Responsibility for purchasing ingredients and commodities for manufacture in our network of TreeHouse Foods plants. Maintain an uninterrupted supply of ingredients and commodities to plants while optimizing price, quality and service.
Roles & Responsibilities:
Be superior at understanding market dynamics on particular commodity portfolios and have quick decision making experience to enable strategic positions for large dollar scale categories along with understanding freight and inventory logistics to attain a "lowest landed" ingredient cost for plants. Also, Strategic Sourcing steps for key vendor negotiations in addition to leading and participating in cross functional groups to optimize ingredient supplier selection.
Negotiating with suppliers to TreeHouse Foods on a global scale to attain best optimal solution of price, quality, and service to every plant.
Working with plant personnel to maintain plant production schedules as well as administer vendor relationships arising from logistic challenges.
Keep attuned to any and all world events that affect the ingredient and commodity market prices, and report out to senior management on a timely basis.
Produce ingredient and commodity price forecasts for all the business, and monitor that price risk against budgeted line item prices and usage. Initiate Right Side objectives, drive them through the business, and seek to complete high percentage of approvals.
Identify suppliers on a global basis for strategic sourcing of food ingredients (15%)
Monitoring ingredient and commodity markets globally (25%)
Forecasting ingredient prices and communicating supply positions, as well as supporting related activities to acquisitions (15%)
Managing and correcting supply and quality problems/issues at plants (10%)
Ensuring vendor compliance with company purchasing policy, and company quality policy (10%)
Communicating ingredient strategy as requested (5%)
Negotiating with suppliers to achieve optimal supply agreements (10%)
Providing market & pricing support documentation to support PPV detail (10%)
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities (List all Required):
Strong technical and analytical skills
Excellent verbal & written communication skills
Excellent negotiation skills
Must enjoy working in a collaborative and team oriented environment
Disability Assistance TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org . In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.