Develop and execute sourcing strategy for manufacturing company that produces over 100K products per year across 3 plants. Interface with suppliers and purchasing locations, acquiring all merchandise and equipment for production.
Strategically source and negotiate contracts with suppliers while aligning purchasing strategy with business partners. Supervise team of 5 assistant buyers covering procurement and purchasing. Report to Director of Purchasing, working closely with leadership on RFIs, RFPs, contract renewals, and new supplier initiatives.