• Purchasing Manager- Indirect Materials & Services

    Job Locations US-KY-Louisville
    Posted Date 3 months ago(8/6/2018 11:40 AM)
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Procurement/Purchasing
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Sazerac Company Overview

    Build your career at Sazerac. Sazerac Company produces and markets the most award winning bourbons and whiskeys in the world, including Buffalo Trace, Pappy Van Winkle, Eagle Rare, Blanton’s, and Sazerac Rye. Additionally, Sazerac owns many popular brands across a range of spirits including Fireball, Southern Comfort, Weller, 99 Bananas, Wheatley Vodka, Margaretville Spirits, Dr. McGillicuddy’s, and Platinum Vodka.

    Since 1850, Sazerac Company has thrived as an independent, American family owned company with operations in the United States and around the world. Since 2008, Sazerac has experienced double-digit growth every year! We attribute our success to a unique blend of our history, culture, brands, relationships, innovation, technology, and most importantly, our people. Whether you are a recent graduate or an experienced professional, Sazerac provides extraordinary opportunities for growth with competitive salaries and benefits in an exciting, entrepreneurial industry.

    Company/Location Overview

    Sazerac Company, established in 1850, is a leading U.S. spirits supplier, with the world's most decorated distillery, and a portfolio of award-winning brands. Sazerac is an independent, family owned company; we attribute our success to a unique blend of our history, culture, brands, relationships, innovation, technology, and most importantly, our people.


     


    To learn more, please visit www.sazerac.com

    Job Description/Responsibilities

    This role is responsible for procurement and management of all Indirect Materials and Procure to Pay Systems. This includes developing and deploying Sourcing Strategies and Support Systems that are commercially aligned and deliver continuous competitive advantage in terms of Service, Quality, Cost, Innovation and Risk Management. This role will deliver year over year cost reduction while improving levels of service and quality. 

    Qualifications/Requirements

    MUST:



    • 5-10 years relevant experience

    • Demonstrated success in the design and implementation of process improvement initiatives

    • Requires Experience in manufacturing software (ERP, MRP, MPS, WMS)

    • Extensive experience with development and management of vendor relationships including contracts

    • Bachelor's Degree

    • Strong planning and organizational skills

    • Highly effective negotiation skills

    • Working knowledge of Word and Excel

    • Excellent analytical, interpersonal, communication and presentation skills


     


    REFEREED:



    • Purchasing association's certification: APP/CPM from ISM or CPP/CPPM from American Purchasing Society

    • Requires Experience in the alcoholic beverage industry

    • MBA

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