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Global Procurement Associate Manager

PepsiCo Inc.

Bradenton, FL
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JobId: 117702BR
Job Title: Global Procurement Associate Manager
Location: Bradenton, FL
Category: Purchasing / Procurement


Responsible for developing and managing the commercial business and other critical aspects of the Chilled Supply Chain's Indirect purchasing activities. Chilled Supply Chain's Capital and Strategic MRO and associated Services purchasing activities are centralized in Bradenton, FL and utilize SAP SRM and Infor systems for placement of orders. It includes managing/coordinating activities associated with procurement, contract administration, supply chain management, cost tracking and budget performance reporting. A high degree of technical, interpersonal and mgmt skills with independent judgment and thorough knowledge of all areas of procurement, contract administration and SC management. Manage the commercial relationships with multiple levels of management in Manufacturing/Engineering/Finance/Legal/R&D/Marketing and Distribution for execution of Chilled Manufacturing's Capex and Opex Plans. Lead process owner for SAP SRM purchasing system for the chilled supply chain including provision of testing activities for SAP system upgrades and subject matter expertize to PFSS and NAN buyers. Capex Budgets: $50-75MM Capex spread over 100+ projects


  • Plan and control the procurement process of capital equipment, materials and services. Ensure the equipment or services are delivered on time, on budget, meet all PepsiCo quality standards/specifications, and are purchased at a cost equal to or below competitive demand.
  • Lead Process Owner for SAP Purchasing process, including resolution of GR/IR issues across Chilled Supply Chain M&L locations. Lead Process Owner for execution of Service contracts related to equipment maintenance, equipment leases and logistics.
  • Review/create and issue purchase orders in SAP for Capital projects, Maintenance/Service contracts and Strategic MRO purchasing. Point contact for all invoice discrepancies between the project manager and contractor. May involve face to face mediation between all parties, to come to a mutual satisfaction.
  • Evaluate and source business based on lowest total procurement/lifecycle cost by challenging established specs/standards.
  • Contract Management/Administration (cradle to grave) develop procurement plans, assemble/evaluate/screen bidders, assess suppliers, review/open bids, clarify/evaluate bids and recommend contract award. Hold pre and post award meetings, prepare formal contract documents, secure functional endorsements, debrief unsuccessful bidders, contract execution, contract implementation, commercial contract terms, contract kick-off meetings, establish purchase order, administer contract in regard to changes/amendments, price variations, conflict resolution etc.
  • Support MWBE corporate goals. Ensure the Capital procurement activities comply with corporate and dept procedures and guidelines.
  • Maintain a solid working knowledge of contract laws and regulations affecting purchase and delivery of capital goods and services and communicate as required.
  • Conduct onsite meetings with strategic suppliers/contractors to investigate capability to meet project success criteria, specifications and delivery dates.
  • Meet or exceed goals/targets established in PDR. Actively involved in pre CAR development to drive out extraneous costs to achieve the desired internal rate of return (IRR) for project approval.
  • Influence the direction of capital projects to secure the best value for PepsiCo.
  • Active participant/leader in cross-functional teams and Lead Purchasing Support on Logistics project teams. Manage the disposal of surplus equipment as required.

Education: Bachelor of Science or Arts degree in Business Administration, or Engineering or Supply chain management or related experience.

Key Skill Experience Required: Minimum capital procurement exp 8 yrs with hands-on experience in issuing SAP Purchase Orders, familiarity with plant based MRO, Equipment Service contracts and Leases.

Essential Skills:

Purchasing Skills-Thorough knowledge of purchasing contract language including ability to negotiate terms and conditions with suppliers on a purchase order or contract basis. Develop RFP and RFQ process and formal documents for project bids including coordinating and managing the bid process for capital projects from issuance of the RFQ to project close-out. Ability to negotiate in face to face negotiations with suppliers to secure best value on capex and expense projects.

SAP Skills-Create and issues purchase orders through SAP system, create financial reports for SC Finance and Buyers to resolve SAP Goods Receipt/Invoice Receipt issues. Leadership-Purchasing lead in project teams for capital, MRO/LSS projects. Deep and essential knowledge of master purchase agreements and ability to provide necessary commercial expertize to said cross-functional teams for decision making purposes

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.
PepsiCo is an equal opportunity employer Minorities/Females/People with Disabilities/Protected Veterans/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

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