PROCUREMENT MANAGER

Supply Chain, Procurement & Transportation Lafayette, Colorado


Description

Position at JBS USA Food Company

The PowerPlants Company is fully funded plant-based protein start-up in Boulder County, CO. It’s an investment by the JBS USA Food Company, the world’s largest protein producer and the second largest food company in the world.

PowerPlants is building its team and looking for a talented and driven professional to help build the best plant-based protein company in the world.

We are seeking an experienced Procurement Manager for a Boulder County, CO based role.

Responsibilities:

  • Formal bidding
  • Vendor selection
  • External vendor management
  • Internal customer relations
  • Cost savings reporting
  • Pricing verification
  • Writing contracts
  • Expediting shipments
  • Monitoring the backorders

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years’ experience in food purchasing and/or sales preferred
  • Experience in the plant based protein or natural foods segment preferred
  • Experience in the use of channel data such as IRi
  • Knowledge of agricultural supply systems and perishable commodities
  • Excellent communication both verbal and written
  • Experience developing business for a start-up or new business venture preferred
  • SAP knowledge and experience preferred
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite required, including a strong understanding of Microsoft Excel

EOE/M/F/Disabled/Vet