Procurement Manager

  • Beyond Meat
  • Shanghai, China
  • Aug 14, 2020
Operations

Job Description

COMPANY DESCRIPTION
At Beyond Meat, we started with simple questions. Why do you need an animal to create meat? Why can’t you build meat directly from plants? It turns out you can. So we did. We make plant-based meats that allow families to eat more, not less, of the traditional dishes they love while feeling great about the health, sustainability, and animal welfare benefits of plant protein. Our goal is to bring exciting change to the plate—and Beyond.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plan, develop and implement sourcing and supplier management strategies and processes for to meet the overall business objectives and competitive advantage of Beyond Meat Jiaxing operations
  • Recruit, build and develop a team of buyers to achieve these goals 
  • Develop a risk management programme for each commodity and communicate the plan to the China management team for approval and implementation 
  • Work with QA to develop a supplier qualification and audit system – e.g., supplier classification, supplier relationship management, etc to deliver results in key performance areas including cost management, inventory reduction, quality & customer audits 
  • Industry benchmarking & develop a pipeline of cost savings projects 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain, engineering or related fields
  • 5-8 years’ experience in strategic sourcing or supply chain management with experience in leading teams
  • Prior experience in food related industry is preferred 
  • Experience with supplier relationship management & supplier development programmes 
  • Strong communication & negotiation skills
  • Good budgeting & financial management & risk control competencies 
  • Fluent in English  

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Factory environment 
  • May be required to travel to other cities for work related assignments
Beyond Meat is an equal employment opportunity employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, gender identify, sexual orientation, national origin, liability for military service, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. If you are interested in learning the status of your application, please note you will be contacted directly by the appropriate human resources contact person if you are selected for further consideration. Beyond Meat reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time.

Organization Type

Company  

Sectors

Food & Agriculture

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