Manager, Sourcing/Purchasing

Full Time
Jefferson, GA
Posted 1 month ago

Job Title:   Manager, Sourcing/Purchasing
Company:  WTI, Inc. , a natural food ingredients company
Location:    Jefferson, Georgia
Reports To:  Operations Controller

Job Description:

The Manager, Sourcing/Purchasing is responsible for overseeing the purchasing of commodities, sourcing of raw materials and ingredients for a leading food ingredients company. The ideal candidate will have experience in procurement and sourcing within the food industry.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement global sourcing strategies to ensure cost-effective procurement of raw materials and ingredients.
  • Identify and evaluate potential suppliers, negotiate contracts, and manage relationships with vendors.
  • Monitor market trends and pricing fluctuations to make informed purchasing decisions.
  • Coordinate with internal stakeholders to optimize inventory levels and maintain production schedules.
  • Working closely with our Quality and Food Safety departments, ensure compliance with regulations and quality standards in sourcing and procurement activities.
  • Analyze and report on key performance indicators related to sourcing, PPV, Supplier score cards, etc.

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in procurement, sourcing, or logistics within the food industry
  • Strong negotiation skills and ability to build and maintain relationships with vendors.
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, Supply Chain Management, or related field.
  • Knowledge of sourcing best practices, market analysis, and supply chain management
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and ERP systems

Pay Range: The pay range for this Manager, Sourcing/Purchasing position is $80,000 to 90,000 annually, depending on experience and qualifications. In addition, the company offers a performance-based bonus structure, with the potential to earn up to 10% of the annual salary based on individual and company performance goals.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who believes in the importance of and sees the promising future of natural ingredients for the food industry. WTI offers an exceptional career move for an experienced sourcing professional. This person will play a key role in our future. If you have the background and possess the passion for success, we encourage you to apply for this position. Send your resume and cover letter to wdavis@wtiinc.com.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. We do this without regard to the individual’s race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability, genetic information, status as a military veteran, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.