Director Of Procurement – San Jose, CA

Looking for a dynamic Director of Procurement who has a deep knowledge of the Northern California market. Headquartered in San Jose, our client is an innovative, wholesale cash & carry and distribution company driven to provide a great, quality selection at the lowest price possible.

This role will be responsible for commodity and negotiation strategies including terms and conditions; supplier selection/de-selection; and evaluation and rationalization of supply chain solutions, including vendor managed inventory (VMI), supplier consignment, safety stock levels, etc. and cost containment strategies. The ideal candidate will have a strategic sourcing mindset.

Reporting directly to the CEO, the Director of procurement will:

  • Manage and mentor a dynamic team of purchasing professionals.
  • Strategically develop and implement company wide commodity/supply chain strategies, services and supplier processes to deliver maximum value, leverage, and standardization.
  • Establish and maintain measurable performance metrics for all levels of procurement activities.
  • Lead an organization within the scope of the strategic sourcing process to drive cost out of the supply chain.

What you will bring;

  • 7 + years of progressive experience leading a purchasing & strategic sourcing department.
  • A deep knowledge of Procurement and the wholesale distribution industry.

If you or someone you know would be interested in discussing this opportunity, please contact Kim Breck at or 763-317-7807.

Key Words: Procurement, Strategic Sourcing, Merchandising, Category Management, Buying, Wholesale, Distribution

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