Sourcing Lead - MRO

<strong>We&rsquo;re a naan traditional company&hellip;<br /><br />Working at FGF Brands, there is never a dull moment! As a successful company that is continually growing there is always challenging yet rewarding work to be a part of.&nbsp;We have an&nbsp;<em>entrepreneurial&nbsp;</em>spirit which encourages all our team members to use their own&nbsp;<em>creativity</em>&nbsp;and&nbsp;<em>out of the box</em>&nbsp;thinking to come up with solutions and new ideas.</strong>

Greater Toronto Area, ON


<p><strong>A Bakery That Runs Like A Startup</strong></p> <p><strong>We&rsquo;re not your average bakery. We&rsquo;re a team of passionate thinkers and doers that are challenging the idea of what a bakery can be. We operate like a startup, powered by creativity and a &lsquo;roll up your sleeves&rsquo; mentality, to give our customers the best possible product. Our offices are just like our thinking, open and modern. Our manufacturing facilities are state-of- the-art. We expect unconventional solutions from our team members, so we give them creative spaces to inspire and collaborate.</strong></p>

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Full Time

Overview: <br /> <p>Reporting to the&nbsp;<strong>Strategic Sourcing Manager, Packaging and MRO,</strong>&nbsp;this role is focusing on strategic sourcing, supplier selection and on-boarding, RFP/RFQ processes, supplier management for MRO components and services. This role requires strong collaboration with internal customers and ability to create strategic partnerships with suppliers. </p> <p><strong><u><br />What FGF Offers:</u></strong></p> <ul> <li>FGF believes in Home Grown Talent, accelerated career growth with leadership training, unleashing your potential&nbsp;</li> <li>Competitive Compensation, Health Benefits, &amp; a generous flexible medical/health spending account</li> <li>RRSP matching program</li> <li>Tuition reimbursement</li> <li>Discount program that covers almost everything under the sun - Restaurants, gyms, shopping, etc.&nbsp;</li> </ul>
Responsibilities: <br /> <ul> <li>Collaborate with the team members at plants and MRO suppliers to source components and services as specified</li> <li>Launch RFQs as necessary, for existing MRO components and new plant requirements</li> <li>Research and action long-term projects on process improvement, sustainability, cost-savings, and supplier improvement, working with internal and external teams to implement changes</li> <li>Negotiate contracts with new and existing suppliers to continuously reduce the total cost of ownership</li> <li>Follow strict food safety regulations for supplier onboarding; collaborate with the Supplier Quality Standards team at FGF for supplier approval</li> <li>Accountable for supplier management (this includes OTIF, quality performance, monitoring, and continuous improvement with direct impact on efficiency)</li> <li>Become subject matter expert; present market analysis as required to other FGF teams, and utilize the depth of knowledge to proactively mitigate risks and explore opportunities</li> <li>Comply with internal requirements of storing sourcing files and data</li> </ul>
Requirements: <br /> <p><strong><u>Required Experience:<br /><br /></u></strong></p> <ul> <li>Minimum 4 years of experience in MRO Sourcing or Procurement within a high-paced, multi-plant manufacturing environment&nbsp;</li> <li>A procurement accreditation such as CPM, CPP, SPSM, CIPS, or SCMP is a plus</li> <li>University Degree in Business, Supply Chain, or Finance</li> <li>Intermediate to Advanced MS Office</li> <li>Experience leading high volume of RFP/RFQ</li> <li>Good knowledge of ERP/MRP processes&nbsp;</li> <li>Able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization both internally and externally in both written and oral form</li> <li>Excellent time and project management skills</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong><span data-contrast="auto"><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Your profile:</span><br /><br /></span></strong></p> <ul> <li>Experienced and capable of multi-tasking in a high-paced environment, working on several subjects and projects at the same time.</li> <li>Self-starter with the ability to work independently and within cross-functional teams</li> <li>Excellent written, verbal, analytical and numerical skills</li> <li>Creative thinker, seeks out solutions to problems and opportunities for improvement</li> <li>Committed to accuracy and quality of data; diligence in seeking accurate and reliable source data</li> <li>Growth Mindset: ability to learn and challenge your own skills.</li> <li>Driven to win. Innate desire to succeed and reach new heights.</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>What is the recipe for a great career at FGF?</strong><u><br /></u><u><br /></u>Working at FGF Brands, there is never a dull moment! As a successful company that is continually growing there is always challenging yet rewarding work to be a part of.&nbsp;We have an&nbsp;<em>entrepreneurial&nbsp;</em>spirit that encourages all our team members to use their own&nbsp;<em>creativity</em>&nbsp;and&nbsp;<em>out-of-the-box</em>&nbsp;thinking to come up with solutions and new ideas.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Disclaimer:</strong>&nbsp;The above describes the general responsibilities, required knowledge and skills. Please keep in mind that other duties may be added or this description may be amended at any time.</p>