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Strategic Sourcing & Pricing Analyst - Global Procurement

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A collective energy and ambition. A place where you can make a real difference.

We’re a company that genuinely cares about our people, our products, our consumers and the environment.

Our unique, informal culture champions courage, determination and collaboration. Knowing we have an open and supportive team means each of us has the freedom to take responsibility and ownership. We have a shared passion to work hard, innovate and push boundaries.

United by the belief that when we strive for growth, anything is possible. While we might not be the largest company in our industry, we believe we can have the biggest impact because: Together We Have the Power to Win.

Strategic Sourcing & Pricing Analyst – Global Procurement

At Church & Dwight, we value talented professionals with a strong desire to make a positive impact in our company. Our Global Procurement Team is looking for a driven and reliable Strategic Sourcing & Pricing Analyst whose action-oriented mindset will foster continued growth throughout Chrurch & Dwight’s twelve power brands.

In this highly visible role based in our Ewing, NJ Global Headquarters, the Strategic Sourcing & Pricing Analyst is responsible for sourcing activity coordination, execution and project management for the raw material portfolio.  This person will work collaboratively with the Procurement team to manage RFI, RFP and RFQ soucing activities and category research.  The Sourcing & Pricing Analyst will lead all price management activity including price tracking, analysis and PPV review.   This position will report to the Senior Procurement Manager.  

Responsibilities

  • Manage and support sourcing activity and supply of materials used in the manufacturing of brands such as Arm & Hammer, VitaFusion, OxiClean, Batiste, Trojan, Nair, Arrid, Orajel
  • Lead project management efforts for stategic sourcing events and raw material supply implementation
  • Lead raw material sourcing and project meetings, including ownership of sourcing calendar
  • Lead raw material price management efforts, including price tracking and analysis
  • Facilitate timely purchase price variance analysis with Operations Finance and Procurement teams
  • Manage and execute all steps of the strategic sourcing process including developing RFPs, negotiating with suppliers (including eAuction), conducting bid analysis, and making supplier recommendations
  • Support supplier selection, meeting criteria such as assurance of supply, service, cost, quality, regulatory compliance and responsible sourcing
  • Support and execute strategic initiatives within assigned categories to drive maximum cost savings, supply assurance and value creation for the organization
  • Partner closely with key stakeholder teams to understand critical business needs and support development of sourcing strategies to deliver results meeting these objectives
  • Support the development of specific category strategies for the assigned spend categories, including market research/benchmarks, milestones, savings targets, resource requirements, and implementation plans
  • Write and distribute complex and technical bid invitations or requests for proposals; receive and analyze bids, quotes, and proposals.  Award business and execute contracts
  • Support routine supplier business reviews, evaluating supplier performance and compliance
  • Collaborate with Corporate Marketing teams on product launches and transitions
  • Negotiate payment term extensions in support of company’s cash flow initiatives
  • Complete accurate and timely SAP master data updates

Competencies/Skills

  • Skilled in field of Supply Chain with strong understanding of Procurement practices and procedures
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills (i.e. MS Excel based analysis)
  • Excels in data analysis, strong with numbers.
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills required
  • Strong business partnering, communication skills and strong process focus
  • Skilled in preparing and analyzing complex technical specifications and bids
  • High degree of motivation, demonstrated ability to prioritize and self-direct

Qualifications/Experience 

Education:   

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field (required)
  • MBA (plus)
  • CPIM, CSCP or CPM certification (plus)

Experience:   

  • 3-5 years Procurement and/or Supply Chain experience   

Proficiency:   

  • MS Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • ERP/P2P systems: SAP (preferred), Oracle

COVID VACCINE REQUIREMENT*: To support the health and safety of our team members, successful candidates for employment in this role must (1) be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and to have submitted proof of vaccination status, or (2) request and receive an approved accommodation based on medical circumstances or sincerely held religious beliefs, practices or observances.

*Only applicable for Corporate positions based in Princeton, NJ and Ewing, NJ

Church & Dwight is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

For more information on our company, our brands and our culture visit us at http://www.churchdwight.com/


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