Junior Purchaser

Sourcing & Merchandising - VSL Offices

Full-time

Presence: Flexible

Contract position : No

Description
At Lufa Farms, we’re on a mission to create a better food system by growing food where people live and growing it more sustainably. To do this, we built the world’s first commercial rooftop greenhouse and partner with hundreds of local farms and food makers to offer fresh, local, responsible food to our customers across Quebec. To continue changing the way cities eat, we need a Replenisher who’s detail-oriented, committed, and organized.
The Replenisher works directly with the Category Manager and is responsible for overseeing all aspects inherent to our relations with suppliers and inventory management. The role also requires forecasting orders with suppliers and keeping inventory as lean as possible, given product and ordering constraints, to ensure availability. If you’re enthusiastic and a team player who’s up for the challenge of an ever-changing environment, apply!
Responsibilities
Following up on supplier performance and managing all communications with our suppliers, including quantities required, logistics, and billing;
Forecasting orders with suppliers and keeping inventory as lean as possible, given product and ordering constraints, to ensure availability;
Working directly with a Category Manager to attain the categories' KPI’s;
Resolving problems by working closely with other departments;
Coordinating promotions with suppliers and marketing to ensure descriptions and photos are accurate.
Requirements
Detail-oriented, committed, organized, and effective;
Strength and experience in accounts management and business relations;
Strong communication skills in both French and English (oral and written);
Punctuality and strong organizational skills;
Ability to work fast and precisely, without mistakes, in an ever-changing environment;
Strong work ethic, adaptability, and respect for products and deadlines;
Solid knowledge of computers and comfortable using various software and apps (especially spreadsheet creation software);
Enthusiastic and determined team player, also capable of working independently.
Assets
University diploma (BA, BSC, etc.);
Experience in “B2C” sales;
Experience with logistics coordination.
Schedule
Full-time (40-45 hours/week), Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 5 pm.
Benefits
You’ll be eligible to participate in the firm’s health insurance, dental, and disability programs after completion of a probationary period (paid 50% by the employee and 50% by Lufa Farms).
Access to TELUS Health Virtual Care (direct contact to health professionals by phone, video, or chat) and the Employee and Family Assistance Program (professional, short-term counseling, covering a broad range of interpersonal issues).
30% discount on your Lufa Farms basket.

Join our team

Lufa Farms is working to transform the way we feed cities and the world - and it’s not a challenge that we take lightly. We’re always looking for doers who believe in our mission and who are ready to roll up their sleeves, work hard, and grow with us. Think you’ve got what it takes? We’d love to hear from you.

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