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Sr Mgr - Packaging Sourcing (Purchasing / Procurement)

Сфера деятельности: Operations

Тип должности: Permanent

Тип занятости: Full - Time

Место расположения: Clark, NJ

Страна: United States

Job Description – Category Manager

As a Direct Sourcing Category Manager, you will participate in the development and implementation of assigned sourcing initiatives across L’Oréal in close partnership with your business stakeholders. You will optimize cost and enhancing overall supplier’s contract value. You will participate in the strategic sourcing process, stakeholder management, supplier management and continuous performance improvement. 


You are expected to demonstrate a high level of analytical and financial proficiency as well as excellent communication skills and strong team spirit mindset to be successful in our highly collaborative environment. 


Your Responsibilities


Own and drive specific category strategies for packaging components

  • Strategies to include a minimum of stakeholder mapping, business needs summary, industry analysis, supplier analysis, supplier panel recommendation, strategy validity period and strategic pillar summary;
  • Ensure alignment and clear communication with zone Business Teams, WW category leads, impacted plants, and sourcing leadership;
  • Drive consistent improvement across all 5 L’Oreal sourcing pillars based on category specific KPIs aligned with each strategy.

Protect the business via category management of contracts & business continuity

  • Assure compliance to MSA & BCP agreements for all A class vendors;
  • Highlight and manage concerns on non-A class vendors based on market intelligence and business team feedback;
  • Complete annual risk assessment
  • Create a substantiality Road MAP on your categories to support L4TF Goals



Drive Strategies and Market Intelligence on Innovation

  • Educate Packaging Innovation on Market Dynamics and strategies within reoccurring touch bases;
  • Support Innovation Buyer on pre-costing exercises and project tracker support Packaging Innovation;
  • Flawlessly support Innovation Buyer and transfer/hand-over projects to business teams at briefing stages to minimize negative deviations from pre-costing.

Drive agility through Supplier Relationship Management & as a priority for sourcing strategies

  • Prioritize localization at the tier 1, 2, and 3 levels Packaging components;
  • Support plant and Business Teams vendor meetings to reinforce the priority for our vendors and consideration for both strategies and business awards;
  • Drive consistent improvement across all 5 L’Oreal sourcing pillars based on category specific KPIs aligned with each strategy.

Serve as Supplier Relationship Manager for all vendors in your respective catalogue

  • Completion of Business Reviews for all A class suppliers with notes, scorecards, and PowerPoints filed each year;
  • CDP, Ecovadis, and Solidarity Sourcing: Confirmation of vendor participation and coaching as needed.



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.

If you require a reasonable accommodation to complete an application for a recognized disability under applicable law, please email USApplicationAccommodation@support.lorealusa.com. Please note this email will only respond to specific requests for assistance completing the application as a request for accommodation for a disability. All others will not be considered.