The Director of Sourcing is an experienced, high-performing and collaborative leader that will help develop, implement and manage the execution of key sourcing strategies to enable Rae to scale quickly and deliver our strategic growth plans. This role will manage critical parts of product and packaging sourcing, including helping to identify and vet new suppliers, develop strong partnerships, grow a stable and reliable supply chain, and manage execution of both strategic plans and day-to-day business needs.
+ Develop and execute a sourcing strategy that will support Rae’s strategic growth plans.
+ Build a strong and reliable supply chain to ensure our product quality and efficacy standards are met.
+ Identify, vet and assess capabilities of potential suppliers; negotiate terms and scope of new partnerships.
+ Onboard new suppliers and manage relationships in close partnership with the Finance/Planning team.
+ Facilitate product/packaging development execution from inception to purchase order across multiple internal and external cross-functional partners.
+ Develop and manage project plans and timelines, negotiate costs and terms that deliver P&L plans, identify and mitigate risks, and problem-solve to remove barriers.
+ Maintain a working knowledge of applicable legal and governmental regulations that impact our products and packaging; ensure Rae maintains and follows robust policies and procedures that are compliant with cGMP, quality and testing standards, and FDA / government regulations. Manage and update as needed to ensure compliance.
+ Bachelor’s degree required.
+ 7-10+ years of experience in Sourcing, Supply Chain, Operations, Product Development or related field, preferably within Dietary Supplements, Food and Beverage or similar industry.
+ Deep experience in successfully developing, implementing and managing the execution of sourcing strategies.
+ Proven ability to connect work to high-level strategic goals, understand interdependencies across the organization, and manage to a level of detail.
+ Highly organized with a strong ability to prioritize and a proven track record of successfully managing multiple workstreams and responsibilities at the same time.
+ Highly accountable, collaborative, and resourceful with the ability to work effectively both independently and collaboratively.
+ Comfortable with ambiguity and able to drive strong results with minimal guidance.
+ Demonstrated ability to synthesize and influence all levels and functions, both internally and externally.
+ Ability to thrive in a continually evolving environment, adaptable and determined.
Rae Wellness was founded with the vision that wellbeing should be attainable for all. As a women-led wellness company, we lead with transparency and advocacy at the forefront of our business model. We are a fast-paced start-up with direct-to-consumer and national retail distribution.
At Rae Wellness, we welcome humans from all backgrounds and perspectives to join our purpose-driven and inclusive work environment. We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to working with you to meet your needs. If you are a person who requires assistance during the application process, please don’t hesitate to reach out.