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Unilever Procurement, Third Party Manufacturing (3PM) in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey

Background & Purpose of the Job

This position provides strategic and analytical support to the procurement activities for 3rd Party manufacturing operations for the Sundial Brand as well as participation in the innovation projects planned to be launched in 3rd party manufacturers. This includes but is not limited to: execute 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 Sundial organization, such as R&D, Planning, Finance, Brand and other procurement or supply chain groups in the diverse procurement activities.

Responsibilities

3PM Sundial Brand 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 priorities

What You’ll Need To Succeed

Analytical skills

Excel and data management proficient

Microsoft Office suite, SAP Business

Good communication skills

Supply Chain experience (Procurement ideally)

2 years of work experience with a clear competence in Supply Chain.

Bachelor’s degree in any of the following areas desired: Engineering, Business, Economics, Supply Chain


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 PostersEqual Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Persons with DisabilitiesEmployment is subject to verification of pre-screening tests, which may include drug screening, background check, credit check and DMV check.

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