Función Laboral: Operaciones

Tipo de contrato: Jornada Completa

Ubicación: New Jersey - Clark

País: USA

At L’Oreal, we’ve made it our quest to deliver beauty for all.  It’s an aim that has seen us expand into over 130 countries, 78,000 employees, +32 international brands, €25.3 billion in sales and becoming the number one cosmetics group in the World!  

We firmly believe that our best success comes from when we can incorporate the concept of diversity at all levels. We are proud of the sustainability commitment, Sharing Beauty With All, we made to our consumers and employees.  Along with our ambition to reach the next billion consumers in the coming years, we will leave a positively impact in our world.  After all, at L’Oreal, nothing is impossible…

Be a part of the adventure and join our diverse Purchasing Team: We are a team of passionate, diverse and responsible business partners, who innovate, create value and open new frontiers to fuel L’Oréal’s growth.

Your role, as a Strategic Sourcing Senior Manager (Category Management)  Aluminum and Glass,  at our facilities in Clark, NJ will be:

You will bring consumer insights and develop category strategies that fit L’Oreal Business needs.  As a category senior manager for Aluminum and Glass, you will contribute and influence the worldwide purchasing strategy.  You will manage a $70 million-portfolio.

Your responsibilities:

  • Manages category sourcing strategies for the Americas Zone (North America, the Hispanic Zone and Brazil).
  • Evaluates the supplier market and develops a deep understanding of the supplier base.  Identify break-through technologies and innovations.
  • Actively benchmarks costs, suppliers, technologies and innovations for their category internally and externally.

o   Negotiates regional and global contracts.

o    Bring forward new and innovative cost reduction projects to the Business Team.

o   Identifies and on-board new sources through stakeholder engagement.

o    Develops global and comprehensive supplier contractual/strategic relationships and utilizes commodity hedging strategies as appropriate. Drives supplier selection, development, and overall supplier management with technology partners/team members. 

o    Works closely with global resources to develop and execute optimal Total Cost of Ownership sourcing plans.

o    Builds strong cross-functional relationships with our internal and external clients to understand and respond to their business needs and priorities.

o   Owns supplier relationship and manages the supplier scorecard performance: Quality, Supply, Competitiveness, Innovation, Sustainability performances and follow up corrective action plans

o    Develops joint strategies with corporate Quality & Supply Chain teams to improve overall supplier performance.

o    Provides Risk assessments and mitigation plans pro-actively.


Who we are looking for:


Alongside experience in a similar role, you should be confident demonstrating all of the following:

  • BS/BA Degree required in Business Administration / Economics / Finance/Engineering/Supply Chain or similar discipline with 5+ years strategic sourcing experience
  • Demonstrates sourcing skills:  Negotiations, Supplier Relationship Management, Market Risk Management, and understanding of the end-to-end supply chain operations.
  • Highly analytical and with strong organizational skills. Ability to prioritize and multi-task.
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced international environment.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.  
  • Fluency in Spanish and Portuguese are considered plusses.
  • Exceptional PC skills, including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.  SAP experience is a plus.
  • Ability to travel internationally across the Americas
  • Legally eligible to work in the US on an ongoing and permanent basis without sponsorship. 


Competencies valued at L’Oreal:

  • Innovation
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Act and lead with human sensitivity
  • Manage complexity
  • Achieve results with integrity
  • Interact effectively
  • Sensitivity to the métier.

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.