Director, TBA Procurement CAPEX Strategic Initiatives

Constellation Brands



San Antonio, TX

Why you should apply for a job to Constellation Brands:

  • FlexAbility program. Employees can choose to work from home or hybrid for many of our roles.
  • Parental Leave program. We offer 8 weeks fully paid parental leave plus 8 weeks fully paid maternity disability for new mothers
  • Fertility/Infertility coverage within our medical coverage
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    Position Summary

    The CAPEX Director of Strategic Initiatives is accountable for developing sourcing strategies aligned with cross functional business partners and in line with the strategic priorities of the company.  This role is responsible fostering best practices in the execution of procurement project plans, establishing agreements that are in the best interest of CBI and steering the P2P processes for CAPEX projects to ensure they are executed on time and complete.  CAPEX Strategic Initiatives comprise of projects to support advancement of the company’s Strategic Growth Plan. This includes but is not limited to: Packaging Lines, Brewing, Wine Making, Operational Expansions and Logistical Investments.  

    Through CBI’s ONEProcurement initiative, the CAPEX Director Strategic Initiatives TBA Procurement will assess the current capital commercialization strategy and identify solutions to optimize ways of working across the organization as it relates to capital purchases.    

    Responsibilities & Deliverables

    • Procurement governance leader for all Major Projects; factory brownfield expansions and greenfield new sites.

    •  Lead/Own the development and execution of TBA Procurement strategies for Strategic CAPEX initiatives for critical Beer & Wine Construction & Engineering Services.

    • Lead Major Projects Capital Procurement team with team members focused on Major Projects execution including TBA Water Treatment, Utilities Equipment strategies.

    • Key Role Deliverable: Create and deliver a “Cost Avoidance vs Project Budget” initiative with cross functional counterparts to drive Capital Efficiency through improved Financial Control, Strategic Procurement and Project Management practices. Success of this initiative is heavily dependent on the individual’s ability to influence across functions/functional leadership.

    • Member, Beer Network Growth Portfolio Core Team

    • Executive Presence: This role interacts frequently with functional Executive/Senior/Vice Presidents across Supply Chain, Operations, Finance and Beer/Wine/Spirits leadership. Strong candidates will have demonstrated successful experience presenting to, interacting with, and influencing senior leaders across all functions.

    • Commodity Analysis: Provide critical market insights in Steel and Labor commodities, as well as Construction & Engineering Categories to cross-functional Procurement, Engineering and Operational teams to enable decision making and business direction.

    • Positive Influence:  A demonstrated ability to positively influence cross-functional peers, leadership, and suppliers to deliver KPI’s is critical to this role.

    • Supplier Relationship Management: Lead regular SRM with key Construction & Engineering suppliers having developed co-managed KPI’s to deliver significant benefit to CBI; speed to market, innovation, sustainability, waste reduction, cost to own reduction, decreased acquisition costs, etc.

    • Interface with Procurement and Engineering peers to identify category opportunities and develop strategies that maximize value across the CBI portfolio of products (Beer, Wine & Spirits)

    • Lead the development of Negotiation Strategies with inputs and alignments of key business stakeholders.

    • Lead key negotiations of business requirements and/or contractual agreements to ensure that they meet CBI’s business needs, adhere to corporate standards, and financially deliver against our value commitments.  

    • Partner with Engineering & Operations to embed structure and discipline in the End-to-End CAPEX sourcing and co-create an asset redeployment process. 

    • Serve as an influential change agent to the broad stakeholder community as it relates to the sourcing and contract execution process. 

    • Accountable for delivering Procurement sourcing strategies and commercial management of suppliers across multiple Divisions.

    • Proactively assess the current deployment of capital initiatives and optimize where possible.

    • Review business cases for contracts to ensure alignment to strategy.

    • Develop sourcing approach (RFP, targeted, strategic) and value levers. 

    • Ensure alignment of business unit category objectives and TBA category KPI’s inclusive of NPD’s, Cost Savings and Supplier Relationship Management 

    • Own/Lead Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) for with incumbent and new suppliers in the Process Equipment space. 

    • Lead Issue Resolution between supply base and CBI Engineering & Operations teams.

    • Lead efforts across Procurement Category Leaders to identify and execute leverage opportunities (https://i.e., between CAPEX and MRO Procurement shared suppliers)

    • Lead efforts across Procurement and CBI functions (Legal, Engineering, Operations, etc) to streamline Source to Pay processes.

    • Work in conjunction with the Procurement COE to ensure consistent reporting and KPI’s are in place for accountable projects 

    • Builds overall supplier management plan and go to market strategy for Strategic CAPEX Initiatives 

    • Spend ranging upwards of $500-600 million USD annually.

    • Manage 3+ direct reports.


    • Reports to the Sr. Director of TBA Procurement - CAPEX

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Business (or other related degree programs).   

    • Rich experience with Brown and Greenfield Construction projects with ownership of Construction & Engineering Project management efforts.

    • 10+ years sourcing and procurement management experience in Capital Procurement.  Or 10+ years experience with Brown Field and Greenfield Project Management. (or combination of the two)

    • Proven track record in delivery of complex, cross-functional procurement initiatives on time and on budget on a global footprint.   

    • Ability to influence a multi-national cross-functional team to deliver with excellence 

    • Seasoned Engineering and/or procurement professional, knowledgeable in Capital Project Execution and/or Capital procurement best practices  

    • Experience in MRP and Procurement systems SAP, Ariba and Tableau at a minimum 

    • Strong organizational skills, focused on details, and multi-task oriented 

    • Champions best practice processes, tools, and commitment to provide quality procurement products / customer service   

    • Excellent interpersonal skills to facilitate change management with colleagues and key contacts throughout Constellation Brands 

    • Expertise in providing high levels of service within a complex customer-service oriented organization 

    • Excellent verbal and written communication and negotiating skills, is perceptive and adaptable  

    • Must be able to interface at all levels of the organization and with suppliers to solve problems when facing evolving demands 

    • Demonstrated success in leveraging company-wide spend by ensuring the implementation of large/complex agreements 

    • In-depth knowledge and experience of procurement processes (category management, strategic sourcing, contract management, supplier relationship management, and spend analysis), organization, technology required 

    • Proficiency in Microsoft suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), familiarity with Source-to-pay tools 

    • Expertise with Capital sourcing strategy development, including in-depth knowledge of supplier management best practices, category terminology and contract negotiation 

    • Strong financial and analytical skills with a high degree of business acumen 

    • Highly self-motivated with a strong internal drive for results 

    • A high degree of problem-solving capability and the ability to drive change with excellent interpersonal and communication skills 

    • Demonstrated negotiation skills with strong negotiation management experience 

    • A good understanding of project management methodologies and e-procurement processes and tools 

    • In-depth knowledge and experience of strategic sourcing processes, organization, technology 

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Fluent in English (bi-lingual Spanish, preferred)

    • Consumer goods/ Food & Beverage experience (Beverage Alcohol experience preferred)

    Physical Requirements/Work Environment

    • Must be able to sit and/or stand for long periods of time and work on a computer for extended periods. Lifting may be required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

    • Travel up to 50-60+% domestic and international  


    • Preferred: San Antonio, Texas;  Alternate: Chicago, Illinois.  Alternate: Fully Remote with ability to Travel 50-60+%


    San Antonio, Texas

    Additional Locations

    Chicago Office, Texas Office - San Antonio

    Job Type

    Full time

    Job Area

    Supply Chain

    The salary range for this role is:

    $124,https://200.00 - $198,https://400.00

    This is the lowest to highest salary we in good faith believe we would pay for this role at the time of this posting.  We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range, and the range may be modified in the future. An employee’s pay position within the salary range will be based on several factors including, but limited to, the prevailing minimum wage for the location, relevant education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, seniority, geographic location, performance, shift, travel requirements, sales or revenue-based metrics, any collective bargaining agreements, and business or organizational needs. We offer comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance, 401(k), and any other benefits to eligible employees.

    Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, or any other form of compensation that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole discretion, consistent with the law.

    Equal Opportunity

    Constellation Brands is committed to a continuing program of equal employment opportunity. All persons have equal employment opportunities with Constellation Brands, regardless of their sex, race, color, age, religion, creed, sexual orientation, national origin or citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics), marital status, gender (including gender identity or gender expression), familial status, military or veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related conditions (or any other group or category within the framework of the applicable discrimination laws and regulations).

    Not sure you meet all qualifications? Research shows that women and members of other under-represented groups tend to not apply to jobs when they think they may not meet every qualification, when, in fact, they often do! We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly encourage you to apply.

    Why you should apply for a job to Constellation Brands:

  • FlexAbility program. Employees can choose to work from home or hybrid for many of our roles.
  • Parental Leave program. We offer 8 weeks fully paid parental leave plus 8 weeks fully paid maternity disability for new mothers
  • Fertility/Infertility coverage within our medical coverage