Indirect Procurement Sourcing Manager - Warehousing
Posted on: April 9, 2021
Established in 1806 as a small soap and candle business in New
York City, Colgate-Palmolive is now a truly global company with
products sold in over 200 countries under such internationally
recognized brand names as Colgate, Palmolive, Softsoap, Irish
Spring, Protex, Sorriso, Kolynos, elmex, Tom's of Maine, Sanex,
Ajax, Axion, Soupline, Haci Sakir, Suavitel, PCA SKIN, EltaMD,
Filorga and Hello as well as Hill's Science Diet, Hill's
Prescription Diet and Hill's Ideal Balance.
Colgate-Palmolive is a leading consumer products company that
serves hundreds of millions of consumers worldwide with brands and
products across four core businesses - Oral Care, Personal Care,
Home Care and Pet Nutrition. We are committed to offering products
that make lives healthier and more enjoyable, and programs that
enrich communities around the world.
Every day millions of people trust our products to care for
themselves and the ones they love. Our goal is to use our
technology to create products that will continue to improve the
quality of life for our consumers wherever they live.
A career at Colgate-Palmolive is an excellent opportunity if you
seek a global experience, constant challenge, and development
opportunities in an environment that respects work/life
effectiveness. Job Title: Indirect Procurement Sourcing Manager -
Warehousing Travel Required?: Travel - up to 10% of time Date: Apr
3, 2021 Remote working option during the current situation No
Relocation Assistance Offered
#--97100 - Piscataway, New Jersey, United States In an
ever-changing and dynamic world, our Supply Chain and Manufacturing
professionals, who are recognized as the best in the business, are
essential to quickly delivering our products to consumers
worldwide. They are responsible for ensuring we make quality
products that consumers love. Using advanced technology and an
analytical mindset, they are especially adept at continuously
improving manufacturing processes. This team comprises a variety of
global roles and focus areas, including operations, engineering,
process development and innovation, procurement, network
operations, project management, factory performance & reliability,
packaging, continuous improvement, and supply chain management.
Join our Procurement team in Piscataway, NJ! The Indirect
Procurement Sourcing Manager, will handle warehouse subcategory,
providing procurement experience to support implementation of
automation, innovation, and ecommerce linked to direct to consumer
distribution for North America. This role may have additional
responsibilities depending on capabilities/ level of activity at
any point in time. Responsibilities:
- Developing and implementing the global sourcing plans and
strategies for the main categories and sub categories using
Colgate-Palmolive's seven step sourcing process.
- Implement Colgate's requirements for supported
function/business units/category spends by selecting core and/or
leveraged suppliers which provide efficient cost, quality, and
- Implementing and sharing outstanding strategies in alignment
with overall Global Business strategy and handle relationships and
alliances with the used suppliers so that they are in tune with
developments and directions in Colgate business units.
- Identifying, developing, and leading business relationships,
internally and externally, to ensure alignment of sourcing
strategies to meet business requirements.
- Running SRM program for strategic suppliers identify in the
- Working collaboratively with team members, business and
functional business partners, and suppliers to develop and
supervise project plans to ensure sourcing projects are delivered
on time and within budget.
- Accountable for the Purchasing Key Performance Indicators
(KPIs) and working with the entire supported function/ business
- Ensuring organizational service, quality, innovation, and
financial goals are met.
- Gaining comprehensive industry knowledge of standard
methodologies, processes, and technology trends to proactively
adjust sourcing strategy.
- Identifying metrics, tools, and processes to optimize sourcing
and supplier innovation and efficiencies.
- Developing, Negotiating and Implementing contract agreements
- Key Procurement skills include international expertise, market
analysis, contract development and management, supplier selection,
negotiation, supplier performance and supplier relationship
management. Additionally, in this role one must be able to
formulate and proactively communicate strategies and concepts.
- Supporting budget preparation, providing market insights,
trends, and cost impact relevant to the category.
- Growing supplier diversity within the category aligned with
- Occasionally travel required to New York City headquarters.
- Bachelor's Degree in Business, Science, Engineering, Supply
Chain, a Technical field, or comparable subject area.
- At least 5 years of warehouse management or warehouse
procurement experience. Preferred Qualifications:
- At least 2 of years practical indirect procurement
- Proficient in data analysis.
- Proficient in negotiating contracts > $10 M+
- Experience leading supplier relationship management with key
- Proficient in project management methodologies, data analysis
tools, and e-procurement processes and tools such as SAP, Ariba,
- Practical working developing and implementing multiple
category/ sub-category strategy for spend categories.
- Professional certification (CPM or CPSM). Equal Opportunity
Colgate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual
orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, marital
status, veteran status (United States positions), or any other
characteristic protected by law. Are you interested in working for
Colgate-Palmolive? You can apply online and attach all relevant
documents such as a cover letter and resume or CV. Applications
received by e-mail are not considered in the selection process.
Become part of our team. We look forward to your application.
Colgate-Palmolive is a leading global consumer products company,
tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet
Nutrition. Colgate sells its products in over 200 countries and
territories around the world under such internationally recognized
brand names as Colgate, Palmolive, elmex, Tom's of Maine, Sorriso,
Speed Stick, Lady Speed Stick, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex,
Sanex, Elta MD, PCA Skin, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline and
Suavitel, as well as Hill's Science Diet and Hill's Prescription
Diet.-- Reasonable accommodation during the application process is
available for persons with disabilities. Please contact
Application_Accommodation@colpal.com with the subject
"Accommodation Request" should you require accommodation.
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