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Procurement Manager

Date: Apr 19, 2022

Location: Atlanta, GA, US, 30313

Company: Coca-Cola Bottlers’ Sales & Services Company, LLC

Position Location: Atlanta, GA

 

 

Summary:

The Procurement Manager is responsible for strategic procurement activities in high-potential Service categories, including but not limited to IT Services, Consulting, Business Process Outsourcing (BPO), Accounting and Legal providers, and Document/Printing Services. This role will lead sourcing events, own contract negotiations, and drive value-generating projects for Coca-Cola Bottlers and CCBSS. The person will also leverage and maintain relationships with Coca-Cola system entities including Bottlers, The Coca-Cola Company (TCCC), CEPG, and stakeholders across CCBSS.

The ideal candidate will effectively manage multiple priorities, exhibit strong interpersonal skills, communicate concisely, and influence others to participate in cross-entity projects. This position will be an individual contributor reporting to the Senior Procurement Director – Commercial and Flex.

 

Essential job duties and responsibilities:

Identifies opportunities through data analysis, stakeholder input, and benchmarking. Works with key clients to develop Service category procurement strategies.

Partners with cross-functional team on project definition, governance, and supplier performance management.

Manages CCBSS’s 7-Step Strategic Sourcing Process as well as rapid sourcing projects. Negotiates and manages short and long-term contracts to optimize service and total cost of ownership.

Manages supplier relationships and monitors contracts and compliance.

Works with stakeholders across the Coca-Cola Bottling Network to improve efficiency and leverage supplier capabilities.

Provides superior customer service across a complex business structure and stakeholder base.

Seeks out opportunities for diversity suppliers.

Stays current with market trends and communicates these internally.

 

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in relevant field

3 years of experience in strategic procurement, with additional years in procurement or other business functions

Proven success in procurement of Indirect Services and/or IT is preferred

Experience in leading/developing collaborative relationships with vendors Knowledge of procurement policies, procedures, and procurement systems Proven project management ability

Experience in a decentralized or matrix organization is preferred

 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Self-motivated; ability to execute and prioritize in a dynamic environment Stakeholder relationship management, communication, and collaboration skills Negotiation/influencing skills with external parties and internal stakeholders Strong

analytics and proven problem-solving skills

Strong knowledge and experience with strategic sourcing processes and other operational best practices

Proficient in standard software and applications related to Procurement

 

 

Company Message

Coca-Cola Bottlers’ Sales and Service, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state, or local protected class.


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta