At Pinnacle Foods we are at the top of our game and the key to our success is clear. Everything we do is driven by our purpose: unleashing brand potential, dynamically evolving and improving our already beloved products to bring more convenience, taste, nutrition, and joy to today's consumers.
The results? Our well-recognized products are found in 85% of American households and are leaders in their respective categories, holding the #1 or #2 market share position in 10 of the 14 categories in which we compete — and we're just getting started. We are committed to adding value through strategic growth that synergizes our portfolio of "Leadership" and "Foundation" brands and plays to our strengths in R&D, consumer insights, and senior management experience.
We are the maker, marketer and distributor of branded food products that have been American favorites for decades. Our employees located in more than 20 offices and plants across North America rally around our mission, Unleashing Brand Potential. We work to transform our brands to be more profitable for our customers and more enjoyable for our consumers.
At Pinnacle Foods, every employee has the opportunity to make an impact—from marketing and research & development, to manufacturing, finance and sales—each function plays a critical role in our success. By living our values of trust, candor and ownership we create great relationships that help us deliver results and drive meaningful change for our brands and business
SCOPE OF POSITION:
The Director of Professional Services Procurement will primarily have responsibility for the Strategic Sourcing of the Sales & Marketing spend category for the company. Specific sub-categories include Agency, Media, Direct Marketing, Shopper Marketing, and Market Research, among others. In addition, this role will also have responsibility for the Consulting, Finance, Legal, and R&D spend categories for the company. Partnering closely with key business area leaders, this role will set an overall sourcing strategy and ensure successful and efficient execution of that strategy. He/she will ensure proper supplier selection, drive competitive bidding whenever possible and practical, and negotiate goods and services for the lowest total cost, highest quality and superior performance. He/she will be a strategic thinker, and an individual capable of managing complex tasks independently while working with and supporting many stakeholders.
In addition to the day-to-day Strategic Sourcing duties above, the Director of Professional Services Procurement will also serve as a key leader on the Indirect Procurement team, closely supporting the Senior Director of Indirect Procurement in the strategy setting and operations of the overall Indirect Procurement team.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following; other duties may be assigned.
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:
Pinnacle Foods is an Affirmative Action/EEO Employer – qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to origin, age, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any other legally protected basis.