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Sr Supply Manager IT

Date:  Jun 18, 2024

Milwaukee, WI, US

Requisition ID: 30079 

A Career in Beer:   

Our purpose at a Molson Coors Beverage Company is to unite people to celebrate all of life’s moments. We are the world’s family brewer, brewing and selling our beer for over 350 years around the world. 


We are Talent Brewers - we believe in our brands and our people, we believe that a truly inspiring and diverse place to work is a must.  We want you to join our team of passionate self-starters who believe the world is full of untapped opportunities. So if you get fired up about making a real difference as part of a winning team like we do then we want to hear from you.


The Headlines

In the role of Sr. Supply Manager – IT  working in Milwaukee, WI, you will be part of the Procurement team.  The  Sr. Supply Manager will be responsible for developing and executing category strategies, leading supplier negotiations, leading strategic RFPs, , contract management, negotiations and supplier management. Main categories of support are all IT categories.


This position reports to Sr. Category Manager - IT Procurement and works closely with cross functional teams.


The ideal candidate for this role brings a passion for IT procurement, stakeholder and business partnerships, strategy development, and creative problem solving.


The Responsibilities:

  • Annual creation, maintenance, and presentation of category strategies to peers and senior leadership.
  • Facilitate competitive RFPs, lead negotiations and support implementation activities to ensure contract compliance once agreement is signed.
  • Manages category suppliers, including facilitation of regular business reviews, score carding and monitoring KPIs.
  • Responsible for delivering category results objectives for North America.
  • Manage 100-250 supplier relationships
  • Foster strategic stakeholder relationships and partner with internal stakeholders to align and deliver on company priorities
  • Maintain a cost savings target of $1-4M per year as aligned with the IT organization and meet or exceed annual procurement cost savings (TPFV) goal.
  • Responsible for assessing and managing category risks and opportunities and providing strategic procurement insight to the IT business.
  • Responsible for managing category annual operating plan cycle and creation of annual LRP.
  • Responsible for delivering on Supplier Diversity goals.
  • Responsible for supporting and facilitating Supplier Relationship Management activities.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize across multiple responsibilities, projects, and tasks to deliver value to the organization.
  • Ability to identify and implement innovative approaches to all IT Procurement activities.
  • Contribute to the team and functional culture in a positive way, prioritizing Molson Coors’ corporate values, through your work.


Corporate Values:

  • Put People First: We value and respect differences and believe diversity with inclusion is the key to collaboration and a winning team culture.
  • Be Bold and Decisive: We are innovators, unafraid to be direct, move with speed, and challenge the status quo.
  • Take Accountability: We act with integrity, honor commitments, while owning our mistakes, using them as an opportunity to learn.
  • Learn Every Day: We are always looking for ways to improve and to help one another grow.
  • Celebrate Together: We are passionate ambassadors of our brands and our business; and we believe in the importance of recognizing and celebrating our accomplishments!


The Other Qualifications:

  • 4 or more years of relevant category experience in IT Procurement directly. Expert category strategy, strategic sourcing, supplier management, spend analysis, and contract negotiation skills.
  • Industry certification (ISM, CIPS) are preferred. 
  • Contract management, spend analysis, and e-sourcing tools experience is required.
  • Strong communication skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field such as business administration, supply chain management, or other relevant experience in procurement.
  • Experience in IT Procurement categories, including Hardware, Software, Services, Telecom, and Security.
  • SAP experience and Microsoft O365 is desired.


Work Perks that You Need to Know About:  

  • As the world’s family brewer we have the scale to make big things happen and still get to know  colleagues on a first name basis across the globe
  • We play our part to make a difference – from charitable donations to hitting the streets together to build parks – giving back to the community is part of our culture and who we are
  • Flexible work programs to ensure a work life balance is maintained
  • You can become a Certified Beer Enthusiast through in-house training that includes everything from brewing techniques to beer tasting and food pairings  
  • Access to cool brand clothing and swag, top events, beer allotment, an Employee Assistance Program and discount plans
  • Participation in our Total Rewards program with a competitive base salary, incentive plans, parental leave, health, dental and other benefits
  • Work within a fast paced and innovative company, meeting passionate colleagues and partners with diverse backgrounds and experiences

At Molson Coors we seek diversity. Differing perspectives lead to challenging the expected, which keeps new ideas bubbling up. We’re an equal opportunity employer and invite applications from candidates from all backgrounds, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic. We take pride in celebrating our unique brew.

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Nearest Major Market: Milwaukee