Posted
27-May-2024
Job type
Full time
Country
United States of America
Location
Jacksonville, FL, Miami, FL
Lead recruiter
Giulia Aglieri Rinella
Function
All Procurement
Reporting Line
Senior Manager, Packaging Procurement
On-site/Remote
Hybrid
Level of experience
Individual Contributor/Support (Non - Managers)
Contract type
Permanent

YOUR OPPORTUNITY

What does a Procurement Buyer do?

You will collaborate business stakeholders to develop and execute category strategies to maximize value for the business. This includes developing long term strategies, leading sourcing events, negotiating contract terms; leading supplier performance management; and identifying continuous improvement and cost savings opportunities.

Your goal is to become a trusted business partner who creates competitive advantage for Bacardi through strategy development, operational excellence, and driving improvements in total cost of ownership, service, quality, and sustainability.

About You
  • You are a strategic thinker, with strong leadership and management skills, and have a proven track record in Procurement.
  • You are fearless in all you do with the founder’s mentality to do the right thing for Bacardi. 
  • You have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.

RESPONSIBILITIES

With our Consumer at the heart, your key focus will be to:
  • Utilizes strategic sourcing methodology to develop category strategies, source, negotiate contracts and manage suppliers to deliver total cost of ownership (TCO) models, ensure speed to market, value creation and risk mitigation. 
  • Leverages expertise in Packaging, suppliers, and cost drivers to manage financial risk, ensure quality and service, and drive sustainability objectives.
  • Collaborates with other Bacardi stakeholders and departments to create synergies to drive optimal value to the organization.
  • Proactively works with suppliers to ensure the delivery of continuous improvement and technology which ultimately leads to a competitive advantage for Bacardi.
  • Serves as the primary point of contact for cross-functional partners including Manufacturing, Planning, Logistics, and Quality..
  • Work closely with Sr. Manager of Procurement, Procurement Finance, and Suppliers to identify cost reduction programs.
  • Lead cross functional teams through a sourcing and project management process to support supply management and operations objectives.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

The Skills & Experience needed to create your legacy
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, or related field.
  • 1-4 years of Supply Chain experience, with at least 1-2 years of direct buying/sourcing experience preferred.
  • Experience in contract negotiation, including development of negotiating plans and strategies, Statement of Works, and executing Master Services Agreements, required.
  • Ability to demonstrate proven results in delivering cost savings, cash, and service improvements, required.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with experience using business analytics tools, preferred.
  • Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) and Food & Beverage experience, preferred.
  • Experience with eSourcing tools and SAP.
  • Excellent PC skills: MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to be respectful, approachable and team oriented while building strong working relationships and a positive work environment.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.

LEADERSHIP AGILITY

At Bacardi we care deeply about finding brilliant talent who can bring the following personal attributes to help elevate our 3Fs: Fearless, Family, Founder culture to the next level.

  • Belonging: You have a strong capacity to create a culture of ‘Belonging’, where people feel appreciated for who they are, what they do, and who they can become
  • Self-Awareness: You have high levels of self-awareness, are reflective and know yourself well, understanding both your own strengths and weaknesses and your impact on others
  • People Agility: You bring a deep ability to understand and relate to people and navigate through tough situations to harness and multiply collective performance
  • Results Agility: You demonstrate consistent delivery of results in first-time situations by inspiring teams, exhibiting a presence that builds confidence in yourself and others.
  • Mental Agility: You can think critically to penetrate complex problems and expand the possibilities by making fresh connections. You think strategically whilst being execution focused and bring creativity to the challenges you’re presented with
  • Change Agility: You have a deep natural curiosity, desire to experiment and ability to effectively deal with the heat of change. You have a growth and learning mindset: ready to test, stumble, learn and apply from experience


Disclaimer: Bacardi seeks talent from all backgrounds to bring diversity of thought, agility and capability to our organization across the globe. We promote a working environment where all employees are treated and rewarded fairly. We do not tolerate any form of discrimination that adversely affects individuals or groups on the basis of national origin, race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, and any other legally protected aspect of a person’s identity. 


U.S. applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws.

PERKS OF WORKING WITH US

At Bacardi, we are committed to providing our Primos (employees) with a comprehensive Total Rewards package of compensation, benefits, incentives, allowances, well-being, and much more to meet the needs of themselves and their families. It goes beyond just Cash! The total rewards program is based on pay for performance, whereby the incentive programs are linked to company and individual performance.

Compensation, Paid Time Off & Retirement

  • Competitive Pay Package
  • Competitive Holiday/Paid Time Off, plus additional days offered ( i.e., volunteer day, allowing you to give back to the community)
  • Retirement/Pension Plan

Health & Wellbeing

  • Medical, Critical Illness, and Life Insurance
  • Calm Meditation App subscription (free)
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Best-in-class, family-friendly, and inclusive leave policies

Additional Benefits

  • Flexible work arrangements (depending on role/office/site location)
  • Access to E-learning Platforms and Career Development programs
  • Travel Discounts ( i.e., hotel and car rental)
  • And much more!
The benefits /perks may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Bacardi, your work location, and are subject to change.

Some benefits may be subject to an employee contribution.

Some benefits may be fully or partially subsidized. Incentive plans are linked to the nature of your employment and can vary based on region, market, function or brand.

Be a Part of Our Culture

BE                  Fearless

We empower our teams to question, challenge and innovate.

This means adopting an agile mindset, being comfortable with trying new things and taking risks, without being reckless.

BEHAVE LIKE Family

We treat each other, and our communities, like family. Always.

We are all ‘Primos’ (Spanish for cousins) at Bacardi. Being part of the family gives you the support you need to be the best you can be.

THINK LIKE A Founder

The spirit of entrepreneurship is at the heart of everything we do.

Everyone at Bacardi sees this business as their own. We do the right thing for the business and take accountability for our work.

LIFE INSIDE BACARDI Career Stories

Be Fearless, act like a Founder.

Follow our Primos on their journey to success. Where did they start and what’s it like to work for Bacardi? You too can be part of our story.