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Procurement Manager, Flavors & Fragrances

Company: Colgate-Palmolive
Location: Piscataway
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country# 146591 - Piscataway, New Jersey, United StatesProcurement Manager - Flavors & FragrancesLocation:PiscatawayScope of Responsibility:The Global Procurement Manager for Flavors & Fragrances is responsible for developing, executing and implementing the sourcing strategy for the organization. This includes identifying and developing relationships with new partners, as well as managing and growing existing partnerships.The implementation of the sourcing strategies will secure flavors & fragrance supply, ensure transparency, quality and maintain cost, integrity and compliance with established rules and regulations around the world related with Flavors & Fragrance.This key leadership position will be strategic and hands-on to champion the creation and evolution of efficient projects that support our corporate and organizational goals with innovation to elevate the customer experience. He/she will partner cross-functionally with the CMS, R&D, Global Supply Chain, Marketing, and Legal to enable growth in the Colgate - Palmolive's categories: Home Care, Personal Care and Oral Care.Core Responsibilities:

  • Leads Strategic sourcing plans
  • Develops and implements Global Funding the Growth Programs
  • Execute annual direct materials budget guidance and support for Flavors & Fragrance categories.
  • Develops documented understanding of market structure and drivers for his/her materials, with risk management overview, and identifies opportunities and threats for the future.
  • Partners with R&D and Supply Chain in pursuit of Funding the Growth corporate program and Innovation opportunities.
  • Lead Supplier Relationship Management through tracking of KPIs; establishes a collaborative environment with key suppliers and business partners to optimize supplier performance and innovation.
  • Partners with Divisional Procurement leaders to develop risk management/business interruption plans, as per corporate guidelines, using supply chain tools (Supply Management Inventory, ESM- Enhance Supply Management Audits, CLM - Risk Management etc.)
  • Leads the coordination of continuous improvement programs with suppliers (i.e. Supplier Engagement Program, Continuous Improvement Teams etc).
  • Acts as a functional resource, providing support on task forces, acquisition studies, and major project support.
  • Participates in external industry forums and internal Purchasing Council meetings. Shares external benchmark information for materials and processes.
  • Leads Make vs Buy initiatives or projects leading to strategic or FTG decisions.
  • Develops together with R&D simplification and harmonization initiatives for flavors and fragrances.Qualifications:Required Qualifications: A minimum of a Bachelor of Arts or Science Degree in a technical or business field, or comparable discipline Minimum 7 years of Procurement or Supply Chain experience with Bachelors degreePreferred Qualifications: An advanced degree (MBA) or professional certification (CPM or CPSM) is desirable. Minimum 2 years of management experience
    • Experience in SAPKey Competencies:Functional-Technical Competencies
      • Cross-Organizational Collaboration
      • Project Management
      • Business-Financial Understanding
      • Managing Materials and ServicesPersonal Leadership Competencies
        • Influence and Negotiation
        • Leading Change
        • Consumer/Customer Focus
        • Relationship Building
        • Effective Communication
        • PromoteTeamworkSalary Range $107,760 - $158,445,000 USDPay is based on several non discriminatory factors including but not limited to experience, education, skills and office location. In addition to your salary, Colgate-Palmolive offers a performance based bonus and competitive benefits package.Equal Opportunity EmployerColgate 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, Toms 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 Hills Science Diet and Hills Prescription Diet.For more information about Colgates global business, visit the Companys web site at . To learn more about Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures oral health education program, please visit . To learn more about Hill's and the Hills Food, Shelter & Love program please visit . To learn more about Toms of Maine please visit .Reasonable accommodation during the application process is available for persons with disabilities. Please contact with the subject "Accommodation Request" should you require accommodation.

Keywords: Colgate-Palmolive, Trenton , Procurement Manager, Flavors & Fragrances, Professions , Piscataway, New Jersey

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