Indirect Procurement Manager

  • IRB USA Inspire Resources
  • Atlanta, Georgia
  • Jun 10, 2021
Full time General Managers and Management Executives

Job Description

We have two positions on this team, each with a specific focus as we work under our ONE INSPIRE philosophy of an integrated Global Supply Chain team supporting Inspire and its brands. SMALLWARES & CHEMICALS:Assumes full buying responsibility for Smallwares, Chemicals, CO2, Used Cooking Oil, grease traps and other categories to be determined at a later date. Other areas of responsibility include price negotiation, planning, production, and inventory control.SERVICES:Assumes full buying responsibility for various Services categories including but not limited to Pest Control, Waste Management , Utilities, Third Party Audits, Linen and Security Service categories. Other areas of responsibility include price negotiation, planning, production, and inventory control.RESPONSIBILITIESEnables brands to efficiently and effectively maximize the value they receivefrom suppliers.Conducts the RFP process, bid analysis and review, contract negotiations,and blanket purchase agreement creation.Develop/execute purchasing strategies for products including monitoringmacro trends in supplier base, implementing plans to react, anddeveloping/executing purchasing strategies for products.Identify and realize cost-savings and cost-reduction opportunities.Develop ideas for cost savings initiatives within owned categories.Evaluate potential margin initiatives, document with business case andchampion change in support of department/company initiatives.Minimizes risk of supply disruption.Identifies supply and supplier issues. Analyzes information to assess rootcause, improvement opportunities, and associated risk.Develops solutions and gains consensus to resolve supply issues.Build strategic relationships.Build relationships with supplier working team / contacts.Builds collaborative relationships with Brand Core Team / Directors.Understand Brands' needs and build supplier relationships to meet thoseneeds.Monitors purchasing performance.Participates in S process and coordinates supplier's production tomeet demand.Monitors supplier performance and completes supplier scorecard.Other responsibilities as assignment by managementEDUCATION and EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATIONS4 year Bachelor's degree.Preferred graduate degree.Preferred professional certification such as CPSM.5+ years in supply chain and procurement.REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS or ABILITIESExperience in procurement and negotiation strategies.Understand and function effectively in a team environment.Proven track record of success in leadership positions.Restaurant / Food Service experience.Ability to travel as needed.Inspire Brands is a multi-brand restaurant company whose portfolio includes nearly 32,000 Arby's, Baskin-Robbins, Buffalo Wild Wings, Dunkin', Jimmy John's, Rusty Taco and SONIC Drive-In restaurants worldwide.We're made up of some of the world's most iconic restaurant brands, but we're much more than just a restaurant company. We're a team of hundreds of thousands who individually and collectively are changing the way people eat, drink and gather around the table. We know that food is much more than a staple-it's an experience. At Inspire, that's our purpose: to ignite and nourish flavorful experiences.#LIIB