Raw Material Supply Manager

EFS-plastics Inc. is offering an exciting opportunity for a Raw Material Supply Manager.  Our rapidly growing business is located in Listowel, ON and Hazleton, PA. As a market leader in post-consumer plastic recycling and reprocessing, specializing in mixed plastic (3-7 mix) and film (shopping bag) recycling, we are continuously developing and expanding new processing systems in Canada and the US. This is a full-time opportunity.


  • Develop purchasing strategies and identify buying trends that ensure a cost effective supply of raw materials to our production facilities

  • Ensure incoming materials are the best combination of quality, price and delivery

  • Negotiate policies and contracts with various suppliers

  • Manage deliveries to confirm compliance with contracts

  • Monitor stock levels and adjust purchasing requirements as needed

  • Maintain professional relationships with all suppliers

  • Provide other office administration and clerical duties as assigned


  • Strong communication, negotiation and persuasion skills

  • Analytical and mathematical capabilities in order to compare cost, quality and vendor contract terms

  • Thorough working knowledge of Microsoft Windows and Office applications, particularly Excel and Word;

  • Ability to evaluate and predict market trends and forecast accordingly

  • Effective relationship building skills

  • 2+ years of purchasing experience

  • Excellent communication, time management, attention to detail, problem solving and organizational skills

EFS Plastics Inc. offers a competitive remuneration package including group benefits. Interested applicants please submit your cover letter and resume in confidence by Friday July 27, 2018 via email or in person to: jobs@efs-plastics.ca

Ward & Uptigrove Consulting & Human Resources
Attention: Emily MacRobbie
P.O. Box 127
Listowel, Ontario N4W 3H2
Email: hrresults@w-u.on.ca

We are committed to providing a barrier free workplace. If accommodation is required during the selection or interview process, it will be available upon request. This job posting is available in an accessible format upon request.

We thank all candidates for their interest; however only those candidates selected for further screening will be contacted.  No phone calls please.