Función del empleo: Sourcing

Tipo de puesto: Indefinido

Tipo de empleo: Jornada Completa

Localización: New York, NY

País: USA

 

Job Title Director, Retail Animation Operations Purchasing

Division: Luxury Division

Location:  Hudson Street Office, New York City, New York (Hybrid)

Reports Into: Director, Retail Animation Operations Purchasing Lead

 

Who We Are:

For more than a century, L’Oréal has devoted its energy, innovation, and scientific excellence solely to one business: Beauty. Our goal is to offer each and every person around the world the best of beauty in terms of quality, efficacy, safety, sincerity and responsibility to satisfy all beauty needs and desires in their infinite diversity.

 

At L'Oréal Operations, we create innovative, inclusive, and sustainable beauty together with our business partners by designing, developing, sourcing, manufacturing, and distributing over 6 billion products globally every year. We support over 36 brands across four L’Oréal divisions. We are consumer-oriented, and we act responsibly all along the value chain.

 

To learn more about L’Oréal’s commitment to sustainability, please click HERE

 

In the L’Oréal Luxe Division, we create the very best of luxury beauty. Our Division has an unrivalled portfolio of 23 aspirational brands (Yves Saint Laurent, Kiehl's, Lancôme, Prada, and Urban Decay to name a few) and an incredibly talented team of 28,000 experts, making it perfectly equipped to meet the endless and all-encompassing demands of luxury consumers around the world.

 

We are seeking a Director to join our Luxury Division in our Retail Animation Operations Purchasing team. This position manages purchasing activity for promotional animation and design programs.

 

What You Will Do:

  • Cost control and vendor management 
  • Anticipation, Assessment, & Management of Risks related to Timing, Quality, and Cost
  • Quote & Award business to the appropriate vendors per programs
  • Cut Purchase Orders to vendors & resolve any payment issues
  • Manage full-cycle Purchas Order Process (issuance, placement, follow up)
  • Track status & shipments from vendors; ensure Distribution Center receipt for any US Finished Goods items
  • Ensure that all L’Oreal USA Purchasing and ethical guidelines are followed.  Obtain multiple bids from approved list of PSL per L’Oreal Sourcing policy
  • Provide cost estimates to development and benchmark across brands
  • Find ways to reduce costs by Buying Less, Buy Better and Buy Smart.   
  • Track savings and reports on a continuous basis
  • Manage cost variances buy-over-buy for repeat items
  • Strong focus on Sustainability Initiatives 
  • Optimize Purchasing Process, Tools, and Procedures
  • Collaborate with indirect souring category leads
  • Develop and maintain a professional knowledge of new or emerging trends within the product development and sustainability discipline

 

What We Are Looking For:

  • 8 - 10+ years’ experience in purchasing or project management work/quality experience, preferably in cosmetics, consumer goods or related field is required
  • A completed Bachelor’s Degree, Business, Supply Chain, Project Management related degrees is required
  • Excellent influencing and negotiating skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with ability to handle various situations, multiple priorities, changing business needs as well as the diverse personalities within L’Oreal and the supplier community.
  • Local travel to vendors and plants (15-20 %) is required
  • Advanced experience in using Microsoft Excel required
  • Team oriented and able to create strong relationships with all cross-functional teams
  • Ability to escalate issues to management in a timely manner
  • Preferred experience managing budgets and being involved with cost savings initiatives and value analysis projects
  • High degree of financial and analytical aptitude preferred
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time, permanent, ongoing basis, without the need for sponsorship now or in the future. 

 

What’s In It For You:

  • Salary Range: $140,100 - $172,720 (The actual compensation will depend on a variety of job-related factors which may include geographic location, work experience, education, and skill level) 
  • Competitive Benefit Package (Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Pension Plan) 
  • Hybrid Work Policy (3 Days in Office, 2 Days Work from Home)
  • Flexible Time Off (Paid Company Holidays, Paid Vacation, Vacation Buy Program, Volunteer Time, Summer Fridays & More!) 
  • Access to Company Perks (VIP Access to L’Oréal’s Internal Shop for Discounted Products, Monthly Mobile Allowance) 
  • Learning & Development Opportunities (Unlimited Access to E-learnings, Lunch & Learn Sessions, Mentorship Programs, & More!) 
  • Employee Resource Groups (Think Tanks and Innovation Squads) 
  • Access to Mental Health & Wellness Programs 

 

Don’t meet every single requirement? At L'Oréal, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and innovative workplace. If you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with the qualifications listed in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways! You may just be the right candidate for this or other roles! 

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and take pride in a diverse environment. We would love to find out more about you as a candidate and do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, medical condition or disability, or any other legally protected status. 

 

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