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Director of Procurement

Company: Sourcing Industry Group (SIG)
Location: Fort Worth
Posted on: November 20, 2023

Job Description:

At Dr. Squatch ( ), we're raising the bar on men's personal care with our line of natural, high-performance products. We're on a high-growth, fast-moving ride, continually introducing new product categories, launching into retailers nationwide, and growing internationally. We have been recognized and certified by Great Place to Work - multiple times, and we achieved status as a certified B Corp in 2023. We are looking for passionate, talented people who want to join us in our mission to inspire and educate men to be happier and healthier!About the Role:Dr. Squatch is looking for a new strategic leader to join our Supply Chain team as Director of Procurement. This role will have the opportunity to shape how the company handles procurement going forward in our continued growth. The Director of Procurement will be responsible for leading the Sourcing and Procurement teams, developing and implementing procurement strategy, and leading direct product cost-related negotiations and contracts. Other responsibilities include communicating and presenting sourcing and cost-saving strategies, building out the Purchasing department and establishing procurement process.This role will report to Sr. Director of Supply Chain.This is a full-time, hybrid role with company benefits based out of Squatch HQ in Marina del Rey, CA.The anticipated base compensation range for this role will be $150,000 to $180,000. Compensation will be commensurate with the candidate's experience and local market rates.What You'll Do:

  • Maintain strong working relationships with strategic suppliers to assure cost, quality, and delivery targets are met
  • Lead the operations of the procurement function including purchase order management, supplier selection, negotiations, and supplier performance evaluation
  • Lead and own the commercial relationship with all product cost related suppliers
  • Develop, present, execute, and track cost savings roadmap for finished goods, raw materials, and packaging
  • Analyze total procurement spend, set budget targets, track, and report progress and actuals
  • Partner with product development to launch new or optimize current products
  • Identify potential suppliers, analyze capabilities, capacity, and develop sourcing strategy
  • Create broader sourcing strategy for all direct product costs
  • Negotiates prices, terms and conditions, and executes contracts or purchase orders with suppliers
  • Collaborate with demand and supply planning to understand purchasing needs and requirements
  • Identify potential suppliers, analyze capabilities, capacity, and develop sourcing strategy
  • Develop co-manufacturing strategy for current and new product lines
  • Hire and develop Purchasing team and establish process
  • Provide direction for recruiting needs, training, and team buildingAbout You:
    • 8+ years in Supply Chain with people management experience
    • Excellent attention to detail, organizational skills, and Excel proficiency
    • ERP or NetSuite system experience preferred
    • Interest in health and wellness, personal care, and/or eCommerce industries
    • Experience working in the consumer products industry is highly preferred
    • Someone who gets things done without perfect resources is innovative and works with a sense of urgency
    • Someone who has high standards takes ownership and is invested in the outcome
    • Someone who proactively helps others stays positive and has a good sense of humorWho We Are:Our core values come naturally and make us a better, more whole, and unique team. We are Bold & Innovative - we are creative, rethink how things are done, and find a way. We Play to Win - we have high standards, we encourage ownership of work, we are scrappy, we act with urgency, and we invest in the outcome of our work. We are Team Squatch - we are humble, help others outside our own wheelhouse, stay positive, have fun, and have approachable and transparent leadership.We offer a competitive salary in a growth-focused & collaborative team environment. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, 401k with Squatch match, and PTO. We also have great perks like healthy snacks, frequent company events, and of course, free products!Diversity, Equity & Inclusion @ Squatch:We firmly believe that Team Squatch is a place for everyone and we're proud to be an equal opportunity employer who is committed to inclusion and diversity. We do not discriminate based on any characteristic protected by federal or state law. We embrace differences and are building a company and culture that is represented by a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, life experiences, and skills.For Applicants with Disabilities. Reasonable accommodation will be made so that qualified applicants with disabilities may participate in the application process. If you need any accommodations during the hiring process, please let us know when you submit your application and we'll do our very best to adjust as needed.Unsolicited Resume Policy. Dr. Squatch ("DRSQ") employs an internal Talent Acquisition department. Exceptionally, DRSQ may choose to supplement that internal team with support from temporary staffing agencies, placement services, and/or recruiting agencies ("Agency"). Agencies are hereby specifically directed NOT to contact DRSQ employees directly in an attempt to present candidates. DRSQ's Talent Acquisition team is responsible for all candidate presentations to our hiring managers.To protect the interests of all parties, Dr. Squatch will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to DRSQ, including unsolicited resumes sent to a DRSQ email address or mailing address, directly to DRSQ employees, or to DRSQ's resume database will be considered property of Dr. Squatch.DRSQ will not pay a placement, service or other fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. This also includes partial resumes, LinkedIn profiles, general candidate profiles, and/or candidate details or information. DRSQ will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees.DRSQ's Talent Acquisition team must provide advance written approval to an Agency to submit resumes and/or profiles for a specific job-opening, and the approval must be in conjunction with a valid fully executed staffing, placement or other service agreement. DRSQ will not pay a fee to any Agency that does not have a fully executed agreement in place prior to submission, receipt and placement of candidates.

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