Director of Sourcing
Our client’s mission is simple – to enable you, their hero, to achieve your dieting goals and feel great about yourself.. They accomplish this by making your KETO diet easier and more enjoyable by providing a monthly, subscription based offering of snacks and inspiration. They believe that food cravings and unhappy with being overweight sucks! Their passion is to support you to make the changes in your life that you want.
They are looking for a Director of Sourcing to join their small, entrepreneurial team, based here in Austin since 2014, to take ownership for the vendor relationships and the purchasing of all KETO brands for their monthly subscription product.
Primary Responsibilities of the Director of Sourcing
- Manage all day to day operations of the Sourcing/Purchasing function for the company
- Build and maintain excellent relationship with CPG brands and vendors
- Negotiate best prices without creating negative pressure to brands
- Be an integral part of creating the monthly product offering
- Utilize Digital Marketing concepts to position how brands are featured in each monthly product
- Measure and manage performance of brands and customer satisfaction
Primary Qualification for the Director of Sourcing
- 5+ years’ experience in related field (Procurement, Purchasing, Sourcing)
- Strong Negotiations coupled with Excellent Vendor Relations Management skills
- Detail oriented and able to work with Spreadsheets and numbers
- Creative and Digital Marketing savvy so as to help attract and promote brands
- Sales Oriented – understands the impact purchasing makes on the bottom line for the product
What’s in it for you as Director of Sourcing?
Join a small, tight knit group of over achievers that believe in hard work and doing what ever it takes to make the customer happy. Take ownership of this critical function and be apart of the team that is out to change the world in their own little way. Our client offers a competitive salary and performance incentives for this tole, and a solid benefits package.
If this mission resonates with you and you are ready to take ownership of this critical function for this fast-growing firm, then apply now!