Director, Direct Strategic Sourcing
Posted on Apr 6, 2021 by Pharmavite
The Director, Direct Strategic Sourcing & Resource Center is an engaged and inspiring leader with a mastery of developing and implementing world class sourcing organizations and programs including supply risk management, market analytics and forecasting, financial management, business process and organizational excellence. The Director, Strategic Sourcing & Resource Center is a thought leader and trusted partner to the Divisional Vice President Strategic Sourcing. This role reports to the, DVP, Strategic Sourcing and manages a team of two.
At Pharmavite, every employee has a stake in bringing the gift of health to life. We never shy away from disruptive innovation and tough challenges, because were making real nutrition accessible to consumers everywhere in new and different ways. And because we know every nutriment, we make matters, we have to make sure each one is just right before we make it ready for use. With this great responsibility comes the satisfaction that your contribution makes a real and significant difference.
Critical contributions this role is counted on to deliver include:
Leads the strategic sourcing for all direct materials and packaging categories as well as oversees the Strategic Sourcing Resource Center, which is responsible for sourcing center of excellence, market intelligence, analytics, and process automation for the overall Sourcing team.
Delivers the Annual Operating Plan for savings, offsetting YOY inflation while delivering annual financial task, and maintaining a pipeline of productivity ideas to help mitigate unexpected annual costs.
Develops and implement world class strategies that mitigate financial and service risk, provide long-term price visibility, as well as smooth supply and price volatility.
Supports Pharmavite brand growth and innovation initiatives by serving as a consultant for new product material and packaging needs.
Transform the Sourcing and Resource Center from best in class to world class organizations, ensuring a competitive advantage in the market through best practices.
Participates in, and often leads cross functional teams, including Operations, Finance, International, Quality, and other organizations in delivery of results.
The ideal candidate has a broad range of experience leading/transforming high performing cross-functional teams and collaborating with internal and external customers to achieve Pharmavite objectives. You have a passion for developing talent and organizations that have a learning and continuous improvement mindset.
Youll be most successful in this role if you have:
Strategic vision and thought leader with a world class mindset.
Thought/inspirational leadership that brings out the best in their teams.
Strong business economic and analytical capability used to condense data and market insights into actionable and relevant business strategies.
The ability to delivers results against the odds.
Strong collaboration and influencing skills.
A work style and approach that aligns to our Purpose and company Values.
Its an exciting time in Pharmavites history. After 50 years of leading the healthy living industry with award-winning vitamins and supplements, the company has experienced great success and has gained the trust of consumers, healthcare professionals, and retailers alike. But theres more growth ahead of us than behind us, and for our employees this translates into opportunity. Our rapidly changing business enables employees to take on new challenges and transform Pharmavite for the future.
In order to take on these challenges, youll need to have:
4-year college or university degree in Supply Chain or Finance is required.
10 years of experience in food-related manufacturing with multiple years of direct leadership experience in operations, quality assurance, supply chain management, contract negotiations, finance, and manufacturing procedures.
Ideal candidate has worked in other functions such as Finance or Manufacturing.
Demonstrated skill in leveraging key Business Acumen competencies including information savvy, agile management, end-to-end Supply Chain, continuous improvement and problem solving.
Demonstrated results in Strategic Sourcing, Sourcing COE, Market intel, Analytics and process simplification.
Experience implementing Front-End Innovation programs.
Strong influencing skills and conflict resolution skills.
Ability to Requires 15% domestic and global travel.