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.
SCOPE OF POSITION:
The Manager of Direct Procurement is viewed as a key member of the Procurement, Product Development and Manufacturing teams. This person is part of a team that will work on a key area of development for Pinnacle Foods--developing and executing the Category and Sourcing Strategies for key Direct Material Portfolios.
Manager will be responsible for handling Strategic Sourcing activities for a selected group of Categories. He/she will develop Category Strategies, evaluate existing and potential supply for lowest total cost (TCO); implement a strategic sourcing approach while ensuring highest quality and service performance. He/she will manage new product introductions and other project management work as necessary.
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Pinnacle Foods is an Affirmative Action/EEO Employer – qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to protected veteran or disability status, race/color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any other legally protected basis.