Director of Procurement
Milwaukee, WI US
Food manufacturing company in the Milwaukee, WI recruiting for a Director of Procurement.
Director of Procurement – Reporting to the COO, this position will be responsible for leading strategic sourcing for raw materials and finished goods as well as managing the indirect spend. This person will focus on developing and coaching a team of 4 Buyers/Commodity Managers. Other responsibilities include:
- Develop and implement negotiation strategies
- Work cross functionally with other departments/leadership
- Develop and implement cost reduction strategies
- Develop and manage strategic supplier sourcing and selection
- Work as a team to develop and implement procurement policies and procedures
The ideal candidate:
- BA/BS is highly preferred
- 10+ years of experience in procurement, preferably in food manufacturing
- ERP experience
- Proven leadership skills
- Experience in purchasing of cheeses and proteins
My client is offering a generous compensation package, growth potential in a progressive environment, and full relocation. If you are interested, please contact me. If this is not for you, I appreciate any referrals you can send me.