Sr. Buyer, NA Capital Procurement


Website McCain Foods

Position Title:Sr. Buyer, NA Capital Procurement

Position Type: Regular – Full-Time

Requisition ID:26750

Position Summary :

This role is responsible for leading the purchase of capital equipment and services in support of the $4.0 billion in capital spend forecasted for the McCain Foods company through fiscal year 2025 with particular focus on projects executed within North America.

Primary responsibilities include:

Development, Documentation, and Execution of facility & project procurement plans in close collaboration with engineering and manufacturing stakeholders for a portfolio of capital projects within North America

Leading execution of procurement activities including but not limited to:

Procurement/Sourcing Plans by project


Analysis of supplier proposals and comparison/ranking to facilitate supplier selection decisions

Negotiation of contract commercial terms and conditions with suppliers

Drafting, Reviewing & Submitting Business Award Recommendations (BARs) for senior leadership approval of supplier selection & rationale.

Manager relationships with key suppliers, critical to project success, including proactive monitoring performance vs. expectations and intervening when necessary

Coordinating and managing project procurement activities to support critical project success factors (safety, budget, schedule, quality deliverables)

Monthly reporting of procurement value delivery for procurement activities executed

The role will also begin to develop and execute purchasing strategies with a focus on driving business needs and commercial results for the company. This includes gaining commitment from key stakeholders particularly Engineering and Supply Chain leadership to execute as appropriate. Key stakeholder relationships to manage include:

Regional Engineering Leadership

Global Engineering

Technical Services

Start Up Management (SUM) & Manufacturing

Legal & Compliance

Regional & Global Finance

Site Engineering

It would be preferred to have experience in:

Capital procurement practices

Capital project systems and processes

Cost factors of capital

Relevant commercial markets; Steel, Construction, Engineering, Labor, Equipment

Communications and Interactions – The person will manage multiple internal and external organizational relationships.

They will be a key contributor of the overall supplier relationship strategy for the project(s) ensuring proper commercial treatment of suppliers by reinforcing policy, ethics and our strategic approach with suppliers and with other company departments. The person will need to engage the Engineering, manufacturing/supply chain and Finance/legal organizations in the development and execution of procurement plans and strategies to support capital project execution plans.

Travel anticipated at 10-20%, primarily within North America, once COVID 19 travel restrictions are lessened. There may be the need for an occasional conference call outside of traditional work hours.

McCain Foods is an equal opportunity employer. We see value in ensuring we have a diverse, antiracist, inclusive, merit-based, and equitable workplace.

As a global family-owned company we are proud to reflect the diverse communities around the world in which we live and work. We recognize that diversity drives our creativity, resilience, and success and makes our business stronger.

McCain is an accessible employer. If you require an accommodation throughout the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials or accessible meeting rooms), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.

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Job Family:Procurement

Location(s): CA – Canada : New Brunswick : Florenceville-Bristol CA – Canada : New Brunswick : Bathurst CA – Canada : New Brunswick : Centreville CA – Canada : New Brunswick : Edmundston CA – Canada : New Brunswick : Fredericton CA – Canada : New Brunswick : Grand Falls CA – Canada : New Brunswick : Hartland CA – Canada : New Brunswick : Moncton CA – Canada : New Brunswick : Saint John CA – Canada : New Brunswick : Somerville

Company:McCain Foods (Canada).

Date posted: 12/08/2023


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