Indirect Procurement Specialist

Bronx Permanent USD85,000 - USD100,000 per year
  • Indirect Procurement Opportunity at a leading Food and Bev manufacturer
  • Competitive Salary, Amazing Growth Opportunity, Direct Hire Role

About Our Client

Our client is an industry leader in the Food and Beverage Manufacturing space and have been in operation for 25+ years.

Job Description

Drive the development of SOPs and establish governance process for indirect procurement.

  • Develop and execute forward looking plans and purchases for indirect procurement items.
  • Responsible for developing/executing safety stock strategies to enable efficient inventory levels while supporting business needs.
  • Understand and analyze key forecast change drivers by working directly with cross-functional teams and tracking larger market trends.
  • Perform root cause analysis, developing and presenting action plans to mitigate any future risk.
  • Resolve supply issues that arise from inbound transportation, internal schedule changes, and vendor supply interruption.
  • Responsible for reducing and tracking projected write offs and supporting accounting for reconciliation for invoice discrepancies.
  • Responsible for supporting supplier system connectivity through collaborative tools/methods (EDI, web, ASN, vendor portal, etc.).
  • Establish and maintain effective partnerships with key internal stakeholders aimed at identifying, understanding and fulfilling their requirements.
  • Identify cost-saving and cost-reduction opportunities and build a culture of long-term savings on procurement costs without compromising supply assurance or quality.
  • Support overall Supplier QA and service score carding programs, by working with supply chain teams, operations, and others to ensure performance metrics are visible to overall organization and supply base.
  • Influence suppliers to participate and implement key supply chain initiatives.
  • Complete any other relevant duties as assigned.

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

BA / BS Degree required.

  • Foundational knowledge of supply chain principles and distribution required.
  • APICS CPIM or CSCP certification preferred but not required.
  • Experience with Lean Six Sigma and 5S preferred but not required.
  • Minimum combined of 2 years' experience in Indirect Procurement.
  • Minimum combined of 3 years' experience in any of these areas: Procurement, Sourcing, Supply Planning, Buying, Supply Chain, Demand Planning, Logistics, Operations and/or Materials Management.
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in ERP/MRP system (Dynamics365 is a plus).
  • Consumer products / food industry experience preferred.
  • Basic PowerPoint and Excel skills required (V-lookups, pivot tables, and formula entry a must).
  • Experience with PowerBI is preferred, but not required.
  • Past participation in S&OP (or SIOP) process and/or capacity planning preferred but not required.
  • Experience measuring and tracking against KPIs required.
  • Strong analytical, critical thinking, problem solving, and time/process management skills preferred.
  • Strong professional communication skills with an ability to deliver complex information to a variety of audiences with impact.
  • Strong analytical, critical thinking, problem solving, negotiation, and time/process management skills with attention to detail.
  • Demonstrates sound professional judgment and makes high quality decisions within an environment that can have tight deadlines and ambiguity.
  • Flexible outlook, high learning agility, and proven change agent.

What's on Offer

  • health insurance
  • pto
  • 401k
  • profit sharing
  • 24/7 on site gym
  • free parking
  • employee discounts
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Job summary

Procurement & Supply Chain
Sub Sector
Indirect Procurement
FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
Contract Type
Consultant name
Sarah Jones
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