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Category Manager CAPEX and Real Estate

Company:  Ball Corporation

Luton, GB, LU1 3LG

Date:  20-Nov-2021
Job Category:  Supply & Logistics
Req ID:  11536





Position Overview:


1. Capex Procurement and Real Estate responsibility for all capital/real estate projects within Ball Beverage Packaging EMEA including Equipment, Land, Buildings, Engineering Services, Construction, Start-up Service and Support, Line Integration and Building Services
2. Procurement representative on all capital and real estate projects and steering meetings in BPEMEA
3. Can making tooling Procurement responsibility within Ball Beverage Packaging EMEA

Key Responsibilities Include:


Leading Capex Procurement and Real Estate activities within Ball Beverage Packaging EMEA including RFQ preparation, quote analysis, grid preparation and submission, negotiation and contract execution to meet on time and on budget fulfillment of business requirements working closely with stakeholders including engineering, operations, legal and local buyers

•Representing Procurement at all capital project steering meetings in BPEMEA including preparation and presentation, updating on and executing actions, providing feedback on negotiations, equipment and services supply.
•Leading Can Tooling Procurement for BPEMEA including tendering, negotiations and contract implementation in line with Ball way of procurement
•Supporting the Global Capex Procurement Team whilst also providing status updates and reporting on EMEA projects for the global team
•Create, communicate and implement category plans, procurement strategies, risk management strategies & policies, and financial budgets for each country within region.
•Manage claims process for Capex in EMEA region
•Perform operational setup/reviews/corrective actions of new suppliers
•Regular meetings with members of ELT to review objectives and track key projects and metrics.
•Ownership of end to end tender process for assigned categories, including negotiation of commercial terms and total cost of ownership.
•Engage with stakeholders to ensure their requirements are interpreted correctly and translated into definitions of success at a lower total cost of ownership.
•Supplier management - ensuring performance and contract compliance through establishing SLA & KPI’s.
•Liaise with the Corporate (Global) Procurement to ensure that processes and practices are aligned with the strategic direction of the global categories and that the needs of the region are understood and appropriately considered and addressed
•Developing effective senior level relationships with strategic suppliers
•Coordination of SRM activity to identify  continuous improvement opportunities with key suppliers
•Preparation of budget and strategic plan inputs
•Identify business opportunities; alternative sources of supply; continuous process improvement; quality improvement and audit existing suppliers to further enhance the overall procurement performance


Experience Required:


  • 5+ yrs experience in Procurement with strong experience in negotiation

    •Experience in Capital projects and Real Estate
    •Experience in the packaging, automotive or FMCG industries
    •Sourcing skills – Negotiation and Category Management
    •Proven negotiation track record
    •Strong commercial acumen
    •Excellent cross functional working/ability to work in a matrix organization
    •Degree desirable

Please note the advertised job title might vary from the job title on the contract due to local job title structure and global HR systems.

No agencies please.

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