Develop and maintain ongoing market insight and knowledge so as to ensure TreeHouse Private Brands is current on all changes associated with product types, vendors, market conditions and pricing domestically and internationally.
Demonstrated skills including decision making, organizational communication and networking ability, strategic thinking, leadership, strong influencing skills, high level communication, negotiations, and problem analysis.
Implement cost savings through supply cost reduction, inventory optimization, and operational improvements while ensuring availability of supplies by maintaining an effective internal and external supply chain process.
Responsible for developing strategy, and planning and executing all sourcing and purchasing activities for food and beverage clients, including all ingredients and produce, dry goods and packaging. The F&B Procurement Manager will achieve revenue, profit and customer satisfaction goals through an organized, well run, and efficient purchasing system.
Proven track record of cross functional collaboration. Has successfully led cross functional programs and proven ability to influence senior leaders in the organization. Ability to successfully influence and lead through other team members who are not direct reports.
Manage project budgets, schedules, quality standards and identify project support and documentation requirements. Communicate the project to supporting departments and direct their activities to provide expertise as required by project scope and content.
Negotiate and execute Competitive bidding activities (RFI/RFPs) and resulting commercial agreements, which include the use of Nestlés contract best practices for new relationships as well as improving older existing ones.
Contributes to the continuous improvement and evolution of Supply Chain best practices (cost and on-time performance, safety, quality, metrics) and participates in Site Supply Chain transformation projects.
This role will be responsible for continuous improvement of delivery reliability and speed by applying leading edge supply chain techniques, improving the end customer experience through continual development of systems and processes required to serve specific customer channels, and drive end-to-end supply chain alignment.