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25 Jan 2018

Southwest Category Sourcing Manager – preferably Southwest US

Posted by Katie Settle, katie@producecareers.com – Anywhere

Job Description

Job #32708

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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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
  • Seasonal sourcing
  • 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

Requirements:

  • 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
  • Travel 25-50%
  • Strong Microsoft Office experience (Excel and PowerPoint)

Compensation:

Competitive base, bonus and benefits depending on experience

Please contact Katie Settle, katie@producecareers.com

Job Categories: Buying, Procurement. Job Types: Southwest. Job expires in Endless.

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