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Senior Sourcing Manager (Ingredients)

Company: Danone North America
Location: Broomfield
Posted on: September 18, 2023

Job Description:

About the jobOur Procurement team finds strategic approaches to procuring key resources for Danone like milk, water and plastic. As a part of this team, you will work with colleagues to find suppliers and resources that fit with our business goals, promote a circular economy and support Danone's One Planet, One Health vision.
We are looking to hire a Senior Category Activation Manager (Senior Sourcing Manager) based in either White Plains, NY or Broomfield, CO! As Senior Category Activation Manager - Commodity Ingredients, your mission will be to source Starches/Hydrocolloids/Cultures/Enzymes for Danone North America.
With category spend of
$80-$100MM, the role has significant impact to both the Top and Bottom lines for Essential Dairy, Beverage and Plant Based divisions. Furthermore, you will lead and/or contribute to key strategic sourcing projects in the region while monitoring and driving key performance indicators related to financial performance, quality/legal compliance, and responsible sourcing.
Ingredient and Market Management:
Develop and maintain in-depth category knowledge for Starches/Hydrocolloids/Cultures/Enzymes.
Manage and Lead key strategic initiatives (Cost Savings, Sustainability, Reformulation/Optimization).
Manage and Support Globally lead initiatives in conjunction with cross functional peers.
Build, launch, and execute regional RFQ's for key categories
Supply Security:
Ensure the delivery of materials to our manufacturing plants
Implement Business Contingency Plan (BCP) for critical materials
Implement Service Level Agreements with suppliers: On Time in Full (OTIF), etc.
Category Reporting and Financials:
Prepare Annual Budget, Price lists, and Material Variance Analysis
Develop and implement productivity projects for respective categories
Work with Procurement Finance to monitor and track productivity, cash flow, risks, and opportunities on an ongoing basis
Regional strategy development, validation & activation:
Co-develop with the Central Procurement team a NORAM sourcing strategy
Maintain connection with internal stakeholders such as R&I, Operations, Quality, Marketing to ensure regional business needs are being met
Supplier Relationship and Performance Management:
Manage and lead the NORAM supply network for respective categories
Identify, build, and develop Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) with local and global suppliers, which should be in line with objectives set by the central procurement team.
This includes setting and tracking performance objectives, scheduling annual business reviews, and delivering on innovation targets.
The base compensation range for this position is $109,000-164,000. Danone North America additionally offers a performance-based bonus and has a strong benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription Drug Coverage, 401k Plan, Wellness Program, Life Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement, Flexible Time Off, and Paid Parental Bonding Leave, among other benefit plan options. About you You will have:
8+ years prior work experience in procurement/purchasing or related field; Commodity experience preferred
Bachelor's Degree in Business or related field preferred
Proven track record of network building, negotiations and contracting, data analysis, and decision making
Strong leadership capabilities
About usAt Danone North America, you'll work with some of the best-known food and beverage brands in the world like Activia, Silk, Horizon Organic, Two Good, Oikos, evian, and Happy Family. You'll be part of one of the largest Certified B Corps--- in the world, working together to make sure our brands create real benefits for people, communities, and the planet. We have 6,000+ employees across the U.S. and Canada. Come join our movement for a healthier world: One Planet. One Health BY YOU.
Danone North America doesn't just welcome what makes you unique, we value it. We're proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All hires to our team are based on qualifications, merit and business needs. We recruit, employ, train and promote regardless of race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic or any other protected status. Faithful to our values of openness and humanism, all of our employees share in the commitment to engage one another with dignity and respect.

Keywords: Danone North America, Broomfield , Senior Sourcing Manager (Ingredients), Accounting, Auditing , Broomfield, Colorado

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