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Cost Analyst, Blending

Date: February 1, 2020

Region: Ontario

Location: Oakville

Brief: Our Oakville facility specializes in the development, commercialization and production of high quality and functional food ingredient dry blends, sold across a variety of market segments. The Cost Analyst, Blending role will be based in the Oakville manufacturing facility and reporting to the Category Manager. As part of the cross-functional Blending Support Team, we are seeking an individual with exceptional data manipulation skills, an analytical mindset and strong appreciation for delivering business results.


  • Build strong ties and relationships with colleagues on the basis of trust, credibility and collaboration
  • Closely monitor customer demand (trend analysis) and pro-actively recommend optimal finished good inventory levels
  • Cross-train and provide back-up to Blending Support Team colleagues
  • Network and interact with the Procurement Specialists and Product Managers across the Food Ingredients business to ensure a high level of understanding regarding our raw material cost position
  • Responsible for detailed costing, price and profit analytics, in addition to other tasks related to finished goods. This includes regular cost/price reviews and processing of price changes, in collaboration with the Category Manager
  • Set up new items finished good items within our system
  • Support the Blending Category Manager with business analysis as required
  • Track finished good contracts and stocking agreements
  • Work closely with the Procurement Specialist and Scheduling Specialist to ensure we deliver on both company and customer expectations


  • Accustom to a fast-paced environment
  • Advanced Excel Skills
  • Detail oriented individual
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience in Food Ingredient Manufacturing or Distribution
  • Experience working in Oracle/JD Edwards environment an asset
  • Proven advanced computer skills
  • Proven experience analyzing business metrics
  • Self-Motivated with the ability to work independently
  • Superior organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Team Player
  • University degree or Post-Secondary Education

Quadra is a Platinum member of the Best Managed Companies in Canada and provides a competitive benefits package, including incentive and pension plans.

Fax: 1-866-424-9458
Email: resume@quadra.ca
Subject: Cost Analyst, Blending

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