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Milford, CT, US

Req ID:  2097
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Edgewell is a global team of over 6,000 visionaries, doers and makers. Our secret is people, and we have an inspiring and collaborative global force of them. Our portfolio of over 25 brands touches lives in more than 50 countries by making useful things joyful. Together, we reimagine good mornings and endless summers, strive for more sustainable ways to beautify and bond, and do it all with not only confidence but determination.

Position Summary

Entry level Procurement position, focusing on the strategic aspects of Procurement for area of assigned spends with tactical support as needed for category, - in this
caseMRO and Capital Equipment

 

Specific Accountabilities

  • Responsible to support and implement Category strategies for assigned commodity and spend
  • Actively manage commodity / regional spend along with the supply base and internal relationships that come with the assigned segmentation
  • Supplier negotiations, contract/ MSA execution
  • Monitoring price / PPV / LE forecasting
  • System / SAP / Ariba interfaces
  • Delivering to annual CIP targets  
  • Development of industry expertise, and support detailed supply market analysis  
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strategic Sourcing and supplier evaluation processes 
  • Contract  execution and management, Business law
  • Understands and complies with regulatory bodies and programs 
  • Maintains and establishes key performance Metrics
    • SRM – Supplier Relationship Management
    • IRM  -  Internal Stakeholder  Relationship
    • Budget / planning / financial tracking / analytics 
  • Supports NPD activity and innovation stream  
  • Understanding of  Total Cost model  
  • 7 step strategic sourcing process
  • RFP/RFQ process
  • Supports all Procurement Initiatives as assigned

 

Required Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain, Engineering (or other related degree programs)  
  • Knowledge and experience of strategic sourcing process
  • Demonstrated knowledge of working in an ERP  manufacturing environment  
  • Self-motivated with the ability to drive change and results  
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to interface at varied levels of the organization, team player  
  • Strong Excel and database manipulation skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), SAP and Ariba
  • Track record of consistent Cost Savings / CI contribution

 

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • CPIM or CSCMP certifications
  • Six Sigma or Lean/Kaizen
  • Procurement in an ERP environment, SAP / Ariba 
  • Consumer Products Industry

 

Working Relationships

  • Reports directly to Category Manager  
  • Peers in Direct Procurement
  • Close collaboration with internal cross functional groups.
  • Functional teams
  • External suppliers and their organizations  

 

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Edgewell is an equal opportunity employer. We do all we can to create a collaborative and diverse global team, where good ideas can thrive, and our colleagues can learn and lead. We prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. We listen deeply and speak directly to create an environment that’s open to difference. We aim to bring joy to not only the products we create and the people we serve, but our colleagues across the globe too.


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