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Regional Procurement Manager - Logistics

Regional Procurement Manager - Logistics

Panama, PA

Panama, PA

Position Snapshot

Nestrade Procurement Division, Panama

Permanent contract, 100%

Travel rate: from 5 to 10%

Position Summary

We are currently looking for a highly competent Regional Procurement Manager based in Panama, responsible for managing the commercial activities for Warehousing – 3PL – Ecommerce, Pick & Pack, Parcel Delivery, after-sales services for small appliances repair used by Nestlé.

Reporting directly to the Global Category Manager, you will be responsible for implementing the category strategy for spends in scope on a regional and global level, utilizing strategic sourcing processes, tools and policies.

 

Procurement at Nestlé:

As strategic partner of the business, we help the company achieving sustainable growth and we ensure responsibly-sourced supply and value creation. Located in hubs in Switzerland, Panama and Malaysia, our division provides a range of services, including the management of procurement for specific raw materials, packaging, indirect materials and other services. We also support markets with managing local spend. For you, this will be the opportunity to become a real strategic partner – delivering sustainable value and working with the business, for the business.

A day in the life of...

Contribution to global sourcing strategy with regional inputs, implementation and communication plan and supplier management plan.     

Identify appropriate suppliers for the spend category selected in collaboration with markets and HQ functions.

Lower Total Cost of Ownership.

Ensure that all the key suppliers within the spend category in charge completely adhere to Nestlé standards (Responsible sourcing, Tungsten, Reverse factoring, SHE certifications).

Be able to manage innovation with suppliers and/or integrate their innovation into Nestle.

Ensure alignment with Supply chain functions and the agreed service level is achieved.

What will make you successful

University degree in Procurement, Business Administration, Supply Chain, Economics or Finance

Over a sustained period (3-5 years) has demonstrated success in delivering competitive advantage to the business within a global environment through development and implementation of sourcing strategies in the logistics environment, including:

Postal delivery

Warehousing

Small Appliances

Ability to successfully lead projects and implement change

Demonstrated success in risk management, responsible sourcing and supplier relation management

Excellent communication and negotiation skills - with the ability to influence and collaborate with a variety of stakeholders across a complex organization

Understanding of National and International Procurement Regulations

Fluency in English, another language will be an asset

We are Nestlé, the largest food and beverage company. We are 328,000 people strong driven by the purpose of enhancing the quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. Our values are rooted in respect: repect for ourselves, respect for others, respect for diversity and respect for our future. With more than 89.5 billion CHF in 2016, we have an expansive presence with 442 factories in more than 86 countries. We believe our people are our most important asset, so we'll offer you a dynamic inclusive international working environment with many opportunities across different businesses, functions and geopraphies, working with diverse teams and cultures. Want to learn more? Visit us at www.nestle.com.

Position Snapshot

Nestrade Procurement Division, Panama

Permanent contract, 100%

Travel rate: from 5 to 10%

Position Summary

We are currently looking for a highly competent Regional Procurement Manager based in Panama, responsible for managing the commercial activities for Warehousing – 3PL – Ecommerce, Pick & Pack, Parcel Delivery, after-sales services for small appliances repair used by Nestlé.

Reporting directly to the Global Category Manager, you will be responsible for implementing the category strategy for spends in scope on a regional and global level, utilizing strategic sourcing processes, tools and policies.

 

Procurement at Nestlé:

As strategic partner of the business, we help the company achieving sustainable growth and we ensure responsibly-sourced supply and value creation. Located in hubs in Switzerland, Panama and Malaysia, our division provides a range of services, including the management of procurement for specific raw materials, packaging, indirect materials and other services. We also support markets with managing local spend. For you, this will be the opportunity to become a real strategic partner – delivering sustainable value and working with the business, for the business.

A day in the life of...

Contribution to global sourcing strategy with regional inputs, implementation and communication plan and supplier management plan.     

Identify appropriate suppliers for the spend category selected in collaboration with markets and HQ functions.

Lower Total Cost of Ownership.

Ensure that all the key suppliers within the spend category in charge completely adhere to Nestlé standards (Responsible sourcing, Tungsten, Reverse factoring, SHE certifications).

Be able to manage innovation with suppliers and/or integrate their innovation into Nestle.

Ensure alignment with Supply chain functions and the agreed service level is achieved.

What will make you successful

University degree in Procurement, Business Administration, Supply Chain, Economics or Finance

Over a sustained period (3-5 years) has demonstrated success in delivering competitive advantage to the business within a global environment through development and implementation of sourcing strategies in the logistics environment, including:

Postal delivery

Warehousing

Small Appliances

Ability to successfully lead projects and implement change

Demonstrated success in risk management, responsible sourcing and supplier relation management

Excellent communication and negotiation skills - with the ability to influence and collaborate with a variety of stakeholders across a complex organization

Understanding of National and International Procurement Regulations

Fluency in English, another language will be an asset

We are Nestlé, the largest food and beverage company. We are 328,000 people strong driven by the purpose of enhancing the quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. Our values are rooted in respect: repect for ourselves, respect for others, respect for diversity and respect for our future. With more than 89.5 billion CHF in 2016, we have an expansive presence with 442 factories in more than 86 countries. We believe our people are our most important asset, so we'll offer you a dynamic inclusive international working environment with many opportunities across different businesses, functions and geopraphies, working with diverse teams and cultures. Want to learn more? Visit us at www.nestle.com.

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