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Sourcing Ingredients Manager

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Connecticut
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: Sourcing Manager
  • Sector: Category Management, DSJ Global, Procurement
  • Date posted: 26/09/2017
My client is current looking for a Strategic Sourcing Manager - Ingredients to oversee the entire ingredients and commodities categories within its Procurement team. The Strategic Sourcing Manager - Ingredients will be responsible for developing and enacting procurement strategies relating to the categories of proteins, vegetables, natural foods and packaging materials. They will report to the VP of Supply Chain and work collaboratively through the organization to meet the business requirements of internal stakeholders 

Essential Job Duties/Key Accountabilities: 

· The Strategic Sourcing Manager - Ingredients will need to be able to work cross-functionally with key stakeholders within the Food and Beverage Industry.  

· This individual will need to develop and impliment strong strategic sourcing strategies to bring the TCO down. 

· This Strategic Sourcing Manager - Ingredients will be tasked with building out the Procurement team from a relatively tactical/immature team to a more establish/strategic funtion.

· This Strategic Sourcing Manager - Ingredients must have previous experience sourcing for direct commodities and ingredients in the Food and Beverage Industry.  

· Maintain timely communication with appropriate management and user groups regarding changing markets, evolving products, supplier services, and continuous negotiations 

· Able to travel 10% of time 

Education and Experience: 

· Bachelor's degree Required, Masters Preferred

· 6 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience 

· Manufacturing experience in a retail/food industry is preferred
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