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Mars has net sales of more than $33 billion, operates six business segments including Petcare, Chocolate, Wrigley, Food, Drinks, Symbioscience, and more than 75,000 Associates worldwide that are putting its Principles into action to make a difference for people and the planet through its performance.
Mars brands include: Petcare PEDIGREE, ROYAL CANIN, WHISKAS, BANFIELD Pet Hospital, CESAR, SHEBA, DREAMIES and NUTRO; Chocolate M&MS, SNICKERS, DOVE, GALAXY, MARS, MILKY WAY and TWIX; Wrigley DOUBLEMINT, EXTRA, ORBIT and 5 chewing gums, SKITTLES and STARBURST candies, and ALTOIDS AND LIFESAVERS mints. Food UNCLE BENS, DOLMIO, EBLY, MASTERFOODS, SEEDS OF CHANGE and ROYCO; Drinks ALTERRA COFFEE ROASTERS, THE BRIGHT TEA COMPANY, KLIX and FLAVIA; Symbioscience COCOAVIA and WISDOM PANEL.
Mars Drinks NAAP
US West Chester (WCR)
The job holder has responsibility for the operational management of Single Serve Technology and elements of strategic management of prime spend on Single Serve Technology for all Single Serve markets of Mars Drinks globally to ensure cost effective, sustainable supply.
Continuous Single Serve Technology and supply is critical to the operational success of the business and a failure in supply impacts sales and revenue within a matter of weeks.
The job holder provides operational support to Indirect buying for NAAP with the (e-mail removed) relationship and the legacy purchasing systems still employed by Mars Drinks.
Context and Scope
The Single Serve Technology Commercial Operations role is to execute the buying strategies developed by the Single Serve Technology Strategic Sourcing Mg., delivering on cost, quality, service and working capital targets, as well as to manage the on-going supplier relationship and operational commercial activities.
The job holder is responsible for developing sourcing strategies for the non-strategic Single Serve Technology categories for which they are accountable using the MSSM process. Once approved and implemented the job holder will use supplier segmentation processes to develop appropriate relationship management strategies for suppliers and leverage their capabilities to achieve continuous improvement and bring innovation to the business.
The job holder will drive continuity of supply through the management of working relationships, contracts and pro-active risk management activity. He/she will also be responsible for Single Serve Technology cost reduction projects, commercial aspects of innovation and the key interfaces with R&D, IT, Quality, Logistics and Marketing (as appropriate) with the Suppliers he/she is accountable for.
The job holder will determine when and what types of contracts are appropriate for the suppliers they are accountable for and using standard contract templates to complete contractual relationships between Mars and its suppliers in order to protect Mars Drinks and its assets.
The job holder will gather market intelligence, benchmark against the external world and understand price drivers in order to influence requirements and specifications internally and externally. Work with Logistics and SQA in setting and monitoring improvement programmes for the suppliers in terms of quality, cost and delivery.
The job holder will suppport the NAAP Commercial Director with the (e-mail removed) relationship management for Mars Drinks Indirect Spend and manage the operational activities of the Mars Drinks legacy Purchasing Systems and Processes.
Relevant Quantitative and Budget Information
Supporting a Total Single Serve Technology Spend of $30M USD with Direct Authority over $1M USD
1. Education & Professional Qualification
Bachelors degree preferably in a business related discipline or equivelant demonstrable experience.
3-5 years on experie
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• Location: West Chester, Westchester
• Post ID: 161437152 westchester