Supply Chain Director

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Supply Chain Director

Job Information
Author valiatradingcorp
Date January 18, 2021
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Valia Trading Corp.
Salary $42.05 - $44.00 - Per Hour
Location Mississauga, ON
Category Miscellaneous
Contact Information
[email protected]

Company: Valia Trading Corp.

Business information: Valia Trading Corp. is a company of professionals in the commerce and distribution of animal protein such as beef, chicken, pork and seafood worldwide.

Business address: 1530-4 Robert Speck Parkway, Mississauga, ON L4Z 1S1

Work Location: The candidate will work in various locations throughout GTA and in China, Mexico and the United States.

Type of Employment: Full time – Permanent

Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Job Description:

• Plan, develop and implement purchasing policies and procedures

• Assign, co-ordinate and review projects and programs

• Oversee the evaluation of the cost and quality of goods or services

• Authorize the development of specifications for products or services

• Manage contracts

• Review and process claims against suppliers

• Oversee the analysis of data and information

• Oversee the preparation of reports

• Advise senior management

• Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate daily operations

• Authorize the development of specifications for products or services

• Plan and control budget and expenditures for the business unit

• Hire, train, direct and motivate staff

• Manage the global supply base (suppliers)

• Supervise the global logistics and operations throughout the supply chain

• Overlook the performance of the different subsidiaries in different countries

• Responsible for the gross margin of the business

• Contribute and execute business growth strategies

• Update portfolio of domestic logistics suppliers, mainly in Asia and Latin America

• Update portfolio of seafood suppliers in Asia and Latin America

• Update portfolio of customs agent, inland freight suppliers and cold storage


– Education: A bachelor’s degree or college diploma in business administration, commerce or economics is required

– Experience: At least 5 years of experience as a purchasing agent or officer are required

– Excellent oral and written communication, Judgement, Flexibility, Team player, Organized, Dependability, Initiative

– Work under pressure, Large workload

– Advanced experience in Global Logistics of food and perishable goods is required

– Advanced experience in Quality Assurance and International Quality Standards, including traceability and regulations is required

– Experience in risk assessment in the supply chain is required

– Experience in marine cargo insurance negotiation and management is an asset

– Experience with organizational KPIs: Operational, Financial is required

– Experience in leading multiple departments, proven leadership skills is a great asset

Language: English and Spanish (Spanish is mandatory as the candidate will perform tasks in Spanish, especially for suppliers in Latin America)

Knowledge requirements

– Advanced knowledge of food production processes, including packaging

– Advanced knowledge on manufacturing processes and international manufacturing standards

– Advanced knowledge in Finance including Costing, P&L & Balance Sheet

Salary: $42.05 – $44.00 hourly, 40 Hours per week.

Benefits: Performance bonus. Since business trips are required (national and international), the company will reimburse the costs of those trips.

Important Information:

-Flexibility in schedule is required. Work schedule is from 9:00am to 6:00pm. 2 days off on a rotational basis.

Apply by e-mail to: [email protected]

Apply by mail: 1530-4 Robert Speck Parkway, Mississauga, ON L4Z 1S1

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