Job Description

As a Global Indirect Procurement Manager,

you will be responsible for leading category/supplier management activities

(transactional and executional functions) as well as the implementation of the

procurement strategy across multiple areas of Indirect spend.

Reporting to the Director, Global Indirect Procurement, you will

be responsible for supplier selection and management, project

management/coordination, evaluating price trends, KPI analysis, and new product

development and sourcing. This is a hands-on role with limited supervision

requiring initiative and drive. The Manager must possess broad, relevant

business knowledge in the Indirect space, and be able to ruthlessly prioritize against

competing initiatives.

Here’s What You Get to Do Every Day:

Build,lead and support strategic relationships with suppliers and internal business


Lead category management process through negotiation and contract execution, KPI

development and review and ongoing supplier management.


Utilize a team buying strategy across multiple spend areas to deliver first time

quality in all areas of service and costs.

Participate in strategic sourcing process through identification of opportunities, business

case development and RFx process management. 

Subject Matter Expert (SME) - Provide Market Intel specific to each category of spend

and provide insights on our brands' competitors

Deliver commodity cost targets and/or manage costs and services


Risk Management

Provide LRP Forecast 

Contribute to the AOP productivity targets

Continue to find areas of addressable spend to drive out cost 

Maintain and verify accuracy of Store Door and FOB pricing

Address and maintain material commitments and contracts 

Maintain and verify accuracy of all rebates, refunds, and variance accounts


Execute samples to support the New Product Development Process

Support QA/Commercialization and Food Safety, Design, Facilities, Construction, Finance,

Operations, Planning, R&D, and Training

Coach,Teach and Train

To be successful in this position - you will be:


A Results Driver: Deliver cost targets. Work

autonomously and have a plan. Be willing to give the unpopular opinion.

A Relationship Manager: Liaison between internal

stakeholders and supplier partners while maintaining healthy supplier



An Influencer: Be transparent and open. Be

vulnerable. Coach, teach, train.

Adaptable & Agile: Share early, often, and

frequently. Try something new. Prioritize and stay focused. Be willing to learn

something new. Be open to new things.  


Thrive in a Fast Paced - High

Pressure Environment: Be

nimble. Willing to be strategic and tactical in the same day. Be willing to be


Have Fun: Live the values founded by our

Principles & Beliefs.

Role Description:

This role includes, but is not limited to: supplier selection and

management, commodity analysis, invoice review and approval, budget assembly

and reconciliation, project management/coordination, evaluating price trends,

KPI analysis, new product development and sourcing. This is a hands-on role

with limited supervision requiring initiative and drive.

The Global Indirect Procurement Manager must possess broad, relevant business

knowledge and be able to ruthlessly prioritize competing initiatives. This

individual must be able to communicate effectively and appropriately across all

levels of the enterprise as required.


The ideal candidate will have the following

experiences and qualifications:

Highly proficient in MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint; ability to quickly learn

and utilize various software platforms.


Four-year college degree and 7+ years of industry experience in foodservice preferred

Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively multi-task in a fast-paced


Convey a sense of urgency to achieve outcomes and exceed expectations; persist despite

obstacles and setbacks

Detail-oriented; strong organizational and time management skills; ability to balance multiple

projects simultaneously

Demonstrates a strong sense of ownership; Performs with purpose and determination to achieve

results on time


Is resilient; recovers quickly from setbacks; stays positive and composed

Embraces change with a positive, "can-do" spirit; helps implement changes and quickly




demonstrates the essential skills and techniques required of the work and effectively

performs those duties and responsibilities in a way that positively impacts the


Application Instructions

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