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Category Sourcing Manager – preferably Southwest US
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Category Sourcing Manager preferably in Southwest US
An established and growing food manufacturer is seeking a Category Sourcing Manager. This position will be responsible for development and execution of the overall procurement strategy.
Sourcing from current vendors and evaluate new vendors for specific categories
contract negotiation, supply management, supplier relationship management, cost per pound management, market trend analysis and risk mitigation planning to insure the timely supply of quality products
Develop sourcing strategies using analytics to support corporate goals and objectives and customer requirements
Measure category key performance indicators, monitor market trends, analyze data and produce reports and graphs to assess performance vs. market, identify market trends, manage quality and vendor performance and support strategies and recommendations
Work with other departments including sales, inventory, logistics, and finance to ensure customer and company needs
Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Business, Supply Chain or Operations
5+ years in Category or Sourcing Management
Strong analytical and communication skills
Problem solver and driven for results
Strong Microsoft Office experience (Excel and PowerPoint)
Competitive base, bonus and benefits depending on experience