Strategic Sourcing Manager
at Cacique Inc.

Date Posted: 1/2/2020

Job Description

Cacique looks to hire future teammates who embody Cacique’s Four Pillars: Family, Quality, Integrity and Authenticity. These four Pillars are the values that have been the foundation of Cacique’s success since its inception in 1973.  Our work culture embraces people who are innovative, resourceful, determined, catalysts of change and champions of our values.

As we continue to grow, we are currently looking for a packaging expert to join our expanding team as a Strategic Sourcing Manager.   Reporting to the Director or Supply Chain, the Strategic Sourcing Manager will be responsible for building and executing strategies to source and acquire goods and services for Cacique at the lowest total cost of ownership.  Specifically, the Strategic Procurement Manager partners with Marketing, Sales, Quality Assurance, Research & Development, Finance and Operations to drive sourcing solutions for packaging and other materials and products sold by Cacique.  The Strategic Sourcing Manager will have direct ownership in sourcing and selection of new suppliers and co-manufacturers to support existing Operational needs, Research & Development projects and Innovation initiatives.  

Ideal candidates will have a BS/BA degree in a related area (MBA preferred) along with CPSM or C.P.M and/or APICS certification, and at least 8 years of experience in strategic procurement, co-manufacturing, sourcing and supply chain management.  Must be able to demonstrate well-developed negotiation skills as well as the ability to perform hands-on procurement; demonstrated experience identifying and onboarding new supply sources; and the ability to partner with and influence suppliers, colleagues and key leaders internally and externally.

Job Requirements

  • BS/BA degree required, MBA preferred. Business or related field preferred.
  • CPSM or C.P.M certification preferred
  • APICS certification preferred.
  • At least 8 years of experience in strategic procurement, co-manufacturing, sourcing and supply chain.
  • Project management experience in a Food/CPG environment
  • Extensive knowledge of packaging, food ingredients, co-manufacturing and contract management.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent MS Office skills required with the emphasis on Excel.
  • Knowledge and experience using MS Dynamics NAV 2015 or other comparable MRP/ERP systems preferred.

Job Snapshot

About Us

Are you ready to spice up your career? As the largest cheese maker in the United States, Cacique offers a wide variety of high-quality meat and dairy products to discerning customers across the country. Over the past four decades, much about our company has changed – but our not-so-secret recipe for success remains the same: our core set of values (family, quality, integrity, and authenticity) drives all that we do here at Cacique. As our company continues to grow, we are searching for enthusiastic, capable professionals to fill a variety of positions across every facet of our organization.

At Cacique, our dedication to quality extends beyond our products to reach each and every valued associate. Our creative, collaborative work environment is one that encourages teamwork and fosters leadership, growth, and success. Current openings are now available in:

  • Information Technology
  • QA & Quality Control
  • Production
  • Maintenance
  • Operations
  • Merchandising
  • Sales & Business Development
  • Account Management

Cacique is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran status, marital status or any other characteristic protected by law. This should not be considered an offer or a guarantee of employment.

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