Logistics & Supply Chain Mgr

New
  • Location
    Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
  • Job type
    Contract/Temporary
  • Category
    Office, Clerical & Administrative - Buyer / Purchasing

Adecco is assisting a local premier client in a search for Supply Chain Analyst in Englewood Cliffs NJ


POSITION: Supply Chain Analyst
LOCATION: Englewood Cliffs NJ
HOURS: Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
DURATION: 6 months W2 contract
PAY RATE: depends upon experience

Overview






Client Specific Instructions

There are nearly 70 innovation projects with a vast number being fast tracked. This role will support the hair team innovation analysts during this busy time. The primary responsibility would be to support contract creation and pre-ordering allowing for the full time analysts to prepare supplier readiness and ensure optimized deliverables during the innovation process.





• Represent Procurement as the key interface with select number of suppliers Quality, Service, Resiliency, VIP and strategic activities. Will remain as the Procurement single point of contact for internal business partners and external suppliers as it relates to the aforementioned activities. Responsible for material pricing, project coordination/communication to key internal/external stakeholders and ensure on-time in full. Reports to Category Procurement Operations Manager.
• Leads key Category VIP projects or initiatives to ensure category targets are achieved. Work with the cross functional teams to deliver targets.
• Category single point of contact for Internal Procurement responsible for the communication/coordination of all category led Innovation, VIP, sourcing studies. Communicate brand strategies and category initiatives to the internal supply management team to ensure alignment between Procurement and category initiatives. Leads quarterly update meetings between all groups within Procurement.
• Procurement single point of contact for Internal business partners (R&D (raw/pack), TIMQ, SC Planning, Brand Development, and Finance) responsible for the communication and implementation of supply management sourcing strategies, as well as bring Procurement knowledge and expertise into all innovation, VIP, and sourcing study project teams.
• Develop all cost inputs, capital requirements and recommendations for capacity, as well as responsible for all supplier liabilities into the financial business case and IPM section 6.2 for raw and packaging materials that will be utilized in the Innovation and VIP projects.
• Roles is an interface, operational role requiring strong project management, planning and communication skills, with the ability to multi-task and operate flexibly within very demanding time frames.
• This role is not a traditional “purchasing” role and as such does not require core “source” skills. Incumbent will only participate indirectly in supplier selection process through supplier evaluation input and is not the primary interface between suppliers and innovation and supplier value creation, but acts as a facilitator for commercialization of new technology and cost savings idea.

Key Duties and responsibilities
• Manage the key interfaces related to project execution, such as R&D (raw/pack), TIMQ, SC Planning, Brand Development, Finance, Material and Category Procurement, Global Procurement and external supply base
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• Position oftentimes works directly with WL2 Managers, WL3 Directors, and WL4 VP’s inside and outside of Procurement, therefore the job requires seniority to be able to influence and manage the relationship effectively.

• Leads innovation / commercialization projects as “supply project manager” interacting with Portfolio an 3PM Management, Global Procurement, R&D (raw/pack), TIMQ, SC Planning, Brand Development, Finance and supply base.

• Responsible for material pricing, project coordination/communication to key internal/external stakeholders and ensure on-time in full project delivery to encompass between 30 – 60 innovation project, of which 30+ % could be either global or cross regional in nature.

• Responsible for the communication/coordination of all brand strategies and category initiatives for innovation, VIP, sourcing studies and material benchmarking activities to Internal Procurement to ensure alignment between supply management and the category initiatives.

• Responsible for the communication and implementation of procurement sourcing strategies, as well as bring procurement knowledge and expertise into all innovation, VIP, and sourcing study project teams, which include R&D (raw/pack), TIMQ, SC Planning, Brand Development, and Finance.
• Executes ongoing material, packaging and graphic changes for brand maintenance through the innovation projects led by Brand Development (e.g. line extensions and re-launches). Responsible for the coordination/communication to the key internal and external stakeholders to effectively manage the transition to minimize write-offs. Full understanding and execution of the innovation funnel.
• Leads VIP cost savings projects as “supply project manager” interacting and participating on teams with, internal supply management groups, business operating teams, plants and supply base, for area of responsibility.
• Develop all cost inputs, capital requirements and recommendations for capacity, as well as responsible for all supplier liabilities into the financial business case and IPM section 6.2 for raw and packaging materials that will be utilized in the Innovation and VIP projects
• Responsible for the use and the maintenance of the PCE training tool that is utilized by R&D (raw/pack), Finance and Supply Management for the costing of all innovation project scenarios.
• Support all Product Group VP initiatives, which include activities such as strategic sourcing studies and global/ cross - regional category cost benchmark studies.

• Manage all communication tools (category passports, project kick-offs, pre-gates, toolkits, and RCLT updates) within the category for internal and external distribution.

• Supports all regional/cross regional and global Innovation Risk Assessments as the Supply Management representative for all category innovation projects.

• Support Material Contingency Planning at the Category level

• Supports supplier approval process for new supplier or supplier sourcing sites being utilized for innovations, to ensure supply base meets the agreed performance criteria that have been agreed upon with Unilever Corporate Quality.

Key Requirements
• Business or Technical degree preferred with 2-3 years general business experience in any function Logistics/Operations/Manufacturing/Supply Management/Planning). Experience in either purchasing, planning, SAP, general supply chain or project management is a requirement . APICS certification is an advantage. - Understanding of tactical and strategic “Business Objectives” and knowledge of the corporate “standards of leadership”
• Experience with integrated systems, including both mainframe and desktop computer applications (this includes Ariba, SAP, Interspec and as well as Access, MS Office, MS Project and MS Excel- Must be able to run multiple projects simultaneously as primary role is to manage change / projects required by the business with suppliers. - Must be highly proficient in use of SAP (Purchasing modules), Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook.
• Must be able to see problems in entirety, recognize interdependencies and sort through issues to solve problems. A strong analytical ability is needed to work with data. Needs to be organized, pay attention to detail and follow up well to deliver project results in time and ensure continuity of supply and be clear and accurate in providing information to internal stakeholders, internal partners and suppliers both verbal and written.













**Must be eligible to work for any employer in the U.S. without sponsorship / no corp to corp or 3rd party contracting arrangement / Adecco W2 only and not require relocation assistance.

***Successful completion of a full background check, drug screen, employment verification, educational verification and reference checks required upon offer.


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