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Barataria or Laventille, North Central Undisclosed Posted On 06.04.2020 Employer


Job Description

Overall Purpose of Job:
Reporting to the COO (Chief Operating Officer), the role is responsible for leading  the change program for the Operations team involved in procurement of direct inputs into manufacturing including, production planning, engineering, distillery and bottling production, in order to meet the corporate goals as interpreted by the Executive Management and in keeping with the BOD (Board of Directors) approved plans. Additionally, the role is also required to restructure the procurement process throughout the company as it pertains to indirect procurement as a subject matter expert and custodian of best practice in this field. In both cases the incumbent is expected to measure, quantify and drive savings and reductions in operating expenditure through procurement best practice.
To direct and deliver continuous business improvement through culture change, innovation and optimization of resources throughout the supply chain, whilst managing business risk in that environment
Main functions (accountabilities):
  1. Create a strategy to deliver culture change throughout the supply chain in order to encourage open communication and a willingness to embrace innovation and change
  2. Manages the purchasing and supply chain process inclusive of inventory control, warehousing, distribution, reverse logistics and the management of suppliers.
  3. Provide career development training and support for employees within the supply chain, identifying and encouraging those employees capable of out-performing their current roles and providing key contributions to the company’s success in future
  4. Contribute to the delivery of the operations budget ensuring that financial and performance targets are met for direct inputs into manufacturing.
  5. Review and revise the risk management strategies within the supply chain in accordance with Executive Team direction on risk strategies
  6. Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity in the procurement process
  7. Review, evaluate and implement best practice for supply chain initiatives, which lowers materials cost to while increasing material availability
  8. Develop, co-ordinate and lead sourcing activities to establish supply arrangements that meet business needs as determined in the annual business plan and 5 year strategic plan
  9. Develop and administer contract management plans, negotiate changes and modifications, supplier performance management and compliance requirements through effective supplier relationships to enhance business outcomes
  10. Plan and lead contract negotiations or claims settlements in the establishment and review of supply arrangements to deliver value for money procurement outcomes
  11. Provide high level advice and guidance to the Executive team build expertise in procurement, improve governance and support procurement practice and outcomes
  12. Identify, manage and mitigate procurement risks to enable the organization to meet its obligations and maximize business opportunities
  13. Ensure that the procurement function complies in all respects with standards set from time to time by law, Government agencies, industry associations and internally set corporate goals
  14. Effectively manage all key supplier relationships
  15. Lead negotiations on all major contracts
Key Performance Measurements
  • Operations Budget
  • Operations Employee satisfaction
  • Prudent Supplier Contract management
  • Reduction in operating costs
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management or related field
  • Master’s Degree will be considered an asset
  • Advanced certification in Supply Chain, Purchasing and Logistics
  • Minimum 5 years in senior or Managerial role
  • Experience with SAP Software


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Barataria or Laventille, North Central


Distribution-Shipping, Management, Manufacturing, Supply Chain

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Budget Control :
Budget Planning :
Inventory Management :
Marketing-Product : Product Management

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Management or related field
  • Master’s degree will be considered an asset
  • Advanced certification in Supply Chain, Purchasing and Logistics
  • Minimum 5 years in senior or Managerial role
  • Experience with SAP Software

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