Food Commodities Purchasing Manager in Atlanta GA

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Title: 
Food Commodities Purchasing Manager
Date: 
02/26/2020
Job ID: 
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Location: 
Atlanta GA
Degree: 
B.S./B.A.
Salary: 
Up to $130K + 15% bonus
Relocation: 
Yes
Job Types:
Director/VP Purchasing, Purchasing Supervisor/Manager, Raw Materials/Commodities
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Job Title:  Food Commodities Purchasing Manager

Company:  Large Foodservice Company

Location:  Atlanta, Georgia

Reports To:  Sr. Director of Commodities and Analytics  

Compensation:  Up to $130K + 15% bonus

Relocation:  Assistance available

Requirements:

  • BS in Business, Supply Chain, Finance, or related. MS degree preferred
  • 4+ years of commodity trading, risk management or relevant supply chain experience
  • Experience in grains or dairy risk management strongly desired. Will consider experience with other food / beverage commodities.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop, recommend and execute commodity management strategies
  • Develop, recommend and execute risk management strategies
  • Analyze and forecast prices of commodities using fundamental and technical (charting) analysis
  • Track, calculate, and verify performance of strategies against actual pricing
  • Identify and quantify risks to commodity categories (tariffs, geopolitical instability, disease, etc.) and the impact of these risks.  
  • Develop mitigation strategy for these risks consistent with the risk posed utilizing a combination of risk management strategies that could include forward fixed contracts, futures/options positions, future options positions, or hedge proxies.

 

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