One of the leading companies in the food and beverage industry is searching for a Director of Procurement to lead the Company's procurement efforts by leveraging expertise in the field to develop and implement strategic sourcing methodologies.
The Director is responsible for managing procurement procedures and policies, as well as sourcing and administration needs for the acquisition of products and services. The role is crucial in aligning procurement with the company's vision and values, driving vendor selection, and fostering strategic supplier relationships.
- Create and execute company-wide sourcing strategies in alignment with the company's vision and values.
- Ensure vendor selection enhances product quality, service, and delivery while optimizing total cost of ownership.
- Spearhead competitive RFx development and execution processes.
- Oversee supplier programs to drive cost savings, process enhancements, and risk mitigation.
- Utilize data analysis to evaluate procurement expenditure and supplier performance, offering data-informed suggestions.
- Mentor and foster the growth of category managers while nurturing supplier relationships.
- A minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible procurement, supply chain, and sourcing experience, with a track record of leadership.
- Bachelor's degree in Finance, Economics, or a related field.
- Exceptional skills in managing organizational change.
- Strong teamwork, adaptability, and meticulous attention to detail.
- Outstanding interpersonal and communication abilities.
- Proficiency in advanced analytics, industry benchmarking, and e-sourcing tools.
If you are interested in the Procurement Director role, don't wait to apply.