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Lufa Farms

Lufa Farms

United States
Posted on Saturday, December 23, 2023

Sourcing & Merchandising - VSL Offices


Presence: Flexible

Contract position : No

At Lufa Farms, we’re on a mission to create a better food system by growing food where people live and growing it more sustainably. To do this, we built the world’s first commercial rooftop greenhouse and partner with hundreds of local farms and food makers to offer fresh, local, responsible food to our customers across Quebec. To continue changing the way cities eat, we need a Junior Purchaser who’s detail-oriented, committed, and organized.
The Junior Purchaser works directly with the Category Manager and is responsible for overseeing all aspects inherent to our relations with suppliers and inventory management. The role also requires forecasting orders with suppliers and keeping inventory as lean as possible, given product and ordering constraints, to ensure availability. If you’re enthusiastic and a team player who’s up for the challenge of an ever-changing environment, apply!
Following up on supplier performance and managing all communications with our suppliers, including quantities required, logistics, and billing;
Forecasting orders with suppliers and keeping inventory as lean as possible, given product and ordering constraints, to ensure availability;
Working directly with a Category Manager to attain the categories' KPI’s;
Resolving problems by working closely with other departments;
Coordinating promotions with suppliers and marketing to ensure descriptions and photos are accurate.
Detail-oriented, committed, organized, and effective;
Strength and experience in accounts management and business relations;
Strong communication skills in both French and English (oral and written);
Punctuality and strong organizational skills;
Ability to work fast and precisely, without mistakes, in an ever-changing environment;
Strong work ethic, adaptability, and respect for products and deadlines;
Solid knowledge of computers and comfortable using various software and apps (especially spreadsheet creation software);
Enthusiastic and determined team player, also capable of working independently.
University diploma (BA, BSC, etc.);
Experience in “B2C” sales;
Experience with logistics coordination.
Full-time (40-45 hours/week), Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 5 pm.
You’ll be eligible to participate in the firm’s health insurance, dental, and disability programs after completion of a probationary period (paid 50% by the employee and 50% by Lufa Farms).
Access to TELUS Health Virtual Care (direct contact to health professionals by phone, video, or chat) and the Employee and Family Assistance Program (professional, short-term counseling, covering a broad range of interpersonal issues).
30% discount on your Lufa Farms basket.