Senior Director of Strategic Sourcing- Raw Materials in Charlotte, North Carolina
THE TEAM YOU WILL BE JOINING:
A Global billion-dollar consumer brand organization with an extensive history in the Carolinas
An established C-Suite deeply invested in innovation and growth
Entrepreneurial organization is running like a start-up, new ideas, new tech, all focusing around the customer
WHAT THEY OFFER YOU:
An exciting opportunity to focus on innovation
You will make a considerable impact on developing new products and expanding brand offerings
Excellent benefits and investments in the organization
WHY THIS ROLE IS IMPORTANT
Responsible for developing sourcing strategies that drive competitive advantage through suppliers’ partnerships, productivity benefits, establishing business continuity plans while also ensuring the execution of these strategies within a Global Cross Functional team environment.
This includes strategic sourcing of the key ingredients and packaging categories globally, understanding suppliers’ capabilities, dynamics and competitive factors in the given supply markets.
Position will have daily responsibility for Supplier Relationship Management process; supply agreement commitments, other key documentation requirements, and category spend analysis.
This position is responsible for understanding the overall internal business needs of the stakeholders related to the assigned categories, leading and facilitating cross functional productivity teams for execution and implementation of the sourcing global category strategies.
Will be the face of Procurement to the Business enterprise and will partner with the whole Procurement team to ensure the needs are met to help growth this business segment organically and through new product development.
Direct supervision and development of team members who will support the key initiatives of this position.
This position will be looked at for the long-term leadership of the Direct Materials Category as part of our Strategic Plan.
Manages Suppliers relationships with key 3rd party distributors and manufactures related to our Global needs including New Product Development and LTO promotions in partnership with Domestic and International teams.
THE BACKGROUND THAT FITS
B.S. Degree in Business or Engineering discipline required
Ten-Fifteen years of experience in the Global Ingredient andor Packaging category management
Working experience in quick serve restaurant and distribution replenishment processes a plus.
Strong oral and written communication, organizational, time management and leadership skills