Manager of Shellfish Procurement
High Liner Foods Inc. is one of North America's largest processors and marketers of frozen seafood. We currently have an opening for a Manager, Shellfish Procurement to be based in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia or Toronto, Ontario.
Reporting to the Vice President, Corporate Procurement, the Manager, Shellfish Procurement, will be responsible for identifying and securing reliable suppliers of shrimp, squid, lobster and crab from around the globe. The successful candidate will develop long term business relationships with suppliers in order to ensure a consistent, economically-viable, supply of shellfish. This role would also involve the development of certain aquaculture species as a reliable supplement to wild product.
The incumbent will work closely with, and support, sales personnel in North America to ensure that they understand the species, the market, and the product innovation opportunities surrounding High Liner's shellfish offerings.
The ideal candidate has a minimum of 10 years business experience, with five years experience in shellfish procurement, as well as excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills. Candidates must be prepared for 20-25% travel throughout Canada and internationally, particularly to Asia.
This is your chance to take an exciting global procurement role within a seafood success story. To explore this opportunity further, please contact Bruce Snow in our Halifax office at (902) 421.1330 or forward your resume in confidence to: email@example.com
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