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09/17/2018

Job ID 19199
POSITION DIRECTOR OF PURCHASING
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Develop and execute long term procurement, purchasing and sourcing strategies that focuses on capital equipment, packaging materials, and ingredients for multiple facilities
  • Develop and leverage strategic suppliers relationships to create a competitive advantage for our business and deliver innovation business solutions.
  • Develop and ensure execution of strategies that improve the agility and reliability of the supply base in support of new product launches and line extensions.
  • Proactively work with strategic suppliers to ensure the delivery of continuous improvement ideas and technology which ultimately leads to competitive advantage and revenue generating opportunities.
  • Analyze spend data, establish and execute category and sourcing strategies. Manage and aggressively identify opportunities to optimize and mitigate risk within the supply chain.
  • Participate in the strategic planning process. Collaborate closely with Operations, Supply Chain and Sales to manage supply risk and market cost evolution to optimize pricing and contribution margin.
  • Negotiates with vendors for goods and services, negotiating the best possible price and service guarantee.
  • Direct responsibility for driving and delivering the packaging and ingredient P&L.
  • Manage a team of Procurement Specialists, Buyers, and Packaging Engineers .
  • Up to 20-30% travel (North America).

Qualifications & Requirements

  • 10 + years of Indirect Procurement, or Sourcing experience in the Food & Beverage Industry  
  • Experience sourcing Ingredients, Commodities and Packaging components
  • Strong knowledge of Commodities and Packaging markets 
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills needed
  • International / Global experience a HUGE plus!! 
COMPANY INFO FOOD/BEV PLANT MFG BACKGROUND REQUIRED
COMPENSATION $130,000 - $190,000
DEGREE BS/BA
LOCATION JANESVILLE, WI
CONTACT KELLY MEINKE
CONTACT EMAIL KELLY@GLOBALSEARCHNETWORK.COM
DATE POSTED 09/07/2018
 

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