Posted
29-May-2024
Job type
Full time
Country
United States of America
Location
Jacksonville, FL, Miami, FL
Lead recruiter
Kimberly Lowery
Function
All Procurement
Reporting Line
Senior Director NAM & Global Indirect Services Procurement
On-site/Remote
On-site
Level of experience
Professional (Management)
Contract type
Permanent

YOUR OPPORTUNITY

Your Opportunity

You are a passionate leader who will collaborate with business stakeholders to develop and execute category strategies to maximize value for the business. This includes creating a vision for packaging procurement, developing long term strategies, leading sourcing events, negotiating contract terms; building strong supplier relationships and identifying ways to maximize cost savings, supply security, while reducing our environmental footprint.

Your goal is to become a trusted leader and business partner who creates competitive advantage for Bacardi through managing vision and purpose, cross-functional collaboration, and operational excellence.

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.

RESPONSIBILITIES

With our Consumer at the heart, your key focus will be:
  • Procurement Leader for Packaging categories (Glass, Labels, Corks, Corrugate, and Barrels) within North America, responsible for savings, cash, supply security, and sustainability.  Strong partner with Global Packaging Procurement.
  • Team leader responsible for goal setting, employee performance, recruiting and talent development, and executive stakeholder engagement for categories under responsibility.
  • Functional expert who leverages category expertise, influencing, and collaboration skills to become a trusted business partner with key cross-functional partners in Finance, Innovation, Logistics, and Quality within the region to deliver savings goals and working capital improvements.
  • Leads strategic supplier engagements within the portfolio and responsible for supplier segmentation and supplier relationship management strategy development.
  • Creates structure and process through ambiguity to ensure agility and performance delivery through times of change, while elevating performance of his/her team through coaching, directing, and performance management.
  • Utilizes strategic sourcing methodology to lead the cross-functional development of category strategies, negotiation plans, and business continuity plans to create competitive advantage for Bacardi.
  • Collaborates with other Bacardi stakeholders and departments to create synergies to drive optimal value for the organization through category innovation, supplier performance management, and monthly/quarterly financial forecasts.
  • Proactively works with suppliers to ensure the delivery of continuous improvement and supply continuity plans which ultimately leads to a competitive advantage for Bacardi.
  • Represents North America in the development of Global Packaging category strategies and serves as the single point of contact for all packaging related items within the region,
  • Works closely with Supply Chain Leadership across multiple production facilities and point of escalation for any major quality or supply chain issues within the packaging portfolio.
  • Manages two direct reports with responsibility for performance management, coaching, capability development, and succession planning.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

The Skills & Experience needed to create your legacy
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain, or Industrial Engineering
  • Master’s Degree in Business or Engineering preferred.
  • Experience in mentoring, recruiting, and project leadership required, team management experience preferred.
  • Experience in category strategy, sourcing strategy, and/or 7-step sourcing strategy development required.
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of experience in Procurement with at least 3+ years in Packaging Procurement
  • Experienced in contract negotiations, including development of negotiating plans and strategies, driving process efficiencies, 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 market intelligence or service benchmarking 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.