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Kraft Heinz, The Company
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The individual in this position will be reporting to a Senior Manager, Ingredients in charge of the Tomato portfolio. The combined estimated spend for the Manager/Area is $200 MM.
Lead and facilitate the strategic sourcing process for the Tomatoes category
Market and industry analysis, supplier research and review, category and supplier segmentation, sourcing events, analysis, negotiations, contracting and implementation.
Ensure the most optimal terms and conditions for Kraft Heinz, while not negatively impacting service or quality.
Category strategy development and ongoing category management as a result of sourcing activities to ensure the most effective supply base design. This position is linked closely with a number of cross functional areas from an overall project management perspective and strategy execution.
Responsible for the delivery of specific productivity and cash flow targets in alignment with overarching goals and objectives, with a focus on Total Cost of Ownership (TCO). The scope of this position includes category financial planning and budget setting as related to respective spend areas.
Manages various transactional activities as related to systems and process, and is responsible for learning, understanding and following all Kraft Heinz policies, in addition to Procurement policies and procedures as part of the overarching Procurement governance model.
Interact closely with the Procurement Global Category Leads/Director and other Cross Functional Senior Leaders in the organization.
Minimum Bachelor's degree required
Very organized with a strong ability to multitask projects at varying levels of complexity
Strong analytical, planning, prioritization and execution skills
Ability to effectively negotiate and influence business decisions and change
Strong understanding of Excel and in developing presentations
Can be forceful and direct as well as diplomatic.
Strong written, verbal, and listening skills
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