Smallwares Buyer Procurement
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
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
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.
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
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