Wednesday , March 22 2023

Unilever Jobs USA – Procurement Analyst

Website Unilever

Job Description:

In this role, you will provide strategic and analytical support to the procurement activities for 3rd Party manufacturing operations for the F&R category as well as participation in the innovation projects planned to be launched in 3rd party manufacturers.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Design, prepare and analyze cost models and benchmarking capabilities across different CMs as part of the contract process
  • Manage and control the contract of the incumbent suppliers
  • Support and participation on the design of the Procurement Strategies
  • Baseline analysis, and understanding of the current cost, prices and total spend
  • Relationship with the suppliers (meetings, evaluation, scorecard, Partner to Win)
  • Manage CM Purchase Price Variances across F&R
  • Assist in the ongoing management of existing Collaborative Manufacturing relationships in resolving/expedited payment issues and supporting supplier related updates in UL system
  • Develop improvement projects to delivery savings, cash, cost avoidance and service level improvements and partner with Procurement category managers to lead implementation of saving initiatives
  • Lead New Plant Setup process and Etender as an end-to-end including ensuring that all business partners are completely Quality and Responsible Sourcing compliant before any commercial transaction is initiated
  • Aid in the implementation of future out-sourcing opportunities and conduct ongoing supplier benchmarking
  • Develop improvement projects to delivery savings, cash, cost avoidance and service level improvements
  • Manage Miscellaneous Costs PO creation process across F&R I;e Micro testing, OT, warehouse charges, Kosher Certifications and PPV
  • Partnering with the CMs, Planning team, R&D team, Innovation team in adding innovation SKUs across F&R to current and new contracts
  • Lead and manage Misc. Cost tracker and WhiteDot as a central document of F&R cost sheet for Procurement
  • Participation in innovation projects, representing procurement in the extended team
  • Lead Future Fit Procurement and Price Transparency Tool project as a Champion

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to be self-directed in researching market trends, benchmarking & intelligence.
  • Ability to prioritize and escalate issues that may affect key business objectives.
  • Understanding of operations and business requirement.
  • Negotiation with suppliers and communication skills.
  • Experience working cross-functionally across teams with varying priorities
  • Bachelors Degree required with 3+ years of relevant procurement experience

Job Details:

Company: Unilever

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Stamford, CT, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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