One of our clients in the food manufacturing industry has approached us in search of a Manager of Sourcing and Costing. Located in Brampton, they produce a wide variety of quality food products found in grocery stores around North America. Their customers include food retailers, foodservice, and healthcare product manufacturers. They are established but looking to expand and are looking for top quality candidates to join their Supply Chain team. Their next step is to hire a Manager of Sourcing and Costing.
The Manager of Sourcing and Costing is an essential business function that will involve interfacing with suppliers across North America and working alongside internal Sales, Operations, Finance, and Product Development teams to fulfill corporate goals. The categories this individual will be manage are raw materials (ingredients), packaging, and MRO. When working with the diverse network of suppliers, the Manager will negotiate and manage contracts, ensure supplier relationships are functional, and hold suppliers accountable. They will need to be strategic as they will look for ways for the organization to save money, improve sourced products, and switch suppliers if necessary. The main objective is to decrease costs without sacrificing quality.
Our client is looking for an intelligent and motivated candidate with 5 or more years of experience working Supply Chain in food manufacturing, CPG, or pharmaceutical industries. They will need to be adept in purchasing practices, vendor management, and contract negotiation. Additionally, they will need to be a problem solver, analytical, and an effective communicator. If you are interested in learning more, please send your resume to email@example.com or give us a call at (416) 364-9919.
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