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Sourcing Manager External Manufacturing

Company name
Mondelez International

East Hanover, NJ, United States

Employment Type

Operations, Procurement, Manager, Manufacturing

Posted on
Apr 13, 2023

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Job Information

Mondelez International

Sourcing Manager External Manufacturing


East Hanover

New Jersey

Purpose of the role

The Spend Area manager is designing and implementing the sourcing strategy in the region, developing accountable for or design and implement the sourcing strategy in the region, develop the unit’s supplier portfolio base and bring new material technologies and innovation from market. Supports the business units needs and works closely with Business Development areas to accomplish innovation and projects agenda. The spend area manager will be accountable for designing and implementing the sourcing strategy in the region, developing be responsible for designing and implementing the sourcing strategy in the region, developing work closely with colleagues in regional/global teams aligning and deploying work closely with colleagues in regional/global teams aligning and deploy strategies in the region. Role focuses in driving advantaged cost, quality, service and cash in compliance with procurement policy and KPIs.

Main responsibilities

1. Spend Area strategy execution:

• Support Sourcing strategy development and deployment – aligned with stakeholders.

• Work close with BD/PCM to lead innovation projects in a collaborative model with external manufacturers and suppliers.

• Lead market screening process to identify new players locally o regionally.

•Prepare and lead required bids and negotiations with suppliers.

• Identify opportunities to improve the productivity pipeline agenda in the short and long term.

2. Manage the Supplier relationship and risk management

• Support supplier development activities and set up-up cross-functional review meetings with suppliers in order to launch new products, improve performance and further reduce cost.

• Proactively identify supply continuity risks and develop mitigation plans.

• Contracting supplier process management.

• Partner with Supplier Development & Quality Engineering resources to ensure compliance to processes, procedures, ISO practices and regulatory/Food Safety requirements.

• Contribute to material cost reduction goals and implementation of the Protect the Customer process with Global Quality.

• Manage critical supplier issues, utilizing enhanced problem-solving skills to determine true root cause and to develop and implement irreversible corrective actions.

• Work closely with the sourcing area teams and BD teams to develop strategic sourcing plans that align to the Supplier Performance Management Processes and procedures.

3. Accountability of cross-functional initiatives

• Procurement policy accomplishment

• Attend business needs and show business opportunities through external partnerships and external productions

• Usage of procurement tools – Zycus as main tools to safeguard bidding information.

What you will bring

Leadership Competency

Problema solving



Presenting skills

Stakeholder Management

Functional Competency

Learning on the fly

Cost Analysis

Complex bidding and cause/effect analysis.

Pricing forecasting

Stakeholder influencing

KPIs / Dimensions

Spend under scope: USD 100MM / year


Key Interfaces / Stakeholders

Collaborative work with internal teams as BD, EM ops, Finance, R&D, Marketing, Planning and Legal among others.



Accenture (analyst Pool)


Procurement Organization: BU / LPR

ISC Team (BD, Planning)






More about this role

Education / Certifications:

Bachelor’s degree

Job specific requirements:

8 years of experience in Procurement or Supply Chain. Highly experience in Strategic sourcing and negotiation processes. External Manufacturing knowledge in LA (external production development and KPIs). Problem Solving, Teamwork capable and heavy workload management.

Travel requirements:

15% to 20% within NA

Work schedule:

From Monday to Friday. Hybrid model role.

For office-based, salaried roles at Bakery and Customer Service & Logistics locations, and some remote roles proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required to be eligible for employment. Religious, medical and/or other accommodations as required by law will be considered on a case by case basis. You may review the Mondelēz COVID vaccination policy by visiting the US careers website at This COVID-19 vaccine mandate does not apply to several U.S. states that do not permit certain vaccination mandates, including, but not limited to Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Indiana, Montana, North Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, and West Virginia.

Mondelez Global LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact 847-943-5460 for assistance.

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Mondelez International
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