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Procurement Purchasing Manager

  • Posted: 11 Jan 2022
  • Cycles & Procurement
  • Broomfield
  • United States

About the job

About the Job:

To support Danone North America by developing, executing, and strengthening Procurement Sourcing Strategies within Plant Based Categories. The Purchasing Manager Role is visible and serves as a key source to the NORAM Procurement Team and the Global Plant Based Business. This position is based in Broomfield, CO or remote and reports hierarchically to the Plant Based Procurement Director. Engagement of key stakeholders include R&I, Marketing, Finance, Supply Chain, PMO, Global Procurement, and suppliers.


• Accountable for the development, validation, and implementation of the Plant Based Category Strategies.
• Anaylze spend and supports purchasing managers through sourcing analytics
• Work cross functionally with internal stakeholders to ensure Danone is supported by suppliers to bring bottom line productivity (cost savings) while driving top line growth.
• Help with transactional activities of purchase orders, reconciling invoices, and assisting plant buyers
• Reconcile forecast coverage, demand planning, and inbound orders
• Develop strong internal relationships with key stakeholders to lead projects with R&I, Marketing, Finance, and Supply Chain to deliver against category strategy objectives.
• Contribute to the development and deployment of Danone's Corporate Plant Based Regenerative Agricultural Sustainability Strategies.
• Collaborate across other Plant Based Purchasing Managers and Direct Material Category Activation Managers to enable opportunities to deliver Supplier Enabled Innovation.
• Support and provide data input into the Global Plant Based Strategy through collaborating and partnering with other regions to leverage skill and scale.
• Provide market support and intelligence for new category growth
• Ensure all Procurement compliance foundations are managed and met thoroughly.


The base compensation range for this position is $70,000-105,000 (commensurate with experience). Danone North America additionally offers a performance-based bonus and has a strong benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription Drug Coverage, 401k Plan, Wellness Program, Life Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement, Flexible Time Off, and Paid Parental Bonding Leave, among other benefit plan options.

About you


About You:

Education and Experience:
• Bachelor's degree in business or related field required
• Minimum of 2 years of experience in Procurement or Supply Chain
• Agriculture and risk management experience is a plus
• SAP experience is a plus
• Detail oriented
• Highly organized and systematic
• Strong communication skills with business acumen
• Advanced Excel and Power Point experience
• Ability to adapt to change quickly
• Strong team player
• Ability to travel up to 30%
• Language: English


About us


About Us:

At Danone North America, you’ll work with some of the best-known food and beverage brands in the world like Activia, Silk, Horizon Organic, Two Good, Oikos, evian, and Happy Family. You’ll be part of the one of largest Certified B Corps™ in the world, working together to make sure our brands create real benefits for people, communities, and the planet. We have 6,000+ employees across the U.S. and Canada. Come join our movement for a healthier world: One Planet. One Health BY YOU. Danone North America doesn’t just welcome what makes you unique, we value it. We’re proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All hires to our team are based on qualifications, merit and business needs. We recruit, employ, train and promote regardless of race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic or any other protected status. Faithful to our values of openness and humanism, all of our employees share in the commitment to engage one another with dignity and respect. http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c .pdf