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Sr Procurement Director - Marketing and Sales Services
Plano, TX (USA)
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Company: Keurig Dr Pepper Contact:
Post Date: 05/10/19 Phone:
Job Type: Full Time Fax:
Reference: TXKsE3IQaZ Mailing Address:

Job Overview

Keurig Dr Pepper (NYSE: KDP) is a leading coffee and beverage company in North America, with annual revenue in excess of $11 billion. Formed in 2018 with the merger of Keurig Green Mountain and Dr Pepper Snapple Group, we have leadership positions in soft drinks, specialty coffee and tea, water, juice and juice drinks and mixers, and we market the #1 single serve coffee brewing system in the U.S. We have an unrivaled distribution system that enables our 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®. We have more than 25,000 employees and more than 120 offices, manufacturing plants, warehouses and distribution centers across North America.

The Procurement Director - Marketing and Sales Services is a core member of the Indirect Procurement Leadership team and also a strategic partner to KDP's Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Customer Officer. The incumbent drives results for Marketing and Sales by actively managing the portfolio of suppliers that support our brand strategies with the consumer and customers. The role provides leadership and direction to his/her team and stakeholders, focused on Sourcing Strategy development for pertaining categories to deliver value for money to KDP. The incumbent will drive results via excellent stakeholder engagement and by developing his/her team's capabilities. The annual spend scope is around $800M and highly connected with KDP's growth goals, including categories like Advertising (media, creative, production), Merchandising, Consumer and Customer Data and Research, Shopper marketing, Brokers and others. The incumbent must drive policies to support continued value capture, and lead his/her team and stakeholders through goal-setting, priorities, standards, processes, resource assignments and tools used in controlling and reporting performance, improvement, cost and supplier management, and system maintenance.

What you will do:
  • Co-develops departmental strategies as a key member of the Indirect Procurement Leadership Team
  • Co-pilots KDP's Marketing and Sales strategies by providing deep category expertise and insight towards Advertising, Merchandising, Syndicated data and Shopper Marketing
  • Drives change by proactively engaging stakeholders across the enterprise, gaining deep understanding of their functional strategies.
  • Enables KDP's growth by supporting Sales and Marketing initiatives via fit-for-purpose sourcing strategies in each category
  • Plans, develops and directs the activities of the team, with strong focus in engaging and developing his/hers direct reports
  • Develops high expertise within his/her team, with in depth industry knowledge of buying categories to facilitate long-term strategic planning and risk mitigation
  • Designs fit for purpose organization to ensure delivery of results with appropriate overheads for high ROI
  • Drives cost optimization and working capital improvements along with supplier performance management
  • Collaborates with Finance and HR to establish and enforce standardized policy, processes, guidelines, controls, that will ensure value capture to KDP
  • Focus on continuous improvement practices to keep the sourcing strategies contemporary with the evolving needs of KDP
  • Establishes and manages supplier selection criteria, protects confidentiality and KDP Intellectual property, participates in RFP and RFQ bidding preparation and review, supply agreement negotiations, budgeting and savings opportunities.
  • Develops and deploys key performance indicators accessible to stakeholders that inform and guide performance of the procurement team.
  • Maintains full compliance with financial controls and SOX reporting requirements.
  • Provides department budget recommendations and establishes controls to assure optimum deployment of resources within approved budget.
  • Report on progress and value creation results to business stakeholders (budget holders), Finance and Procurement leadership team
Requirements

What you must have:
  • Bachelor's degree in related field required, advanced degree preferred.
  • 15 plus years in Procurement management with demonstrated record of achievement and advancement. Professional certification preferred.
  • Thorough understanding of Procurement management systems
  • Demonstrated category expertise in Marketing-related fields
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and participate in cross functional teams, with multi-site Procurement management experience highly preferred.
  • Excellent communication and facilitation skills.
  • Ability to directly and indirectly manage others, work autonomously and in a team environment
  • Competence in Microsoft Office skills, especially Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Willingness to travel and work flexible hours.
  • Ability to follow our client companies policies and procedures as well as our Operating principles.
Travel:
  • 20-30% - occasional visits to suppliers, other KDP locations, and trade channels.
Company 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. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Candidates must be able to pass a background check and drug test, as applicable for the role.


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