SENIOR SOURCING INGREDIENTS MANAGER (PURCHASING), Visalia, CA area, #108847CMTA

Denham Resources
Visalia, CA area

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Are you a food ingredients sourcing professional that is ready to move to the next level of sourcing/purchasing management?  A major California food manufacturer is looking for an experienced, senior sourcing manager to play a key part in their success and open some incredible professional opportunities to that professional.


SALARY: $100k - $130k/Yr. plus excellent benefits

 

Be the leadership that directs the ingredient sourcing strategic and mitigation of market inflation and providing accurate cost forecasts for top leadership.  Master and demonstrate leadership of the category by executing existing deep subject matter knowledge or developing such knowledge including but not limited to:

- Cost drivers

- Industry insights on owned categories

- Development of new products

- Should have deep knowledge of commodities and mastered managing commodities within the Food/Beverage space

- Develop and own the category food cost plan; monitor and maintain performance for the year

- Find and develop cost savings measures

- Negotiate the optimal price based on implementation of the most profitable response to demand per company criterion

- Work to integrate plan with all other departments and projects within the company

 

REQUIREMENTS:

Required Education and Experience

- Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, mathematics, economics, supply chain, procurement, engineering or a related field

- Minimum 7-10 years of experience in an ingredient purchasing role within the Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) Industry

- Experience in managing dynamic business environments, where price stability, supply availability, and potential business outcomes are under continuous pressure and change

- Experience in strategic sourcing including end to end strategy development

- Experience in productivity or related cost reduction programs

- Experience in strategic negotiations including RFPs (Analysis and recommendations)

- MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint functional skills

- Must be able to travel up to 10%+ of the time or as required by the business

Desirable Education and Experience

- MBA and/or equivalent years of experience

- Proficient in ERP and MRP systems

- Knowledge of Spanish

- Knowledge of commodity markets a plus

 

Send your resume in MS Word format to Steve Wilson at steve@denham.net or call (559) 222.5284 if you have any questions.  Please refer to the job order number (108847) in your response.  Compensation commensurate with qualifications.

 

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