Our client is a home-delivered meal service providing full prepared, refrigerated meal solutions direct to homes nationwide and have been in business for over 18 years. They provide seniors, patients recovering post-discharge and those managing a chronic condition with tailored nutrition solutions to manage their specific needs. If you are passionate about the well-being of others and have a strong sense of community, this is the place for you! Our client is looking for fun, compassionate, and friendly people who want to make a difference in the lives of others.

They are looking for an experienced Strategic Sourcing Manager to lead our overall sourcing strategy for a varied list of purchased items and Suppliers. This position does not manage people but plays a key, strategic role in our organization. This position requires a strategic thinking individual who also has a deep understanding of food safety initiatives and the tactical side of Supply Chain.


  • Identify and develop Supplier base for key food ingredients and packaging items.
  • Become the company expert on industry trends and ensure company roadmap is supported by a broad base of Suppliers.
  • Develop, maintain, and present long-term strategic roadmaps to company leadership.
  • Consolidate contract requirements from internal stakeholders and lead Supplier contract negotiations.
  • Build and maintain Total Cost Models to help ensure optimized balance between cost and quality requirements.
  • Drive product redesign initiatives.
  • Accountable to develop strong second sources on key items.


  • Bachelor’s Degree required Supply Chain, Business related field.
  • Minimum of five years of experience in Strategic Sourcing / Commodity Management in a Food company. Experience must be within the last seven years.
  • Must have extensive experience in managing supplier relations in the Food Ingredients and Packaging Supplier industry.
  • Knowledge of FSMA and Food Safety, PCQI Certified (preferred), willingness to be trained
  • Proficient with Sharepoint, Microsoft Office Suite, ERP system (preferably Microsoft AX)
  • Ability to multi task and excellent organization skills
  • Team Player. Has excellent people skills to interact with colleagues, cross-functional teams and third parties.

Physical Requirements / Working Conditions:

  • Office environment with regular need to be inside of various production facilities.

Travel up to 25% of time

All applicants for this position must be authorized to work in the U.S. now and in the future without requiring sponsorship.

For more information, please contact Elizabeth Pereira, OPUS International, Inc. at (954) 428-3888 or lizp@foodscience.com