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Global Procurement Manager - Elida Beauty

Company: Unilever
Location: Lewisville
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Global Procurement Manager Elida Beauty Location: Lewisville, TX Office Based/Remote HybridJob Type: Full-timeWho we are we are Elida BeautyElida Beauty is a very exciting new beauty and personal care business within Unilever. We re-found iconic brands by remixing them for todays generation, making them even bigger beauty hits than they were first time around. Our remixes democratize beauty, because we want everyone on the beauty dance floor with our top-quality products at a great value.Driven by our colleagues creativity, agility and close connection with consumers, customers, and suppliers we are able to unleash the true potential of our loved brands with a fresh start. We Re-Found them using a start-up mentality that always finds a way. Our no silos, one team approach drives both personal and business growth so that together we deliver outcomes that are music to the ears of consumers, customers, colleagues and the planet alike.Background & Purpose of the JobThis position provides strategic and analytical support to the procurement activities for 3rd Party manufacturing operations for the Elida Beauty as well as participation in the innovation projects planned to be launched in 3rd party manufacturers.This includes but is not limited to: executing small, medium and large sourcing activities with a focus on data retrieval and analysis, market research, negotiation and relationship with suppliers, benchmarking activities, manage contracts, work in innovations, savings and improvement initiatives.Selected individual must collaborate with the various functions throughout Unilever organization, such as R&D, Planning, Finance, Brand and other procurement or supply chain groups in the diverse procurement activities. Who You Are & What Youll Do:3PM Procurement activities:

  • Participation in the sourcing and bid process, supplier selection, negotiation of prices, terms and conditions, awards and contract management
  • Support and participation on the design of the Procurement Strategies
  • Manage and control the contract of the incumbent suppliers
  • Relationship with the suppliers (meetings, evaluation, scorecard, Partner to Win)
  • Develop improvement projects to delivery savings, cash, cost avoidance and service level improvements
  • Participation in innovation projects, representing procurement in the extended team
  • Baseline analysis, and understanding of the current cost, prices and total spend
  • Special Projects
  • Control of the internal KPIs such as VIP, Cash, Cost Avoidance, USQS, etc.Challenges
    • Ability to work quickly with great accuracy.
    • Ability to be self-directed in researching market trends, benchmarking & intelligence.
    • Ability to prioritize and escalate issues that may affect key business objectives.
    • Negotiation with suppliers and communication skills.
    • Understanding of operations and business requirement.
    • Working cross-functionally across teams with varying prioritiesWhat Youll Need To Succeed: REQUIRED
    • University degree Commercial, Technical in background.
    • Experience in Procurement.
    • At least 2 -3 years experience in Procurement, Supply Chain.
    • Experience in setting in place and managing supplier contracts
    • Stakeholder management experience and exposure
    • Negotiations capability and success
    • Capable to feel comfortable and grow in a digital world
    • Excellent communication & networking skills
    • Proven ability to manage and lead in volatile, diverse and challenging situations. PREFERRED
    • Experience in managing value chains for sustainability and traceability
    • Experience in digital supply chain management and the use of digital supply chain solutions. Please apply online. Your application will be reviewed against our requirements and we will be in touch to provide you with an update on the status of your application.Unilever is an organization committed to diversity and inclusion to drive our business results and create a better future every day for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. For more information, please see Equal Employment Opportunity Posters Employment is subject to verification of pre-screening tests, which may include drug screening, background check, credit check and DMV check. If you are an individual with a disability in need of assistance at any time during our recruitment process, please contact us at NA.Accommodations@unilever.com . Please note: This email is reserved for individuals with disabilities in need of assistance and is not a means of inquiry about positions or application statuses. Job Category: Supply ChainJob Type: Procurement SpecialistIndustry: UnileverExperiencedProfessionals

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