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Procurement Manager North America Commercial Region

Country : USA USA

State : New York

County : Queens County

Town : New York

Category : Purchasing

Contract type : Permanent

Availability : Full time

Job description

The Manager role is responsible for contributing to various Indirect Procurement objectives in order to realize maximum benefit to the business. The manager's categories of responsibility are within store construction/visual merchandising.

The Manager will work with various stakeholders and cross-functional teams across Brands and/or Regions on spend management initiatives. The Manager will implement category-specific strategies, drive strategic sourcing activities, and build supplier relationship management programs for various categories of indirect spend. Additionally, the Manager will work directly on the identification, tracking and management of savings/value across regions or globally.

Candidate must have experience in store construction sub categories - general contractors, architect, fixtures, architectural materials, and/or experience in visual merchandising units in the beauty industry. Also, experience working in retail or, more specifically, experience in the beauty industry.

The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated professional and team player, with demonstrated successful experience in Procurement, preferably in indirect categories of goods and services.

Realizes maximum benefit to the business by implementing category-specific supply strategies, ensuring that products are specified and optimized with the best supplier input and capabilities and using all demand-sided opportunities with selected suppliers. Categories include store construction and/or visual merchandising.

- Develops category strategies on a global, regional or local level in close alignment with stakeholders, including demand related approaches. Identifies and drives elements of strategy including demand related approaches, rate card development, and catalog creation.

- Plans and leads sourcing projects on a global, regional, local and/or multi-site level, engaging stakeholders and the required cross-functional resources

- Lead contract discussions with legal, implement contracts and capture them in the system

- Identifies any challenges to efficient flow of materials and services and recommends operational improvements and/or develops tools to drive efficiencies

- Develops, leads and implements local/regional/global supplier relationship programs in close alignment with stakeholders

- Actively drives compliance of the category strategies and sourcing projects with the ELC Procurement Policy, Directive, Guidelines and local Procurement SOPs as well as legal and regulatory requirements

- Evaluates and defines the supplier base and secures capacity, plan implementation (timeline, resources, cost, ...) and align stakeholders

- Drives execution of and compliance with the agreed category strategies

- Supports regional and/ or local sourcing projects related to the assigned categories by giving guidance, providing methodologies and sharing any other relevant expertise

- Plans and conduct suppliers business reviews including KPI and metrics reporting

- Participates in special projects as requested

Job: Purchasing/ Procurement/ Materials Management - Supply Chain

Primary Location: Americas-US-NY-Long Island City

Job Type: Standard

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1st (Day) Shift

Job Number: 216722

We are an equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. It is Company's policy not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition as defined by applicable state or local law, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws and ordinances. The Company will endeavor to provide a reasonable accommodation consistent with the law to otherwise qualified employees and prospective employees with a disability and to employees and prospective employees with needs related to their religious observance or practices. Should you wish to apply for this position or any other position with the Company and you believe you require assistance to complete an application or participate in an interview, please contact [email protected]



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