Our client is a food manufacturing and distributing company based in South LA, California.
MUST HAVE EXPERIENCE PROCURING BEEF, PORK, AND POULTRY PRODUCTS.
- Cultivate strong and strategic plans for protein sourcing in accordance with company's business objective
- Cultivate and nurture relationships with suppliers to ensure a reliable and top-tier protein supply chain
- Evaluate and enhance supplier performance through thorough analysis, implementing improvements for increased efficiency and dependability
- Have experience procuring beef, pork, and poultry products to maintain a diverse and adequate protein supply
- Engage in negotiations with vendors to secure favorable contracts, pricing, and terms, aiming for optimal cost efficiency and adherence to meat budget targets
- Conduct in-depth assessments of cost structures, perform supplier audits, and deploy cost-effective measures to boost overall profitability in protein procurement
- Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including logistics, operations, and sales, to streamline and enhance the procurement process
- Evaluate market conditions for the protein industry, aligning procurement strategies to maximize opportunity and alleviate risk
- Take charge of negotiations and contract renewals with major beef, pork, and poultry suppliers.
- Develop and implement key performance indicators to gauge the efficiency and effectiveness of procurement processes.
- Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, or a related field
- Minimum 10 years experience in procurement and sourcing roles, with a focus on beef, pork, and poultry
- Proven relationship with relevant suppliers
- Knowledge of the global meat markets