Supply Chain Manager Food
Are you a process driven supply chain manager looking for your next role? This maybe the position for you!
Nourish is seeking a Supply Chain Manager - Food in Long Island City, NY. This Supply Chain Manager will have working knowledge of food management, purchasing processes, culinary, and retail operations.
As Supply Chain Manager, you'll play a pivotal part in shaping the success of our operations by overseeing all purchasing and fulfillment activities. In this role, you will develop and implement supply chain policies and procedures. You will be responsible for managing a diverse range of materials and orders, negotiating with vendors, and ensuring cost-effectiveness in our procurement processes with consideration for local vendors, and DEIB initiatives. Your impact will be significant as you coordinate and optimize purchasing and fulfillment strategies across our production kitchen, warehouse, and transportation teams. In this role, you will also be at the forefront of developing and implementing a sustainability program. Moreover, you'll lead and develop a dedicated support staff, guiding them on daily tactical matters while guiding them through strategic changes. The ideal candidate is an analytical and strategic problem solver with a strategic outlook who is passionate about making a difference, driving efficiency, and contributing to a sustainable future.
Core Skills Needed:
Procurement Expertise: A deep understanding of procurement processes, supply chain management, and vendor relations. Ability to negotiate effectively, maximize cost savings, and ensure the timely and cost-effective acquisition of raw materials, equipment, and supplies.
Sustainability Leadership: A demonstrated commitment to sustainability practices and the ability to develop and implement effective sustainability programs. Knowledge of industry best practices, local sourcing, and the ability to set and achieve annual benchmark targets.
Strategic Planning and Forecasting: Strong strategic thinking and planning skills, with the ability to forecast and anticipate the procurement needs of the organization. Capability to coordinate purchasing activities with different departments and locations to maximize efficiency and cost savings.
Effective Communication: Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, to convey purchasing policies, procedures, and sustainability goals clearly. Ability to negotiate effectively with vendors, collaborate with internal teams, and provide guidance to support staff.
Leadership and Team Management: Strong leadership skills with the ability to lead and motivate a team of support staff. Capability to provide direction on daily procurement and sustainability issues, foster a positive work environment, and drive a culture of continuous improvement.
Founded in 2010, Sodexo | Nourish, has organically boot-strapped every bit of its impressive growth through a proven track record of delicious food and satisfied clients. Our winning formula is Smart + Healthy = Happy. Each day, our expert in-house chefs design menus based on the highest possible percentages of seasonal, organic, and non-GMO ingredients. At Nourish., we believe that each employee contributes directly to the company’s growth and success, and we are looking for individuals who will take pride in being part of our team.
To learn more about us, click here: Nourish Inc.
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 in a relevant field or equivalent experience
Basic Management Experience - 3 years managerial experience
Basic Functional Experience - 5 years relevant functional experience
Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.