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Manager, Procurement Operations (Process & Learning)

Company:  Ball Corporation

SAO JOSE DOS CAMPOS, São Paulo, BR, 12242-000

Date:  Jul 9, 2024
Job Category:  Supply & Logistics
Req. ID:  37172

Further your career at Ball, a world leader in manufacturing sustainable aluminum packaging. Achieve extraordinary things when you join our team, and make a difference in your professional development, the community, and around the globe!

Primary Purpose of this Position:
The Procurement Operations Manager enhances operational effectiveness by leading projects in procurement processes,technology, and policies. They oversee compliance and collaborate with Finance, Internal Audit, and Global Business Services.


What will you be responsible for?

  • Oversee execution of procurement policies, procedures, and processes.
  • Execute the training and skills program for the procurement organization.
  • Responsible for the execution of the global supplier diversity program.
  • Track and report metrics.
  • Execute the training and skills program for the procurement organization.
  • Responsible for managing procurement technology and associated master data.
  • Produce reporting to support internal audit needs (e.g. system audit).
  • Recommend process improvements and enhancements.


What are we looking for?

  • Minimum of a bachelor's degree in Category Management, Supply Chain Management, Finance or Business Management.
  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience of progressively increasing responsibility in Sourcing, Category Management,Supply Chain Management, Finance, Management Consulting or business-related operations.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience working in a consulting firm is a plus.
  • Strategic orientation, inquisitive, comfortable with ambiguity, and self-motivated to identify trends and improvementopportunities aligned with business objectives and strategic plans.


Analytical Skills:

  • Strong problem solving & analytical skills with ability to extract key themes, determine root causes,develop creative solutions, and craft concise messages.
  • Strong project management skills with ability to plan tasks, manage progress, remove barriers,manage change, resolve conflict, and build consensus.
  • Computer Skills and Systems:
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word skills is highly desired with additional proficienciesin the use of other Microsoft Office tools including Access, Project and Visio; working knowledge of ERP software and related query/reporting tools preferred.


Knowledge of:

  • Current principles, practices and methods, pertaining to Procurement global business improvementsystems and their adaptation to regional contexts.
  • Analytics and market research methods.
  • Procurement technology.
  • Supplier diversity programs.

Ball Corporation is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We actively encourage applications from everybody. All qualified job applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, aboriginality, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, veteran status, age, political affiliation or any other non-merit characteristic.


When you join Ball you belong to a team of over 21,000 members worldwide. Our products range from infinitely recyclable aluminum cans, cups to aerosol bottles that enable our customers to contribute to a better world.


Each of us has a deep commitment to diversity and inclusion which is the foundation of our culture of belonging.


Everyone at Ball is making a difference by doing what we love. Because what we create may change, but what we will always make is a difference.


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.

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