Strategic Sourcing Manager
Posted on: January 27, 2023
Americold is a global provider of temperature-controlled
infrastructure. We partner with farmers and food producers to
ensure their perishable and frozen product reaches foods suppliers,
restaurants, and your local grocery store without spoilage. Our
customers, which include some of the most respected brands in the
food industry, rely on our expertise and commitment to safety in
order to delivery on their commitments.
What You'll Do
Improve Americold's competitive advantage by leading and managing
assigned spend categories and preferred supplier relationships
through building partnerships with the Strategic Sourcing team,
Facility Services, Engineering, Finance and Operations. This will
include conducting opportunity assessments, executing turnkey
Sourcing projects, negotiating contracts, managing spend categories
and reporting metrics through all levels of the organization.
What Experience You Need
• Develop business plans for managing strategic categories spend,
growth and optimal cost • Analyze current spend categories,
identify savings opportunities and execute plans to achieve cost
reductions • Develop and manage vendor relationships while
optimizing supply base • Support Americold's business units for ad
hoc business necessities to implement and maintain profitable and
effective sourcing programs • Educate, train and enforce sourcing,
procurement processes and policies utilizing innovative business
acumen and best practices
What Could Set You Apart
• Bachelor's degree and 5 years minimum of business-related work
• Minimum of 5 years work experience in procurement, category
management or related environment/field
• Subject-matter expert in relative industries such as
distribution, retail, warehousing, supply chain or logistics
• Category experience in MHE or indirect supplies and services
• Experience in vendor negotiations
• General knowledge or experience with E-Procurement systems
knowledge required (such as Ariba, GeP, etc).
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications with
intermediate to advanced skill level in Excel & PowerPoint.
• Ability to travel an average 10% or less
What We Offer
Our associates know the answer to the question What's in it for me?
We offer best-in-class benefit programs and continuously work with
our associates to ensure that our offerings meet the needs of their
health and financial well-being. When you join Americold you join a
values-oriented company with a clear mission. We help our customers
feed the world.
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