacturing sectors; protein experience is a strong asset
● Project management experience with a focus on cost reduction initiatives;
● Strong negotiation, time management and planning skills;
● Ability to analyze complex and ambiguous data leveraging G-suite and develop a range of solutions according to business needs;
● Expertise in procurement processes, ERPs and materials requirement planning (MRP);
● Bachelor degree in Business Administration, Finance, Engineering or other relevant major (an asset); A Self-starter with an ability to navigate across multiple levels of the organization and a passion to work in a fast paced environment
● Bilingualism English and French (an asset).

Why Goodfood?

Our team strives to give our members a world class customer experience.

We believe in being ambassadors of the brand to make the impossible come true from the farm to table What we have to offer our employees:
● Competitive Group Insurance;
● Personal No Questions asked days;
● Annual bonus program;
● Annual fitness credit;
● Employee Stock option program;
● Group Retirement Savings Plan;
● Goodfood credit;