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Keurig Dr Pepper Sr. Procurement Manager, Marketing & Sales in Burlington, Massachusetts

Job Overview

This position is responsible for leading Keurig Dr Pepper’s (KDP) sourcing activities to drives results for Marketing and Sales organization. This Senior Manager will actively manage the portfolio of suppliers that support our brand strategies with the consumer and customers. Categories include Advertising (Media, Creative, and Production), Merchandising, Marketing Materials or Point of Sale, Consumer and Customer Data and Research, Shopper marketing, Brokers, Public Relations, and others.The incumbent must drive policies to support continued value capture, and partner with internal stakeholders to improve supplier performance.

What you will do:

  • Enable KDP’s growth by supporting Sales and Marketing initiatives via fit-for-purpose sourcing strategies in each category.

  • Assist on the design of a fit for purpose organization to ensure delivery of results with appropriate overheads for high ROI.

  • Working within the Supply Management program, champion the sourcing process, develop strategies with defined plans for cost savings, risk assessment and mitigation, and build supplier strategy that effectively communicate both short and long-term tactics.

  • Lead the development and execution of negotiation strategies with suppliers, including specific targets for pricing, service, and quality.

  • Manage supplier selection process and ensure supplier selections are based on sound selection criteria.

  • Continually identify and implement new opportunities for value capture.

  • Work with Legal to establish and execute optimal contract terms and conditions with suppliers, including tooling/capital equipment purchases as necessary.

  • Provide rigorous analysis of spend data and market trends and dynamics to prioritize and launch sourcing initiatives within designated spend categories.

  • Drive change by proactively engaging stakeholders across the enterprise, gaining deep understanding of their functional strategies.

  • Maintain full compliance with financial controls and SOX reporting requirements

  • Report on progress and value creation results to business stakeholders (budget holders), Finance and Procurement leadership team


What you must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field required, advanced degree preferred.

  • 7 plus years in Procurement management with demonstrated record of achievement and advancement. Professional certification preferred.

  • Thorough understanding of Procurement management systems.

  • Demonstrated category expertise in Marketing-related fields.

  • Experience working on the Agency Account and/or Business Development side.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and participate in cross functional teams, with multi-site Procurement management experience highly preferred.

  • Excellent communication and facilitation skills.

  • Ability to influence others, work autonomously and in a team environment

  • Competence in Microsoft Office skills, especially Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Willingness to travel and work flexible hours.

  • Ability to follow our client companies policies and procedures as well as our Operating principles.


Company Overview

Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP) is a leading coffee and beverage company in North America with dual headquarters in Burlington, MA and Plano, TX, with annual revenue in excess of $11 billion. KDP holds leadership positions in soft drinks, specialty coffee and tea, water, juice and juice drinks and mixers, and markets the #1 single serve coffee brewing system in the U.S. The Company maintains an unrivaled distribution system that enables its portfolio of more than 125 owned, licensed and partner brands to be available nearly everywhere people shop and consume beverages. With a wide range of hot and cold beverages that meet virtually any consumer need, KDP key brands include Keurig®, Dr Pepper®, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters®, Canada Dry®, Snapple®, Bai®, Mott’s® and The Original Donut Shop®. The Company employs more than 25,000 employees and operates more than 120 offices, manufacturing plants, warehouses and distribution centers across North America.

Benefits built for you: Our people are the heart of our business, which is why we offer robust benefits to support your health and wellness as well as your personal and financial well-being. We also provide employee programs designed to enhance your professional growth and development while ensuring you feel valued, inspired and appreciated at work.

Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and affirmatively seeks diversity in its workforce. Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. recruits qualified applicants and advances in employment its employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, genetic information, ethnic or national origin, marital status, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled