• Supply Chain Analyst

    Requisition ID
    2018-9019
    Job Location
    CA-AB-EDMONTON
    Job Category
    Supply Chain/Logistics/Procurement
  • Are you looking for a new opportunity with a strong and stable company? Do you want the opportunity for excellence and advancement in your career? If so, Gordon Food Service could be the place for you.

     

    As one of the largest privately held foodservice distributors in North America, our family business has a history of developing talented professionals, pursuing innovative ideas and building strong relationships.

     

    We are seeking great people looking for professional and personal growth. If you are interested in joining an innovative, supportive, values-driven company, we invite you to consider a career with Gordon Food Service. Take a look at these videos to learn more about who we are and what we do!

     

     

      

     

     

    Reporting to the Supply Chain Manager, the Supply Chain Analyst is responsible for maintaining the inventory of products to fulfill customer needs. This role specializes in the setup and maintenance of products in the E3 buying system. The Supply Chain Analyst should demonstrate a capability to envision, brainstorm and develop processes to constantly improve on product fill rates and inventory turns.

     

    SPECIFIC ACCOUNTABILITIES:

     

    • Maintain budgeted service levels within your portfolio.
    • Maintain budgeted spoilage targets.
    • Manage a stock keeping unit (SKU) portfolio to determine correct quantities to order.
    • Provide purchase orders to vendors and ensure confirmation of receipt.
    • Strive to source local product when available and required.
    • Maximize inventory turns with correct quantities ordered, timely deliveries, inter-branch transfers and the removal of any products not moving at the required rate.
    • Update and maintain system/paper files and reports pertaining to purchases.
    • Work closely with other departments (Sales, Marketing, Operations) as well as outside agencies (vendors, brokers, freight carriers) to ensure timely delivery of required stock.
    • Respond quickly to any products out of stock or in danger of being out of stock, or any products on promotion, menu change or for special events.  
    • Other duties as may be assigned, from time-to-time by Immediate Supervisor. 

     

    MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCES:

    • Post secondary education in Supply Chain Management is preferred
    • Minimum of 2 - 5 years of purchasing experience, preferably in food service
    • Proficiency with MS Office Suite and online Google Applications 

    Any equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to perform these job duties will be considered.

     

     

    CORE COMPETENCIES:

     

    Innovation Management: Has good judgment about which creative ideas and suggestions will work; has a sense about managing the creative process of others; can facilitate effective brainstorming; can project how potential ideas may play out in the marketplace.

     

    Business Acumen:  Knowledgeable in current and possible future policies, practices, trends, and information affecting his/her business and organization; knows the competition; is aware of how strategies and tactics work in the marketplace.

     

    Timely Decision Making:  Makes decisions in a timely manner; sometimes with incomplete information and under tight deadlines and pressure; able to make a quick decision.

     

    Process Management:  Good at figuring out the processes necessary to get things done; knows how to organize people and activities; understands how to separate and combine tasks into efficient work flow; knows what to measure and how to measure it; gets more out of less.

     

    Organizing:  Can marshal resources (people, funding, material and support) to get things done; can orchestrate multiple activities at once to accomplish a goal; uses resources effectively and efficiently; arranges information and files in a useful manner.

     

    Written Communications:  Is able to write clearly and succinctly in a variety of communication settings and styles; can get messages across that have the desired effect.

     

    Ideal start date for this position would be January 7, 2019

     

     

    Watch this video for even more information about Gordon Food Service! Visit our YouTube Channel for more videos about our company!

     

      

     

     

    Gordon Food Service is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

     

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