Senior Procurement Manager

Stamford, Connecticut Permanent USD120,000 - USD145,000 per year
  • Industry Leader
  • Innovative, Expanding Product Line

About Our Client

The client is an industry leading national food & beverage producer, with consistent annual revenue growth.

Job Description

  • Oversee the procurement of raw materials and concentrates, ensuring effective management and monitoring of purchasing practices.
  • Take charge of managing the performance of a diverse supplier base consisting of over 75 suppliers.
  • Act as a driving force for continuous improvement initiatives, promoting methodologies and techniques within the relevant category, the company, and among suppliers.
  • Develop and implement a comprehensive sourcing strategy that includes supplier selection, pricing analysis, and supplier performance evaluation. Establish a structured end-to-end strategic sourcing process aimed at enhancing total cost, quality, and service through continuous improvement efforts.
  • Create and distribute Requests for Information (RFIs), Quotes (RFQs), and Proposals (RFPs).
  • Evaluate and summarize vendor proposals to facilitate decision-making processes.
  • Maintain accurate item pricing in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and other systems.
  • Manage supplier documentation, including contracts, Certificates of Insurance (COIs), and pricing agreements.
  • Conduct initial reviews of all indirect contracts.
  • Lead the onboarding process for new vendors within the raw materials category.
  • Conduct vendor audits to ensure compliance and performance standards are met.
  • Undertake special projects as assigned by the VP of Procurement.
  • Collaborate with accounts payable and stakeholders to reconcile vendor invoices.

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

  • Possession of a Bachelor's Degree.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in managing annual raw material expenditures surpassing $100 million.
  • Familiarity with raw material markets.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively within teams.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication abilities.
  • Strong organizational and time management proficiency's.
  • Excellent computer skills, particularly in Excel, Word, and Outlook.
  • Self-motivated with a proactive attitude.
  • Capable of thriving both in team settings and independently.

What's on Offer

  • Full coverage medical, dental & vision benefits
  • 401k match
  • Opportunity to join an industry leading organization
  • Senior level role reporting into VP Procurement
Nina Toscano
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Job summary

Procurement & Supply Chain
Sub Sector
Procurement / Spend Analysis
FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
Contract Type
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Nina Toscano
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