May 07, 2021

Sourcing Manager – Proteins

  • MRA Global Sourcing
  • Remote
Full time Food and Beverage / Food Production Procurement (Direct Materials) / Purchasing

Job Description

Are you a highly analytical professional with a strong sourcing background in the food industry? Do you have a knack for building successful partnerships with cross-functional leaders at both the corporate and plant level? Would you be enticed by the opportunity to grow your career within a profitable and progressive company, owned by Private Equity?

Our leading Food industry manufacturer client is experiencing explosive growth and is looking for a top performer to join their team as Sourcing Manager – Proteins!

KEY PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

  • Develop and execute strategic sourcing plans for the assigned category, including chicken, beef and pork.
  • Manage supplier performance and conduct reviews for continuous improvement.
  • Conduct strategic sourcing initiatives and cost/process optimization opportunities.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with key suppliers and internal stakeholders.
  • Provide sourcing and analytical expertise to achieve efficiency gain.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Supply Chain Management, Economics, Finance with emphasis in Ag Business.
  • 5+ years of applicable experience in procurement, particularly with chicken, beef and/or pork by products.
  • Effective project management, problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Strong presentation and communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Travel 25-40%, including international, may be required.

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