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Commodity Manager

  • Location

    Leamington, Ontario

  • Sector:

    Supply Chain

  • Job type:

    Perm

  • Salary high:

    0

  • Salary low:

    0

  • Job ref:

    JO-2001-12826

  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-05-11

Our client a well known and rapidly growing business based in Leamington is searching for an Experienced Commodity Manager.


Responsibilities:

  • Creates produce forecasts based on customer inventory levels
  • Routinely checks product quality in inventory and ensures inventory is being rotated properly (FIFO)
  • Coordinates and assists in communicating customers’ expectations with production and shipping
  • Ensures constant communication with sales on ad planning and product movement
  • Ensures constant communication with buyer to determine purchasing product volumes needed to bridge growing gaps, cover ad’s and fill volumes
  • Constant contact with farms on picking forecasts to stay on top of inventory volumes, sizes and quality
  • Makes suggestions to sales for the disposal/movement of surplus commodities in a timely fashion
  • Routinely monitors, verifies, and gives feedback to production on their accuracy of product grading


Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in produce industry w/ produce quality knowledge
  • Experience using SAP is an asset
  • Must have strong time management skills with emphasis on meeting deadlines
  • Highly energetic and assertive with strong leadership skills
  • Excellent, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills


**Only candidates eligible to work in Canada will be considered**

Horizon Recruitment Inc. is a specialized recruitment and search firm with two complimentary practice areas: Finance & Supply Chain.