Sr. Procurement Manager

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Sr. Procurement Manager
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What would you say to a senior management position with a well-established, but still growing dairy company?  As industry pioneers & leaders, this family-owned company looks for talent in innovative, energetic, and responsible individuals.  They are looking for a Senior Procurement Manager to supervise a team, lead by example, and build positive relationships. 

Location: Reno, NV

Job Responsibilities:
  • Lead person for negotiation of supplier programs, pricing, terms, and incentive opportunities. 
  • Develop a strong rapport with suppliers including key decision makers.
  • Manages all aspects of the RFP Process, analysis, negotiation strategy including growth incentives, contract drafting, awarding of business, and agreement execution plans. 
  • Manage delivered price vs. Company’s in-bound freight to determine lowest “delivered” cost goods. 
  • Satisfy requests for new item development and qualifies opportunities with sales department.
  • Navigate and manage opportunity buys of raw materials when available.
  • Builds and maintains quality relationships with key suppliers.

Required Skills/Qualifications:  
  • 5+ years of commodity buying experience is a must.
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Supply Chain Management, Operations, Business, or another closely related field
  • 7+ years of relevant operational procurement experience in food manufacturing, dairy preferred.
  • Strong Purchasing/Strategic Sourcing expertise
  • Strategic and creative thinker who can drive communication internally and externally and keep pace with a changing marketplace.
  • Strong teammate & leader, with the innate ability to build and maintain strong cross-functional relationships.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a detailed understanding of cost drivers

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