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Senior Manager, Sourcing Flexibles

Company: Keurig Dr Pepper
Location: Frisco
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Job Overview:The Sr. Manager, Sourcing Flexibles is responsible for leading and executing the strategic sourcing activities for all flexible packaging related categories (e.g. Film, bag in box, labels, lid stock, coffee bags) estimated at $200-$250M in annual spend. This position will work closely with key business stakeholders to develop effective cost reduction strategies and implementation plans with a focus on reducing total cost of ownership while optimizing supplier performance.This role resides in our Frisco, TX office and reports to the Director of Fibers and Flexibles Procurement.ResponsibilitiesCategory ManagementCreate an environment of strategic collaboration with suppliersTranslate business requirements into detailed specifications to support the category sourcing processDevelop and update financial savings models with support from FinancePrepare the Annual Operating Plan (AOP) for the categories under his/her responsibilityConduct industry deep dive analysis to provide proactive category insightsDevelop and execute category strategies in conjunction with key business partners to address and meet business needs.Define best-in-class sourcing procurement processes utilizing Ariba (e.g. Traditional RFQ/RFP/RFI, on-line Auction, Collaborative sourcing, multi-event negotiations, etc.)Develop and foster long-term relationships with suppliersComplianceBe accountable for compliance on Corporate Environmental Sustainability and Regulatory efforts representing sourcing area:Risk Management: Ensure supplier risk is proactively understood and continuity business plans in place for any potential unpreventable interruption in supplyFood & Drug Administration: Ensure suppliers comply with all required federal national, regional, and local food safety regulationsInfluence stakeholders on policies and practices for procurement, as well as the legal and financial requirements and policies in making a purchaseExecute legal contracting & contract administration in Ariba as required by policyAnalytics and communicationBe an expert with analytical tools (e.g. Excel) in order to draw conclusions and make recommendations from large data setsBe extremely proficient at oral / written communication in order to effectively explain complex ideas and approaches to a wide audienceBe an expert in MS Word, MS Project and MS PowerPointStakeholder Management & InfluencingBe able to build strong customer relationshipsBe able to interact with all levels of the organization, ranging from senior executives through middle managementBe a strong team player with other critical cross functional groupsHave a collaborative management style with the ability to build partnerships both internally and externallyHave passion to drive continuous improvementBe able to lead small cross functional teams to drive for shared goalsSuccessful Candidates will excel in:Pursuing tasks with energy and drive to meet deadlines despite obstacles and setbacksStepping up to conflicts, seeing them as opportunitiesChampioning the best creative ideas and actively moving them into implementationRequirements:Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain, Finance, Engineering, or related area from an accredited university.5+ years of Strategic Procurement experience with experience in supporting complex Logistics/Supply Chain organizations5+ years of SAP/Ariba or similar ERP experienceCompany Overview & EEO Statement:Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP) is a leading coffee and beverage company in North America with dual headquarters in Burlington, MA and Plano, TX, with annual revenue in excess of $11 billion. KDP holds leadership positions in soft drinks, specialty coffee and tea, water, juice and juice drinks and mixers, and markets the #1 single serve coffee brewing system in the U.S. The Company maintains an unrivaled distribution system that enables its portfolio of more than 125 owned, licensed and partner brands to be available nearly everywhere people shop and consume beverages. With a wide range of hot and cold beverages that meet virtually any consumer need, KDP key brands include Keurig -, Dr Pepper -, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters -, Canada Dry -, Snapple -, Bai -, Mott's - and The Original Donut Shop -. The Company employs more than 25,000 employees and operates more than 120 offices, manufacturing plants, warehouses and distribution centers across North America.Benefits built for you: Our people are the heart of our business, which is why we offer robust benefits to support your health and wellness as well as your personal and financial well-being. We also provide employee programs designed to enhance your professional growth and development while ensuring you feel valued, inspired and appreciated at work.Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and affirmatively seeks diversity in its workforce. Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. recruits qualified applicants and advances in employment its employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, genetic information, ethnic or national origin, marital status, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

Keywords: Keurig Dr Pepper, Dallas , Senior Manager, Sourcing Flexibles, Executive , Frisco, Texas

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