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Senior Supply Manager Folding Cartons

Date:  Jun 19, 2022

Milwaukee, WI, US

Requisition ID: 21372 

A Career in Beer and Beyond: 


Our purpose at Molson Coors Beverage Company is to brew beverages that unite people to celebrate all life’s moments.  We’ve been brewing iconic brands for over 350 years and are now proud to be offering a modern portfolio that expands beyond the beer aisle.   


We are Talent Brewers with our culture rooted in our core Values.  We believe in our brands and our people, and that diversity WITH inclusion is the key to a winning team culture.  We want you to join our team of brand ambassadors who believe the world is full of untapped opportunities.  So, if you get excited about making a real difference as part of a winning team like we do, we want to hear from you.  



The Headlines:  
In the role of Sr. Supply Manager –Folding Cartons 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 for folding cartons in North America as well as supporting other supply chain and cost saving initiatives in the fiber space.  You will use strategic sourcing principles including spend analysis, market intelligence, contract management, negotiations, risk mitigation, and supplier management.  You must be self-driven, a team player, organized, a complex problem solver, and comfortable speaking to a wide range of audience including senior leaders.  

This position reports to the Sr.  Category Manager of Fiber and works closely with cross functional teams across North America.  


The Responsibilities: 
•    Responsible for delivering category results objectives on a North America level, including cost savings targets

•    Manages category suppliers, including supply assurance, scorecards and monitoring KPIs

•   Reviews daily and short-term horizon capacity with suppliers, and provides input to long-term sourcing and contracting strategy

•    Works closely with Supply Chain teams to support brewery escalations on supply assurance and quality

•    Participates in project management organization (PMO)-led projects through supplier communication and execution (initial system setup and ongoing price management)

•     Manage stakeholders and be able to partner with internal stakeholders, especially Material Planning, R&D, Engineering, Breweries & Finance, regarding category strategies, risk management, and budgeting
•    Lead negotiations and implementation activities and ensure contract compliance once agreement is signed

•    Responsible for assessing and managing category risks and opportunities
•    Responsible for managing category annual operating plan cycle and support budget processes


The Other Qualifications:
•  You have  5 or more years of relevant procurement and/or supply chain and/or commodity (folding carton/fiber) experience.  Expert category strategy, strategic sourcing, supplier management, spend analysis, and contract negotiation skills.
•   You have Contract management, spend analysis, and e-sourcing tools experience. Industry certification (ISM, CIPS) is preferred, not required.




Work Perks that You Need to Know About:  


  • Flexible work programs that support work life balance including a hybrid work model of 3 days in the office
  • We care about our People and Planet and have challenged ourselves with stretch goals around our key priorities  
  • We care about our communities, and 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 
  • Engagement with a variety of Employee Resource Groups, which can provide volunteer opportunities, leadership experience, and networking through the organization 
  • Ability to grow and develop your career centered around our First Choice Learning opportunities
  • Participation in our Total Rewards program with a competitive base salary, incentive plans, parental leave, health, dental, vision, 401k option with incredible employer match, generous paid time off plans, an engaging Wellness Program, and an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) with amazing resources
  • On site Pub, access to cool brand clothing and swag, top events and, of course... free beer and beverages! 
  • Work within a fast paced and innovative company, meeting passionate colleagues and partners with diverse backgrounds and experiences  


At Molson Coors, the health and safety of our people is our number one priority. That’s why all offers of employment in the U.S. and Puerto Rico where legally permitted are contingent on the candidate showing proof of being fully vaccinated against Covid 19 (currently one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine or two doses of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine) to pass the pre-employment requirements. Individuals with medical issues or religious beliefs or practices that prevent them from getting the vaccine may request an exemption from the vaccine requirement.


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.


Nearest Major Market: Milwaukee