Procurement Specialist in Charlotte, NC at Coca-Cola Consolidated, Inc.

Date Posted: 2/20/2021

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Requisition ID:  9411 

Posting Locations: Charlotte 

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Procurement Specialist

REFRESH your career by joining our exceptional team! Coca-Cola Consolidated, the largest bottler in the U.S., is looking for a Procurement Specialist! 

Things you should know about working as a Procurement Specialist:
The Procurement Specialist will participate in procurement activities, market and spend analyses, negotiations, contracting, supplier relationship management, and assisting CCCI internal End Users in obtaining the right materials at the right cost all the time. This position will be critical to enabling the success of the CCCI Category Strategy program.

What would success look like?

  • Reviews and processes incoming requisitions and PO’s and updates PO’s with changes and/or revisions
  • Executes and oversees the ordering of supplies and services from suppliers
  • Coordinates with suppliers and business partners to resolve routine issues such as past-due PO's, match exceptions, discrepancies with billings, price/invoice issue resolution, updating/incrementing PO's, etc.
  • Supports the solicitation of quotes and evaluation of bids as needed for items below the bid threshold not under contract and those that are not part of the category management sourcing process
  • Leads more administrative buys independently and participates in and supports the business units with more technical or strategic purchasing
  • Draws on external resources/experts in order to understand and suggest enhancements to the existing procurement processes and procedures
  • Supports the creation of key performance indicators (KPIs) for suppliers

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Engineering or other business-related field is required.  A Master’s degree or advanced certification (e.g., CPM, CPSM, CPSC, PMP) would be desired
  • A minimum of three (3) years of progressively increasing responsibility in Sourcing, Category Management, Supply Chain Management, Finance, or business-related operations.  Relevant experience in the Consumer Products Goods sector is desired
  • Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word skills are highly desired with additional proficiencies in the use of other Microsoft Office tools; Working knowledge of SAP, Coupa or other Supply Chain Management/ERP software and related query/reporting tools is also preferred
  • Financial analytical skills, oral and written communication, interpersonal and influence skills would be desired.
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills with ability to extract key themes, determine root causes, develop creative solutions, and craft concise messages
  • Communicates and influences effectively, with the ability to motivate and influence others inside and outside of own organizational hierarchy
  • Strong project management skills with ability to plan tasks, assign resources, manage progress, remove barriers, manage change, resolve conflict, build consensus, and motivate team members across multiple projects concurrently

All candidates will be subject to pre-employment testing: Background Check, Drug Screen, and Physical Abilities Test (if applicable).

Coca-Cola Consolidated, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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