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Procurement Director, Protein and Seafood

Green Chef

Green Chef

New York, NY, USA
Posted on Wednesday, November 15, 2023

Title: Procurement Director, Protein and Seafood

We are seeking an experienced leader to join our Procurement Leadership team as Director of Protein and Seafood Procurement. In this role, you will manage the procurement strategy of our Protein and Seafood categories, managing a team of category managers and technical specialists to meet our targets around cost, quality, and customer offering. In this role you will have an opportunity to scale our supply network and drive innovation in our products, playing a critical role in bringing our innovative products into customer’s homes.

You will...

  • Lead the Protein and Seafood categories, implementing sourcing and replenishment strategies that will:
    • Own our Protein and Seafood P&L and meet budgeted goals by driving cost savings through a strategic sourcing plan
    • Develop a high performing network of suppliers that meet our sourcing benchmarks and increase network capacity
    • Drive innovation and growth by identifying product development opportunities, supporting menu innovation, and supporting the growth of new channels and brands, and working closely with our product validation teams
    • Maintain a close partnership with our replenishment teams and provide guidelines for SKU volume allocation and inventory targets
    • Develop and coach a high performing team of category managers and technical specialists
    • Lead your strategy team as they implement strategic sourcing negotiations and partnership planning

You are…

  • Someone with a clear understanding of procurement sourcing best practices
  • An expert negotiator who has handled multi-million dollar contract negotiations
  • A creative problem solver with a process improvement mindset
  • Data-driven decision maker who is passionate about bringing that mentality to their team
  • A strong leader with a proven track record of managing large and diverse teams
  • Detail-oriented – You possess strong organizational skills and consistently demonstrate a methodical approach to all your work
  • A self-starter – You are highly motivated and passionate; you’re eager to take on new projects without knowing exactly what you will uncover
  • Agile – You thrive in fast-paced and dynamic environments and are willing to get deep into the weeds where needed
  • A strong communicator who can easily communicate complex solutions cross functionally and to upper management

You have...

  • 6+ years of experience in Protein Procurement and Retail/E-commerce purchasing, with relevant experience in the Food Industry
  • A degree in supply chain, business, engineering, other relevant area of study; or comparable work experience
  • Flexibility to travel (up to 25%)
  • Fluent in Microsoft Office and Google Suite applications

You’ll get…

  • Competitive salary, 401k with company match that vests immediately upon participation, and company equity plan based on role
  • Generous PTO and parental leave of up to 16 weeks
  • Comprehensive health and wellness benefits with options at $0 monthly, effective first day of employment
  • Tuition reimbursement for continuing education
  • Up to 75% discount on subscriptions to HelloFresh meal plans (HelloFresh, Green Chef, Everyplate, and Factor_)
  • Access to 6 different Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) including those for minorities, women, veterans, parents, and LGBTQ+
  • Inclusive, collaborative, and dynamic work environment within a fast-paced, mission-driven company that is growing exponentially year over year
New York Pay Range
$160,800$201,000 USD