Director, Procurement Operations

Lead strategic and day-to-day procurement operations in the United States. Drive team development and foster a customer-centric culture to ensure consistent, high-quality product supplies at optimal costs. Manage a diverse portfolio with an annual budget exceeding $50 million.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead team, of 11-12, to ensure timely, cost-effective procurement of quality products & services.
  • Responsible for Budget planning and forecast accuracy by expense category, working cross-functionally to ensure compliance with budget expectations.
  • Assist in long-term functional planning and goal alignment.
  • Accountable for department staffing, training, and development to support strategic growth.
  • Define and monitor key procurement metrics for performance evaluation.
  • Create and ensure compliance to procurement policies: RFP, Terms, PO structure, SRM.
  • Manage supplier relationships, to improve delivered value to Signet.
  • Develop strategic partnerships for new procurement initiatives.
  • Optimize global supply chain to balance value and risk.
  • Maintain strong supplier relationships and manage/improve vendor performance.
  • Drive cross-organizational collaboration and project execution.
  • Minimize inventory while de-risking for out-of-stock positions.
  • Provide project progress reports and address roadblocks as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain, Finance, Economics, or equivalent; MBA Preferred.
  • 7+ years of procurement experience with focus on cost savings, including 5+ years of leadership.
  • Proficiency in purchasing methodologies, accounting, and product trend forecasting.
  • Strong management, negotiation, and communication skills.
  • Expertise in project management and team development.
  • Advanced computers skills, including MS Office and Analytics tools.

Benefits & Perks:

  • Competitive healthcare, dental & vision insurance
  • 401(k) matching after one year of employment
  • Generous time off + company holidays
  • Merchandise discount
  • Learning & Development programs
  • Much more!

Join us in shaping procurement excellence and contributing to our company’s success. Apply now to join our dynamic team!

Job Details

Posted By

Nicholas Fratto

Location

Akron, OH

Company Name

Signet Jewelers

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