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Sourcing Activation Analyst

Frisco, Texas Job ID 101049 Job Category Procurement Job Level Individual Contributor Position Type Full-Time
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The Sourcing Activation Analyst is responsible for providing analytical, project management, and tactical executions support to create a reliable and flexible supplier network with an overall lower cost structure and improved efficiency.  The Analyst works cross-functionally and supports efforts to integrate category strategies with related activities in the Supply Chain functions including Manufacturing, Quality, Supply Chain Planning, and Distribution. As a member of the Procurement team, the Analyst’s role includes to collaborating with procurement category managers to  help facilitate key components of category strategies and process improvements resulting in improved supplier quality and service performance.

What you will do:

 Quality & Service

  • Support efforts with the US Refreshment Beverages (USRB) Operations Team to advance the goals of the USRB Business Unit including assist in the delivery of Right Materials Right Place Right Time and to participate in the execution of improvement projects across the Supply Chain.
  • Assist in driving process and reporting improvements resulting in an efficient and effective Supplier Claims process, leveraging technology, and connecting sites/users of the goods and services, with AP team.
  • Partners with cross functional teams to monitor and resolve issues around freight, import, and warehousing operations.
  • Collaborate with the supplier quality team, category leads, and manufacturing to reduce non-conformance incidents, resolve outstanding claims, and improve fulfillment rates.
  • Provides support to in-bound leads at each manufacturing facility to secure on-time deliveries by suppliers while solidifying lead times.
  • Partner with supply chain team to eliminate waste in PO processing along with goods receipt practices.
  • Partner with cross functional teams to monitor and resolve issues around freight, import, and warehousing operations.

Working Capital/Productivity

  • Support vendor inventory management and supplier capacity planning in close collaboration with materials planning and category leads.
  • Monitor MOQs and Procurement/Supplier related inventory policies (ie VMI) to optimize inventory and minimize obsolescence at our KDP as well as suppliers’ sites.
  • Helps resolve invoicing issues and enable payment terms.

Other

  • Provides ad hoc support to Category Leads as assigned.
  • Collaborate with Category Leads and Supply Chain personnel to ensure effective Category Strategy integration through KDP’s supply chain.
  • Utilizes procurement tools including SAP, Ariba, Celonis, Cognos, and Kargoo Systems.
  • Identifies trends and improves procurement process and procedures and serves as SME for extended team.
  • Comfortable interacting with all levels of the organization, including senior executives.
  • Follow all KDP policies and procedures.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis on supply chain, data analytics, or Business Administration area of study.
  • 1-3 years’ experience in cross functional supply chain role(s)
  • Experience working with ERP systems, SAP Ariba preferred.
  • Proficient in MS Excel.
  • Demonstrated experience creating and presenting reports and insights.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Perform in fast paced environment with ever changing priorities.

Company Overview

Keurig Dr Pepper (NASDAQ: KDP) is a leading beverage company in North America, with a portfolio of more than 125 owned, licensed and partners brands and powerful distribution capabilities to provide a beverage for every need, anytime, anywhere. We operate with a differentiated business model and world-class brand portfolio, powered by a talented and engaged team that is anchored in our values. We work with big, exciting beverage brands and the #1 single-serve coffee brewing system in North America at KDP, and we have fun doing it! 
 
Together, we have built a leading beverage company in North America offering hot and cold beverages together at scale. Whatever your area of expertise, at KDP you can be a part of a team that’s proud of its brands, partnerships, innovation, and growth. Will you join us? 
 
We strive to be an employer of choice, providing a culture and opportunities that empower our team of ~28,000 employees to grow and develop.  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 is an equal opportunity employer and affirmatively seeks diversity in its workforce. Keurig Dr Pepper recruits qualified applicants and advances in employment its employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability or association with a person with a disability, medical condition, genetic information, ethnic or national origin, marital status, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

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