Andrew Peller Limited
  • 14-Mar-2019 to 28-Mar-2019 (PST)
  • Grimsby, ON, CAN
  • Full Time

Buyer - Packaging (Regular Full-Time)             

Supply Chain - Ontario

Reporting to: Senior Buyer, Packaging

Date Posted: March 14, 2019 


At Andrew Peller Limited (APL), we deliver the perfect brand experience for every lifestyle, occasion, and generation. Through collaboration, open communication, honesty, drive to win, and accountability, we inspire teammates to be extraordinary every day.

 Who We Are

We are of Canada's largest and oldest wine companies with a rich heritage in quality winemaking.

We produce some of Canada's most recognized brands and offer our teammates a challenging and rewarding employment experience. 

We are seeking a Buyer, Packaging to join our Supply Chain team! Our future teammate will be responsible for assessing and selecting suppliers that meet Andrew Peller Limited's quality standards and specifications.  The Buyer will purchase packaging materials in a timely, efficient and cost-effective manner, and identify opportunities to continuously improve purchasing procedures that reduce costs and minimize complexity.  

We are looking for a teammate with:

  • Diploma or Certificate in related business or technical field required
  • Experience in Oracle EBS system or equivalent Purchasing system preferred
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in sourcing and procurement required
  • Experience in a manufacturing process environment preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications such as Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Visio and at least intermediate skills in Excel
  • Proven analytical, problem solving, negotiating and decision-making skills
  • Ability to forge strong relationships with stakeholders in other functional areas at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to work effectively with minimal supervision 

This teammate will....

  • Ensures that purchase orders and releases are issued to meet national and regional requirements
  • Identify, research, and evaluate suppliers that meet the organization's standards of price, quality, timing and reliability of supply.
  • Maintains spreadsheets for supplier held inventory, fiscal volumes, standard cost and freight
  • Reviews existing contracts to ensure obligations are being fulfilled
  • Negotiates new supply contracts and submits for review relative to corporate policy
  • Participates in the development of new suppliers with respect to optimal specifications, costs, contracts and material replenishment conformance
  • Participates in qualification projects for new packaging material suppliers in accordance with Vendor Qualification requirements
  • Assists with the sourcing of packaging for new product development projects
  • Participates in quality improvement and cost reduction projects based on business needs, supplier suggestions or technical knowledge.
  • Participates in the development of work processes and SOP's and ensures all stakeholders are adhering to the guidelines 

*Please submit a detailed resume outlining your qualifications no later than March 28, 2019. 

We are conducting an internal and external search simultaneously. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest; only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.  In accordance with the company's "Employment of Relatives Policy" immediate family of employees who currently work for Andrew Peller Limited or any of its subsidiaries are not eligible for (re) hire. In addition, per our "Internal Job Posting Policy"; internal candidates must have been in their current position for one (1) year and their performance must be in good standing.  

Andrew Peller Limited is committed to meeting the needs of persons with temporary and/or permanent disabilities in a way that allows them to maintain their dignity and independence.  We are happy to discuss any need for accommodation in the workplace and will make an effort to meet those needs a timely manner by preventing and removing barriers to accessibility in the areas of information, communications, and employment. 

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