Job Position: Junior Buyer

  • Application Deadline:
  • Employment Type: Full time
  • Location(s): Burlington, Hamilton
  • Compensation: per hour
    Compensation to be determined based on experience
  • How to Apply: Submit your resume and cover letter to
    or submit them using the Apply button below.

Required Qualifications:

Diploma or Degree in, Supply Chain Management or related field
● Minimum 1-2 years’ experience within a Manufacturing Purchasing Role
● Experience in food and meat manufacturing is a strong asset
● Advanced understanding of contract negotiations, strong negotiation skills are required
● Purchasing Management Association of Canada/ Supply Chain Management Professional
designation is an asset
● Experience working within an ERP (CSB specific knowledge is a strong asset)
● Proficiency using a variety of Google applications is an asset
● Excellent interpersonal skills with demonstrated success working in a team environment
● Excellent verbal and written communication are required

Key Responsibilities:

Job Duties
● Monitor and control inventory levels of supplies, fresh meat, packaging and production
● Negotiating prices of materials with new and current suppliers
● Contract with approved suppliers for raw materials and supplies
● Able to create and maintain positive relationships with vendors and suppliers
● Ability to accurately create, approve and manage purchase orders within time constraints
● Maintain purchasing records, reports and/or certification for material and services purchased
● Effective evaluation of RFQ’s, considering product performance, price and delivery
● Coordinates the purchasing of fresh meat with the production schedule
● Ability to review current processes and review changes for cost and efficiency
● Process, monitor and report on non-conforming product resulting from supplier deviation
● Identify opportunities for cost reductions through material substitutions and volume price
leveraging while maintaining superior quality and cognizant of space constraints
● Perform general administrative functions within the purchasing department
● Coordinates and schedules third party inspections at all retail locations (as required)
● Ensure compliance with OMAFRA requirements with respect to vendors
● All other duties as assigned by Management

Essential Job Functions
● Standing and sitting for extended periods of time
● Repetitive use of hands to use a computer

Additional Details:

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About Our Company:

R. Denninger Limited is one of the finest food companies in the world. For more than 60 years, quality
has been the founding criteria of our company. Denninger’s has five retail locations, a manufacturing
plant and a warehouse all located throughout Southern Ontario. Denninger’s associates are hand
picked to provide the best service in the industry. If you have a passion for customer service and thrive
in a team environment, Denninger’s is the place for you!

What We Offer
● Associate training focused on developing practical skills
● Career advancement opportunities
● 20% Staff discount across all retail locations
● Perks Program (Monthly Super Staff Discounts, Goodlife Discount, Perkopolis and more)
● Immediate health, vision and dental benefits upon hire
● Employee Assistance Program
● Access to 24/7 virtual health care
● Deferred Profit Sharing Plan (DPSP)