Category Specialist – Raw and Packaging Materials at Seven-Up Bottling Company

Title: Category Specialist – Raw and Packaging Materials | Seven-Up Bottling Company | Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

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Seven-Up Bottling Company Ltd is one of the largest manufacturing companies in Nigeria, producing and distributing some of the nation’s most- loved beverages in the country like; Pepsi, 7Up, Mirinda, Teem, Mountain Dew, H2oH!, Lipton Ice Tea and Aquafina premium drinking water. SBC has recently entered into Home & Personal Care category with the 2SURE brand and launched its first product, a Hand & Surface Sanitizer. Seven Up boasts of nine bottling plants with state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities strategically located across various regions in the country.

Responsibilities
We are looking to hire a Category Specialist to handle the following responsibilities:

  • Drafts detailed contracts with suppliers, negotiate pricing, quantity, and delivery schedules.
  • Analyze and calculate costs of procurement and suggest methods to decrease expenditure.
  • Conduct periodic competitor analysis and benchmarking to drive competitive pricing for material inputs.
  • Handle & resolve diverse supplier or operational issues when they arise and escalate if not amicably resolved.
  • Evaluate market conditions and risk management plans.
  • Support with the implementation and operational execution of efficient sourcing strategies.
  • Optimize sourcing procedures to attain maximum efficiency and ensuring transparency of spending.

Requirements

  • Candidates should possess a Bachelor’s Degree with 3 – 5 years work experience.

Application Closing Date
2nd August, 2021.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the email.