Clearwater Seafoods is one of North America's largest vertically integrated seafood companies and the largest holder of shellfish licenses and quotas in Canada. It is recognized globally for its superior quality, food safety, diversity of species and reliable worldwide delivery of premium wild, eco-certified seafood, including scallops, lobster, clams, cold water shrimp, sea cucumber, langoustine, whelk, and crab. Since its founding in 1976, Clearwater has invested in science, people and technological innovation, as well as resource ownership and management to sustain and grow its seafood resource. This commitment has allowed it to remain a leader in the global seafood market and in sustainable seafood excellence.
Clearwater has a long tradition of partnering with First Nations. As part of the Offshore Clam Partnership Landmark Agreement, the 14 Mi'kmaq communities and Clearwater have begun to lead the development of a new model of fishing industry/First Nations collaboration that will create valuable full time employment opportunities for members of participating Mi'kmaq communities. Recently, Clearwater Seafoods announced the sale of Clearwater to a partnership between FNC Holdings Limited Partnership, representing a coalition of Mi'kmaq First Nations and Premium Brands Holdings Corporation. The Mi'kmaq First Nations Coalition and Premium Brands each acquire 50% ownership in Atlantic Canada's largest fishing company.
Clearwater Seafoods' Purchasing Department requires a Full Time Purchaser & Warehouse Manager located at our facility in St. John's, NL which will also support our fleet vessels.
Purpose of Position
This position is responsible for the weekly orders and management of all material items for assigned fleet vessel(s). This position is also responsible for the management of our St. John's warehouse facility.
This position reports to the Repurchasing Director, Fleet.
· Upload vessel orders from VRS to SAP
· Send items to Vendors for quotes, goal achieve "best Value"
· Create Purchase Orders and send copies to Vendors
· Add all items to vessel Trip Order Files.
· Update items status once items are received as well as track backorders.
· Communicate long lead items to vessel managers
· Follow up with Vendors on backorder.
· Work with Payable to solve any issues with invoices.
· Manage track all live inventories within our St John's facility
· Create Contractor PO from lists provided by vessel, send PO #'s to Vendors
· Request new vendors and vendors update, to be entered into Evole
· Assist with Vendor Supply Chain Agreements
· Inventory forecast and scheduling, facility, and vessel orders.
· Active within our yearly Goal Setting program
· Build relationship with vendors, and contractors
· Manage control St. John's Warehouse & Logistics Fleet activities.
· Assist back-up within the Procurement Group with other Vessels and Departments as required.
· All other duties task as required by management
Month End Tasks
· Follow up on status of Purchase orders issued for all vessels and departments. Determine whether they need to be received or the delivery date moved into future.
· Providing status on GRIR.
· Providing status on blocked documents.
· Manage control our St. John's facility cost within budget guidelines
Key Behavioral Competencies (Personal Characteristics)
Good management and interpersonal skills.
Dedicated, hardworking and detail oriented.
Excellent organizational skills.
Self-motivated and driven to succeed.
Flexible in their work schedule and able to work with minimal supervision.
· Ability to make decisions based on avialable data with consideration to long term effects.
Position is based in our St. John's facility
Regular travel to vessel landings
Occasional travel to evaluate suppliers
· Possibility of brief sea time may be required
Business (or relevant) degree or diploma or 2 years equivalent work experience within supply chain
Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, primarily Excel and Outlook.
Experience with SAP or another ERP system is an asset.
Clear and effective communication skills, both verbally and written.
Strong problem solving skills.
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A little bit about us
Clearwater Seafoods is one of North America's largest vertically-integrated seafood companies and the largest holder of shellfish licenses and quotas in Canada. It is recognized globally for its superior quality, food safety, diversity of species and reliable worldwide delivery of premium wild, eco-certified seafood, including scallops, lobster, clams, coldwater shrimp, sea cucumber, langoustine, whelk and crab.
Since its founding in 1976, Clearwater has invested in science, people and technological innovation, as well as resource ownership and management to sustain and grow its seafood resource. This commitment has allowed it to remain a leader in the global seafood market and in sustainable seafood excellence.