Buyer - Produce (Weekend)


Operations | Toronto, ON

At HelloFresh, we want to change the way people eat. Over the past 7 years we've seen this mission spread around the world and beyond our wildest dreams. Now, we are the leading global company in the expanding online recipe kit delivery market.

So, how did we do it? Our weekly recipe boxes full of exciting recipes and lovingly sourced, fresh ingredients have blossomed into a community of encouraged, energised home cooks that expands across the globe. We are one of the fastest growing meal kit businesses and are active and growing in 10+ different countries across 3 continents. Our growth trajectory and expansion has been phenomenal and we have launched facilities across Canada and have recently added Chef’s Plate to our team!

If you would like to join an energetic and highly motivated team and work in a dynamic, high-energy, high-growth field where you can really have an impact and make a difference every single day then join us and become part of developing a global fresh food champion.

About the role:

We are looking for an analytical problem-solver and ultimate hustler to help build and manage our supply network. Responsibility will be given to you from day one, and you will be expected to use your initiative and creativity to help us grow our business across Canada. You are a roll-up-your-sleeves operator who thrives in detail, organization, and analysis, obsesses over delivering measurable results, and has a passion for food.

You will:

  • Drive our weekly procurement operations, ensuring the on-time/in-full/in-quality delivery of ingredients.

  • Forecast demand requirements, manage inventory, and track consumption of incoming material.

  • Research, identify, and develop relationships with new suppliers that meet criteria on price, quantity, quality and timeliness.

  • Tell stories with data: draw actionable insights that inform supplier negotiations and performance evaluations.

  • Support the Category Manager, and Director of Procurement on a variety of strategic initiatives to help build a best-in-class supply chain.

You are:

  • Data-driven and a strong analytical toolkit; you're an Excel wiz.

  • Entrepreneurial and a hustler: you do whatever it takes to get the job done and enjoy being in the trenches.

  • Proactive, ambitious, and assertive: you take ownership of your work and should think beyond the scope of a given assignment.

  • Naturally curious: you're innovative, extremely creative and constantly looking for ways to improve upon things.

  • Available to work full-time, Thursday-Monday.

You have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a top tier university.

  • Up to two years of high-performance work experience in a startup, operations, or analytics role.

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.

  • A passion for food!

What you’ll get in return:

  • Competitive salary and company benefits

  • 75% discount on HelloFresh boxes

  • High level of responsibility from day one

  • The opportunity to rapidly advance your career

  • Working with a fun, energetic and supportive team

If this sounds like you, please click the "Apply Now" button. If this role doesn't quite match what you're looking for, but you'd like to know more about joining the HelloFresh team, please visit our Jobs page to view our other vacancies. We'd love to hear from you!