Procurement Administrative Assistant

Are you interested in working for a company that partners with local farmers to produce sustainable, healthy oat ingredients to feed the world?  Just West of Winnipeg, O Foods is building the most advanced oat mill in North America to meet growing global demand.  As a wholly owned subsidiary of Paterson GlobalFoods, we have strong roots in Canadian agriculture and believe in delivering value to the entire food supply chain. 

We are currently seeking an energetic, dependable team player to fill the position of Procurement Administrative Assistant for the O Foods oat mill in Rosser, MB. This role will support the management team and operations by maintaining clear and consistent communication with suppliers and vendors that provide goods and services to various departments within the company. This position is well suited for an individual who possesses a positive attitude, strong communication skills and is highly organized.


  • Work with department managers to facilitate the generation and distribution of purchase orders. 
  • Coordinate the receipt of good and tracking of shipments.
  • Solicit quotations on select, defined product. 
  • Prepare and maintain the contact list of all suppliers and vendors.
  • Assist with report and presentation preparation. 
  • Manage consumption and inventory of office supplies, personal protective equipment (PPE) and uniforms.
  • Assist with the management of technical documents.
  • Build positive relationships with internal and external stakeholder by providing professional customer service. 
  • Prepare and produce written correspondence. 
  • Maintain detailed meeting minutes and distribute to key stakeholder. 
  • Provide back-up coverage for the reception and administrative assistant function.


  • Experience working in the manufacturing is highly desirable.  
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in an administrative capacity.   
  • Strong writing, listening and verbal communication skills. 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook) and general understanding of an ERP systems is desirable.   
  • Maintain professionalism and confidentiality at all times.


  • Attractive compensation package and company paid medical & dental benefits.
  • Employee Assistance Programs.
  • On the job training & development and career growth opportunities.
  • Employee Referral Program (up to $1000 per successful referral).
  • Paid vacation and personal days.

O Foods Ltd is passionate about oats and strives to be the innovation partner throughout the supply chain from farmers to consumers. We want to be the preferred oat ingredient supplier by collaborating to create value and sustained growth for all stakeholders.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected further in the process will be contacted.

O Foods Ltd is an equal opportunity employer and is committed in building a skilled and diverse workforce. We encourage women, aboriginal peoples, members of visible minorities and persons with disabilities to apply.

Job Category: Administration
Job Type: Full-time Permanent
Company: O Foods
Country: Canada
Province: MB
City: Rosser Winnipeg

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