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Senior Commodity Manager

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Brockton
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: 297513
  • Sector: Category Management, Procurement Operations, Procurement, Procurement Processes, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 02/02/2018
Senior Commodity Manager – Food Ingredients

This client, a leading supplier of food products and ingredients based South of the Boston area, is looking to add a Senior Commodity Manager of Food Ingredients to their team.

Senior Commodity Manager Responsibilities:
  • The Senior Commodity Manager will be responsible for sourcing direct materials across various food commodities. A background in purchasing ingredients such as sugar, flour, cocoa, and coffee is preferred.
  • Supporting the production plan by purchasing all assigned ingredients and ensuring product quality, delivery, and cost.
  • Develop short-term as well as long-term strategies, accurately use spend data to support these efforts, and develop strategic suppliers and eliminate low-volume, high-risk.
  • Administer corrective actions for improvement of quality and delivery.

Senior Commodity Manager Skills and Experience:
  • 8 years of experience in purchasing and supply (preferably on a global scale), and 5+ years of experience in a leadership position within strategic procurement.
  • Experience in handling commodities to include cocoa, coffee, sugar, and flour.
  • Experience in purchasing in bulks is a plus.
  • A Bachelors Degree is required for this role.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Suite.
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