Sr. Director Global Procurement @ I'm leading a global team of procurement professionals and responsible of the strategic sourcing of rigid plastic bottles and premium packaging with a spend of Euro 1 billion, serving more than 200 factories and 10 business units globally. The role includes the development of strategic supplier relationships around the pillars of innovation,
Sr. Director Global Procurement @ I'm leading a global team of procurement professionals and responsible of the strategic sourcing of rigid plastic bottles and premium packaging with a spend of Euro 1 billion, serving more than 200 factories and 10 business units globally. The role includes the development of strategic supplier relationships around the pillars of innovation, value creation, capacity & capability building, operational excellence and responsible & sustainable sourcing. From Mai 2013 to Present (2 Jahre 8 Monate) Procurement Strategy Director @ Developing and Leading “Partner to Win”, an award winning strategic programme, fully endorsed by the Unilever Leadership Executive, focused on building value relationships with selected key supplier partners in order to achieve mutually growth. From Juni 2011 to Mai 2013 (2 Jahre) Factory Manager @ General Manager of Nestlé’s nutrition plant in Costa Rica, the world largest banana fruit processing plant and producer of baby food, distributing their products globally.
My role included the flawless integration of the acquired Gerber Products Company within the Nestle manufacturing network in Costa Rica, implementation of Nestle’s highest hygienic, manufacturing and quality standards and to lead the factory with a team of 500+ employees to sustainable high performance in alignment with the business requirements. From Mai 2009 to Juni 2011 (2 Jahre 2 Monate) Production and Maintenance Manager @ Member of the management team and responsible for the overall performance of the production site. The Nestle Nutrition Factory in Konolfingen is a world-leading “Centre of Excellence”, producing probiotic infant formulas for export to more than 80 countries.
As production and maintenance manager I was in charge of the efficient and cost optimized production of infant nutrition under the highest hygienic and quality standards. From März 2008 to April 2009 (1 Jahr 2 Monate) Head of Corporate Procurement @ Responsible for the strategic sourcing of direct and indirect materials for Nestle Mexico with a spend of >700 Mio USD, serving several categories and 28 factories. Leading a team of 40 strategic procurement managers and 25 operational buyers with the focus to deliver sustainable, profitable business growth. From Dezember 2004 to Februar 2008 (3 Jahre 3 Monate) Global Programme Manager @ Responsible for a global cost improvement initiative (Target Setting) with project teams in 12 countries in Europe, Asia, Africa, North America, Latin America and Australia. The role included the analysis of cost improvement opportunities, setting of targets and the implementation of agreed actions with the local leadership teams. From März 2001 to November 2004 (3 Jahre 9 Monate) Senior Procurement Manager @ Responsibilities include management of corporate procurement for packaging materials and optimization of supplier portfolio. Key tasks were the realization of cost improvement projects with improved quality and supplier service as well as the implementation of strategic procurement projects like VMI (vendor managed inventory) and e-procurement. From August 1999 to Februar 2001 (1 Jahr 7 Monate) Supply Chain Coordinator @ Responsible for central demand planning and optimal capacity utilisation of two Nestle Chocolate Factories in Germany From Dezember 1996 to Juli 1999 (2 Jahre 8 Monate)
Master of Business Engineering (Diplom Wirtschaftsingenieur) @ Universität Wedel From 1994 to 1996 Graduate Mechanical Engineer (Diplom Ingenieur) @ Fachhochschule Hannover From 1990 to 1994 Jost Pohlmann is skilled in: Supply Chain, Strategic Sourcing, FMCG, Continuous Improvement, Factory, Supplier Management, Cost Reduction, Procurement, Operational Excellence, Food, KPI, Purchasing, Manufacturing, DMAIC, Strategy Development
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