Procurement Manager

Feel Good Foods

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Feel Good Foods, a fast growing innovative food company that specializes in shareable and snackable frozen foods is seeking a full time procurement manager. This position is perfect for a motivated and creative individual that is looking to have an immediate impact on the fiscal health of the company. The individual will preferably have some experience in the frozen space and a list of current vendors that could be applicable to the purchasing needs of our company. 


Feel Good Foods has assembled a great group of highly motivated and intelligent employees and are looking to add to the team! Come and create something great with us. 

Additional roles and responsibilities are as follows:


PRIMARY DUTIES:

  • Responsible for purchasing raw materials for multiple locations using an existing supply chain as well as developing new ones

  • Negotiate raw material pricing based on cost objectives, market conditions, and design and cost models.

  • Identifies and champions cost reduction projects, including periodic updates for management

  • Building models to analyze cost benefit of different scenarios

  • Participate in production meetings.

  • Develop and execute a sourcing strategy and metrics that includes detailed timing plans for supplier capacity and multi-source vendor qualification process.

  • Manage effective communications with existing and potential suppliers to meet the established cost, quality, and delivery targets.

  • Effectively directs the supply planning elements for new product introductions and change orders and coordinates the phase out of obsolete ingredients with the launch of new products.

  • Works closely with production to ensure on-time delivery by establishing and monitoring schedules to identify and address any issues proactively.

  • Sourcing of new materials and vendors in a quick and flexible manner.

  • Manages supplier approval process.

  • Manage ingredient specifications and certifications.

  • Source with company “Goals” in mind (ABF, Clean-Label, Non-GMO).

Job Requirements

  • Minimum 5 years of purchasing and sourcing experience in the Food Manufacturing Industry.

  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills (verbal & written).

  • 3+ years experience negotiating contract terms and conditions, and managing on-time deliveries

  • Experience with Materials Requirements Planning (MRP) systems preferred

  • Perishable purchasing experience necessary

  • Strong analytical skills to source the correct vendors

  • Decision-Making Skills

  • Computer skills in Microsoft Word and Excel


Competitive Salary and Benefits

This position will require the applicant to work in our office, located in Brooklyn NY.


 

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