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National Supply Chain Manager

Company: Flying Food Group
Location: Seattle
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

The National Supply Chain Manager (Fresh Food Solutions) contributes to Flying Food Group s success by developing and leading global sourcing strategies, effectively managing suppliers and internal networks to deliver best in class performance for the relative spend area. Consistently delivers measurable and strategic goals to enable a competitive advantage to bottom-line and top-line company growth, and corporate social responsibility leadership. Collaborates effectively internally and with suppliers. Develops effective multi-year negotiation strategies to enable success. May mentor or manage other Supply professionals. Models and acts in accordance with FFG s and customer s guiding principles. Job Description/Responsibilities Effectively develop and lead global sourcing strategies, effectively manage suppliers and internal networks to deliver best in class performance. Employ strong knowledge of key global industry players, competitors, and market dynamics. Develop new effective business and professional relationships with strategic suppliers and industry players Professionally manage and measure suppliers for continuous performance and improvement Oversees Supply Chain filling and availability Lead using demonstrated and proven experience and the application of best practice procurement and supply chain skills. Proactively pursues knowledge of and applies industry leading practices in areas of responsibility from inside and outside the industry Identifies and develops talent within the organization Collaborate with other FFG Business Units on best practice sharing, developing new approaches and input for optimized processes Collaborates with other FFG Business Units on supply chain system design Required Skills: Energetic and enthusiastic 5 or more years in direct supply chain management or other relevant experience Consistent follow-through needed with ability to meet deadlines Computer skills (proficient in MS Word, Excel & Power Point and ERP Supply Chain systems) Lead cross functional teams, mentor and develop Procurement Analyst, Effectively motivate and collaborate within team and across peer group. Lead using demonstrated and proven experience and the application of best practice procurement and supply chain skills. Knowledge of business ethics and Ethical Sourcing Requirements Analytical: Advanced analytical skills Communication: Exceptional communication both written and oral Knowledge of critical procurement legal requirements and contracting best practices Procurement: Excellent knowledge of global market analysis, sourcing category strategy, supplier relationship management, and multi-year negotiation strategies, supplier continuous improvement programs/Lean Initiatives Ability to influence at an Executive Level both internally and externally. Ability to lead and influence peer groups both internally and externallyRecommended SkillsAnalyticalBusiness EthicsBusiness Process ImprovementCommunicationContract ManagementCorporate Social Responsibility

Keywords: Flying Food Group, Seattle , National Supply Chain Manager, Executive , Seattle, Washington

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