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Organic Food VP of Purchasing

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Company: Michael Page
Contract: PERM
Location: Huntington Park, United States

  • Lead a National Purchasing Team in Expanding Organic Food Space of Los Angeles

  • 20 Days PTO; Free Health Care; 401K w/ Match; Pet Friendly Office Space!

About Our Client

Have you ever wondered what ingredients make up the most delicious, pure organic granola bars? Not granola bars full of artificial sugars and preservatives, but a granola bar that's only made with real, fresh from the earth ingredients? My client's making a massive foot print in the 8 billion dollar granola snack industry with a line of products that customers can feel good about. Not only are they utilizing premium ingredients in their granola bar line, but they are working to launch a grab-and-go oatmeal product that will be on shelves everywhere in Spring 2020! Are you interested in growing with my client? Apply now!

Job Description

  • Determine year-over-year productivity cost reduction plan to meet business objectives and support new products launches and innovation.
  • Ensure continuous supply and cost certainty through implementation and execution of forward-looking procurement and buying strategies.
  • Leads annual budgeting process for procurement, reviews and analyzes monthly purchase price variance and cost plan.
  • Operate with hands-on approach - roll up their sleeves as needed to address all business needs.

The Successful Applicant

  • Minimum of 8 years' purchasing management experience in food industry
  • Excellent knowledge of purchasing, negotiating, vendor management, and vendor sourcing in organic food space
  • Bachelors degree preferred
  • Willing to implement new processes; make improvements where neccessary
  • MUST be a team player!

What's on Offer

  • Extremely competitive base salary
  • Guaranteed annual bonus
  • Company equity opportunities
  • Flexible work-life balance (once onboarded)
  • Opportunity to travel to national conferences/trade shows
  • Pet friendly work environment
  • Free health care
  • 401K w/ match
  • 20 days PTO

More Info / Apply

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