Global Procurement Associate Manager - Fruit & Vegetable
Job Title: Global Procurement Associate Manager - Fruit & Vegetable
Location: Purchase, NY
Category: Purchasing / Procurement
Global Procurement Associate Manager-Fruit & Vegetable Center of Excellence
As a member of the Fruit & Vegetable Center of Excellence (F&V COE) the role will support Naked Emerging Brands (NEB) and Tropicana in N. America, and be responsible for:
- Development and execution of sourcing strategies, supplier selection, negotiations and contract management of Not From Concentrate (NFC) apple juices and emerging ingredients (i.e. probiotics, & plant based proteins)
- Being the North America sector liaison to execute Global COE strategies related to filler juices (i.e. AJC, PJS and GJC).
- Lead the contracting, forecasting, AOP development, productivity, and sourcing for the materials involved.
- PWP 2.0 sustainability goals for NFC Apple including supplier development and industry collaboration to deliver against the 2025 objectives
- Bachelor degree in Business, Agriculture, Engineering or related area.
- 5+ years of work experience in Agro sourcing, procurement, engineering, supply chain or other relevant experience.
- Analytical thinking: Ability to quickly analyze data and transform it into meaningful insights.
- Strategic thinking: Ability to translate strategies into plans that can be effectively executed.
- Communication skills: Communicates effectively to win support. Proactively shares information, best practices and ideas with others throughout PepsiCo.
Functional expertise: Good knowledge of the fruit value chain as well as the juice market (supplier & competitor landscape, market fundamentals, agricultural forces, etc.).
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