Global Sourcing Manager - Co-Manufacturing at S&D Coffee in Concord, North Carolina

Posted in Management 3 days ago.

Job Description:

S&D Coffee is looking for a dynamic, self-motivated and results oriented leader to join our team as the Global Sourcing Manager, Co-Manufacturing.

The right individual will have a proven record of generating and building relationships, managing projects from concept to completion, and demonstrating exceptional communication skills. They will also be an daptable and transformational manager with an ability to develop opportunities that further establish organizational goals.


  • Project manager that leads external manufacturing sourcing

  • Coordinates with, communicates, and manages external suppliers

  • Sources and assesses potential trustworthy partners

  • Develosp a system to evaluate partners to ensure quality, price, delivery, and service. Reviews periodically to insure compliance to agreed upon terms and conditions.

  • Executes contracts, RFI/RFP, proposals and vendor agreements for legal correctness, price and acceptability of items to specifications.

  • Interfaces and aligns with Global Sourcing Quality Assurance team to ensure specifications and standards are consistently met.

  • Supports commercialization of NPD (New Product Development) projects with sales team

  • Liaise between Procurement and Manufacturing to ensure effective communication


  • Manages a team being responsible for employee development and driving improved sourcing skillset across the Global Sourcing group.

  • Demonstrates superior interpersonal, coaching, and communication skills to multiple levels of the organization

  • Identifies opportunities to make needed changes

  • Gives honest and helpful feedback

  • Celebrates success and gives credit to others


  • Motivated, self-directed, and detail oriented

  • Makes no excuses and takes full responsibility for own actions, and those of his/her team

  • Follows up personally and monitors progress to ensure that things stay on track

  • Holds self and others accountable for keeping commitments

  • Aptitude in decision-making and working with financial KPI's

  • Exhibits attention to detail


  • Ability to develop and contribute to strategic vision for a Global Procurement organization

  • Ability to effectively delegate to team

  • Effectively manages multiple projects simultaneously & to develop priorities for self and members of staff

  • Ensures that information and ideas are flowing in all appropriate directions

  • Shares information appropriately and openly, while respecting confidentiality

  • Conveys information in a clear manner; ensures others understand


  • Experience working as a member and leader of teams

  • Works in concert with others toward shared goals in a cooperative way

  • Supports team goals and team successes

  • Addresses conflict head on and professionally

  • Collaborates cross-functionally

Headquarters Office


  • Bachelor's degree in Procurement, Food Science, Engineering, Business, Supply Chain, or equivalent years of relative work experience. Higher degree a plus.

  • Experience in packaging, preferably in a food and/or beverage manufacturing environment.

  • Experience managing a diverse set of external vendors, including sourcing, managing contracts, risk management, forecasting, developing category strategies, and manufacturing relationships.

  • Strong computer skills (Word, Excel, Outlook, JD Edwards or other similar ERP systems)

  • Ability to work in fast paced high pressure environment where change is constant and needs to be managed with internal and external customers.

  • Financial understanding of P&L and ability to drive results for bottom line profit

Equal Opportunity Employer / Vets / Disabled