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Senior Sourcing Expert

Job Title
Senior Sourcing Expert
Job ID
27421715
Location
Brecksville,  OH
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Description

                                                               AGRANA Fruit

 

AGRANA Fruit is a global leader in delivering healthy and delicious food solutions in partnership with our valued customers. Our co-collaboration mindset results in the development of innovative products across multiple categories including refrigerated & frozen dairy, bakery and food service. Our team of experts are passionate about the wonderful world of food, the communities we serve and meeting the needs of consumers around the world.

 

Senior Sourcing Expert, Food Manufacturing, Brecksville, OH

 

Agrana Fruit is seeking a Sr. Sourcing Expert that is responsible for implementing and executing strategic purchasing initiatives in alignment with company objectives. Responsible for global sourcing within the fruit and ingredient categories while working closely with other global divisional buyers, Logistics, Finance, Quality, Sales, Product Development and Operations. This responsibility includes cost control, procurement productivity, inventory management, quality as well as supplier performance and improvement.

 

Senior Sourcing Expert Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage fruit / vegetable / other ingredient spend of ~$50 million
  • Monitor and track all relevant commodity markets, utilizing this knowledge to strategically procure materials better than our competition
  • Build strong supplier relationships
  • Proactively review spend and identify opportunities for cost/resource savings
  • Reduce overall material supply risk
  • Source all newly identified material to meet innovation/customer needs
  • Identify opportunities to increase efficiencies/reduce costs without sacrificing quality
  • Develop and implement sourcing strategies in alignment with company objectives
  • Ensure supplier quality as well as work closely with Quality Assurance to ensure all materials non-conformance issues are resolved in a timely fashion
  • Possess absolute integrity and trust in all facets of their role

 

Senior Sourcing Expert Job Requirements:

  • Bachelors' Degree in applicable field required.
  • Experience with analytical tools (ex. Excel) and reporting
  • Min of 5 years of relevant sourcing experience in food manufacturing
  • Strong SAP experience a must
  • Strong relationship management, organizational and mathematical skills, as well as strategic reasoning

 

Agrana Fruit offers competitive salary and provides an excellent benefits package. We are proud to be able to say that our employee costs are some of the lowest in our industry! Benefits offered by Agrana are designed to promote wellness and the well-being of every Agrana employee.

 

If interested, email us at john.morrison@agrana.com or apply today!

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