Thursday , September 28 2023

L’oreal Careers – Sr. Manager, Sourcing

Website L'Oréal

Job Description:

As the Category Sr. Manager for Facilities Management, you will be responsible for developing and implementing the vision for your designated categories in line with the business stakeholders’ priorities. You will manage sourcing strategies, RFxs and project implementation across L’Oreal USA and Canada sites (Manufacturing and Distribution Centers) to optimize a spend of around $100M yearly. You will be responsible for strategic sourcing, trend analysis, stakeholder management, contract negotiation and continuous cost and performance improvement and innovation. You will report directly into the North America Domain Sourcing Head.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage supplier performance and risk evaluations for your category
  • Translate and prioritize global/ regional strategies for your market
  • Quickly develop a deep understanding of your categories and effectively communicate your vision to different levels of the organization from the COO to your peers.
  • Build KPI’s and guide greater productivity through a total cost of ownership approach
  • Manage supplier onboarding requirements, tracking and communications internally and externally to stakeholders
  • Assure compliance of the sourcing internal control requirements for your category
  • In partnership with stakeholders, define the US and Canada sourcing strategies, support key projects and ensure the proper procedures are strictly followed by your stakeholders
  • Communicate with stakeholders on the sourcing policies and assist in training if needed
  • Develop strong relationships with your key stakeholders, be recognized as a valued partner and influence business decisions.
  • Lead a broad range of commercial and business contract negotiations working closely with L’Oréal’s Legal counsel and Business Stakeholders.
  • Develop and implement RFPs to meet / exceed performance objectives including contracts and SLAs negotiations,
  • Own and develop a strong supplier base and bring efficiencies for your category priorities.
  • Manage and consolidate category spend analytics and sourcing financial reporting
  • Scouting the market to bring innovation and develop partnerships addressing industrial challenges to support “L’Oreal 4 the future”; and shifting market such as e-com growth and automation.

Job Requirements:

  • Strong project management, negotiation, sourcing, and analytical skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication/presentation skills
  • Exceptional MS office skills (XLS)
  • Knowledge and experience in the Manufacturing Consumer Goods sector is preferred
  • Ability to lead cross-functional teams and influence decisions, drive change management
  • Ability to understand and discuss basic financial data
  • Autonomous with high level of drive and energy

Qualification & Experience:

  • 10+ years’ experience strategic sourcing/purchasing and category management, preferably in indirect manufacturing services and supplies categories
  • Undergraduate degree in Business Administration, or related discipline; MBA or other advanced degree preferred

Job Details:

Company: L’Oréal

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Clark, NJ, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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