Indirect Procurement Director

McLane is one of the largest and most stable supply chain services leaders in the United States. We've been at the forefront of delivering retail and restaurant solutions for convenience stores, mass merchants, drug stores, and chain restaurants for over 125 years. Our vision is to be an agile, innovative, and unified supply chain partner that delivers a superior customer experience, improves the lives of our teammates and community, and produces best-in-class returns.

Develop and execute a holistic strategy to establish and operationalize a centralized company-wide procurement and sourcing team focused on procuring goods, services, and other resources. Build a customer-focused, service-oriented, and business aligned team adding value to the overall organization through strategic indirect procurement initiatives. Direct strategic leadership of approximately $900M of Company resources.


  • Day 1 Benefits available: medical, dental, and vision insurance, FSA/HSA and company-paid life insurance.
  • Get paid early. Get paid fast.
  • 401(k) with annual company match.
  • Paid holidays, vacation time, college tuition reimbursement, and more!

  • Develop the vision and strategy for indirect procurement across the enterprise including supply chain strategies and metrics for indirect goods.
  • Collaborates with executive leaders, functions, and businesses as needed to champion enterprise wide cross-functional sourcing and procurement initiatives.
  • Provides strategic leadership and approves the planning process and recommends sourcing solutions, channels for distribution and execution of best practices for all indirect categories.
  • Plans, develops, directs, and implements complex business strategies through the establishment of short/long-range objectives, change management, performance goals and metrics for each spend category.
  • Creates collaborative business plans with strategic vendors, develops negotiating strategies and directs the execution of strategic programs.
  • Ensures all goods and services meet established standards and legal requirements.
  • Oversees and/or participates in complex negotiations with key suppliers.
  • Leads a team who addresses business unit concerns / issues and requests, resolving within legal/tax and corporate guidelines.
  • Assures the appropriate use of capital and financial resources, with a total cost of ownership framework.
  • Directs and executes enterprise-wide budgetary cost reduction programs and initiatives.
  • Collaborates with executive stakeholders for resource allocation, budgetary control, staff development and sets enterprise-wide sourcing plans.
  • Consults and advises business senior leadership teams/executives on the impact of procurement activities.
  • Applies analytics to enable optimized cost savings and ensures an adequate supply chain supply.
  • Establishes enterprise-wide inventory/replenishment metrics and builds logistical solutions.
  • Develops risk mitigation strategies for key indirect goods across the enterprise.
  • Leads benchmarking, financial and business analytics for long range pricing and buy rationalizations.
  • Leads and develops procurement and sourcing team into a mature industry-leading department on negotiations, financial reviews, change management, contract reviews inventory control, business analytics and general management.
  • Provides continuous leadership to business units to assist in the achievement of their goals and the overall corporate strategies/targets.
  • Leads strategy, implementation, management and development of consistent departmental sourcing activities and source-to-pay software systems.
  • Directs the development of policies/procedures to ensure goods and services are available to business units.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Bachelor's degree in business, supply chain or a related field.
  • 10+ years' experience in the field of purchasing and procurement.
  • 5+ years' experience leading a procurement and/or sourcing team.
  • Decision maker and subject matter expert for risk management allowances, terms/conditions, pricing, transportation, and quality control/acceptance.
  • Strong project management skills, strong decision-making ability, strong critical thinking skills, and solid analytical skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with ability to advocate for and present recommendations to executive teams.
  • Strong analytic and financial acumen. Demonstrated experience in budgeting, and P&L experience.
  • Ability to drive outcomes, react to and eliminate roadblocks to achieve appropriate outcomes.

  • Office environment.
  • Moderate travel required.

Candidates may be subject to a background check and drug screen, in accordance with applicable laws.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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Temple, Texas

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Merchandising/Supply Chain

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