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Procurement Manager

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Company: Michael Page
Contract: PERM
Location: Elizabeth, United States

  • Opportunity to work for an established consumer goods company

  • Fast paced work environment, with opportunity for growth

About Our Client

Well established consumer goods company

Job Description

  • Regularly monitors the market for category leading practices and demand/supply shifts such as supply consolidation, technology innovations, etc.
  • Provide sourcing category expertise for Logistics related categories
  • Support the development of category strategies based on rigorous analysis of spend data, supply market dynamics, category intelligence, and business requirements
  • Identify profit improvement opportunities beyond sourcing, such as demand management, process improvements, insource vs. outsource, innovation, etc.
  • Actively drives value beyond cost - e.g., growth, innovation, risk management
  • Execute strategic sourcing projects utilizing best practice sourcing methodology to deliver exceptional total value in partnership with key stakeholders across the business
  • Assess supplier capabilities and identify new suppliers
  • Analyze supplier proposals and facilitate fact-based supplier selection process
  • Prepare and present business cases and should-cost models; performs complex data analysis and build financial models (i.e. ROI, NPV, supplier scorecards, savings tracking, make vs. buy decision models)
  • Analyze and summarize RFP responses and results and prepare recommendations for Senior Management
  • Establishes contract terms and conditions and coordinates with legal to execute contracts with suppliers that optimize the partnership Develop transition plan to new supplier and support implementation
  • Establishes and manages the governance processes with suppliers and outsourced partners for categories in scope.
  • Develops qualified, competitive sources of supply on a continuing basis through comprehensive financial and market review
  • Provide feedback on performance, seek continuous improvement and innovation
  • Work with suppliers and key stakeholders to manage supplier performance and develop new capabilities
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with stakeholders and third party providers
  • Identifies, oversees, pursues and manages re-engineering, value engineering and demand management opportunities to enhance operational effectiveness, interfacing with cross-functional teams
  • Implements and drives procurement strategy, policies and procedures.
  • Enforces compliance to procurement policies and works to increase adoption
  • Support value generation sourcing and process improvement initiatives to optimize PNA third party spend across Logistics, MRO, Packaging, and Warehousing
  • Leverage spend analytics to identify consolidation opportunities; understand total cost of ownership and cost drivers, analyze product/service specifications to identify rationalization opportunities; analyze demand and spend to identify patterns and reduction opportunities
  • Analyze market intelligence to build business cases and should cost models to identify and quantify improvement opportunities for both sourcing and non- sourcing - e.g., demand management, process improvements, insource vs. outsource, etc.
  • Gather requirements and specifications from business and category experts to ensure that proposed solutions meet business needs

The Successful Applicant

Minimum 5-8 years of related work experience in strategic sourcing or procurement, including supplier management and contract management.

Strong business acumen and result oriented

Strong analytical and communication skills

Strong change management skill and able to convince stakeholders

Excellent project management and problem solving skills

Ability to influence without direct authority and in a matrix environment

Bachelor Degree in Engineering, Procurement or Supply Chain

Proficient in English and at least one Asian language (both written and spoken)

Results oriented

SAP experience as an advantage

Strong category subject matter expertise : More than 5 years MRO, Facility and Construction procurement experience in preferably international manufacturing company

What's on Offer

Competitive base salary

Comprehensive benefits package


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