Director of Food & Beverage Sourcing


PENN Entertainment, Inc.

PENN Entertainment

keywords: summary,strategy,management,performance,quality assurance,goals,qualifications,skills,communication,knowledge,initiative

Regular Full-Time

Starting at $140k annually, with bonus eligibility

Overview: <p>We&rsquo;re always looking for talent that believes in having fun. At PENN Entertainment, you&rsquo;ll get to be a part of an exciting industry, where the days and nights are fast paced. You&rsquo;ll work with an incredibly diverse set of co-workers driven by their enthusiasm for helping people find and have more fun. You&rsquo;ll also get to work at a company that cares about your career growth and will help you get the support you need to expand your possibilities.&nbsp;</p> <p>Click&nbsp;<a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"><u>HERE</u></a>&nbsp;to learn more about our Day 1 Benefits, 401k Program, Company Perks, Career Opportunities, Advancement Programs, Scholarships and more!</p>
Responsibilities: <p><strong>The Director of Strategic Sourcing - Food &amp; Beverage </strong>leads and directs efforts in designated commodity groups that lead cost optimization, improved quality, and enhanced innovation through development of strategic sourcing initiatives, risk management, effective contracting, negotiation tools, and specification development. He/she develops and implements procurement and distribution strategies for multi-business unit gaming company. Analyzes market trends, benchmarks for best practice, assists with specification development. Drives strategic cost management requiring extensive cross-functional interface within the business units and corporate offices. Furnishes procurement analysis and cost data for planning, budgeting, and other functional duties.</p> <ul> <li>Directs and leads strategic sourcing process across corporate and multi-business unit sites with a specific focus distributor, manufacturer, and GPO strategies across all F&amp;B categories.</li> <li>Establishes measurable objectives and reports.</li> <li>Advises and guides management in all company purchase decisions, such as price quotes and product quality to ensure the highest level of expertise pertaining to materials management</li> <li>Responsible for achieving financial and KPI&rsquo;s tied to the position.</li> <li>Works with functional and operational leadership to create appropriate specifications, determine prioritized objectives and strategies, assess risks, and cost/budget objectives.</li> <li>Develop and administer supplier development plans.</li> <li>Conduct formal business reviews with suppliers.</li> <li>Writes and negotiates contracts.</li> <li>Monitors cost trends for key commodity groups</li> <li>Researches and evaluates suppliers based on price/cost, service standards, quality standards, capability, and strategic match.</li> <li>Negotiates and resolves disputes and performance issues and provides feedback to operational/functional leadership.</li> <li>Performs appropriate budgetary, administrative, and human resources management functions for the department, employee development, performance management, salary reviews. Coaches team members.</li> <li>Other duties as assigned.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <div class="iCIMS_InfoMsg iCIMS_InfoMsg_Job"> <div class="iCIMS_Expandable_Container"> <div class="iCIMS_Expandable_Text"> <ul> <li>Must be at least 21 years of age.</li> <li>Must possess a Bachelor's Degree. Master's Degree a plus.</li> <li>6+ years of Food &amp; Beverage experience in a strategic sourcing or procurement role.</li> <li>3+ years of management experience required.</li> <li>Ability to travel 10-25% to PENN Entertainment property and corporate office locations.</li> <li>GPO experience preferred.</li> <li>Must have proven track record of creating and implementing strategic sourcing initiatives in a medium to large size corporate environment with multiple business units in different states.</li> <li>Must be eligible for, or able to obtain a gaming license in multiple jurisdictions.</li> <li>Must have demonstrated performance in supply chain management from demand planning to sourcing strategy development, logistics definition and criteria, comprehensive requests for proposal, source selection criteria, negotiations, and post award administration.</li> <li>Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively across multifunctional teams in multiple geographies.</li> <li>Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees, as well as outside contacts.</li> <li>Ability to review and comprehend all necessary documentation.</li> <li>Ability to perform and understand financial analysis and total cost of ownership factors. Demonstrated analytical and contractual background.</li> <li>Ability to observe and direct actions of subordinates.</li> <li>Must be able to use a computer keyboard.</li> <li>Must be able to effectively communicate in English both orally and written.</li> </ul> <br /> <p><strong>Additional Requirements</strong>:</p> <ul> <li>Ability to perform and understand financial analysis and total cost of ownership factors.</li> <li>Ability to be proactive in anticipating and managing risk factors.</li> <li>Strong negotiation and contract law skills across a variety of contract types.</li> <li>Experience in direct work with internal customer cross-functional groups is required.</li> <li>Complete knowledge establishing corporate national contracts.</li> <li>Must demonstrate knowledge of procure-to-pay systems.</li> <li>Well established negotiating and communication skills.</li> </ul> <br /> <p><strong>Physical Demands:</strong></p> <p>The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.</p> <ul> <li>Must be able to drive and travel by air to all other PNG properties.</li> </ul> <br /> <p><strong>Work Environment:</strong></p> <p>The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.<br /><br /><br /></p> </div> </div> </div> <h2 class="iCIMS_InfoMsg iCIMS_InfoField_Job">STAY IN THE GAME. FOLLOW US.</h2> <div class="iCIMS_InfoMsg iCIMS_InfoMsg_Job"> <div class="iCIMS_Expandable_Container"> <div class="iCIMS_Expandable_Text"> <p>We&rsquo;ve grown to become the leading provider of integrated entertainment, sports content, and casino gaming experiences thanks to our 43 destinations across North America, online sports betting and iCasino via ESPN BET&trade; and theScore Bet Sportsbook and Casino&reg;.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Being an industry leader means more than being a purveyor of fun. We are also committed to values like diversity and sustainability &mdash; for our community, our team members, our vendors, and our planet.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div>