Mondelez International Regional Sourcing Specialist Ingredients, Procurement in PUEBLA, Mexico

Mondelez International, Inc. is a whole new company that has been reimagined with a single focus in mind: create delicious moments of joy by sharing the world’s favorite brands.

Launched on Oct. 1, 2012, and employing around 100,000 people around the world, Mondelez International comprises the global snacking and food brands of the former Kraft Foods Inc. While Mondelez International is new, the company’s brands are as diverse and rich with heritage as the 170 countries in which its products are marketed.

As the world’s pre-eminent maker of snacks, Mondelez International has leading shares in every category and every region of the world in which it competes. The company holds the No. 1 position globally in Biscuits, Chocolate, Candy and Powdered Beverages as well as the No. 2 position in Gum and Coffee.

Mondelez International is a global snacks powerhouse with billion in revenues and operations in more than 80 countries. More than 80 percent of our revenues are generated outside North America. Our brand portfolio includes such well-known brands as Oreo, Trident, Cadbury, LU, Toblerone, Halls and Milka. For more information, visit and

Are you fascinated by our delicious business around the Globe? Are you excited about Change?

We have a fantastic opportunity to join with us!

Mondelez International is looking for: Regional Sourcing Specialist Ingredients, Procurement

  • The Regional Sourcing Specialist supports the development of Spend Area practices for assigned regional Spend Areas, including sourcing strategy execution, and stakeholder management, to maximize the total value of ownership for the organization. This person works closely with the regional business and global Spend Area teams to facilitate best practice sharing and drive advantaged cost, quality, service, and compliance to the organization.

  • Prepare material for strategy development and risk management on Outsourcing, Phosphate, EGG and Vitamins. Execute Outsourcing, Phosphate, EGG and Vitamins strategies and risk management decisions across all Business Categories.

  • Plan, organize and execute key procurement projects to ensure delivery of the productivity, continuous improvement and innovation targets.

Main Responsibilities

(A)Support global strategy development and planning

  • Analyze regional spend data and understand the business needs.

  • Provide regional market and supplier insights to maximize opportunities.

  • Develop sourcing strategy with implications on the region (e.g. productivity, cash, revenue).

  • Support the supplier negotiation strategy at country, regional, or global level.

(B)Support strategy alignment and execution for regional and local Spend Areas

  • Strategy communication and alignment with regional and local cross functional teams.

  • Prepare and plan for any of the regional bids, and co-lead regional or global negotiations.

  • Actively engage in local key initiatives (aggregate demand, construct bid packages, and support sourcing through suppliers around the region) especially negotiations to ensure value levers are effectively played.

  • Project prioritization and securing resources for implementation.

(C) Lead contract implementation and drive contract compliance as per globally agreed Procurement policies for selected global and multi-regional Spend Areas

  • Work in close collaboration with regional and local Procurement operations in order to ensure local acceptance of new contracts, and extended value generation to increase customer satisfaction.

  • Coordinate contract implementation tasks with regional and local Procurement operations and users.

  • Closely monitor internal customers' contract compliance and define and take approved corrective actions to improve contract compliance.

  • Secure knowledge transfer and exchange by creating and storing project deliverables and relevant tools and templates in knowledge repositories.

(D) Support regional supplier relationship and risk management

  • The Success Candidate Will be:

  • In line with defined Procurement strategy, support classification and categorization of suppliers, including definition of supplier evaluation and audit policies.

  • Continuously track supplier performance according to globally defined framework.

  • Lead supplier development activities, set-up cross functional review meetings with suppliers in order to improve performance and further reduce cost.

  • Initiate and conduct supplier audits according to globally defined framework.

  • Proactively identify supply continuity risks and develop mitigation plans.

(E) Execute local or regional items and spot buys

  • End-to-end sourcing of purely local or regional spend items and large spot buys, unplanned ad hoc demands to keep control over high spend utilizing deep sourcing or Spend Area expertise.

(F) Support management of internal customer relationships related to defined Spend Area portfolio

  • Within the framework of the cross functional sourcing and supplier development teams, closely develop and manage the relationship with internal customers.

  • Manage internal customer feedback and supplier performance.

  • Improve and reinforce Procurement’s profile and recognition within the internal customer community.

(G) Support cross functional sourcing team through-out the strategic sourcing process

  • Guide the regional sourcing analysts in different strategic sourcing activities with a focus on performance and talent management, living organization values and overall management practices.

  • Work in close collaboration with local Procurement Representatives (LPR's) in order to ensure local acceptance.

  • Collaborate and align with global, regional, and local Procurement teams.

Academic Knowledge

  • University Degree for technical science or commercial

  • English is required

  • Other European (Portugese, Spanish) language (preferred)

Working Knowledge

  • Financial Analysis, economics or experience with cost models and negotiating supply contract pricing

  • Understanding of Ingredients industry

  • Min. 5 years of purchasing management experience with appropriate technical background (preferred)


  • Time management

  • Project management

  • Information Management

  • Sourcing Strategy development

  • Supplier relationship management

  • Market intelligence (preferred)

  • Commercial negotiation and competitive bidding.

  • Management of projects (productivity, innovation or continuous improvement)

Mondelez International, Inc. is an equal opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We actively seek to maintain a diverse work force, and Mondelez International, Inc. therefore recruits qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, or Vietnam veteran status.

We invite you to leave your CV to be part of this great team of people and brands who make Mondelez International.

Join our dream of creating delicious moments of joy!

Thank you, we look forward to speaking with you!

Title: Regional Sourcing Specialist Ingredients, Procurement

Location: LA-MX-Puebla-Puebla

Requisition ID: 1705121