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Careers

Join the hard working Tom Lange Family of Companies and become a part of our team! Listed below are open positions that we are actively trying to fill, and we're always looking for talented individuals so we encourage you to send us your resume. If you are applying for a specific office, please mention that in your email.

If you have additional questions, please send us an email at hr@tomlange.com.

Director of International Procurement and Sales

Join the hard working Tom Lange (Canada) Inc. (O/A Global Fresh Import & Export) team and become a part of our family!  Each and every one of us is vital to Tom Lange's success. We are a direct importer and marketer of offshore produce, procuring from countries across the globe, supplying retail, wholesale and foodservice accounts across Canada. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, which is the largest and most central metropolitan city in Canada, Global Fresh has a specialized team that speaks 14 different languages.

Main duties:
-Establish relationships with growers, buyers and exporters of fresh fruits and vegetables
-Ensure quality control of fresh fruit and vegetable imports and exports
-Evaluate cost, transportation expenses and resale value of fruits and vegetables
-Supervise vendors and staff engaged in fruit and vegetable shipping and inspection
-Manage relationship with inspection agencies to avoid rejected shipments
-Plan, develop and implement purchasing policies and procedures; oversee the evaluation of the cost and qualify of goods or services;  manage contracts; review and process claims against suppliers; oversee the analysis of data and information; advise senior management; plan, organise, direct, control and evaluate daily operations.

Employment requirements:
-Bachelor's degree in Agriculture or Plant Sciences
-At least four years' experience in global fruit and vegetable trading
-Industry-specific knowledge a necessity
-Sales and purchasing experience and negotiating skills a necessity
-Knowledge of fresh fruit and vegetable longevity preservation techniques
-Good quality spoken and written English required
-Willingness to travel to source countries as required
-Management or accounting qualification an asset

Personal suitability:
-Dependability, flexibility, judgment, excellent oral communication, initiative, team player, organized

This is a permanent position.

Working place/hours: 32 hours/week flex-time, based at: 7420 Bren Road, Mississauga, ON  L4T 1H4. National and foreign travel required several times per year.

Compensation: based on $43.75 hourly, or $72,800 yearly based on 32 hours/week, 52 weeks/year. Benefits include medical/dental policy, life insurance and long-term disability coverage.

How to apply: tom.lange@client.jurilogik.com


GROW WITH US

 

From the early days of our business, the Tom Lange Company has believed in sharing its success with its employees.

In 1980, with the launch of our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), the Tom Lange Company became employee owned.

The Tom Lange Company provides the following benefits to our U.S. employees:

-Group Health Insurance
-Health Reimbursement Arrangement
-Group Term Life Insurance
-Group Disability Insurance
-ESOP (defined contribution retirement plan)
-401 (k) Retirement Plan with 3 % Employer Contribution
-Dental Insurance
-Flexible Spending Plan
-Paid holidays, vacation and sick time

Benefits for our employees who live in other countries are dependent on each country's particular employment environment.