Procurement Manager - Packaging, Kildare

Ireland, County Kildare, Kildare
Last update 2023-12-11
Expires 2024-01-11
ID #1886474193
Procurement Manager - Packaging, Kildare
Ireland, County Kildare, Kildare,
Modified October 16, 2023


Job OverviewKDP Ireland – a leading producer and distributor of hot and cold beverages – is excited to announce the establishment of a new Centre for International Procurement in Newbridge, Ireland. We are now looking for great talent to build our global sourcing team, reporting to the Senior Director of Global Packaging, under the International Operations hub for our global supply chain.In the role of the Global Packaging Procurement Manager, you will:Translate business requirements into detailed specifications, conduct industry deep dive analysis to provide proactive insight to category sourcing strategy and process.Develop and execute category strategies in conjunction with key business partners to address and meet business needs.Define best-in-class sourcing procurement process utilizing Ariba (e.g., Traditional RFQ/RFP/RFI, on-line Auction, Collaborative sourcing, multi-event negotiations, etc.)Develop AOP and update financial savings models with support from Finance. Develop and foster long-term relationships with strategic suppliers. Establish & maintain a master contract management system for all spends within scopeRFP DevelopmentIdentify preferred supplier poolSupplier performance managementNegotiation’s skills & execution managementEnsure governance to company and SAP rules to implement supplier NDA’s, Contracts & contract administration etc. across ERP environments.Acquire and be able to communicate market knowledge for the industries in which the vendors participate.Be accountable for compliance on Corporate Environmental Sustainability and Regulatory efforts RequirementsTo be successful in the role of Global Packaging Procurement Manager, you will have:Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Finance, Engineering, or related area from an accredited university. 4+ years of Global Strategic Procurement experience with experience in supporting complex Logistics/Supply Chain organizations 4+ years of SAP/Ariba or similar ERP experience is preferredExperience in supplier identification, development, and qualificationExperience in leading groups and influencing others to drive resultsDemonstrated ability to effectively communicate to a wide variety of internal and external audiences and settingsAnalytical and financial skills to support procurement operations and strategiesExperience to drive productivity through rapid continuous improvementProficient in Microsoft Office softwarePassion to drive continuous improvement and strong stakeholder relationships Company OverviewWhy work at KDP Ireland?At KDP Ireland, not only do we offer a competitive salary and bonus scheme, but we also invest in our employees. When joining KDP Ireland, here are some of the things you can expect:Great working culture - We pride ourselves on promoting a great working culture where people are encouraged to Think Bold, Be Fearless and Deliver Big!Global exposure – Our teams are seasoned global professionals, meaning we have a diverse workforce where you can benefit from different perspectives and experiences. You may also have the opportunity to travel to the USA and meet your international colleagues while working with us too!Community awareness - We run events throughout the year to raise money for (local) charities as people are at the heart of what we do.Continuous learning and development opportunities - We promote internal progression and learning throughout your career with us.Excellent employee benefits including:Private Medical Care Pension ContributionsHoliday entitlementsMonthly curry days onsite!KDP Ireland is an equal opportunity employer and affirmatively seeks diversity in its workforce. KDP Ireland 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.

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Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Procurement manager - packaging

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