Procurement Director, Factory and General Services in Plano, TX at Keurig Dr Pepper

Date Posted: 10/13/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description



The Procurement Director – Factory and General Services 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 director will drive results via excellent stakeholder engagement and by developing his/her team’s capabilities. The annual spend scope is around USD 550M and includes category management for all Corporate Services categories (i.e. consultants, training, recruiting, temporary labor, travel, benefits), Facilities (utilities and services/ supplies to offices, DCs and factories including security, janitorial, waste removal, office supplies, furniture), MRO to our 25+ manufacturing locations and CAPEX sourced domestically (US). The incumbent must drive policies to support proper 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.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plans, develops and directs the activities of the team, with strong focus in engaging and developing his/hers direct reports
  • Proactively engages stakeholders across the enterprise in order to gain deep understanding of their functional strategies and as a results provides valuable support via fit-for-purpose sourcing strategies in each category
  • 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.
  • Reports on progress and value creation results to business stakeholders (budget holders), Finance and Procurement leadership team

OTHER NECESSARY FUNCTIONS

  • Follows all policies, procedures, ergonomic standards and safety requirements directed by our client company and the department.



Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field required, advanced degree preferred.
  • Ten plus years in Procurement management with demonstrated record of achievement and advancement. Professional certification preferred.
  • Thorough understanding of Procurement management systems
  • 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.

LEADERSHIP TRAITS

  • Drive for Results
  • Command skills
  • Building effective teams
  • Managing and measuring work
  • Conflict Management
  • Negotiating
  • Approachability
  • Strategic agility
  • Problem solving


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.