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The Coca-Cola Company Procurement Analyst in Taguig City, Philippines

At The Coca-Cola Company, w e are a global business that operates on a local scale, in every community where we do business. This role is responsible for collecting, analyzing, reporting, and managing data to provide key insights for the supply chain of ingredients, which includes annual negotiations. You’ll also have procurement and supplier relationship management responsibilities for minor suppliers and requires some administrative support on budgets, purchase orders, supply ordering and meeting scheduling. We are looking for a candidate with outstanding critical thinking skills who has proven experience in purchasing and can manage complex internal and external relationships.

What You’ll Do for Us

  • Collaborates with supply chain management in the plants managing the communication of Planner/ Buyers and the plants attending operational meetings and provide support.

  • Investigates Materials At Risks and alerts relevant buyers and plant leadership as needed

  • Participates and occasionally leads packaging optimization or ingredient defect problem solving initiatives.

  • Meet with QA and Production representative and updates internal reporting.

  • Follow up on approvals and completion of hard allocation requests and “material to material” conversion requests.

  • Attends supply risks, supplier changes or supply point changes with a status of critical and missing ingredients.

  • Collaborates with Buyers and planning team members in the execution of various cost savings initiatives.

  • Executes periodic supplier relationship and internal meeting activities to improve service to the production team.

  • Manage standard plant reporting that includes purchase orders, ingredient availability, invoicing, component availability and stock reports.

  • Managing activities with suppliers to ensure compliance with company policies (e.g. audits) and legal compliance (MSA Modification Letters, Price schedules, UISS letters, NDAs, Material Transfer, insurance certificates, etc.). As well as updating key performance metrics, tools, and data systems and updating pricing and supplier data in databases.

    Qualifications & Requirements

  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance or related field.

  • 2+ years of experience of procurement, supply chain, logistics, manufacturing, data analytics, and/or data management experience.

  • Exceptional business communication skills, including negotiations.

  • Knowledge of basic manufacturing processes and standards (e.g., best practices, policies) for one or more supplier industries. Ability to provide guidance to suppliers for cost improvements and to incorporate new technologies.

  • Ability to read and interpret contractual documentation. Knowledge of contract terms, applications and legal requirements, including the ability to manage performance to contracts and agreements. Ability to explain requirements contained in agreements.

  • Knowledge of products, commodities or services (e.g., ingredients, packaging, logistics services, Coca-Cola products and services) and their related industries. Knowledge of all primary and supporting industries that impact the supply chain. Ability to research markets and synthesize findings for application in decision-making process and analytical work.

  • Making customers (external and internal) and their needs a primary focus of one's actions; developing and sustaining productive customer relationships; creating and executing plans and solutions in collaboration with the customer.

  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to work with mathematical concepts .

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions .

    What We Can Do For You

  • Innovative Technology : We utilize and lead the market with our large supply chain network and state-of-art technology we use each day.

  • Experiences : A global organization and the opportunity to learn and grow.

  • Compensation & Benefits : Competitive benefits package that start on day one of employment

Skills:

Structured Query Language (SQL); Alteryx; Data Storytelling; Data Normalization; Analytical Techniques; Tableau; Data Mapping; Data Mining Techniques; Microsoft Office VBA; Microsoft Power BI; Business Communications; Procurement Analytics; eSourcing; VBA Automation; Data Storage

Our Purpose and Growth Culture:

We are taking deliberate action to nurture an inclusive culture that is grounded in our company purpose, to refresh the world and make a difference. We act with a growth mindset, take an expansive approach to what’s possible and believe in continuous learning to improve our business and ourselves. We focus on four key behaviors – curious, empowered, inclusive and agile – and value how we work as much as what we achieve. We believe that our culture is one of the reasons our company continues to thrive after 130+ years. Visit Our Purpose and Vision to learn more about these behaviors and how you can bring them to life in your next role at Coca-Cola.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. When we collect your personal information as part of a job application or offer of employment, we do so in accordance with industry standards and best practices and in compliance with applicable privacy laws.

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