Procurement Director, Coca-Cola Southwest Beverages

  • Company: Coca-Cola
  • Posted: February 03, 2017
  • Reference ID: 119921
Job ID: 119921

Coca-Cola Southwest Beverages LLC, is expanding their corporate headquarters in the Dallas, TX market and have several new opportunities estimated to start on 4/1/17 as a result of the recent acquisition by Arca Continental Beverages, a partner with the Coca-Cola Company for over 90 years. These new positions will be part of the new structure and company. The Coca-Cola Southwest Beverages team is comprised of 9 manufacturing facilities and distributes product from 37 locations. We market, produce and deliver bottles of happiness; serving markets throughout Texas, as well as parts of New Mexico, Oklahoma and Arkansas. Our employees are true ambassadors of one of the most recognized brands in the world.
As employees of this great company, we enjoy attractive compensation schemes and comprehensive benefits, along with opportunities for growth and advancement. We invite you to be a part of this dynamic, growing company that has consistently been recognized as a Great Place to Work!


The Procurement Director is responsible for leading all procurement efforts to efficiently and effectively enable spend owners such as business units and functional partners to maximize the value they receive from suppliers to meet their objectives. 

  • Analyze, negotiate and approve main procurement and supply strategies, particularly those proposed by CCBSS as well as government issues related to this group for the benefit of CCSWB and Arca Continental´s global procurement strategy.


  • Lead, negotiate and approve the short and long term supply strategies and results of negotiations performed by CCBSS within CCSWB´s areas for their operational implementation.  AC´s specific procurement strategies should also be implemented within CCSWB.


  • Negotiate, advise and represent CCSWB procurement interests within Arca Continental for the convenience of its region.


  • Attend and represent CCSWB in procurement related events, ceremonies, seminars, etc.


  • Develop training programs and capabilities development activities for the CCSWB Procurement team to foster a talented, updated and competitive team.


  • Analyze and negotiate Commodity Risk Management related to CCSWB, for example: Aluminum for metal cans, Fuel, Corn for HFCS.  Obtain Financial Committee´s approval before implementing strategy.  Follow up as needed.


  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred
  • Advanced level of English
  • 5 years of management experience in Procurement, Operations, Logistics
  • Travel: 60% office/10% plant/30% travel
  • Expert business knowledge, negotiation skills, and objectives management
  • Advanced knowledge of costs and budgets, finance, and personnel management
  • Basic knowledge of quality systems


This position description is not intended, and should not be construed to be, an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. It is intended, however, to be an accurate reflection of those principal job elements essential for making decisions related to job performance, employee development and compensation. As such, the incumbent may perform other duties and responsibilities as required.

Coca-Cola Refreshments is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does 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.

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