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Bakery Category Manager - Farm Boy

Requisition ID:  120741 

Career Group:  Corporate Office Careers 

Job Category:  Category Management 

Travel Requirements:  0 - 10%

Part Time or Full Time:  Full Time 


Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: Ontario (CA-ON) 

City: Ottawa

Location: No Location 

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Our family of 127,000 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 1500 stores in all 10 provinces, you may know us as Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, Lawton’s Drug Stores or another of our great banners but we are all one extended family. 


All career opportunities will be open a minimum of 5 business days from the date of posting.



Farm Boy is one of the fastest growing fresh food retailers in Canada! Our mission is to provide the tastiest fresh food combined with a unique shopping experience. With over 38 years in the fresh food business, we consider it a privilege to serve our customers and never compromise on freshness, quality and cleanliness.

As we grow, so does our team! We are currently on the search for a Bakery Category Manager to join the Farm Boy Procurement team.  With a growth mindset, you will be responsible to further develop Farm Boy’s best-in-class fresh food experience by researching and developing industry leading programs and concepts for the Bakery department.

Job Description

As a subject matter expert on the competitive market and our strategic position, you will work closely with our cross functional teams to develop promotion strategies across all channels aimed at high customer engagement, development and retention while evaluating and executing the merchandising, marketing and pricing strategies for Bakery.  


Job Requirements

Ideally, you should have approximately 5 years of procurement experience in a progressively responsible role within a Bakery environment and a serious passion for fresh food retailing!


Who said you can’t have your cake and eat it too? Don’t miss your chance to join our dynamic organization! So, if this opportunity speaks to you, we would like to hear from you. It’s as easy as pie, just apply!

Deadline to apply is Monday, November 16th, 2020.

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.



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