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Sr. Procurement Specialist

Location: 

Charlotte, NC, US

 

Requisition ID:  22861 

Posting Locations: Charlotte

 

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Sr. Procurement Specialist

 

REFRESH your career by joining our exceptional team! Coca-Cola Consolidated, the largest bottler in the U.S., is looking for a Sr Procurement Specialist!

 

Things you should know about working as a Sr Procurement Specialist:

 

The Senior Procurement Specialist will participate in procurement activities, market and spend analyses, negotiations, contracting, supplier relationship management, and assisting Coca-Cola Consolidated (Coca-Cola Consolidated) internal End users in obtaining the right materials at the right cost all the time. This role will be highly integrated with the marketing department to support item sourcing, supplier selection and improved processes.

 

What would success look like?

 

Supplier Relationship Management:

  • Cultivate and maintain positive and professional relationships with Suppliers
  • Establish and review key performance measures with a goal of: improved levels of service, response and innovation; increased efficiency; total cost of ownership in line with established company objectives
  • Support from the Commodity Manager, identify and negotiate with suppliers for strategic alignment to generate value for Coca-Cola Consolidated

 

Customer Relationship Management:

  • Collaborate with marketing managers to enable successful execution of programs in the marketplace 
  • Assist in the development, training and implementation of project and procurement processes that provide clear guidance with responsible category leadership
  • Ensure value driven initiatives meet the goals of the company and internal stakeholders

 

Order and Records Management:

  • Ensure orders are entered into correct systems in a timely and accurate manner
  • Communicate pertinent order information to the demand creator
  • Assist in providing cost analyses for the business functional area and evaluating cost savings and efficiency opportunities

 

Commodity Catalog Maintenance:

  • Maintain a list of all approved commodity items for the functional area
  • Work with the Procurement Commodity Manager, Procurement Specialist, and key business partners to complete and update the list

 

Project Management:

  • Undertake various procurement projects as directed by the Manager
  • Assist in the development of RFPs/RFIs and project-specific contracts
  • Calculate savings resulting from procurement activities

 

Lead the Consolidated Way:

  • Maintain a positive leadership role in the procurement and marketing communities
  • Influence with integrity and respect

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Minimal of 2+ years’ experience with Procurement, Purchasing, Supplier Management or Marketing is desired
  • Understanding of fundamental market drivers so that reasonable pricing can be determined
  • Understanding of supply-chain management desired
  • Excel and MS Office proficiency
  • Experience in SAP and other procurement tools is desired
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and oral
  • Strong customer satisfaction and continuous improvement mentality
  • Ability to gather and analyze data to make fact-based decisions
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Desire and ability to help develop teammates' skills and technical expertise; function as a mentor and a role model
  • Self-starter and proactive personality yet can work in a team environment

 

Preferred

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree is preferred

 

 

All candidates will be subject to pre-employment testing: Background Check, Drug Screen, and Physical Abilities Test (if applicable).

 

 

Coca-Cola Consolidated, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Nearest Major Market: Charlotte