Supply and Logistics Lead

Permanent, Full-time Hybrid: Home, Varenne Warehouse and Boucherville Office

Breakfast Club of Canada is currently seeking a Supply and Logistics Lead, working within the Finance team. The selected candidate will play an important role in planning, implementing and streamlining procurement and logistics processes for food supplies distributed to schools and partners. They will develop and oversee the execution of operational plans aimed at optimizing end-to-end supply chain performance, including purchasing, warehousing, transportation and post-delivery assessment, in terms of cost, time and quality. They will also ensure that all supply chain operations comply with applicable standards and regulations, drawing on their expertise to mitigate risks and obstacles related to procurement and logistics.

 

Main responsibilities

Supply chain management

  • Develop and implement a procurement strategy in line with operational requirements and quality standards.
  • Develop and implement transparent and sustainable procurement policies, promote environmentally friendly practices, and foster productive partnerships with like-minded suppliers.
  • Oversee the negotiation and drafting of the terms of supply chain agreements, and identify, assess and forge strong ties with potential suppliers.
  • Oversee food purchasing and warehousing processes to ensure items remain fresh and meet food safety standards.
  • Stay abreast of the latest advances in real-time supply chain monitoring systems, and ensure the integration of these technologies.
  • Monitor and ensure the optimal management of food inventory and warehouse supplies.
  • Incorporate environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors whenever possible.
  • Manage the procurement and logistics budget in a cost-efficient way without compromising on quality.

 

Logistics management

  • Streamline delivery routes and transportation operations to ensure products are distributed efficiently and with a reduced carbon footprint.
  • Actively choose to partner with suppliers and carriers that embrace a sustainability mindset.
  • Keep up on of the latest developments in route monitoring and optimization, and ensure the integration of these technologies.
  • Track and issue regular reports on supply chain performance.
  • Ensure accurate inventory records are kept and the necessary documentation is available for audits and regulatory inspections.

 

Team and resource management

  • Supervise, guide and coach purchasing and inventory team members and warehouse staff in the fulfilment of their respective duties (teams of approximately 10 people in total).
  • Set priorities and objectives for assigned staff, and evaluate their performance.
  • Oversee the training and development of assigned staff.
  • Promote the ongoing professional development of assigned staff, and ensure their work environment is positive and inclusive.
  • Plan workload and staffing requirements.
  • Plan material needs, and coordinate the acquisition and efficient use of equipment, vehicles, technologies and infrastructure for designated activities.

 

Specific Qualifications

  • University-level education in supply chain management, logistics or a related field.
  • Ten or more years of experience in procurement and logistics, with at least five years in a supervisory role; an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience may be considered.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English and French (French is the working language at the BCC head office and Warehouse, and English is the working language for meetings and documents involving co-workers outside of Quebec and for dealings with many suppliers).
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (specifically Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook) and adept at working with supply chain systems and tools.
  • Experience working with Dynamics 365 Business Central, an asset.

 

Personal Qualities

  •  Adherence to Breakfast Club of Canada values.
  • Strategic thinking and problem solving mindset.
  • Results-oriented approach.
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills.
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • Highly organized and disciplined.
  • Ability to manage priorities and perform under pressure.
  • Collaborative team player.

 

Work Conditions

  • Permanent, full-time position (Monday to Friday).
  • Flexible hours.
  • Summer work schedule.
  • Vacation and personal leave days.
  • Paid day off on your birthday.
  • Group insurance plan.
  • Access to telemedicine services.
  • Group RRSP with matching employer contributions.
  • Employee assistance program.
  • Employee recognition program.
  • Health and wellness program.
  • Professional development program.
  • The selected candidate will work in hybrid mode from home, the Varennes warehouse and the Boucherville head office.
  • Target start date: As soon as possible.

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Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview. Breakfast Club of Canada promotes employment equity and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals.

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