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Senior Sourcing Manager - Supply Chain Sourcing

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Date: Aug 9, 2019

Location: Broomfield, CO, US

Company: DANONE

Danone North America is looking for a Senior Sourcing Manager - Supply Chain Sourcing in Broomfield, Co.
 

 

Have you heard of Danone North America?

We make delicious & responsibly-produced foods & beverages that nourish people’s lives.  We formed in April 2017, when Danone acquired WhiteWave Foods and united two companies in North America with a shared commitment to purpose, growth, and good food.  We are committed to redefining success in business as the largest Certified B Corp & public benefit corporation in the world.  We are passionate change-agents united and motivated by making a positive impact every day.  Our products are everywhere & include everyone.  Some of our loved & trusted brands include: Dannon, Activia, Horizon Organic, Happy Family, International Delight, Silk, Vega, Oikos, Light & Fit, So Delicious Dairy Free, Stok, Two Good, Wallaby Organic, Left Field Farms, Good Plants Diary Free, Yo Crunch, Evian & Nutricia.  People join & stay at Danone North America because they can find both professional & personal fulfillment in their daily experience.  And our benefits aren’t too shabby either -- think flexible (unlimited) time off & up to 26 weeks of paid parental leave to name a couple!    

Please join us in nourishing lives & inspiring a healthier world through food!

Learn more @ www.danonenorthamerica.com

 

About the Job:

We have an amazing opportunity on our Indirect Procurement team, for a Senior Manager – Supply Chain Sourcing, based in Broomfield, Co!

  • Develop and implement a sourcing strategy for Supply Chain category (Truckload focus)
  • Work alongside business partners to - research, define, & implement a long-term sourcing strategy for truckload transportation for the US/Canada business
  • Support growth & changes through identification & implementation of adapted partnership with existing & new trucking partners
  • Assure supplier partners are aligned with the strategy in terms of cost, capacity & performance
  • Develop, leverage, & deploy technology solutions where appropriate
  • Review the trucking market, anticipate trends, and make budgetary recommendations. 
  • Supplier & Contract Management –Develop & launch RFPs/RFQs; negotiate with, manage, & evaluate suppliers; draft & manage contracts
  • Lead productivity projects & participate in global initiatives focused on value generation
  • Manage overall spend/budget for Supply Chain sourcing

 

About You:

  • You will have a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Logistics, Supply Chain Management or Economics.
  • You will have a minimum of 5-8 years of experience in strategic purchasing function with demonstrated skills for negotiation.
  • Your background will have an emphasis on prior transportation procurement and industry knowledge.
  • You will have advanced contracting skills – cradle to grave ownership.
  • You will have strong data analysis experience & financial acumen
  • You will ideally have experience in the food manufacturing industry or experience with perishable products
  • You will work collaboratively on cross functional projects & have strong negotiation & communication skills
  • You will be proactive & a strategic thinker

 

Danone North America is a Certified B Corporation business unit of Danone and operates in the U.S. from headquarter offices in White Plains, NY and Broomfield, CO. For more information, please visit DanoneNorthAmerica.com. 

Danone North America is an equal employment and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic or any other unlawful criterion. 

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