Función Laboral: Operaciones

Tipo de contrato: Jornada Completa

Ubicación: New Jersey - Berkeley Heights

País: USA

Director Strategic Sourcing: Logistics-Transportation

Basic Purpose of Position:

Logistics and Transportation Services is a growing category as L’Oreal USA executes its D2C strategy across North America.  With a strong push to optimize our supply chain, and control costs, we are looking for a Director, Strategic Sourcing Logistics/Transportation where you will be responsible for managing and implementing sourcing strategies across L’Oreal USA in close partnership with your business stakeholders. You will optimize, and manage a growing spend of $215M while engaging in major projects for our organization. You will work with the business leaders in the US and in Europe as a key partner to optimize cost while enhancing overall value. You will engage into strategic sourcing, stakeholder management, supplier management, continuous cost and performance improvement, and innovation.

You will report directly into the AVP Indirect Sourcing.  

You are expected to demonstrate a high level of category knowledge, as well as communication, analytical and financial skills to promote positive working relationships with business partners and suppliers. You will manage Two direct report (Buyers) and will be responsible for his/her development plan and performance evaluation.

Your responsibilities:

  • Develop strong relationships with your key stakeholders, be recognized as a valued partner and influence business decisions.
  • Drive the sourcing process, including spend analysis, needs assessment, developing effective RFx’s, supplier bid evaluations, negotiations and implementation plan.
  • Lead a broad range of commercial and business contract negotiations working closely with L’Oreal’s legal.
  • Provide supplier risk assessment (Financial, Social, etc) and pro-actively develops mitigation plans.
  • Bring market knowledge and expertise for your sourcing categories
  • Manage key supplier relationships through periodic meetings and scorecards.
  • Partner with the business stakeholders in the Logistics and Transportation teams to create sourcing strategies for our needs.

Your experience / education:

  • Undergraduate degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain, or related discipline; MBA or other advanced degree preferred.
  • 7 – 10 years’ experience strategic sourcing and category management
  • 3-5 Years experience in transportation/logistics procurement is preferred.

Your Skills:

  • Strong leadership skills and ability to influence decision
  • Strong project management, negotiation and analytical skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills


Must be eligible to work in the US on an ongoing and permanent basis without assistance.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and take pride in a diverse environment. We 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.