Senior Manager of Procurement, Metal and Cans

Multiple Locations
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 5 days ago

Position Summary:

The primary responsibility for this position is to ensure Monster Energy is receiving the best value options for all raw materials along with securing and capacity to fit with the company’s strategies for designated geographies.

Essential Job Functions:

Negotiate best price and terms of agreements with vendors

Understand industry trends in beverage and commodities

Cost Analysis and Modeling

Cost Rationalization

Cost Reduction Projects

Project Management/Special Projects

Establish new vendor programs and partnerships

Assist accounting in resolving price discrepancies

Visit vendors’ offices and plants (domestic and overseas) to assess their capabilities and capacities

Work with the appropriate departments to ensure that selected vendors have the ability to meet quality and delivery requirements

Analyze Supply Chain Sourcing such as Raw Material Packaging and Co-Packing pack fees

Monitor shipments and shipping logistics to make sure we ship in the most efficient and cost-effective manner

Provide data for, and work directly with Cost Accounting to determine product cost of goods

Develop and implement purchasing procedures and policies consistent with company objectives

Analyze and report accounting purchase price variances

Be an active member in the product development process to ensure new ingredients are sourced as appropriate

Supports regional and global supply and quality issues; actively participates in the resolution of crisis level issues

Directs the efforts of subordinates to establish strategies and maintain reliable sources of supply and supervise the negotiation of procured materials and services

Participates on high level business teams to understand regional business strategies and align those strategies with both regional and global procurement category strategies

Leads change management efforts while creating alignment & integration internally and externally

Duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted or modified either formally or informally, wither in wiring or verbally at the discretion of management

Position Requirements:

Bachelor of Business Administration, Supply Chain, Engineering, Finance or related filed

SAP Experience Preferred

Lean manufacturing experience preferred

3-5 years’ experience in Purchasing with CPG company (Beverage industry preferred)

Possess analytical and technical skills required to understand business practices and recommend proper
automation opportunities

Must have intermediate to advanced computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office applications

Able to analyze large amounts of data and creatively problem solve

Strong communication skills across different countries and functions within an organization

Excellent negotiation skills

Excellent organizational and project management skills

Working knowledge of lean manufacturing and continuous improvement

Management process improvements projects related to the purchasing function

Ability to work independently with minimal direction in a dynamic and fast paced, changing environment and
take initiative