Associate Procurement Manager
Company: BlueTriton Brands
Posted on: January 15, 2022
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. 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 in Supply Chain and Technical & Production and
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 Supply Chain factories spread across the nation.
--- Support Indirect Procurement Managers
- Collect and review all contracts and price agreements for
relevant suppliers. Understand contract terms and develop terms
negotiation skills. Track contract expiration dates.
- Keep internal data and contact lists up to date, ensuring strong
communication among the procurement team.
- Support Procurement Managers by preparing and executing the
Request for Proposals while ensuring the supplier's acknowledgement
of business requirements for bidding.
- Support the budget process by collecting applicable supplier
price lists, challenging where necessary, and communicating any
changes with the field.
- Work with cross functional teams including engineering,
manufacturing, and finance to implement procurement-driven
projects, ensure accurate pricing and escalating any issues.
--- Manage some indirect categories (capital, MRO or logistics),
gaining experience in sourcing and supplier/stakeholder facing
- Perform internal category analysis and external market/ supplier
- Understand current business conditions, ensure supply with
existing suppliers, and challenge the status quo for cost savings
and further value.
- Manage relationships with vendors, execute sourcing activities
and implement new projects/ pricing within the factories.
- Track cost savings initiatives and support Procurement Finance in
--- Other duties as assigned.
--- Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain Management, Operations,
Logistics/Transportation or other applicable discipline
--- 1-2 years procurement, supply chain or operations
--- Previous procurement experience preferred.
--- SAP experience preferred.
--- Required proficiency in Microsoft Suite products, including but
not limited to, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
--- Proven ability to analyze and present findings in a clear and
--- 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
--- Team player that is willing and able to provide support to RFI
and RFP preparation, execution and analysis.
--- Proactive and challenges the status quo.
--- Strong demonstrated verbal / written communications, analytical
and problem solving skills. Must be detailed and results
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
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