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Manager, Procurement

Company: Constellation Brands
Location: Victor
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionPosition SummaryAs the Procurement Operations Manager, you will provide leadership to a team of 5+ buying professionals and be the Site Business Partner lead for several bottling sites. You will lead your team to ensure inbound supply of dry-goods is delivered on-time and in full. You will also be responsible for working with functional counterparts to develop the strategic buying plan to strike the right balance between supply stability and lowest total acquisition cost. The manager will also support quality in driving supplier material quality issue resolution.This role works closely with internal cross functional teams such as quality, supply planning and production to enable manufacturing footprint shifts and align the buying plan with production, supply plans and strategic sourcing initiatives. The manager will be responsible for assessing purchase order accuracy, ordering the right amount to minimize inventory obsolescence and leading the team to improve supplier on time and in-full delivery performance. The manager will also partner with the Procurement Manager of Projects and Analytics to implement best practices to drive continuous improvement and efficiencies in the buying process.Responsibilities

  • Develop and utilize historical demand models to inform the strategic buying plan
  • Establishing procurement order streams to match supply and production plans
  • Provide guidance and support the buying team to ensure orders are placed to ensure delivery of critical materials to sustain winery operations
  • Manage supplier performance to ensure timely deliveries and quality compliance
  • Manage, develop, and mentor a team of buying professionals
  • Develop, utilize and report performance to metrics for measuring and improving business performance
  • Manage contract compliance for key categories of spend and suppliers
  • Lead buying team to resolve payment issues with suppliers and accounts payable
  • Partner with internal stakeholders to understand, develop and monitor KPIs to drive continuous improvement
  • Reduce dry goods waste and obsolescenceMinimum Qualifications
    • Bachelor's degree from four-year College or University majoring in supply chain, finance, engineering or a business-related field or equivalent working experience.
    • 3+ years of experience required in procurement or supply chain planning
    • 4+ years managing a team
    • 2+ years of Supplier Relationship Management (i.e. root cause evaluation, corrective action implementation and supplier score carding)
    • Strong leadership and communication (written & verbal) skills
    • Knowledge of total cost of acquisition and budgeting
    • Demonstrated aptitude to solve problems and take initiative
    • Strong critical thinker and ability to operate independently
    • Ability to build effective partnerships with stakeholders (production planning, quality, etc.)
    • A familiarity with MRP, JD Edwards' ERP and SAP ERP systems
    • Deep understanding of Procurement to Pay processes
    • Mastery of Microsoft Office Suite - Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Project etc.Preferred Qualifications
      • MBA or Graduate level studies preferred
      • Change management experience
      • Intermediate understanding of Sales and Operations Planning processes
      • Deep understanding of production planning and or supply planning processes
      • Lean / Green Belt Certification
      • APICS certification a plus
      • Experience with ERP/MRP, Master Planning, Supply Planning, and/or Finite Scheduling highly preferred.
      • Project management leadership experience a plus.
      • Process improvement & demonstrated results turn-around a plus.
      • Customer management skills and experience a plus.
      • Experience in utilizing a Supply Planning system (JDA or SAP a plus) and an integrated ERP system (JD Edwards or SAP a plus).Physical Requirements/Work Environment
        • Must be able to sit and/or stand for long periods of time and work on a computer for extended periods. Lifting may be required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
        • Travel Required: 25%LocationField Office - CAAdditional LocationsConstellation Brands Headquarters, Field Office - IL, Field Office - NYJob TypeFull timeJob AreaOperations and ProductionEqual OpportunityConstellation Brands is committed to a continuing program of equal employment opportunity. All persons have equal employment opportunities with Constellation Brands, regardless of their sex, race, color, age, religion, creed, sexual orientation, national origin or citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics), marital status, gender (including gender identity or gender expression), familial status, military or veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related conditions (or any other group or category within the framework of the applicable discrimination laws and regulations).

Keywords: Constellation Brands, Rochester , Manager, Procurement, Executive , Victor, New York

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