Specialist Procurement

Job Description

Specialist Procurement

Requisition ID:  181398

Career Group:  Distribution Centre Careers 

Job Category:  Merchandising HMR & Commissary 

Travel Requirements:  0 – 10%

Job Type:  Full-Time


Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: Alberta  

City: Calgary

Location: 80370 Commissary Safeway 

Postal Code: T2C 2C3 


Our family of 131,000 employees and franchise affiliates share a collective passion for delivering exceptional shopping experiences and amazing food to all our customers. Our mission is to nurture the things that make life better – great experiences, families, communities, and our employees. We are a family nurturing families.


A proudly Canadian company, we started in a small town in Nova Scotia but we are now in communities of all sizes across this great country. With over 1,600 stores in all 10 provinces, you may know us as Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, Lawtons Drug Stores or another of our great banners but we are all one extended family.



Here’s where you’ll be focusing:

Ready to Make an impact?

  • Schedule production, order ingredients, packaging, and supplies.
  • Foster good manufacturing practices and workplace safety.
  • Create, and review production orders for both retail and public orders.
  • Ensure all past due production/pack orders and purchase orders are resolved daily.
  • Research and resolve all discrepancies on inventory stock transactions and bulk variances.
  • Coordinates all cycle count activities.
  • Monitor inventory needs for multiple divisions and public sale customers.
  • Maintain a high level of customer service.
  • Strive for continuous improvement in supply operations.

What you have to offer:

  • 4-year business degree or related field and/or 5 years of related job experience.
  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment.
  • Excellent organizational skills with a high degree of initiative and flexibility.
  • Experience in production planning, scheduling, purchasing, and cost analysis.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Resourcefulness and problem-solving skills.
  • Critical thinking, analytical and detail oriented, preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of Accounting Software.

We offer teammates competitive total compensation packages that will vary by role and location. Some websites share our job opportunities and may provide salary estimates without our knowledge. These estimates are based on similar jobs and postings for general comparison, but these numbers are not provided by or monitored for accuracy by our organization. We look forward to discussing the specific compensation details relevant to this role with candidates who are selected to move forward in the recruitment process.

Sobeys is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process and will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of this process.


While all responses are appreciated only those being considered for interviews will be acknowledged.

We appreciate the interest from the Staffing industry however respectfully request no calls or unsolicited resumes from Agencies.