A leading global food production company is looking for a Director of Purchasing to join their team in Los Angeles, California. This position will direct, administer, and coordinate a large portion of the spend for the company, work cross-functionally with other teams, lead supplier selection and manage the department. This company is a household name to consumers everywhere so the ideal candidate is one who wants to leave an impact by maximizing their efficiency and effective negotiating. There are strong growth opportunities in this position so the ideal candidate is one who wants to grow within the organization.
Responsibilities for the Director of Purchasing include:
-Directing a large portion of the overall spend of the entire company
-International sourcing management
-Overseeing 2 direct reports
-Working cross-functionally with R&D and other teams
-Leading supplier selection and negotiating contracts
-Supplier management and project management responsibilities
The ideal candidate will have:
-Strong vendor contract relationship and negotiating experience
-Approximately 4 years in international sourcing experience
-7+ years of sourcing preferred
-Bachelor's degree preferred
-Someone who wants to grow within the organization
This position is located in Los Angeles and has a competitive salary and bonus package.