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Procurement Manager

New York   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Fast-paced Environment!
  • International Company!

About Our Client

Our client is a leading global company in the rapidly growing online meal kit business. This is a unique opportunity to gain hands on experience at an expanding startup. From day one you will be asked to use your initiative and creativity to help grow the business. This is a very fast-paced environment where a love for food is essential.

Job Description

Looking for an experienced and strategically minded procurement expert who is looking to help our client to build out their Procurement team. You will be responsible for leading a small team of buyers, running all procurement operations, as well as identifying and implementing different improvement strategies. This individual must be numbers driven, hands-on, and focused on the impact of their work. They will be given the opportunity to make key decisions that will impact the company as a whole from day one.

Some responsibilities will include:

  • Strategically develop and optimize our supplier network country-wide for category
  • Take full ownership of the produce department and develop projects from beginning to end
  • Develop and enhance sourcing strategies that reduce risk and drive savings
  • Improve vendor collaboration and procurement processes with the implementation of standardized tools
  • Build out a structured procurement process that aligns with the company's goals
  • Develop and mentor a small team of buyers
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement and change management
  • Become the subject matter expert in all things related to Procurement

The Successful Applicant

  • A Bachelor's degree is required
  • Experience managing and leading a team
  • 3-6 years of purchasing experience, preferably in produce, protein or other food products
  • Vast knowledge and interest in food
  • Quantitative and analytical experience (either through education or professional experience)
  • Must be comfortable using Excel

Must be entrepreneurial and have a love for food!

What's on Offer

Great benefits and competitive compensation!