Procurement Manager – Vegetables

Our client, a privately held food manufacturer, is looking for a Procurement Manager to join their team in sunny Florida! This is a tremendous opportunity to learn from a talented leader, travel globally with exponential career growth! We are in search of an analytical, classically trained perishable procurement professional that has strategic partnerships within the vegetable industry. Someone who can build processes, reduce cost of goods and has leadership potential.    

Ideal candidate must have:

  • 5 plus years experience in global vegetable purchasing.
  • Experience developing processes and procedures to create efficiencies.
  • Expertise with vegetable sourcing, vendor negotiations, production planning, resolving issues, reduction of cost of goods, and maintaining proper inventory levels. 
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.

This is a rare opportunity with a people friendly culture, financially stable, and growing organization. This is a highly visibility role that offers career progression, excellent benefits, relocation and compensation package. Please contact Melissa Kern at 763-428-3888 or melissa@curtisfood.com.

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VP Operations – Mankato, MN

Are you an operations executive who thrives on continually improving your business and is committed to coaching and training others? Our client, a MN-based vertically integrated food producer, is searching for a VP of Food Operations & Supply Chain to provide strategic oversight and create operational efficiencies across multiple locations. Reports directly to the CEO; an intelligent, analytical, and caring leader.

This role will lead a team of 100 direct and indirect team members. Responsible for developing the strategic and tactical direction for the plant operations, logistics and procurement areas. Incorporate continuous improvement protocols into the business, promote cross-functional communication and establish best practices company-wide. Opportunity to be part of an innovative, collaborative and highly entrepreneurial environment.

Keys to success in this role:

  • 15+ years success leading large cross functional teams within the food or agriculture industry including: CPG / food manufacturing / milling / feed operations, supply chain, procurement, or logistics.
  • Strong change-management skills; able to bring cross-functional groups together.
  • Passion for implementing new processes and procedures.
  • Independent thinker and strong communicator.
  • Ability to travel up to 25%.

This is a rare opportunity to work with an organization that values their employees, is financially stable and growing, and cares about providing natural products that we put on our tables. High-visibility role offering excellent compensation, benefits, and relocation package. Please contact Julie Curtis at (763) 428-1888 or julie@curtisfood.com.

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Supply Chain Manager: Food Industry – San Antonio, TX

Would you love the opportunity to work for a top fresh food manufacturing company with an entrepreneurial environment? This is a chance to get in on the ground floor of a start-up plant within a larger growing organization; mentor a team, shape the culture and deliver exceptional value. Our client is a global, forward thinking fresh food manufacturer that will give you support and offer you the potential to grow your career.

This multi-faceted role will report directly to the Director of Operations and be responsible for production planning, inventory management and order fulfillment on site to ensure they maximize business efficiencies across the Supply Chain.

The ideal person will have:

  • 7+ years of experience with raw materials planning, forecasting and inventory strategy.
  • An abundance of energy with a high sense of urgency.
  • Expertise around mentorship of a small team.
  • Entrepreneurial person that can work in an evolving, growing company.    
  • Bachelor’s degree in operations, business or related field.

Great benefits and compensation package! To discuss this opportunity in greater detail, please contact Melissa Kern at 763-428-3888 or melissa@curtisfood.com.

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Senior Procurement Manager – Northern Houston Area, TX

Our client, an established bakery products manufacturer, is looking for a Senior Procurement Manager to join their team. We are looking for an analytical, collaborative, procurement professional to build strategic partnerships with food ingredient suppliers.  Exceptional opportunity for an independent, self-starter to implement new processes, improve cost of goods and lay the foundation for growth!

This position will have significant impact creating strategic vendor partnerships, cost reduction initiatives, and sourcing raw materials. This role reports directly to the VP of Supply Chain and will be responsible for 1 direct report and working cross-functionally to drive and improve processes.     

Ideal candidate will have:

  • 7 -10 years’ experience in commodity purchasing, forecasting and inventory strategy.
  • Experience developing processes and procedures to create efficiencies.
  • Expertise with food ingredient sourcing, vendor negotiations, production planning, resolving issues, reduction of cost of goods, and maintaining proper inventory levels. 
  • Work closely with Supply Chain, Production, IT and Finance.     
  • Knowledge in market analysis and monitoring of commodities to determine optimal timing for purchase. 
  • High sense of urgency, transparency and good problem-solving abilities.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.

This is a rare opportunity with an excellent, strong organization. This is a high visibility role that offers career progression, and excellent benefits, relocation and compensation package. Please contact Julie Curtis at 763-428-1888 or julie@curtisfood.com.

 

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