Do you speak Spanish and English fluently and have senior level procurement expertise in fruits and vegetables?
We require an experienced and disciplined leader with global supply chain expertise. You must be able to travel extensively, have advanced communication skills and have above average ability to meet the high demands of the industry.
If you are driven, adventurous, bold and goal-oriented, we look forward to connecting with you:
-Ability to source vendors, negotiate pricing and forecast inventory needs, in Mexico and surrounding area
-Advanced P/L experience with the ability to create and communicate strategic reports used for advancement
-Experience overseeing a small and focused grower liaison team driven to ensure customer satisfaction.
-Proven track record of nurturing and developing your team.
-Expertise in the oversite of growers and growing contracts
-Excellent negotiation skills in pricing, delivery and timing
-An innovative and creative approach to ensuring customer demands for top notch commodities are met under strict timelines
-Ability to keep a cool head and overcome obstacles while meeting tight deadlines and keeping your team motivated
-A relevant supply chain degree or diploma is preferred, as well as an advanced understanding of the produce industry.
-Fluency in English and Spanish is required.
-Interest in living in Mexico preferable, with 1 week in Ontario, but role can be achieved in Essex county region (1 week in area and 3 weeks travelling).
-3-5 years senior level global supply chain experience is required
-Strong community contacts/established client relationships are required, with the ability to grow the customer base