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Director of Procurement

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Alpharetta, Georgia
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job reference: 285811/001_1552324643
  • Sector: Procurement Operations, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 11/03/2019

Director of Procurement

  • Upper Level Management
  • Alpharetta, GA

A Supply Chain management company in the food and beverage industry is looking for a Director of Procurement to oversee and lead a construction team for a leading food and beverage company in the Alpharetta, GA!

The Director will oversee an expansive store remodelling and will have responsibilities leading teams that will source a variety of different products. The individual will have direct reports from project sourcing managers and sourcing lead members. The Director will manage any current relationships with suppliers and vendors and build new partnerships to ensure competitive supplier sourcing and pricing.

The Director of Procurement's Responsibilities will include:

  • Implementing long term strategies and planning to maintain costs and ensure supplier consistency on the delivery and quality of goods.
  • Overseeing annual budget processes, monthly purchase price variance (PPV) and procurement cost plans.
  • Working in an environment with an expected eagerness to get their hands dirty when necessary.
  • Occasional travel to the company's headquarters in Massachusetts.
  • Overseeing procurement team mentoring, training, development and growth/improvement to meet any expected objectives and goals

The ideal candidate will have the following skill set:

  • 10+ years of experience in procurement/sourcing/category management.
  • Bachelor's degree in Procurement, Business Administration, or a related field (Master's/MBA preferred).
  • Strong experience working with construction, as well as food and beverage categories.
  • Highly organized with the ability to prove strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong negotiating and influencing skills.
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