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We are Pouch Partners, a growing and established international company with a "start-up feel" who are on a mission to be the leader of Stand-Up-Pouch solutions. You can expect an exciting work environment where your ideas and good work are valued. Join us if this sounds interesting to you!
As Senior Manager Procurement Indirects, you are responsible for the future and performance-oriented organization and management of the Capex, MRO, Logistics and Facility Management categories. This covers a spend of ~50Million€/year across the Capri Sun Group including both our Beverages and Pouch Making Machinery Businesses reporting to the Group Procurement Director of Capri Sun.

At our location in Eppelheim we are looking for you (m/f/x) as:

Senior Manager Procurement Indirects

Your Tasks

  • Leading your team of 2, to enable them to reach their potential and maximise the value they can deliver for Capri Sun 
  • Developing your team’s procurement capabilities to help them to become the next generation of leaders in the company
  • Leading complex strategic projects requiring the ability to manage senior stakeholders under challenging conditions
  • Analyzing market trends and supplier landscape for your respective area of responsibility and sharing this infromation back to the business
  • Providing insights and recommendations to senior management  
  • Spotting and exploiting emerging trends and technologies
  • Discovering ideas that build and improve our business as well as cost-saving opportunities (you will lead the implementation of these projects with the respective departments)
  • Developing sourcing strategies to that deliver breakthrough competitive advantage for Capri Sun by improving the value for the respective goods or service  
  • Negotiating with key Suppliers and leading request for proposals
  • Leading relationships with Suppliers and using supplier relationships management to maximise the value of the relationship and encouraging them to innovate for Capri Sun
  • Participating as a key member of a cross-functional team to deliver a project
  • Building strong and effective relationships with your internal business partners: Marketing, Finance, QM, Supply Chain Management, Logistics, R&D

Your Profile

  • Successfully completed technical, commercial or economic-technical oriented degree (e.g. business administration with focus on purchasing/logistics/supply chain management or industrial engineering)
  • Proven Procurement Expertise in the respective category including– project purchasing (plant and special machine construction, demonstrated strategic sourcing skills, particularly negotiation, commercial agreements and supplier relationship management skills
  • A good understanding and high affinity for technology
  • Several years of experience in leading and developing Teams
  • Strong communication skills in German and English
  • A high level of commitment, flexibility and willingness to travel (approx. 10%)
  • Good ERP knowledge (ideally SAP MM) and a confident handling of MS Office programs
  • Ability to build sustainable highlevel relationships both internally and externally and influence others via excellent interpersonal skills leaders

What you can expect

  • Broad variety of tasks and freedom to act
  • Plenty of opportunities to challenge and drive things forward
  • A group of motivated and professional colleagues
  • An opportunity to revolutionize the packaging industry
  • A fair compensation and many cool benefits
Header Top Employer Logo
As Senior Manager Procurement Indirects, you are responsible for the future and performance-oriented organization and management of the Capex, MRO, Logistics and Facility Management categories. This covers a spend of ~50Million€/year across the Capri Sun Group including both our Beverages and Pouch Making Machinery Businesses reporting to the Group Procurement Director of Capri Sun.

At our location in Eppelheim we are looking for you (m/f/x) as:

Senior Manager Procurement Indirects

We are Pouch Partners, a growing and established international company with a "start-up feel" who are on a mission to be the leader of Stand-Up-Pouch solutions. You can expect an exciting work environment where your ideas and good work are valued. Join us if this sounds interesting to you!
  • Leading your team of 2, to enable them to reach their potential and maximise the value they can deliver for Capri Sun 
  • Developing your team’s procurement capabilities to help them to become the next generation of leaders in the company
  • Leading complex strategic projects requiring the ability to manage senior stakeholders under challenging conditions
  • Analyzing market trends and supplier landscape for your respective area of responsibility and sharing this infromation back to the business
  • Providing insights and recommendations to senior management  
  • Spotting and exploiting emerging trends and technologies
  • Discovering ideas that build and improve our business as well as cost-saving opportunities (you will lead the implementation of these projects with the respective departments)
  • Developing sourcing strategies to that deliver breakthrough competitive advantage for Capri Sun by improving the value for the respective goods or service  
  • Negotiating with key Suppliers and leading request for proposals
  • Leading relationships with Suppliers and using supplier relationships management to maximise the value of the relationship and encouraging them to innovate for Capri Sun
  • Participating as a key member of a cross-functional team to deliver a project
  • Building strong and effective relationships with your internal business partners: Marketing, Finance, QM, Supply Chain Management, Logistics, R&D
  • Successfully completed technical, commercial or economic-technical oriented degree (e.g. business administration with focus on purchasing/logistics/supply chain management or industrial engineering)
  • Proven Procurement Expertise in the respective category including– project purchasing (plant and special machine construction, demonstrated strategic sourcing skills, particularly negotiation, commercial agreements and supplier relationship management skills
  • A good understanding and high affinity for technology
  • Several years of experience in leading and developing Teams
  • Strong communication skills in German and English
  • A high level of commitment, flexibility and willingness to travel (approx. 10%)
  • Good ERP knowledge (ideally SAP MM) and a confident handling of MS Office programs
  • Ability to build sustainable highlevel relationships both internally and externally and influence others via excellent interpersonal skills leaders
  • Broad variety of tasks and freedom to act
  • Plenty of opportunities to challenge and drive things forward
  • A group of motivated and professional colleagues
  • An opportunity to revolutionize the packaging industry
  • A fair compensation and many cool benefits
Pouch Partners GmbH
Rudolf-Wild-Straße 107-115
69214 Eppelheim
www.pouchpartners.com