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Specialist, Procurement

Date: 28-Sep-2021

Location: Toronto (GTA), CA, M5A 1L1

Company: CONA Services

Facility Location- Toronto  

Work Location -   

Posting Locations - Toronto (GTA)

Department - Direct Procurement

Job Function - Manufacturing/Production Operations

Employee Type -  Regular Employee FT  Salaried

Shift/Hours –  

About Us

Proudly Canadian and Independently Owned, We are Coke Canada! 


Coca-Cola Canada Bottling Limited is Canada’s premier bottling company. We are an independently owned business encompassing over 5,800 associates, more than 50 sales and distribution centers, and 5 production facilities nationwide. 


We have a 120-year heritage of manufacturing, marketing, selling, and distributing the major branded ready-to-drink products Canadians love. 


Our brands include: Coca-Cola®, Diet Coke®, Coca-Cola® Zero Sugar, Coca-Cola Life™, Sprite®, Fanta®, Barq’s®, NESTEA®, POWERADE®, Minute Maid®, DASANI® and Vitaminwater®; and our partner brands: Canada Dry®, Monster Energy® and A&W®. 
We pride ourselves on building diverse and sustainable relationships with our customers, consumers, stakeholders and communities through our shared values:   lead with an entrepreneurial mindset, collaboration, integrity, accountability, quality and safety.   

About This Opportunity


The Senior Procurement Specialist with report directly into a Procurement Director and work closing with the business in the Brampton market. The Senior Procurement Specialist is responsible for supporting the Procurement Capability Strategy, with a particular focus on training, systems & tools, managing SharePoint site, managing general procurement mailbox, supporting the Procurement Policy and supporting various project management work that supports our Procurement team and overall company goals and objectives.



•    Interact with key stakeholders in identifying business needs, building relationships and selling the features and benefits of early procurement involvement. 
•    Develop detailed sourcing and category plans to maximize effectiveness and efficiency.   
•    Manage preparation, implementation and execution of procurement processes. 
•    Implement procurement processes to ensure efficiency, cost savings and best practices. 
•    Work with finance team throughout the procurement cycle to assist with forecasting and budgeting. 
•    Assist Vendor Manager in vendor selection, management and performance. 
•    Perform sourcing, liaising and negotiating with new and existing suppliers to improve business. 
•    Re-negotiate contracts with suppliers to produce better savings and further value for spend. 
•    Create documentations necessary for the acquisition of materials and services.
•    Provide outstanding customer service and ensure customer satisfaction. 
•    Review supplier’s performance to ensure compliance with company procedures and best procurement practice. 
•    Provide updates about procurement related progress and potential delays daily to the Business Manager. 
•    Maintain positive working relationships with strategic suppliers to assure cost, quality, and delivery targets are met. 
•    Analyze market and delivery trends to develop procurement technologies and processes that support those trends



•    Post-secondary education
•    SCMP or equivalent designation preferred (or in progress obtaining) 
•    4-8 years of analytic, procurement or supply chain experience 
•    Must have strong data analytics experience 
•    Considerable knowledge of procurement methods and procedures 
•    Exposure to the commodity markets and trends. 
•    Considerable knowledge of supplier score carding and KPI matrix  
•    Ability to influence and maintain a collaborative working relationship with key stakeholders



 All offers of employment at Coca-Cola Canada Bottling Limited (“Coke Canada”) are conditional upon a successful background clearance obtained through our contracted third-party vendor. The standard clearance requirements depend on the position and may include some or all of the following: criminal clearance, employment verification, education verification and driver’s abstract review. Please advise the Talent Acquisition team if you have any questions or concerns in regard to this once you are contacted for further consideration. 


Coke Canada is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce with a number of programs, policies and resources in place to support our people. 
For individuals with disabilities, should you require accommodations or support throughout the recruitment process please contact our Talent Acquisition Services team by calling 1-844-383-2653 or email

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