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Little Caesar Commodity Risk Director


Little Caesar Enterprises, Inc., located in the beautiful Fox Theatre in downtown
Detroit, is looking for an experienced and highly motivated Commodity Risk Director
to join our Corporate Purchasing team. As the largest carryout pizza chain in the
WORLD and with significant sales growth throughout last decade, Little Caesars offers
tremendous opportunities for all of our colleagues.
As Commodity Risk Director your primary focus will be developing, communicating,
gaining approval and executing commodity risk management strategies for a variety of
commodity traded items including dairy, flour, oil and sugar. This position is directly
responsible to develop and execute actionable hedging strategies; establish and build
strategic relationships with suppliers; reach targeted quality, cost-savings and
profitability goals; take a broad leadership role by providing fresh perspectives,
innovative ideas, and practical solutions to risk mitigation; work successfully with other
functions to establish and manage priorities and positively influence all levels within and
outside the organization to promote effective working relationships in support of
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain, Procurement or
related discipline; seven to ten years commodity purchasing experience; in depth
understanding of raw material commodity markets; evidence of highly developed
analytical skills; demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and changing priorities
and to effectively negotiate project requests and priorities to optimize resource
utilization; strong project management and organizational skills, highly motivated and
efficient with demonstrated ability to drive measurable results; evidence of interpersonal
skills and influencing abilities to positively affect results of cross-functional and internal
teams; ability to travel to supplier locations, trade shows and industry events.
Little Caesars offers an excellent compensation and benefits package including:
Medical/dental/prescription coverage, 401k with company match, on-site child care,
adoption benefits, free parking and exciting sports and entertainment perks! In addition
to Little Caesars Pizza, Ilitch companies in the food, sports and entertainment industries

include: the Detroit Red Wings, Olympia Entertainment, Olympia Development, Blue

Line Foodservice Distribution, Champion Foods, Ilitch Holdings, Inc., Uptown
Entertainment, Little Caesars Pizza Kit Fundraising Program, and a variety of venues
within these entities. Michael Ilitch owns the Detroit Tigers. Marian Ilitch owns MotorCity
Casino Hotel.
Come join a stable company that is an industry leader –
we are waiting for YOU to join our team!

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Created at 10/25/2012 9:55 AM by Pava, Penny J.
Last modified at 10/25/2012 9:55 AM by Pava, Penny J.