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Are you seeking a rewarding and challenging career that allows you to make a difference?

Sodexo has an opening for a Director, Supply Management - Dairy to join our team.

This role will be responsible for the North American strategic sourcing and category management and play a leading role in achieving category sustainability objectives as well as order guide optimization and coordination with operational objectives.

This is a remote position. Candidates may reside anywhere within the United States.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Managing and leading a team with greater than $1B in spend ranging across the dairy category for both Sodexo and Entegra PS.
  • Managing development and implementation of comprehensive category specific strategic plans to leverage scale and optimize total supply chain value.
  • Working closely with Operating Segments, Culinary Solutions and Global Supply Management teams to achieve objectives.
  • Collaborate with leaders across all levels of organizations to identify opportunities for collaborative development of products and/or services that yield cost savings and revenue generation.
  • Manage supplier relationships through regular Business Reviews to ensure compliance with supply agreement terms and conditions and to strategize on new opportunities that deliver value to the organization.
  • Supports operational market segments with cost reduction strategies; unit openings and closings; implementation of supply chain programs and resolution of program challenges.

The successful leader will possess the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of management experience
  • 5 years of experience in purchasing or related field
  • Experience with supply chain food procurement contracts is important for this role
  • Financial background related to supply chain.
  • Strong negotiation skills as demonstrated by past historical success.
  • Significant, broad knowledge and technical expertise in the dairy category to achieve results.
  • Advanced understanding of contract terms.
  • Data analysis skills
  • Microsoft Excel (Intermediate level)
  • Power BI a plus

Sodexo offers a full array of benefits including paid time off, holidays, medical, dental, vision, 401K and access to ongoing training and development programs, tuition reimbursement, plus health and wellness programs.

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What We Offer

Sodexo offers fair and equitable compensation, partially determined by a candidate's education level or years of relevant experience. While the budgeted range for the position is posted, Sodexo salary offers are based on a candidate's specific criteria, like experience, skills, education and training.


Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
Basic Management Experience - 5 years
Basic Functional Experience - 5 years of experience in purchasing or related field

Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

Application Instructions

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