Purchase Manager

Location: Ladner, BC - Head Office
Hours: Full Time

S.M. Products is an integrated seafood processing and wholesale company based in Ladner, BC. Established in 1974, S.M. Products has been harvesting, processing and marketing sustainable seafood including salmon, halibut, ground fish, spot prawns and albacore tuna from the coastal waters of British Columbia. We offer the opportunity to work for a well-established organization that values initiative and rewards performance.

We are looking for a dynamic individual to manage our BC fleet of fishing vessels from our Ladner, BC head office. Responsibilities include developing and managing relationships with external providers (joint venture partners, venders, commercial fishing vessel partners), contract negotiation, drafting basic agreements, completing reports, checking and approving payments, allocation of fishing quota and fisherman settlements.

S.M. Products offers a stable work environment, with a competitive wage and comprehensive benefits package.

  • Post-secondary education, preferably in business, finance or fisheries management.
  • Ability to use independent judgement to manage and impart confidential information.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
  • Self-starter approach to work, an eagerness to meet and exceed objectives and take on more responsibility.
  • Cooperative personality, professional demeanor and appearance.
  • Detail oriented, well organized and excellent mathematical skills.
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Proficient computer skills. (MS Office)
  • Preference will be given to individual with related experience in the BC commercial fisheries.

To Apply:
Please send resume and cover letter explaining why you are a successful candidate to sales@halibut.ca. We thank applicants for their interest, however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Ph: 604-946-7665