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Sr. Specialist, Procurement Supplier Relationship Management

Sr. Specialist, Procurement Supplier Relationship Management

 

Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other.

 

If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestlé is the place for you. Nestlé USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestlé’s presence in the United States. We're in 97% of American homes, and as the leading food and beverage company, our goals are to continue to deliver quality food and beverage products, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact.

 

We’re determined to challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. As individuals and teams, we embrace our entrepreneurial culture and have created a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Here, you will find limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career and feel empowered to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Because our focus is not only on nourishing our customers, but also about enriching you.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

As the Sr. Specialist focused on Procurement Supplier Relationship Management ("PSRM"), it will be your responsibility to create, design, and execute a revamped Supplier Relationship Management program within Nestlé USA. The goal is to maximize value creation for the business through our relationships with our vendor base. This role will aid in supplier segmentation to find the right vendor partners to tackle big challenges within our business and will foster transparency, trust, and collaboration between our vendors, procurement category managers, and business stakeholders to create solutions to drive our businesses forward.

Job Duties/Deliverables:

  • Using the procurement category strategies as guidance, work with category teams to complete supplier segmentations to identify key strategic partners for PSRM program
  • Build three year roadmap for SRM program in Nestlé USA, and train category teams on running SRM programs with their key vendors.
  • Create stakeholder map, governance model, RACI model, and general communication plan for PSRM
  • Work with senior leadership team, project steerco(s), category managers, and cross functional peers to create a roadmap for key projects and strategic initiatives
  • Develop metrics, KPIs, and supplier business review meetings to quantify qualifications for suppliers to participate in the “platinum” or “premium” SRM program
  • Identify long term business development and innovation opportunities and pair those opportunities up with the correct strategic suppliers to drive value
  • Serve as the gatekeeper for suppliers to engage with business executives, senior leaders, and project owners.
  • Own the NDA, pre-qualification, and contracting of suppliers for their work with the PSRM program. Create the supplier playbook of how to collaborate and engage with Nestlé
  • Create the “ideas war chest” or innovation pipeline from our supplier base for future opportunities
  • Incorporate total value proposition from supplier engagement which includes topics like sustainability, savings, supplier performance, innovation, new item development, etc.
  • Assist with the design and implementation of a digital solution for managing PSRM data, projects, and results across all business units

Critical Experiences/Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in applicable fields required
  • Knowledge of and experience with global procurement and sourcing processes
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Suite products, including but not limited to Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • SAP, Ariba, and OSCAR experience preferred
  • Previous experience with Supplier Relationship Management preferred

Qualifications/Certifications: 

  • Interpersonal skills to effectively build relationships with and influence a dynamic and diverse set of stakeholders, including the ability to listen and understand differing perspectives
  • Strategic mindset with quantitative, problem-solving, project management, conflict management and negotiation skills and a strong desire for progress and continuous improvement
  • Proven ability to analyze and present findings in a clear and cohesive manner
  • Adept at managing change and working through ambiguity to identify and drive to a solution, both independently and collaboratively with cross-functional teams
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to liaise across boundaries and boarders and influence with integrity

282550 

#LI-Hybrid

 

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

 

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role.  In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities.  Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

 

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

Review our applicant privacy notice before applying at https://www.nestlejobs.com/privacy

 

Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other.

 

If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestlé is the place for you. Nestlé USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestlé’s presence in the United States. We're in 97% of American homes, and as the leading food and beverage company, our goals are to continue to deliver quality food and beverage products, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact.

 

We’re determined to challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. As individuals and teams, we embrace our entrepreneurial culture and have created a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Here, you will find limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career and feel empowered to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Because our focus is not only on nourishing our customers, but also about enriching you.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

As the Sr. Specialist focused on Procurement Supplier Relationship Management ("PSRM"), it will be your responsibility to create, design, and execute a revamped Supplier Relationship Management program within Nestlé USA. The goal is to maximize value creation for the business through our relationships with our vendor base. This role will aid in supplier segmentation to find the right vendor partners to tackle big challenges within our business and will foster transparency, trust, and collaboration between our vendors, procurement category managers, and business stakeholders to create solutions to drive our businesses forward.

Job Duties/Deliverables:

  • Using the procurement category strategies as guidance, work with category teams to complete supplier segmentations to identify key strategic partners for PSRM program
  • Build three year roadmap for SRM program in Nestlé USA, and train category teams on running SRM programs with their key vendors.
  • Create stakeholder map, governance model, RACI model, and general communication plan for PSRM
  • Work with senior leadership team, project steerco(s), category managers, and cross functional peers to create a roadmap for key projects and strategic initiatives
  • Develop metrics, KPIs, and supplier business review meetings to quantify qualifications for suppliers to participate in the “platinum” or “premium” SRM program
  • Identify long term business development and innovation opportunities and pair those opportunities up with the correct strategic suppliers to drive value
  • Serve as the gatekeeper for suppliers to engage with business executives, senior leaders, and project owners.
  • Own the NDA, pre-qualification, and contracting of suppliers for their work with the PSRM program. Create the supplier playbook of how to collaborate and engage with Nestlé
  • Create the “ideas war chest” or innovation pipeline from our supplier base for future opportunities
  • Incorporate total value proposition from supplier engagement which includes topics like sustainability, savings, supplier performance, innovation, new item development, etc.
  • Assist with the design and implementation of a digital solution for managing PSRM data, projects, and results across all business units

Critical Experiences/Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in applicable fields required
  • Knowledge of and experience with global procurement and sourcing processes
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Suite products, including but not limited to Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • SAP, Ariba, and OSCAR experience preferred
  • Previous experience with Supplier Relationship Management preferred

Qualifications/Certifications: 

  • Interpersonal skills to effectively build relationships with and influence a dynamic and diverse set of stakeholders, including the ability to listen and understand differing perspectives
  • Strategic mindset with quantitative, problem-solving, project management, conflict management and negotiation skills and a strong desire for progress and continuous improvement
  • Proven ability to analyze and present findings in a clear and cohesive manner
  • Adept at managing change and working through ambiguity to identify and drive to a solution, both independently and collaboratively with cross-functional teams
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to liaise across boundaries and boarders and influence with integrity

282550 

#LI-Hybrid

 

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

 

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role.  In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities.  Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

 

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

Review our applicant privacy notice before applying at https://www.nestlejobs.com/privacy

Solon, OH, US, 44139 Arlington, VA, US, 22209

Solon, OH, US, 44139 Arlington, VA, US, 22209


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