Proudly Canadian and Independently Owned, We are Coke Canada!
Coca-Cola Canada Bottling Limited is Canada’s premier bottling company. We are an independently owned business encompassing over 5,800 associates, more than 50 sales and distribution centers, and 5 production facilities nationwide. We have a 120-year heritage of manufacturing, marketing, selling, and distributing the major branded ready-to-drink products Canadians love. Our brands include: Coca-Cola®, Diet Coke®, Coca-Cola® Zero Sugar, Sprite®, Fanta®, Barq’s®, NESTEA®, POWERADE®, Minute Maid®, DASANI® and Vitaminwater®; and our partner brands: Canada Dry®, Monster Energy® and A&W®. We pride ourselves on building diverse and sustainable relationships with our customers, consumers, stakeholders and communities through our shared values: lead with an entrepreneurial mindset, collaboration, integrity, accountability, quality and safety.
About This Opportunity
The Procurement Manager is responsible for strategic initiatives that support the Production Centres across Canada with category strategies, supply assurance and vendor optimization that supports overall company goals and objectives. The successful candidate possesses a wealth of experience in manufacturing, plant operations, supplier negotiations and stakeholder management. This position is located at our Brampton office (currently hybrid – 2 days per week – current designated days are Monday and Wednesday). This position will report directly into the Senior Manager, MFG Procurement.
Extensive knowledge of large OEM procurement contracts and the contract management within a manufacturing environment
Experience working on Capital Projects, specifically in the Manufacturing and Industrial space.
Supplier Relationship Management:
Excel at developing supplier relationships and contracting across multiple regions to leverage the relationship when necessary to resolve issues
Act as an escalation path for supplier-related issues impacting production and expedite resolution
Strategic Sourcing & Negotiations:
Demonstrates strong decision-making, analytical, and problem-solving skills; demonstrates a deep level of detail as it relates to contracts and procurement activities.
Act as a subject matter expert for acquiring goods and services for Coke Canada’s manufacturing facilities which includes knowledge of vendor capabilities, economic cost drivers, supplier financials and market competition
Skilled negotiator required to manage complex vendor issues, continuity of supply and implement vendor contracts for new projects
Leadership of the spend strategies & supplier management for manufacturing services and equipment requirements
Interface with all Project Team members and OEMs to ensure accurate and complete understanding of all project scope documents, standards and contracts
Minimum of 5 years of experience in procurement in the Industrial Manufacturing categories, preferably for beverage companies, to support development of strategies and sourcing initiatives that deliver business value.
University degree, college diploma or equivalent experience with a focus in Procurement, Supply Chain or Engineering
Demonstrated ability to model various business scenarios and analyze resulting costs, impacts, risks, and benefits to inform and recommend business solutions
Demonstrate the ability to assemble and analyze large quantities of data and conduct in depth analysis of the data, such as should-cost models, benchmarking, etc.
A strong team player who enjoys working in a fast-paced team environment while being highly organized
Sets and pursues direction without guidance and takes a wide view of their accountabilities with a can-do attitude to get things done
Ability to work in an office and a plant manufacturing setting
All offers of employment at Coca-Cola Canada Bottling Limited (“Coke Canada”) are conditional upon a successful background clearance obtained through our contracted third-party vendor. The standard clearance requirements depend on the position and may include some or all of the following: criminal clearance, employment verification, education verification and driver’s abstract review. Please advise the Talent Acquisition team if you have any questions or concerns in regard to this once you are contacted for further consideration.
Coke Canada is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce with a number of programs, policies and resources in place to support our people. For individuals with disabilities, should you require accommodations or support throughout the recruitment process please contact our Talent Acquisition Services team by calling 1-844-383-2653 or email HR@cokecanada.com.
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