Senior Analyst, Procurement - Indirect

Location: 

Shelton, CT, US

Req ID:  4554
Job Type: 
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

Edgewell Personal Care is looking for a dynamic and energetic procurement professional to join our Indirect Procurement team!  Our goal is to maximize return through strong business partnerships and procurement acumen. 

 

This position will by hybrid 1-2 times per week at either our Shelton, CT or St. Louis, MO office

 

Universal Accountabilities

  • Work with suppliers to ensure that existing services meet their service targets
  • Help discover and coordinate continuous process improvements; helping identify opportunities to increase efficiency and eliminate non-value add activitiesInterface with key business partners in various business functions, supporting these partners in supplier selection and budget optimization
  • Clearly define value add goals/objectives, and create empowered and accountable teams to design, implement and stabilize approved projects
  • Develop and implement indirect procurement strategy, goals and savings targets in line with company strategy and procurement best-practices
  • Oversee the development and execution of sourcing strategies including the setting of targets, timelines and resource plans while maximizing effective spend under management
  • Negotiate and execute contracts for U.S.-based Indirect spend
  • Develop relationships with senior executives from key suppliers and engage them in strategic supplier management for value crea on and innovation

 

Specific Accountabilities

  • Partner with the business to ensure that all appropriate indirect spend is optimized and that we are driving cost reductions with continuous improvement
  • Will execute on Edgewell’s tools and processes related to various functions such as billing, contracting, Non-Disclosure Agreements, vendor creation, payables, and more (e.g. Ariba, SAP/SRM, Readsoft, etc.).
  • Assist in managing assigned NA-based Indirect spend to levels that are commensurate with industry benchmarks for a company of our size
  • Support the optimization of vendor management for key vendors to ensure that the company is maximizing the relationships with these strategic vendor relatotionships
  • Build strong relationships with all business partners and suppliers

 

Required Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Business or a related technical field
  • 3+ years in related experience
  • Previous experience in Procurement
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language
  • Good negotiation and influencing skills
  • Good consulting skills, specifically in managing change, project management and presenting
  • Strong data and analytical skills
  • Capable of modeling Edgewell’s leadership competencies

 

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Vendor management skills
  • Experience in Marketing and Professional Services Strategic Sourcing
  • Management of critical vendor relationships
  • Knowledge of the procure to pay process
  • Experience working on global projects
  • Demonstrated understanding of legal contracts, procurement, consulting, or sourcing experience
  • Proven track record of working with multi ple senior level stakeholders to deliver results
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, including total cost analysis

 

Working Relationships

  • Reports directly to the Global Category Manager, Indirect Procurement

 

Work Environment

  • Office Environment - frequent sitting
  • Travel - up to as much as 10%

 

 

The salary range for this position is $72,000 - $108,000. Actual base salary offered to a candidate may vary based upon factors including, but not limited to, relevant experience, time in role, base salary of internal peers, prior performance, business sector, and geographic location. In addition to base salary, the competitive compensation package may include, depending on the role, participation in an incentive program linked to performance.

 

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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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