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HelloFresh // meal kit delivery
Irving, TX, Newark, NJ or New York City    Posted: Thursday, June 03, 2021
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Come see whats cookin at HelloFresh!

At HelloFresh, we want to revolutionize the way we eat by making it more convenient & exciting to cook meals from scratch. We have offices all over the world & we deliver delicious meals to millions of people.  

We are the industry leader in meal-kit subscription services & were growing all the time. We have distinct meal-kit services that cater to everyone with the most menu variety in the market, which allows us to reach an incredibly wide population of people. 

The HelloFresh team is diverse, high-performing, & international, & our work environment is an inspiring space where you can thrive as a result.

Job Description:

We are seeking an experienced leader to join our Procurement Leadership team as Director of Grocery Procurement.  In this role, you will manage the procurement strategy of our Grocery category to meet our budgeted goals & targets around cost, quality, & customer offering. Overseeing a team of strategy managers & technical specialists, you will have an opportunity to scale our established products & be a key part of bringing our innovative products into customers homes. 

You will ...

  • Lead the Grocery categories, implementing sourcing & replenishment strategies that will:
    • Develop a high performing network of suppliers that meet our sourcing benchmarks & increase network capacity 
    • Deliver a high quality product through new SKU development, new vendor sourcing, & working closely with our product validation teams
    • Work hand in hand with, & advise our replenishment teams on best practices & new strategies for inventory management, troubleshooting issues as needed
    • Reduce our overall cost basis through targeted category plans & vendor strategies
    • Own our Grocery  P&L & meet budgeted goals by driving cost savings through a strategic sourcing  plan
    • Oversee your strategy team as they implement strategic sourcing negotiations & partnership planning
    • Develop & coach a high performing team of category & replenishment experts 

You are

  • Someone with a clear understanding of procurement sourcing best practices
  • Someone who has managed a large portfolio of products & over $200MM in spend
  • An expert negotiator who has handled multi-million dollar contract negotiations 
  • A creative problem solver with a process improvement mindset
  • Data-driven decision maker who is passionate about bringing that mentality to their team
  • A strong leader with a proven track record of managing large & diverse teams
  • Detail-oriented You possess strong organizational skills & consistently demonstrate a methodical approach to all your work
  • A self-starter You are highly motivated & passionate; youre eager to take on new projects without knowing exactly what you will uncover
  • Agile You thrive in fast-paced & dynamic environments & are willing to get deep into the weeds where needed
  • A strong communicator who can easily communicate complex solutions cross functionally & to upper management

At a minimum, you have...

  • 3+ years of experience in Procurement, with relevant experience in the Food Industry
  • A degree in supply chain, business, engineering, other relevant area of study; or comparable work experience
  • Flexibility to travel (up to 25%)
  • Fluent in Microsoft Office & Google Suite applications

Youll get

  • Competitive Salary & 401k company match that vests immediately upon participation 
  • Generous parental leave of 16 weeks & PTO policy 
  • $0 monthly premium & other flexible health plans 
  • 75% discount on your subscription to HelloFresh (as well as other product initiatives)   
  • Snacks, cold brew on tap & monthly catered lunches 
  • Company sponsored outings & Employee Resource Groups 
  • Collaborative, dynamic work environment within a fast-paced, mission-driven company  

It is the policy of HelloFresh not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or because he or she is a protected veteran.

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