Strategic Sourcing Category Manager
Hubert,CAN Quebec St
9d ago

Job Type : Regular


Working at Agropur means being a member of an extended family where simplicity and honesty are part of everyday life, and where the management style is based on integrity, openness and autonomy.

You can join, as well, Agropur's extended family.

Job Description

  • Manage the Non-Dairy Ingredients Category purchase (worth 40 M$), in line with a long term sourcing strategy which he / she will define in alignment with business requirements;
  • Achieve savings in the order of 3% to 5% per year in the category (total for Canada and the US) by negotiating, switching suppliers or reformulating / optimizing specifications for raw material supply for the 40 Agropur plants;
  • Working with R&D, suggest and implement value-in projects that will increase sales through innovation by suppliers, with full case studies demonstrating the increase in sales, EBITDA and capital expenditures;
  • To ensure business continuity, develop risk management strategies for the category in collaboration with the relevant departments.
  • Monitor global market trends that affect ingredient prices and make recommendations accordingly;
  • Manage and develop key suppliers using Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) tools;
  • Summarize and explain complex problems for different audiences.
  • Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field (Master is an asset)
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in strategic sourcing or other relevant technical field, including 2 years in category management in multinational company.
  • Strong business acumen
  • Ability to be hands on operationally as well as building a long term strategic vision
  • Excellent command of spoken and written English and French
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