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Director of Procurement
City of Industry, CA 95691
Location: Los Angeles, CA Area
Our client, a foodservice distribution company, is looking for a Director of Procurement to add to their team this person will work closely with internal business leaders and employees to optimize the procurement function. This person is responsible for implementing methods, practices, and techniques to ensure the most efficient purchasing activities throughout the organization.
Competitive Base Salary and bonus opportunity
Medical, Dental, Vision
Create an environment within the Procurement function that fosters teamwork, effective communication, responsiveness, customer service and embraces change
Design and lead best in class Procurement department through the design of procedures, planning tools, systems, supplier network and continuous improvement projects across the supply chain
Lead the strategic sourcing activities of all domestic and international raw materials and film/packaging
Negotiate vendor/partner agreements for optimized pricing, service and efficiency
Cross-functionally partner with Sales & Marketing, Operations and Finance on strategic planning
Perform risk assessment and develop contingency plans as necessary to address uninterrupted raw material and finished product supply
Forecast future supply needs and initiate proactive communications identifying short-term and long-term supplier capacity constraints
Develop functional and departmental protocols, policies, forecast employment needs and trends and create budgets; operate within budget and allocated resources
Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain, Business, or related field (Preferred
7+ years of procurement leadership experience in foodservice distribution environment
Experience with ERP Systems (Target Preferred)
Experience negotiating pricing