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Purchasing Manager

Company: K.C.O. Resource Management
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Our client is a fast-growing food manufacturer that is looking for a Purchasing Manager who can help them as they continue to grow the business. This individual will be responsible for the design of strategies by category to optimize negotiations, the creation of the productivity roadmap, and must also create and apply purchasing policies, identify new partners and ensure innovation in the area.Job Responsibilities:Execute contracts with ingredient and packaging suppliers to maintain supplyNegotiate ingredient costs with key suppliers and reduce costs overallForecasting and reporting the COGS portion of the P&LWork with Food Safety, Quality, and R&D to source new ingredientsWork hard to ensure that cost, nutrition, sustainability and food safety guidelines are metClosely monitoring ingredient inventory levels to determine appropriate order quantitiesBuild strong supplier relationships to ensure standards are continually met and improved uponSupplier sourcing and scanning to meet specificationsRequired Skills/Qualifications: 3+ years experience in Procurement/Supply Chain with a track record of purchasing in top food categories and related materials (Packaging, supplies, equipment)Rigorous data-driven/analytical capability & ability and presence to present data effectively to a leadership teamStrong interpersonal skills, communication and organizationPossess strong presentation and relationship building skillsCurious, logical, and action orientedPassion for working in a fast-paced environment and a proven ability to multi-taskExcel in a fast growing environment and excited to create new procedures and processes from scratch, with a strong entrepreneurial mindsetBe agile, adaptable, and thrive in a dynamic and changing cultureAuthorization to work in the U.S. requiredPDN-99213748-f793-4af9-873b-25169bfe92e4

Keywords: K.C.O. Resource Management, Sacramento , Purchasing Manager, Executive , Sacramento, California

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