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Associate Maintenance Material Planner
Job Posting Category: Experienced Professionals (1+ years)
Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Industry: Packaged Goods
Job Category: Procurement,Engineering,Maintenance
Years Experience: 2-4 Years
Job Type: Full-time
Posting Date: December 15, 2022
Job Location:

Richmond, BC
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Job Description

Conagra Brands is one of North America's leading branded food companies. We have a rich heritage of making great food, and a team that’s passionate about innovation and growth. Conagra offers choices for every occasion through iconic brands, such as Hunts, Aylmer, Marie Callender's, Healthy Choice, Slim Jim, VH Sauces, Pogo and Vlasic, and emerging brands, including Angie's BOOMCHICKAPOP, Duke's, Earth Balance, Gardein, and Frontera.

We pride ourselves on having the most impactful, energized and inclusive culture in the food industry. For more information, visit

Conagra Brands est une des principales entreprises d’aliments de marque en Amérique du Nord. Son histoire est jalonnée de grands succès alimentaires qui sont le fruit du travail d’une équipe passionnée par l’innovation et la croissance. Conagra offre des choix pour toute occasion grâce a des marques réputées comme Hunt’s, Aylmer, Marie Callender's, Healthy Choice, Slim Jim, les sauces VH, Pogo, Vlasic et des marques émergentes, dont Angie's BOOMCHICKAPOP, Duke's, Earth Balance, Gardein et Frontera.

Nous sommes très fiers d’avoir la culture la plus influente, la plus dynamique et la plus inclusive du secteur alimentaire. Pour en savoir plus, visitez

  • Work closely with the Maintenance Planner to maintain correct and effective levels of parts inventory to support the production schedule and attain working capital goals.
  • Negotiate and source purchase agreements meeting required standards and daily needs.
  • Review, plan and organize existing purchasing activities of the maintenance and other departments.
  • Review purchased items with Maintenance Planner to ensure quality of materials and ensure adherence to company specifications.
  • Document and resolve supplier quality problems. Request and report cause and corrective action reports to prevent reoccurrence.
  • Troubleshoot supply and service problems ensuring seamless customer service to all other departments.
  • Actively engage in plant safety, quality and operations activities as recommended.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of other purchasing functions including raw materials.
  • Work closely with Stores Clerk managing inventory and daily reports.
  • Assist in planning and performance of company physical inventories/cycle counting.
  • Maintain data bases for spares and orders updating the status and communicating to Maintenance Planner and Manager.
  • Assist maintenance team members in determining specific parts to order when break downs occur.
  • Create purchase orders, track inbound dates and communicate status to the team.
  • Work environment: office, production floor, maintenance shop, and store room.
  • Other duties as assigned including back up for other team members.

Qualifications, Education & Experience:

  • Post-Secondary Degree/ Diploma in Purchasing, Maintenance or Engineering.
  • Knowledge in CMMS system and food industry maintenance and best practices preferred.
  • Proven progressive experience in a purchasing role or in a maintenance role.
  • Experience drafting/interpreting and negotiating vendor agreements while mitigating risks.
  • Ability to analyze and compile mathematical and statistical data and compile reports.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as time and project management skills.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.

Conagra Brands is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or any other protected factor.

A titre d'employeur souscrivant au principe de l'égalité d'accès a l'emploi, Conagra Brand considère les candidats qui sont qualifiés pour les offres d'emplois sans égard a la race, la couleur, les croyances religieuses, l'origine, le sexe, l'orientation sexuelle, l'identité de genre, la langue parlée, l'âge, le handicap ou tout autre facteur discriminatoire.


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