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Manager, Procurement - Marketing Services

Company: Johnsonwax
Location: Racine
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

SC JOHNSON IS A FIFTH-GENERATION FAMILY COMPANY BUILT ON THE SPIRIT OF OUR PEOPLE. We have been leading with purpose for over 130 years, building iconic brands that win the hearts and minds of consumers - such as Raid -, Glade -, Ziploc - and more, in virtually every country around the world. Together, we are creating a better future - for the planet, for future generations and for every SCJ team member. Join our winning team of Wave Makers and Go Getters and help us write the next chapter in the SCJ story.The Manager, Procurement - Marketing Services Portfolio will engage and work in partnership with the Marketing and Sales NA and Global team to support long-term business goals. You will be instrumental in the development and implementation of various strategic initiatives aiming to optimize end to end processes, innovation, service levels and total cost of ownership. The expect annual spend is $170MM. You will identify opportunities, achieve business goals, and exceed customer needs. Marketing categories include categories such as Displays & POS Materials, Market Research, call center, Design, Translations, Promotions.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all aspects of the Marketing spend including leading and executing competitive events and strategies for the category
  • You will have direct responsibility for developing and implementing the sourcing strategy of the various Marketing subcategories
  • You will engage with internal customers to understand their needs and summarize business requirements as input into enterprise-wide sourcing efforts; work to identify, prioritize and manage requirements for current, new and future activities
  • Provide leadership and support during sourcing initiatives, including total cost of ownership model development, category strategy development, fact-based negotiation, supplier evaluation & selection, and support in the implementation
  • Manage the relationship with suppliers: You will develop and manage mutually beneficial relationships with key suppliers; Develop and prioritize approaches to meet business objectives and benefit targets; Manage supplier performance based on performance objectives; Oversee the quarterly business review process for key suppliers; Provide high level of issue resolution where necessary
  • Deliver objectives in line with Global Procurement and business objectives including Cost, Cash, Supplier management, Customer Service, Supplier diversity, Sustainability, and Sales Growth
  • Drive a culture of strong performance. Champions change management activities to continually improve Marketing investmentsKey Competencies:
    • Strategic partnership
    • Influencing
    • Financial Analysis: Gathering, organizing and evaluating financial data in order to support business decision making
    • Negotiation: Seeking to resolve different perspectives or matters of dispute by discovering shared interests and finding mutually acceptable solutions
    • Risk and Opportunity Management: Identifying, assessing, prioritizing, documenting and managing risk and its impact
    • Strategic Sourcing:Identifying, evaluating and engaging suppliers in order to optimize quality and value in the purchase of materials, services and equipment
    • Project Management:Planning, implementing, monitoring and completing projects.
    • Business Acumen:Understands how SCJ makes money and what drives profitability. Achieves business results while focusing on market opportunity, quality, customer satisfaction, and profitability. Maintains a market-focused approach to our global business. Makes fact-based decisions, understands key business drivers, translates strategy to execution and is able to quickly make quality business decisions to capture market opportunitiesRequired Skills / Experience / Competencies:
      • Bachelor's Degree in business, Finance, Marketing or related discipline or military experience may be considered in lieu of degree requirement
      • Minimum seven years' experience in procurementPreferred Skills / Experience / Competencies:
        • Master's Degree
        • Experience in Marketing procurement
        • Must have a proven track record of achieving results in a cross functional environment of management peers
        • Procurement knowledge of market analysis, macro-economic drivers, sourcing category strategy, supplier relationship management, "should-cost" models, negotiation strategies, supplier continuous improvement programs
        • Knowledge of critical procurement legal requirements and contracting best practices.
        • Strong project management and change management skills and experience
        • Demonstrated sense of urgency and decisiveness; takes prompt action to accomplish goals; proactively attempts to influence events rather than passively accept outcomes
        • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to effectively communicate new ideas to audiences ranging from team members to Senior Leadership
        • Demonstrated high level of curiosity, creativity, and strong problem-solving skills
        • Able and willing to transition quickly to different tasks, to shift priorities and modify actions to meet changing job demands at short notice
        • Well-developed business and financial management capability, and a keen understanding of the business equation and how business and sourcing/procurement decisions impact financials (P&L, Balance Sheet)
        • Experience working with a global teamJob Requirements
          • Full-time
          • Domestic travel is required. Estimated travel = 10%SC Johnson's total compensation packages are at or above industry levels. In addition to salary, total packages may include bonuses, long-term incentives, matching 401(k) contributions and profit sharing based on company profitability, job level and years of service. As a family company, we're committed to providing benefits such as subsidized health care plans, maternity/paternity/adoption leave, flexible work arrangements, vacation purchase options, recreation and fitness centers, childcare, counseling services and more.Better TogetherAt SC Johnson, we strive to create a positive, inclusive and unique workplace. We strongly believe SCJ people are able to achieve their best when they can collaborate and work together in person.Equal Opportunity EmployerThe policy of the Company is to ensure equal opportunity for all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, gender identity, gender expression, disability, citizenship, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in any active or reserve component of the U.S. or state military forces, genetic history or information or any other category protected by law.Accommodation RequestsIf you are an individual with a disability and you need an accommodation or other assistance during the application process, please call our Human Resources department at 262-260-3343 or email your request to . All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. Download the for more information.

Keywords: Johnsonwax, Racine , Manager, Procurement - Marketing Services, Executive , Racine, Wisconsin

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