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Procurement Specialist, Secondary Packaging

Company: Nestle Waters
Location: Stamford
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

As the nation's leading bottled water company, BlueTriton Brands is dedicated to providing customers with healthy hydration options. Alongside that, we're also committed to developing our people-enabling them to make the most of the many elements that help them to succeed. BlueTriton Brandsconsists of five business units:Corporate, Commercial, Supply Chain, Technical & ProductionandReadyRefresh. Whichever one of these areas you choose to join, you'll find yourself collaborating with a highly talented team on work that's challenging, engaging and incredibly rewarding. You'll be an essential element of our success: trusted, empowered and supported to make a lasting impact on the very future of our business. It's a chance to use your knowledge, skills and experience to shine brightly and achieve your ambitions-all while delivering healthy hydration to millions of customers. Choose a career inTechnical & Productionand you'll be part of our logistics backbone-and a crucial element of our success. Our factories are where our products start their journey to the customer. This area of BlueTriton Brands offers you the chance to experience collaboration in its purest form as you work alongside a diverse range of highly motivated and passionate people in our factories spread across the nation. What you do will be fulfilling, impactful and meaningful-not least is you'll be helping to deliver healthy hydration to millions of thirsty customers. We'll make sure you have the strong leadership and clear direction you need to feel motivated and passionate about accomplishing great things. While you take a pride in delivering an excellent performance, you'll see your contributions are recognized and rewarded with an outstanding level of support, training and benefits-everything you need to grow and thrive in your career. We are currently seeking a Procurement Specialist to support our secondary packaging activities and other related categories, to be located within any of our Factory Locations. Responsible for research, analysis and communication with Procurement Managers to help support Categories. Develop the ability to understand and actively apply and implement key actions within Procurement function. Key responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: Support Secondary Packaging Category Collect and review all contracts and price agreements on Quarterly or Bi-Annually basis depending on the supplier. Clear any price blocks based on invoice pricing and resolve blocks moving forward by updating price lists. Distribute supplier and business data and contact list requests to gather core/key business requirements/needs and follow-up with any queries. Work with Category managers to prepare and execute the Request for Proposal while ensuring the supplier's acknowledgement of business requirements for bid. Support budget process by collecting supplier price lists and applying commodity pricing assumptions as identified by Procurement. Assist in new item set up by collecting information from suppliers, verifying pricing (contract and standard) and submitting requests for new material numbers. Coordinate with internal Pkg. SME's to establish product specification templates, verify spec. accuracy on a regular basis, maintain spec. information, etc. Routinely work with cross-functional groups such as I&R, Application Group, Consumer Services, Marketing, and Operations to establish and achieve business objectives. Support and ensure the implementation of protocols for trials for innovated/renovated products, eg. new corrugate, films, stretch wrap. Support factory personnel to effectively execute DMR's and drive issues to root cause. Analyze pricing and specifications within categories to identify savings opportunities Other duties as assigned. Key qualifications include: Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain Management, Operations, Logistics/Transportation or other applicable discipline required. Minimum 3 years of experience within Procurement Proven ability to analyze and present findings in a clear and cohesive manner. Ability to work independently to identify and research relevant market, industry, and supplier information. Capable of navigating through ambiguous situations and managing external vendor relationships. Ability to work collaboratively and support multiple sourcing initiatives. Team player that is willing and able to provide support to RFI and RFP preparation, execution and analysis. Decisiveness; ability to deal with ambiguity Strong demonstrated verbal / written communications, analytical and problem-solving skills. Must be detailed and results oriented. To our veterans and separated service members: you are at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join BlueTriton Brands The skills that you have gained while serving our country, such as adaptability, agility, and leadership, are aligned with the skills that we look for when we think about what success looks like at BlueTriton Brands. We hope that you will consider sharing in our mission and purpose to enhance quality of life and contribute to a healthier future. BlueTriton Brands is the nation's leading bottled water company. Our water brands include Poland Spring, Arrowhead, Ozarka, Deer Park, Zephyrhills and Ice Mountain, and Pure Life. We're passionate about creating shared value for society in all kinds of ways: from providing careers and benefits to communities where we operate to environmental stewardship-most notably responsible water management, lightweight packaging and advancing recycling in America. As a valuable part of our team, you'll receive a competitive total rewards package-something that will provide you with the support you need to thrive both inside and outside of work. It's not just the work that you'll find fulfilling here though. As you build a career with us, you'll receive exactly the kind of benefits you'd expect from a leading name in healthy hydration. The only question is, what elements will help you succeed at BlueTriton Brands? Applicants with criminal histories are welcome to apply. BlueTriton Brands is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and is looking for diversity in qualified candidates for employment: Disabled/Veteran.

Keywords: Nestle Waters, Stamford , Procurement Specialist, Secondary Packaging, Other , Stamford, Connecticut

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