In this role, you will manage and maintain strong, objective supplier relationships. Participate in on/off-site supplier audits and evaluations. Recommend supplier performance and retention. Negotiate and lead major contract negotiations, as well as monitor contract compliance and optimize contractual obligations.
In this role, the selected candidate will be responsible for interviewing potential suppliers as well as agencies and suppliers of record to determine if the supplier is qualified to produce and/or supply products or services.
In this role, you will lead and be responsible for delivering best in class category management and shopper insights within the dairy and frozen categories supporting the north region dean foods business.
In this role, you will be responsible for driving sales, margin and case growth through category product planning and execution of strategic product marketing plans, as well as, gathering and prioritizing product and customer requirements, defining the product vision, and working closely with sales, sourcing and procurement to deliver on the categories key metrics.