Assist in the development and maintenances of operations business plans to include all program requirements, personnel productivity and efficiency, transportation expenses, distribution costs, and image.
Understand business requirements and challenges; including priorities, must win battles and key value drivers. Transmit this understanding to the category management teams at the appropriate level so the category sourcing strategies and priorities are defined accordingly.
Help integrate and synchronize the development of technical manuals, training support plans, maintenance engineering efforts, provisioning parts lists, repair parts, special and unique tools, and test equipment.
In collaboration with other compliance department members and home office Risk Management Division (RMD), responds to PMU and field team requests for assistance, information and interpretation on a broad range of topics, such as allowances; contract regulations, procedures and management; subcontracting procedures and management; grants under contracts; cost, pricing, and billing issues and audit responses.
Responsible for owning the Business Partner relationship with key stakeholders such as HR, Legal, IT, Finance, Real Estate, Facility Services, Relocation, and Consultancy. Builds strong relationships with senior leaders in each area and acts as the key conduit for procurement in order to influence future strategies.
Negotiates with suppliers and analyzes suppliers' operations to determine factors that affect prices and to determine lowest cost consistent with quality, reliability, and ability to meet required schedules.
Responsible for owning the Business Partner relationship with Beverage for all powdered brands. Acts as the key conduit between the business and procurement. Taps into the global and local sourcing strategies and adapts for the business needs.
Perform operational investigations, evaluate and approve CAPA plans for transport and logistics related irregularities. Performs investigations related to warehousing in Canada and LATAM. Collaborates with relevant regional managers, in areas of responsibilities on matrix, KPIs and reports for the whole region.
The Procurement Manager leads supplier management activities and executes supplier compliance activities for assigned suppliers. Suppliers are generally regional in nature and may span only a few sites, a business or a function.
. Performs complex systems development and design work that may include logic design, I/O design, firmware development, model formulation, manufacturing and development cost projections, computer architecture analysis and design, and analog or digital systems engineering.
Interacts with clients to understand their distribution networks and determines the logistics resources required to support equipment, safety, personnel and maintenance. Identifies supply sources to meet technical requirements.