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Posted April 13th

Director or VP of Procurement

Dallas, Texas


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Posted April 13th

Director or VP of Procurement

Dallas, Texas

Function

Supply Chain/Logistics

Experience

Senior Level

Salary

$125K - $150K

Type

Full Time

About The Position
Responsibilities
  • Manage a team of Procurement Analysts
  • Devise and use fruitful sourcing strategies
  • Discover profitable suppliers and initiate business and organization partnerships
  • Negotiate with external vendors to secure advantageous terms
  • Approve the ordering of necessary goods and services
  • Finalize purchase details of orders and deliveries
  • Examine and test existing contracts
  • Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness
  • Collaborate with key internal partners and customers to ensure clarity of the specifications and expectations of the company
  • Foresee alterations in the comparative negotiating ability of suppliers and clients
  • Expect unfavorable events through analysis of data and prepare control strategies
  • Perform risk management for supply contracts and agreements
  • Control spend and build a culture of long-term saving on procurement costs
Skills
  • Proven working experience as a Procurement Director, or Vice President of procurement in the food and beverage industry, preferably, the alcohol industry
  • Knowledge of sourcing and procurement techniques as well as a dexterity in “reading” the market
  • Knowledge of ERP systems
  • Talent in negotiations and networking
  • Good knowledge of supplier or third party management software
  • Aptitude in decision-making and working with numbers
  • Experience in collecting and analyzing data
  • Strong leadership capabilities
  • BS degree in supply chain management, logistics or business administration
Function Details
  • Reports To C-Suite Executive
  • Direct Reports 2-3