Global Procurement Manager - Preforms & Closures

Job Description

Auto req ID: 183431BR

Job Description

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Main Purpose:

The purpose of this job is to lead Egypt preforms & closures category across PepsiCo beverage operating functions, managing spend, through (1) defining and executing a preforms & closures category strategy: risk management, supplier relationship management, innovation and productivity, (2) measuring and improving performance, (3) and achieving annual plans and delivering financial plans.


  • In close collaboration with the Global Procurement rigid management, draft & implement preforms & closures category strategy, using strategic sourcing approach.
  • Participate and lead cross-functional category team.
  • Manage category on a local level and leverage from PepsiCo’s scale in the global.
  • Develop and follow PET resin coverage plan/playbook, ensure compliance and take pro-active measures to mitigate business risk.
  • Work closely with GP COE, R&D and Quality to:
    • Plan and monitor preform & closures category annual and long-term strategic sourcing targets.
    • Plan and monitor sourcing productivity/savings and cash flow for preforms/closures category (short and long term).
    • Lead continuous improvement initiatives from procurement side for the category.
    • Evaluate & evolve sourcing strategy based on changing market conditions and provide inputs during strategic sourcing activities, including internal and external analysis and negotiations.
    • Ensure implementation of sourcing strategy / plans, compliance monitored, and benefits tracked (in close collaboration with the Finance team) in line with the procurement policy & practices.
    • Lead category value engineering (VE) projects to achieve business goals.
  • Closely liaise with main business stakeholders in beverage area in Egypt.
  • Align category strategy with business stakeholders and business management; one focal point to represent preforms & closures category internally and externally.
  • Ensure implementation of best-in-class sourcing tools, relevant to the category.
  • Lead category negotiations and manage contracts development with suppliers in timely manner.
  • Track resin, preforms & closures supply market, share evolving category trends, monitor supplier performance and share benchmark against industry / market standards.


  • 5 years of Strategic Sourcing experience in FMCG.
  • Beverage Packaging Materials Sourcing Experience or Beverages Business Experience.
  • Experience in using advanced sourcing methodologies/ tools.
  • Experience in a regional procurement function/ company.
  • Experience of procurement/ strategic sourcing in Egypt.
  • Skilled in managing a dispersed team of business stakeholders in different countries; strong communication skills.
  • Multilingual and multinational experience preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degrees

Relocation Eligible: Not Eligible for Relocation
Job Type: Regular