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Senior Sourcing and Procurement Manager

Company: pladis Foods Limited
Location: White Plains
Posted on: November 15, 2022

Job Description:

Want to help us bring happiness to the world? Want to join an ambitious and fast growing global biscuits and confectionery business investing heavily in iconic global brands, infrastructure and people? Then this is the place for you.As proud bakers and chocolatiers and custodians of iconic global brands, we don't compromise on the quality of ingredients in our products or on the people we hire. We are looking for entrepreneurial spirits who share our passion for bringing happiness to our consumers and who embody our Winning Traits.To succeed at pladis you need to bepurpose-led,resilientandpositiveto succeed here because we expect pace andagility, we insist oncollaborationand demand accountability. If that is your thing, then pladis offers global ambition, a clear Vision and roadmap for success, challenge, and unrivalled opportunities to learn and make an impactClick "Apply" to get started.The Sourcing and Procurement Senior Manager position has the overall responsibility for overseeing procurement process. - Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, vendor relationships, contract negotiations, vendor compliance, purchase order processing, inventory reconciliation.This role is crucial to the success of pladis North America in delivering to our customers and consumers.Key accountabilities & deliverables:

  • Manage Direct (packaging and raw ingredients) and Indirect categories spend of $26MM+.
  • Maintain vendor relationships and seek strategic partnerships
  • Lead RFP process and negotiations as needed
  • Support RFP through data management and analysis
  • Support the new product development process
  • Run and analyse key procurement reports (PPV, spend reports, etc)
  • Run and analyze relevant SRM reports
  • Develop catalogs for all products and services purchased through P2P
  • Manage approved vs. non-approved vendors, products, and services
  • Help create and execute category level strategies
  • Be expert problem solver in today's ever-changing Supply Chain environment
  • Help manage Co-Manufacturer network
  • Identify, lead, and manage productivity opportunities
  • Accurately track cost savings and avoidance
  • Stay up to date on industry trends and future outlook
  • Help develop short and long-term indirect procurement sourcing strategy
  • Helps drive the Supplier approval program
  • Properly evaluate new suppliers and determine need
  • Manage new supplier on-boarding and system setupOther duties as required.Skills & Experience Required:
    • 8+ years of Direct and/or Indirect Sourcing experience
    • Working knowledge of SAP and Microsoft Office
    • Computer literate and able to work alone or within a team under own initiative
    • Professional communication skills are essential when conversing with vendors and internal stakeholders
    • Exceptional ability to conceptualize large-picture projects and foresee challenges and needs to be addressed
    • Negotiation skills
    • Analytical thinking
    • Time management
    • Maintain an entrepreneurial mindsetQualifications:
      • Bachelor's degree in business or related field preferred or equivalent experiencePersonal Attributes:
        • Leadership
        • Great communicator
        • Challenges with positive intent
        • Team Playerpladis is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.We operate a strict Preferred Supplier List. If you are a recruitment agency and wish to submit candidate to be considered for this vacancy, you must have agreed to, and signed, our terms of business.We will not accept CVs from any other sources other than those currently on our PSL. We will not pay a fee for any candidate that has not been represented by a provider on our PSL.

Keywords: pladis Foods Limited, White Plains , Senior Sourcing and Procurement Manager, Executive , White Plains, New York

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