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Procurement Manager

Company: Lecoq Cuisine Corp
Location: Stratford
Posted on: November 23, 2020

Job Description:

Full-time Company Description Founded by Eric Lecoq in 1991, we are the preeminent manufacturer of fine French pastries in the US.Intense focus on innovation, investment in state-of-the-art equipment, and an uncompromising commitment to the highest quality in ingredients, together with artisanal know-how and respect for tradition, are the secrets to the creation of our exquisite pastries.Our amazing people's inspiration and dedication are what brings it all together. Their enthusiasm for the product and commitment to delivering the very best French pastries translates into an unforgettable experience for your taste buds.The same principles of quality, high standards, and precision are found throughout the organization in everything we do. If you have a passion for excellence, an innovative mind, and pride for things well done, we'd love to meet you.Job Description Sourcing

  • Sourcing and procurement of raw materials, supplies, equipment, and corporate goods and services, including maintenance, freight, and external warehousing.
  • Accountable for the strategic direction and execution of the supplier strategy to optimize cost, performance, and quality.
  • Obtain Samples from vendors and follow up with R&D for validation and approval.Vendor Management
    • Perform supplier evaluations.
    • Lead RFPs and RFIs to continually improve the supplier network strength while reducing costs.
    • Negotiate contracts and agreements.
    • Resolve issues with schedule adherence, supplier on-time-delivery, quality, and price (as applicable) by engaging appropriate internal departments.
    • Maintain positive relations with existing suppliers, and source new key suppliers and products.Materials
      • Plan and source materials in collaboration with cross-functional teams.
      • Forecast future procurement needs; monitor stock levels and maintain safety stock. Expedite delivery of goods when appropriate.Quality
        • Key member of the HACCP and Crisis Management Teams.
        • Obtain all documentation related to supplier and raw material approvals (i.e.: specsheets, GMO declaration, etc.)Data Collection and Intelligence Reporting
          • Data collection and analysis of market trends, supplier spend, quality, and delivery metrics.
          • Create and implement key performance indicators to ensure savings and lower cost of goods.
          • Assess supplier performance for contracts and purchase orders.
          • Coordinate, conduct and participate in cross functional team meetings to investigate and recommend continuous process improvement, strategic initiatives and/or cost reduction projects.Administrative
            • Approve purchase orders in accordance with company policy.
            • Coordinate pricing and approved vendor information with other internal company departments
            • Authorize payment for purchases by forwarding receiving documentation and serve as liaison with the Accounts Payable Department to ensure accurate and timely payment of invoices
            • Secure and update COIs from vendors and contractors.
            • Other duties/special projects as assigned by manager.Qualifications
              • 5+ years of work experience in procurement, category management, or supply chain. CPG industry, food/beverage experience helpful but not mandatory.
              • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain, Business Administration, Engineering, or similar field.
              • Skilled negotiator with experience developing contracts.
              • Solid understanding and experience of purchasing strategies & inventory management
              • Experience in direct spend categories including raw materials, commodities and ingredients.
              • Experience in indirect spend including corrugated packaging, pallets, plant services and supplies, MRO, janitorial and waste stream services, etc.
              • Goal driven and results oriented, with a proven track record of results in a manufacturing, distribution, or operations environment.
              • Experience in analysis of global macro-economic conditions to assess timing and proficient procurement.
              • Ability to problem-solve and multi-task in a fast-paced environment with constant shifting priorities.
              • Out of the box thinker, looks for creative ways to solve problems and improve outcomes.
              • Proven analytical and decision-making skills to support effective buying decisions, problem resolution, process improvements cost reductions, etc.
              • Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel
              • Experience in Sage or equivalent ERP system.
              • Advanced understanding of Excel (pivot tables, Vlookup, etc), and PowerPoint desirable.
              • Strong business acumen and communications skills.
              • Demonstrated excellence in negotiation, analytical and problem-solving skills.
              • Customer service orientation, excellent organizational skills, and superior attention to detail.Lecoq Cuisine provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.Additional Information Lecoq Cuisine provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.PM20 PI126235397

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