Procurement Manager - Purchaser / Food Inspection

Souris, PE

Position Summary

The Procurement Manager will be responsible to oversee all aspects of the Raw Receiving Department. Major duties include frequent contact with suppliers regarding payments, schedules, deliveries, rejections, and potato product varieties. The Procurement Manager would be required to visit suppliers weekly and perform inspections, collect samples and to report findings. Field inspections and testing may also be necessary. This position will also visually inspect any product delivered to the facility, inspect Raw Receiving area, and report any non-compliance issues.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supervise Raw Receiving department.  
  • Review contract agreements on an as-needed basis.
  • Verify supplier schedule is complete and schedule receiving times as necessary.
  • Complete reports accurately and in timely manner.
  • Field inquiries and calls to the Receiving Department.
  • Performing daily, weekly, and periodic walk-throughs of Raw Receiving area
  • Accompany visitors and suppliers for walk-throughs and inspections as well as field. inspections during the growing season.
  • Attend HACCP Committee meetings as well as scheduled Operations Meetings.
  • Review and approve payroll for direct reports.
  • Ensure equipment is properly maintained and in working order.
  • Other duties as necessary and assigned.

Knowledge & Skills

  • Ability to build relationships and demonstrated negotiating skills and experience necessary.
  • Good attention to detail and ability to use logic and reasoning; make independent decisions or judgement calls.
  • Moderate computer skills using a Windows-based system including Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Understanding of raw ingredient quality and use as it pertains to a manufacturing environment.
  • Previous procurement/supply chain experience is preferred.
  • Prior supervisory experience is preferred.
  • Must have valid driver's license or have the ability to obtain.



  • We offer group health insurance (medical, dental, Rx)
  • Life insurance
  • AD&D and LTD insurance
  • Paid vacations
  • Paid holidays
  • Pension/retirement savings with Company match. 


Physical Requirements & Working Conditions

Working conditions will include warehouse-type and office-type environments. The scheduled hours for the Procurement Manager are 7:00 am – 5:00 pm Monday - Friday. This position requires flexibility in scheduled hours, and work beyond normal hours or weekend work may be required.


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