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Global Procurement Manager - Rigid Plastics

Global Procurement Manager - Rigid Plastics

Panama, PA

Panama, PA

Position Snapshot

 

Location : Panama
Nestrade Procurement Division, 
Permanent contract, 100%
Travel rate: from 5 to 10%
Genuine opportunities for career development, training, and personal development
Modern “smart office” locations providing flexible & collaborative workspaces

Position Summary

 

We are currently looking for a highly competent Global Procurement Manager based in Panama, responsible for managing the commercial and sourcing activity for Rigid Plastics used by Nestlé worldwide.  

 

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


- Define and implement a strategy relevant to your spend responsibility and region
- Present the strategy to the local markets, get the buy-in from internal stakeholders, and support them in implementing the strategy. Focus on North America
- Build partnership with key suppliers
- Negotiate contracts ensuring the most beneficial commercial agreements with suppliers in line with the strategy
- Negotiate and implement best Total Delivery Cost (TDC)
- Bring-in innovation through regular interaction with suppliers
- Ensure supply through Risk-Management Process
- In partnership with Supplier Relationship Management Experts, lead the planning and regular contract SLA reviews with suppliers and other functional partners
- Ensure compliance to Nestlé's Corporate Business Principles, policies and standards
- Provide regular price forecast through relevant tools, utilizing cost models and market knowledge

What will make you successful

 

- University degree in Procurement, Business Administration, Supply Chain and/or Engineering
- Minimum 5 years in purchasing packaging, ideally gained in Plastic
- Proven track record working of different teams in complex organizations
- Demonstrated successful use of risk management and supplier relationship management
- Good negotiation and convincing skills
- Exposure to North America region would be a strong asset
- Understanding of National and International Procurement Regulations
- Fluent in English, another language will be an asset

 

If your profile matches our needs we will be looking forward to receiving your application in English. 

Nestlé is the world’s largest food and beverage company. It is present in 187 countries around the world, and its 290,000 employees are committed to Nestlé’s purpose of enhancing quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. Nestlé offers a wide portfolio of products and services for people and their pets throughout their lives. Its more than 2,000 brands range from global icons like Nescafé or Nespresso to local favourites like Ninho. Company performance is driven by its Nutrition, Health and Wellness strategy. Nestlé is based in the Swiss town of Vevey where it was founded more than 150 years ago. Learn more about our Group and reasons to join us on www.nestle.com.

Position Snapshot

 

Location : Panama
Nestrade Procurement Division, 
Permanent contract, 100%
Travel rate: from 5 to 10%
Genuine opportunities for career development, training, and personal development
Modern “smart office” locations providing flexible & collaborative workspaces

Position Summary

 

We are currently looking for a highly competent Global Procurement Manager based in Panama, responsible for managing the commercial and sourcing activity for Rigid Plastics used by Nestlé worldwide.  

 

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


- Define and implement a strategy relevant to your spend responsibility and region
- Present the strategy to the local markets, get the buy-in from internal stakeholders, and support them in implementing the strategy. Focus on North America
- Build partnership with key suppliers
- Negotiate contracts ensuring the most beneficial commercial agreements with suppliers in line with the strategy
- Negotiate and implement best Total Delivery Cost (TDC)
- Bring-in innovation through regular interaction with suppliers
- Ensure supply through Risk-Management Process
- In partnership with Supplier Relationship Management Experts, lead the planning and regular contract SLA reviews with suppliers and other functional partners
- Ensure compliance to Nestlé's Corporate Business Principles, policies and standards
- Provide regular price forecast through relevant tools, utilizing cost models and market knowledge

What will make you successful

 

- University degree in Procurement, Business Administration, Supply Chain and/or Engineering
- Minimum 5 years in purchasing packaging, ideally gained in Plastic
- Proven track record working of different teams in complex organizations
- Demonstrated successful use of risk management and supplier relationship management
- Good negotiation and convincing skills
- Exposure to North America region would be a strong asset
- Understanding of National and International Procurement Regulations
- Fluent in English, another language will be an asset

 

If your profile matches our needs we will be looking forward to receiving your application in English. 

Nestlé is the world’s largest food and beverage company. It is present in 187 countries around the world, and its 290,000 employees are committed to Nestlé’s purpose of enhancing quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. Nestlé offers a wide portfolio of products and services for people and their pets throughout their lives. Its more than 2,000 brands range from global icons like Nescafé or Nespresso to local favourites like Ninho. Company performance is driven by its Nutrition, Health and Wellness strategy. Nestlé is based in the Swiss town of Vevey where it was founded more than 150 years ago. Learn more about our Group and reasons to join us on www.nestle.com.

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