Sweetgreen – Director of Procurement & Sustainable Sourcing

  • Curated by Reconsidered
  • Culver City, CA, USA
  • May 03, 2021
Experienced (8+ years) Agriculture/Food Sustainability Product Development/Supply Chain Project/Program Management Strategy

Job Description

As the Director of Procurement & Sustainable Sourcing, you will lead a mission driven procurement team, coach your team through rapid growth, and do this in the face of headwinds in a fast-paced and ambiguous environment. Your leadership chops should include the ability to be a long-term systems thinker, a solid negotiator, a superb project and process manager, and an inspiring leader who can hold all parties accountable to the desired outcomes. Experience owning a vast network of supply partners and commercialized foodservice solutions is a huge plus. The Director of Procurement & Sustainable Sourcing has five key performance objectives: Build a scalable, new approach to sourcing our delicious, healthy, sustainable and transparent food; Champion the “Five Rights” of Supply Chain Optimization; Improve our ingredient quality and Food & Grower Ethos metrics by upholding our “Win, Win, Win” Core Value; Negotiate and enhance our national supplier contracts as we continue to scale; Manage the food cost sourcing strategy to achieve the budgeted COGS...