Materials Supply Coordinator

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City : Saskatoon

Category : Other

Industry : Food

Employer : Maple Leaf Foods

A Sustainable, Forward Thinking Protein Company
Maple Leaf Foods is a leading meat and plant-based protein company, employing over 11,500 people and publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange. We are proud of our roots, which trace back well over 100 years, but our vision and purpose are decidedly forward looking. As we pursue our vision to become the most sustainable protein company on earth, we are committed to creating shared value – creative business value through addressing some of the world’s most critical social and environmental challenges. Our goal is to build a more sustainable food system, which provides nutritious affordable food, operates within planetary limits, cares for animals responsibly, and meaningfully engages with our communities to advance a more just society. We are advancing bold changes within Maple Leaf and more broadly within society to pursue our vision. We deeply believe this is the sustainable path to growth.

Our job is to make great food
Maple Leaf Foods embraces a strong values-based culture, where our people are deeply engaged in work that is purposeful, fast-paced and challenging.  We cultivate an open, non-bureaucratic and inclusive workplace that fosters safety and transparency, along with individual leadership and accountability. Each Maple Leaf team member has a voice and plays an active role in helping all of us achieve our goals with passion and discipline. We support one another to grow professionally, to learn new skills and to take on challenging experiences in the spirit of continuous improvement.

Raise the Good in Food
We have united behind a shared purpose – to Raise the Good in Food. This spans a dramatic transformation of our flagship Maple Leaf brand, replacing anything artificial with simple, natural ingredients; investments and process changes to reduce our environmental footprint by 50% by 2025; building a diverse and inclusive culture where all talent thrives; becoming a leader in animal care; and advancing food security through our charitable foundation, the Maple Leaf Centre for Action on Food Security.

Our Leadership Values
Six core values guide us in everything that we do.
• Do what’s right
• Deliver winning results
• Build collaborative teams
• Get things done in a fact-based, disciplined way
• Learn and grow, inwardly and outwardly
• Dare to be transparent, passionate and humble



The Opportunity:
We are looking to hire a Material Supply Coordinator for our Saskatoon location. As a part of this role you will communicate and coordinate with a variety of vendors, providing feedback where necessary to help drive improvement within our supply chain. Assist in the process of inventory reconciliation and investigate discrepancies in a fact based disciplined way. A successful candidate will have a demonstrated ability in supply chain management, strong communication skills and be very detail oriented.


A snap shot of some of the exciting things you will lead and do:
• Orders and coordinates shipment of available supplies from vendor to different locations
• Reconcile 3rd party warehouse inventory to internal inventory
• Enter, Analyze and investigate daily material cycle counts for direct materials (works closely with Finance)
• Vendor quality notifications- create, send and follow up with vendors 
• Investigate and resolve receiving issues
• Purchase indirect materials for the facility
• Communicate with supplier’s Customer Service Representatives regarding purchase orders and invoices
• Meet daily with Plant Supervisors and Formulation group on next days RAW and Ready-To-Eat (RTE) production plans
• Attend daily production meetings to communicate shortages from previous day, availability of materials, and reasons for shortage
• Communicating with Customer Service Reps to insure delivery of supplies
• Assist the Purchasing Manager on daily duties when required
• Performs other related duties as necessary
• Cross train within department


What we have to offer you:
• Be part of a company with an inspiring and unique vision, with a deep commitment to sustainability and expanding its leadership in sustainable protein across North America
• Professional and career development opportunities, supported by our commitment to talent development through our partnership with the Ivey School of Business. 
• Competitive Health and Wellness benefits that start on your first day of employment
• Defined Contribution Pension Plan
• Commitment to Learning – courses, resources and tools provided to all employees
• Employee Assistance Program


What you will bring:
• Strong communication skills.
• Previous experience within the supply chain of a manufacturing environment.
• Proficiency within Microsoft Office and experience with SAP.
• Work well in a fast-paced high stress environment.
• A detail oriented problem solving nature.



We thank all applicants for their interest in exploring employment opportunities with Maple Leaf Foods however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Applicants may be subject to a background check and must meet the security criteria designated for the position.  
Maple Leaf Foods is committed to Employment Equity and maintaining a diverse workforce.  Job applicants with a disability who require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process can contact our Talent Attraction Team at  Reasonable accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis and your request will be responded to as soon as possible


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