Req Number: hein-00004554
Heinz North America is seeking a Senior Procurement Manager who will be responsible managing a group of procurement professionals that could cross multiple portfolios. At the Senior Manager level, there is an increased focus on people development with a significant portion of their results being delivered through delegation and work of their teams. This role also gets involved in the setting of the strategic vision and direction for the organization.
Who will be successful in this role? An leader who will oversee:
a) Development of fiscal AOP and deliver budget through individual work & delegation
b) Development of business plans in conjunction w/ global procurement and manufacturing strategies.
c) Managing the professional development of the Direct group through mentoring and training programs.
d) Approve negotiation strategies & participate as needed by agreed approach
e) Management of the overall stakeholder engagement process including early involvement for strategy alignment
f) Continually review industry best practices and implement those that will improve performance
g) Coach and support team and stakeholders on creation of strategic source plans
h) Improve business processes through benchmarking exercises.
i) Play an increased role in setting strategic direction for HNA & Global Procurement
j) Increased interaction with Executive team and Global Executive team
k) Increased external organization involvement to identify best practices that can be implemented by Heinz
The following skills and experience are required to be considered for this position:
' Bachelors degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain or related field
' 7+ years progressive responsibility in Procurement with other Supply Chain experience a desirable
' C.P.S.M. Designation required
' 6 Sigma experience a plus
' Strong negotiation /communication skills
' Detail oriented
' Strong computer and analysis skills; able to handle multiple projects at one time
' Good people skills and a 'can do' attitude
' Employee management experience
' Knowledge of one or more of the following categories: Grains, Oils, Vegetables, Dairy, Fruits
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Heinz is a global powerhouse with a long history of success. We offer an environment of strength, stability and exceptionally varied opportunity. Under our impressive portfolio of brands, we lead the industry in quality, value, consumer loyalty, and consumer expectations. Heinz was recently ranked #1 in overall Customer Satisfaction by the American Customer Satisfaction Index against 225 companies in 47 industries. We are able to achieve these great milestones through great people - our talent is entrepreneurial, empowered and always collaborative with a culture that allows each person to have an impact every day. Your career with us is limited only by your drive, ambition and imagination and we're committed to maximizing the talents of those who join us. We invite you to learn more about this career opportunity and determine if you're ready to join Heinz!
H.J. Heinz Company - 23 months ago