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Associate Manager, Ingredient Procurement - Flavors

Company: Tropicana Products Inc
Location: Bradenton
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

About Tropicana Brands Group Tropicana Brands Group brings together an exciting, global portfolio of some of the world's most iconic juice brands including Tropicana, Naked, KeVita, Izze, Dole, Copella, and Punica. Established in 2022 as a joint venture between PAI Partners and PepsiCo, the company aims to promote new growth for its business, opportunities for its people and accelerate a vision to quench the world's thirst for more delight and nourishment. With a global footprint of more than 2,000 associates that spans North America and Europe, we are proud of our industry-leading capabilities in areas that include innovation, R&D, manufacturing, distribution, sales, marketing and nutrition expertise.What's Your Role? This position is responsible for the commercial ownership and sourcing accountabilities for all Flavors, Colors and Protein ingredients for North America.This includes the development, communication and execution of sourcing strategies, supplier selection, negotiations, as well as supplier and contract management. The position acts as a primary liaison between Procurement and Supply Chain, Finance and R&D for the category. Expectations are for this individual to have very good analytical skills and good knowledge of the global food and beverage ingredients landscape.This role directly manages the assigned key category direct spend of approximately $60MM.Key Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Has full budget accountability for the assigned category: Responsible for developing price standards, forecasting and analyzing purchase price variance, year-over-year and performance vs market/competition.Assessment of the industry, political, economic and agricultural forces at play to build advantageous sourcing strategies for Tropicana Brands Group.Understand price and cost structure and their associated drivers. Optimizes Total Cost of Ownership through leveraging internal and external factors.Actively supports the launch of innovation and commercialization of new products by setting up cost efficient supply chains and ensuring timely availability of ingredients.Ownership to deliver annual AOP productivity for the assigned categoryQualifications / Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Food Science, Engineering or other related field.5+ years of work experience in procurement, supply chain, or other relevant experience.SAP and/or MS Excel fluency desired.Communication SkillsCommunicates effectively to win support and supports a collaborative culture. Proactively shares information, best practices and is motivated to improve the business unit and relationships with our business partners.Communicates persuasively to win support, minimize barriers in the way of results and leverages understanding of key business drivers in category to achieve high level results.Analytical ThinkingAbility to formulate and the translate strategies into plans that can be effectively executed.Ability to quickly analyze data and transform it into meaningful insights.PDN-99132244-bcc2-48f4-b7c7-dd26db2326ab

Keywords: Tropicana Products Inc, Bradenton , Associate Manager, Ingredient Procurement - Flavors, Executive , Bradenton, Florida

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