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Title:  Supply Purchaser - STU George Martin Hall

Requisition #:  429047

Halifax, NS, CA, E3B 9V7

Career Area:  Hourly & Seasonal

Job Description

Aramark Canada Ltd. is seeking a Supply Purchaser to join the Saint Thomas University Dining Services team! Reporting to the Dining Hall Manager with a dotted line to the Executive Chef, the Supply Purchaser is responsible for placing orders, receiving and processing orders, and assisting with inventory.

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for receiving and inspecting products, accurately labeling items and reporting any discrepancies in reconciliation of deliveries and invoices. 
  • Responsible for organizing and storing all incoming products in assigned locations, applying FIFO (first in, first out) inventory controls for perishable products. 
  • Follow all Standard Operating Procedures to meet accuracy and production standards. 
  • Unload products and materials. May require use of carts, powered industrial vehicles (PIV), or motor vehicles.
  • Assist with conducting routine physical inventory counts.
  • Clean work areas as assigned, including but not limited to loading dock, freight elevator and freight platform delivery areas when applicable. 
  • Adhere to all location safety policies and emergency procedures. Use all required safety equipment and personal protective equipment. 


  • High school education or equivalent is preferred
  • 2+  years of previous Receiving or Purchasing experience is preferred
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 
  • Basic computer skills
  • Able to lift up to 50 lb frequent lifting and/or carrying objects weighing up to 35 lb 

This is a union position with CUPE. The starting wage is $17.12 per hour. 


This position comes with health benefits, paid vacation, employee meal plan, free uniforms and non-slip shoes, education reimbursement after 12 months of service, training and development opportunities, and more!

About Aramark

Our Mission

Rooted in service and united by our purpose, we strive to do great things for each other, our partners, our communities, and our planet.

At Aramark, we believe that every employee should enjoy equal employment opportunity and be free to participate in all aspects of the company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military status, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by applicable law.

About Aramark

The people of Aramark proudly serve millions of guests every day through food, facilities, and uniform services in 19 countries around the world. Rooted in service and united by our purpose, we strive to do great things for each other, our partners, our communities, and our planet. We believe a career should develop your talents, fuel your passions, and empower your professional growth. So, no matter what you're pursuing - a new challenge, a sense of belonging, or just a great place to work - our focus is helping you reach your full potential. Learn more about working here at or connect with us on FacebookInstagram and Twitter.