Strategic Procurement Manager
In 1987, Red Bull not only launched a completely new product, it created and has led ever since a whole new product category, Energy Drinks. Nowadays Red Bull employs more than 11500 people in over 171 countries, selling over 6 billion cans a year. The World of Red Bull provides the forum for you to use your talent and passion, to develop yourself and make an impact. Find out why we're different. As Strategic Procurement Manager you'll be responsible for the relationship with our global 3rd party filling plants and report directly to our Head of Beverage Procurement.Areas that play to your strengths All the responsibilities we'll trust you with: SUPPLIER RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT Enforce the execution of supplier relationship management procedures and other supplier and outsourcing guidelines, obligations and service level agreements within the business units Communicate to all stakeholders the added value and results that Procurement brings to the organization Establish and maintain regular communications with the relevant business unit stakeholders regarding pertinent sourcing activities MONITOR & ANALYSE MARKET TRENDS Monitor and analyse (market) trends in global food & beverage filling market Identify areas for potential improvements and saving IDENTIFY & QUALIFY NEW SUPPLIERS Identify, interview and qualify potential new strategic co-packer (filling plants) in order to secure more cost-effective sources of products and services Negotiate pricing, terms and conditions of contracts with global co-packer (filling plants) Apply knowledge of auditing supplier risk factors, internal compliance requirements and regulatory requirements to identify and deploy appropriate strategies that aim to reduce and mitigate potential risks associated with a supplier, establishing a secure supply chain Monitor contractor performance (KPI) to ensure quality of service that matter most for this role: At least 5+ years' experience in procurement and minimum 2+ years' experience with 3rd party filling plants Understanding of beverage industry and state of the art procurement processes Ability to drive the delivery of financial, operational and performance objectives against agreed targets Profound negotiation skills and excellent analytical skills Experienced in working within a fast-paced environment, within a global organization Strong working knowledge of contracts High level of personal energy and drive SAP experience desirable Advanced Diploma in Procurement, Degree in Business Administration or proven long term experience on the job Strong communications skills (verbal and written) in English and German Travel up to: 25% Due to legal reasons we are obliged to disclose the minimum salary according to the collective agreement for this position, which is € 2.159,00 gross per month. However, our attractive compensation package is based on market-oriented salaries and is therefore significantly above the stated minimum salary.