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Director of Protein
Posted on 3/29/2022
INACTIVE
Locations
Fremont, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Leadership
Management
Sales
Requirements
  • 8+ years experience leading multi species protein programs
  • Passion for high welfare and sustainably raised & sourced protein
  • Experience working in close partnership with other departments including Operations, Quality, Accounting, and Sales, with the ability to manage end to end procurement processes
  • Experience with long term forecasting supply chain health and budgeting
  • Demonstrable knowledge related to industry trends, constraints, seasonality and procurement options for meat and seafood
  • Experience with ERP systems
Responsibilities
  • Develop a comprehensive category strategy that addresses vendor capacity, special claims requirements, quality, pricing, and demand plan requirements
  • Identify and implement strategies for commodity cost management, including monitoring commodity and financial markets to anticipate market changes
  • Work cross-functionally with departments such as Operations, Demand planning, Sales team, Logistics, Food Safety and others to drive company initiatives and OKRs
  • Communicate weekly, monthly and quarterly market conditions and financial forecast guidance for Executive level review
  • Build strong working relationship with current vendor partners and develop new vendor relationships
  • Provide weekly, quarterly, and annual production forecasts to important vendors, further processors, and distributors. Tracking, troubleshooting and problem-solving inventory levels including inbound and outbound transportation movement
  • Work with the operation and process engineering team to solve upc problems and develop random weight programs
  • Working with suppliers, product development, and quality assurance teams to support unique programs, new product development work and seasonal product launch
  • Owner of division revenue and P&L
Weee!

501-1,000 employees

Asian & Hispanic Groceries, Delivered
Company Overview
Weee! is committed to providing access to fresh groceries to the communities that need us now more than ever.
Company Values
  • We're merchandise-driven
  • Unparalleled customer experience is our lifeblood
  • We celebrate culture and the power of community
  • We're humble, scrappy, and intentional