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Manager, Brand Procurement - Glamglow

Country : USA USA

State : California

County : Los Angeles County

Town : Los Angeles

Category : Purchasing

Contract type : Permanent

Availability : Full time

Job description

Brand GSR point person to drive new launch activity to achieve revenue and Target COG's goals. Collaborate with Packaging, Marketing, GBSC and Category Procurement to understand and communicate the requirements for all new products. Focus communications with all levels of the Supplier organizations to achieve their full understanding of global policies, requirements of costs, service and quality to better support our organization. Understand cost drivers and Supplier capabilities in order to select best supply base for bidding. Responsible for managing category or sub category of business for total cost management within an assigned Brand, including negotiating contracts for new product launches in collaboration with the Category GSR partners. Assigns work to Analysts for SAP/SRM tooling po's & indirect purchases of pilots, packaging, etc. SOURCING, NEGOTIATION & SUPPLIER MANAGEMENT (40%) * Manage specific launches within a Brand (or sub-category of a Brand). * Align with Packaging on Supplier to provide feasibility based on capability, region, Strategy status (i.e. JVC), cost structure based on Design Direction. * Collaborate with Packaging and Category to align on best supply base for launching of RFQ *Deploy RFQ via existing model transitioning to e-sourcing * Interpret Supplier proposals; Negotiating the most competitive cost, while supporting the need for the highest quality, on time delivery, regionalization where possible, and Sustainability * Understand and maintain key metrics (e.g. GQMS, Service metrics, category strategies, etc.).and cost drivers; leading to Supplier selection for business award * Insure final negotiations are aligned with Product life cycle regarding alignment of EMQ, capacity, reorder lead-times, and future cost reduction opportunities *Provide Direct Supervisor with Risk mitigation recommendations as required. *Assess potential supplier risk and elevate as required * Navigate Supplier charge backs and quality/service issues as necessary and within a collaboration with Planning/Quality and Finance. * Coordinate with Vendor Data Stewards all supplier information (e.g. change of address, terms, etc). * Actively collaborate and evaluate, with various teams, Supplier material data in order to achieve inventory goals while maintaining cost objectives within the Brand (e.g. Minimum Lot Size/MLS, Rounding, and Planned Delivery Time/PDT, Economic Manufacturing Quantity/EMQ, Delfor, etc). BRAND COST CONTAINMENT and LAUNCH EXECUTION: (40%) * Review Supplier development schedules with Package Development and/or Third Party Planners in order to gain consensus for final critical event/new launch path. Provide GBSC with PO due date, ramp up, delivery schedule, etc.) in order to appropriately direct the Supply Base. * Maintain ownership of cost from feasibility to final award for new launches. Communicate analysis to various teams (Finance, Marketing, Packaging, Category GSR etc.) for evaluation and approval; Responsible for cost interpretation and accuracy. * Establish pricing and standard costing for purchased items to align w/ Brand COGS targets. Support post launch re-buys to align with Brand COG's and inventory goals. *Prepare and execute Authorization to Buy (ATB) when necessary to insure on time launch sequence; as well as PO and/or Production Risk calculations for evaluation and approvals. *Prepare documentation for Right the First Time, Technical Readiness, etc. for discussion with Direct Supervisor and the Brand. * Prepare, present and attend various GSR/ Brand meetings (such as: PPD, Program Review, PSA, Repack/Reform, etc.). * Breakdown monthly Purchase Price Variance (PPV) report. Identify key findings w/explanations and report into Direct Supervisor, as well as Brand Finance. Proactively minimize negative PPV.. *Originate requests for WBS numbers and create tooling purchase orders or indirect purchase orders for miscellaneous spend in SRM. *Develop strong relationships and communications w/in all levels of Brand to drive strategic initiatives. VALUE ANALYSIS (20%): *Responsible for execution of VA projects initiated by Director or above. Maintain VA database, process WBS and AR to support. * Coordinate/collaborate with cross functional teams, as well as Suppliers to execute to completion.

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Minimum Education level: Bachelor's Degree Minimum Years of Experience: 5 % Travel Time: 15% Licenses or Certifications: CPSM Certification preferred Additional Job Specifications (e.g., physical demands, working conditions, equipment/machinery, specific skills, etc.): SAP Knowledge of P2P Excellent interpersonal & communication skills Computer knowledge in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.; fluidity to navigate new technology(e-sourcing) Excellent data management and analytical skills Strong project management skills Capable negotiation skills Demonstrated agility in problem solving and adaptation to change Represent Brand Procurement in key meetings i.e. PPD, Program Review, etc.
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