Procurement Manager – Personal Care Progressive personal care manufacturer is seeking an innovative procurement guru comfortable with a “start up feel” to lead the department. You will have 1 direct report who is a buyer.
What You’ll Do ? Lead procurement to ensure all of our production materials are purchased at optimal cost, quality, and on-time. ? Project manage the continuous supply of required goods and materials, properly and promptly communicating any supply problems which may pose a risk or impact on business operations. ? Develop deep relationships with new and existing key suppliers to negotiate the best terms for raw material sourcing and supply chain durability. ? Collaborate closely with R&D, Regulatory and our Partnerships team to support the sourcing, sampling and pricing of raw materials for the development of new products. ? Maintain all PO’s and related communications, including pulling from blanket orders, inputting and executing client facing PO’s and confirming delivery on all orders with the appropriate stakeholders. ? Create and maintain KPI’s and related management reporting to clearly and crisply illustrate status across projects and objectives. What We Require ? 2+ years of experience in process manufacturing, cosmetic or beauty category experience preferred ? Six to eight years of proven success in procurement or strategic sourcing roles. ? Meaningful experience in vendor relationship management, including price and contract negotiations. ? Fluency in using an ERP software solution, such as SAP, or NetSuite. ? Strong time management skills. ? Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science, MBA preferred.