Looking for an Assistant Category Procurement Manager in Englewood Cliffs, NJ!
6 Month Contract+
Background & Purpose of the Job
Responsible for driving supplier operational results (service, quality & inventory) and cost savings initiatives. Directs the tactical and operational elements of Unilever's supply security, including coordination of associated raw and packaging materials within assigned Business Team. Fully understand the supplier relationship structure, including established linkages between Procurement Operations and internal/external customers. Leader in establishing best practices to drive service metrics (Service, Quality & Inventory) to plants from whole supply. Provide voice and proposed action plans on all potential risks to supply continuity. Responsible for driving the cost savings projects inter-phasing with engineering, R&D, Marketing, and planning as needed. Owns the coordination and reporting of savings projects ensuring that we are delivering savings target for category while maintaining quality and service.
Who You Are & What You'll Do
You're a leader: Leads savings project and reporting, ensuring that we are on track to deliver our targets
You're a change maker: Listen to your stakeholders needs and provide workable solutions in line with corporate objectives.
You're a culture & change champion: Assist with the collaborative relationship with R&D, Marketing, Planning and buyers. Bring to the forefront category priorities.
You're a dot connector: Strongly link to internal support functions (Buyers, R&D, Engineering, Go-to-Market Planning, Brand, & Contract Admin, etc) to ensure the progressions of material flow, transitions, and inventory management. This role would also have responsibilities in troubleshooting, identifying process efficiencies, and overall material excellence
You love to win, and have fun doing it: You will drive cost savings 5S opportunities and support the business in delivery P&L
What You'll Need To Succeed
A minimum of a Bachelor Degree Supply Chain/ Logistic, Business, Sciences, Engineering
2-3 years general business experience in any Supply Chain function (Logistics, Operations, Manufacturing, Supply Management, Planning)
Project Management Experience (strongly preferred)
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