Newell Brands Senior Manager - Sourcing in Atlanta, Georgia
Position Title: Senior Manager, Sourcing
Reports to: Director, Sourcing
Location: Atlanta, GA
Responsible for category management, while leading the development and execution of global sourcing strategies. This position will be an active driver and contributor of productivity, working capital improvements, continuity of supply, and all other commercial needs. Major internal customers within the business include associates from R & D, Marketing, Finance, Supply Chain, & Quality. The position will work in collaboration with a regional sourcing execution team to manage activities in the region with suppliers.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Collaborate effectively across the broad sourcing organization to leverage economies scale, maximize resource efficiency and improve sourcing productivity.
Develop and execute sourcing strategies for global categories that encompass the following:
Productivity: Develop pipeline opportunities to ensure delivery of annual gross productivity targets
Market Events: Geographical Optimization, Dual sourcing, Tier 2 Supplier Management
Supplier Assessments: Supplier Qualification, Financial Health Assessments, Capability Verification
Working capital improvements: Payment terms extensions and or discounts, Lead Time Optimization, Inventory reductions
Supply Chain Optimization: MOQ optimization, Mix Container opportunities for low volume categories, Supplier Inventory Management
Responsible for commercial activities with designated suppliers including but not limited to the following:
Supplier Performance Management
Product Development Support
Regulatory Compliance Support
Social Compliance Support
Works well with minimal supervision in a mutually supportive, collaborative, fast-paced team environment
Plans, organizes, and influences the efforts of domestic and global suppliers as well as a variety of internal functional groups within the organization
8-10 years of sourcing experience or demonstrated performance managing comparable scope of responsibility
Requires a Bachelor’s degree in a business, engineering or related field; MBA preferable.
Demonstrated track record of leading teams and driving change
Demonstrated track record of delivering results within complex categories
Global sourcing experience in consumer products is preferred.
Must have good communication, interpersonal and analytical skills.
Must be highly motivated and able to drive results independently and as part of a team
Newell Brands (NASDAQ: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate, Sharpie, Dymo, EXPO, Parker, Elmers, Coleman, Marmot, Oster, Sunbeam, FoodSaver, Mr. Coffee, Graco, Baby Jogger, NUK, Calphalon, Rubbermaid, Contigo, First Alert, and Yankee Candle. For hundreds of millions of consumers, Newell Brands makes life better every day, where they live, learn, work and play. Newell Brands and its subsidiaries are Equal OpportunityEmployers and comply with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.