Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain

Purchasing Manager

Full-time, Permanent


Purchasing Manager Edmonton, AB


Our Edmonton based client has been in the food industry for over 50 years. Their culture and the care of their employee are the recipes of the long-standing business.

They are looking for a Purchasing Manager to join their growing team in Edmonton. They are looking for someone with 5 years+ of experience in the food industry, familiar with ERP or MRP system, pro-active and responsible, has a positive mind, and able to work with various departments.

If this sounds like you, please apply to us right away, we do not want to miss out a talent like you!

* This is a Monday to Friday, full time, permanent position with a flexible start date – details will be discussed during the interview*



  • Work closely with the shipping department, suppliers, and trucking companies.
  • Variable hours – may need to come in on PM shift occasionally to work with staff on inventory control (rare occasion)
  • Work/ control monthly cycle counts. Full inventory every 6 months
  • Can work with sudden changes/ rush orders
  • Be observant and understanding about the company’s protocols 
  • Be able to provide assistance in various departments when needed
  • Positive attitude with the ability to get along with others
  • Utilize past experience for both company and personal growth
  • Has a “To-do’ attitude


  • Experience in inventory control software – experience in “Fishbowl” would be an asset.
  • ERP or MRP experience – preferably ERP as were looking for someone who understand risk management and ensuring we have the product when needed not ordering last minute.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the Food industry with manufacturing experience
  • Strong understanding in inventory control, shipment procedure, estimating of time for arrival, and shipment tracking
  • Must be willing to advance in the role.
  • Experience in distribution would be an asset.


  • 3 weeks vacation
  • Management tier health benefits


Please reference Job# 35874

Please apply by sending your resume to Vivian at vivian.chan@executrade.com

Executrade is one of the largest and most comprehensive full-service recruitment firms in Western Canada, with 11 divisions and locations in Edmonton and Calgary. We have over 45 years of experience helping client companies and candidates achieve their business goals and vision. Our success is due to our people, the strong relationships we build, and the continuous and robust evaluation and refining of our recruitment and staffing processes.

Before applying for this position, individuals interested in this employment opportunity must obtain the necessary approvals from the Government of Canada – Citizenship and Immigration department. Following the Canadian Immigration laws, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada for employment opportunities. Detailed information can be obtained from http://www.cic.gc.ca

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