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Sourcing/ Procurement Manager

Position Type

Contract

Travel Required

Not Until Covid Restrictions are lifted

Location

Various Cities in USA ( All Remote at this point due to COVID, Flexibility in Location)

Salary

Open

Duration

2 months plus possible extension

Education Level

Bachelor's Degree

Pros2plan LLC, a Spinnaker Company is hiring for a Sourcing/Procurement Manager for a great Co-Op Food and Beverages client.  

Duration: 2 months plus possible extension

Bill Rate: Open

Location:  Currently remote


Job Summary:


As a Sourcing Manager you will be responsible for handling sourcing, suppliers, sourcing events for a co-op Food & Bev company. The successful candidate will be able to hit the ground running to backfill a Sourcing Manager position, work closely with current manager and back fill the position.  Candidate must be able to come up to speed with complex co-op operations, Co-op, Grocery, Retailer experience a plus.


Responsibilities:


  • Be able to hit the ground running with existing sourcing manager to backfill the position.

  • Strong Negotiation skills

  • Must be able to understand complexity of a Co-Op

  • Manage the suppliers

  • Responsible for service relationship, fill rates, member service, out of stock, late orders, manage and avoid stock out.

  • Supply portfolio ensuring transparency of spending

  • Analyze and calculate costs of procurement and suggest methods to decrease expenditure

  • Negotiation strategies and secure profitable deals

  • Optimize sourcing to attain maximum efficiency

  • Cooperate with stakeholders to guarantee agreement on terms and processes

  • Research and anticipate shifts in the negotiating power of suppliers

  • Perform cost and scenario analysis, and benchmarking

  • Estimate risks and apply risk minimizing techniques

  • Work with Suppliers to validate, determine quantity and timing of deliveries to ensure product is on shelf and in stock

  • Manage Sourcing Events – RFP for category or product

  • Understanding Logistics impacts

Requirements:


  • Proven work experience as a Sourcing Manager or Procurement Manager

  • 5 plus years’ experience in sourcing position

  • Familiarity with sourcing and vendor management and relevant software

  • Understanding of market dynamics and sound business judgement

  • Strong project management and leadership skills

  • Ability to negotiate and sustain networking relationships

  • Comfortable with figures and in collecting, analyzing and interpreting data

  • Solid judgement with ability to make good decisions

  • BS degree in supply chain management, logistics or business administration

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