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Add your resume and apply to jobs with your Glassdoor profile. Create Profile. Job. Imagine a career where you can work with a company that is big enough to matter in the competitive landscape of bottle water, yet small enough to value the customer and the employee.. Premium Waters, Inc. is looking for a Director, Supply Chain and Procurement to join our team in. This is a rewarding position with plenty of diversity in the work day. Feel good knowing that you are involved with products that people look forward to receiving, making this a fun job interacting with employees, vendor and customers that are excited to see you! Enjoy a family-friendly environment where your success, safety, and well-being are of the utmost importance to the company and its success.. General Overview:. The Director of Supply Chain and Procurement is responsible for developing and implementing company policy and technology related to procurement, vendor relations, scheduling, sku management, and providing expert advice on all purchasing and plant supply chain functions such as optimized scheduling, replenishment, inventory control and obsolescence.. Qualifications:. * Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience required. * 5+ years purchasing experience. * Minimum of 2 years of manufacturing experience with a beverage, food or liquid consumer products manufacturer. * 5 years of managing groups of teams to establish and achieve procurement objectives and vendor relations. * Previous supervisory experience, strong facilitation, organizational, and communication skills (oral and written), strong computer skills. Essential Functions:. Understands, endorses, teaches and enforces the Premium Waters mission, philosophy, policies and procedures.. Promotes the organization, plans, programs and achievements to the public and employees at all times.. Develops, gains approval of and implements plans, objectives and goals for his/her area of responsibility.. Develops, gains approval of and implements budgets for his/her area of responsibility.. Hires, orients, trains and develops personnel in his/her area of responsibility.. Reviews and evaluates the performance of personnel on a timely basis and initiates pay changes.. Supervises, directs and motivates the efforts of personnel in his/her area of responsibility.. Identifies the need for disciplinary action, initiates appropriate discipline and follows through accordingly.. Develop, lead and execute procurement strategies.. Perform strategic sourcing and spend analytics for commodities to reduce costs.. Perform market research on assigned categories and commodities.. Identify qualified suppliers for participation in sourcing event. Lead contract negotiations using a variety of techniques. Maintain the highest degree of ethical standards and adherence to procurement policies. Monitor significant developments among suppliers, including financial results, management turnover and product line strategies. Provide training and tools to internal customers to support procurement processes. Work with internal customers to formulate short to long-term sourcing strategies for external suppliers/service providers. Develop effective working relationships with key decision makers/influencers; line of business executives, and subject matter experts. Monitor supplier compliance with established agreements. This includes monitoring service levels, outages or other unusual events, customer satisfaction levels and supplier responsiveness. Also includes reviewing the accuracy and timeliness of invoices and payment. Monitor compliance with established agreements. This includes adherence to contracts terms, meeting requirements for self-audit and true-ups. Track and report savings for assigned categories. Analyze procurement processes for inefficiencies. Analyze procurement policies for gaps and ineffectiveness. Make recommendations regarding opportunities for improvement. Communicate regularly with the head of Supply Chain to provide progress, savings updates and coordinate initiatives. Develops, implements and monitors systems for purchasing the right materials at the right price and the right time.. Develops implements and monitors systems for receiving of supplies and materials and inventory control.. * Positive can do attitude person. Must be flexible to adapt to changes in workload.. * Meets deadlines and maintain a high level of accuracy and confidentiality in a fast-paced teamwork environment.. Superior interpersonal oral and written communication skills.. * Ability to work independently and simultaneously on multiple projects. * Training on and development of JDE best practices. * Order replenishment and achieving appropriate discounts by reviewing corporate weekly purchases. * Sharing forecasts with Vendors and developing supply strategies. * Internal replenishment of Finished goods (1.0L, 700mL, Fun drinks, Preforms, Caps) and internal freight reduction. * SKU Rationalization, Enforcement of Margin Goals, and Packaging Policy. * Scheduling windows and SKU refinement for efficiency. * Raw material performance. * Investigation of load and raw material failures. * Obsolescence avoidance. * Purchasing of all packaging Raw Materials. * PET Resin and Cap HDPE by 2021. * Sustainability Initiative Innovation and Measurement. GMP & PPE Required:. While on the production floor in the plant, you will be required to follow and help to enforce all GMP regulations in the plant. Anyone entering the production floor must follow the GMP rules in their employee handbook, which includes the required hairnets, beard nets, and earplugs. It is also required that all personnel wear safety glasses. Follows standard operating procedures including quality checks and procedures for all operations. Also follows HACCP and SQF requirements for food quality and safety.
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Associated topics: 3pl, commodity, distribution, meat, plastics, purchasing manager, raw material, supply, turnaround, warehouse

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