Procurement Analyst in Ancaster ON

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Aspire Bakeries
Procurement Analyst
Job ID: 
Ancaster ON
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Job Types:
Buyer, Raw Materials/Commodities, Supply Chain Analyst/Mgr.

Aspire Bakeries is a North American baking company with a leadership position in specialty frozen baked goods. Formed from leading bakery companies, its innovative food portfolio includes breads, artisan breads, buns, cookies, donuts, muffins and pastries from beloved brands likeLa Brea Bakery,Otis Spunkmeyer, andOakrun Farm Bakery. With 15bakeries in North America, we are committed to driving innovation, predicting upcoming consumer trends and flavors, and exceeding our customers expectations. Aspire Bakeries champions the values of Integrity, Ownership, Customer Focus, Creativity and Care to help us deliver on People Safety, Food Safety, Quality and Collaboration.

Procurement Analyst (Buyer)

This position would ensure that the operations group is supplied with all the necessary packaging and raw materials to keep the facility running.


  • Ensure the manufacturing department is supplied with all the necessary packaging and raw materials in order to efficiently manufacture the required bakery goods
  • Develop and operate a system to ensure inventories are kept at the lowest possible levels without jeopardizing production requirements
  • Procure and expedite raw materials in order to keep production operational
  • Ensure all the rules of HACCP and BRC are adhered to within the purchasing areas
  • Ensure all duty programs are being taken advantage of, with the sourcing of the USMC/CUSMA certificates
  • Maintain proper inventory levels at the suppliers
  • Perform physical inventory reconciliation at suppliers if required
  • Assist FSQA with the Corporate FSQA Supplier Records documentation
  • Ensure suppliers are providing the Certificate of Analysis on a timely manner for all materials
  • Attend weekly production planning sessions and other meetings as indicated by the supervisor
  • Adhere to GMPs and Health and Safety rules as outlined in employee handbook
  • Adhere to food safety practices and ensure they are being followed
  • Perform all other duties assigned

Skills, Experience & Qualifications

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work well under pressure
  • Excellent computer skills (MRP system, Microsoft Office, etc.)
  • Meticulous attention to detail with a strong desire for accuracy

Education, Technical Qualifications, Experience and Competencies Proficiency Level

  • Degree/diploma in a business or related field is required
  • Minimum 3 years experience in a purchasing role
  • Experience with MRP-based computer systems and Microsoft Office
  • Experience in the food industry is also preferred

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Use a computer keyboard and monitor

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works in a seated office environment

We thank each applicant for taking the time and effort to submit your resume, however, only candidates to be interviewed will be contacted. Our organization is committed to promoting the independence, dignity, integration, and equality of opportunity of persons with disabilities by ensuring the accessibility of our facilities and services. Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment and selection process. Applicants need to make their required accommodations known in advance.

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