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Energizer Associate Buyer in Rassau, United Kingdom

This is Energizer Holdings, Inc.

At Energizer Holdings, we are passionate about bringing our brands and products to the world better than anyone else. It’s our passion and drive that makes us proud stewards of iconic brands including AC/Pro, Armor All, Energizer, Rayovac and STP, part of our broad portfolio of products that millions of consumers know, trust, and rely on every day.

When you come to work here, you’ll quickly see that we love what we do, we care about each other, and we continuously learn and improve to meet the needs of our customers and consumers around the world.

We have talented colleagues around the world with varied skillsets, backgrounds, and experiences, and we embrace this diversity because it’s a big part of what helps us deliver results to grow the company. Whatever your specialty, you'll find that excelling at Energizer provides opportunities to grow in ways you never expected.

Come join our team!

Position Summary

Buyer is deeply involved in conducting analysis to support category strategy development and execution. Buyer will support supplier relationship management and achievement of cost/performance targets. Buyer may lead category/supplier management for sub-categories and suppliers assigned to him or her.

Accountabilities

  • Supports sourcing strategy development

  • Supports negotiations

  • Develops category and supplier profiles

  • Monitors supplier performance

  • Supports supplier relationship management

Specific Accountabilities

  • Supports sourcing strategy development - conducts opportunity analysis, data collection, etc.

  • Supports supplier negotiations – gathers commodity data, maintain cost models etc.; may lead or participate in negotiations

  • Conducts supply market analysis

  • Creates / maintains supplier profiles

  • Manages Procurement financial savings tracking

  • Manages Procurement performance metrics

  • Supports risk and compliance program management

  • Manages day-to-day supplier relationship activities

  • Executes product cycle plan projects

  • Executes sourcing projects

Required Skills and Experience

  • Degree in Supply Chain, Operations, Finance, Accounting, Engineering, or Business Management

  • Highly self-motivated with the ability to drive change in a decentralized organization with minimum supervision

  • Experience in quantitative analysis using Microsoft Excel (beyond basic data entry)

  • Strong analytical thinking with demonstrated results

  • Ability to influence and work collaboratively with others

  • Strong oral and written communication skills with ability to present ideas in business-friendly language

  • Ability to set priorities and make decisions

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • 2+ years of experience with demonstrated success of managing projects (for Temporary Placement)

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Operations, Finance, Accounting, Engineering, or Business Management

  • Member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (MCIPS)

  • Experience in managing supplier relationships and conducting negotiations

  • Experience working in SAP

  • Strong facilitation skills to collaborate with stakeholders across company to implement sourcing strategies

  • Strong understanding of costs, working capital, and other financial metrics

  • Ability to coordinate multiple projects and programs

  • Knowledge and use of eProcurement and eSourcing methodology is preferred

Come join us!

Energizer offers a competitive total rewards package which includes a range of health, wellness and retirement savings coverage, paid time off and holidays, and many opportunities to learn, develop and grow. At Energizer, you’ll have the opportunity to contribute and make an impact every single day.

Energizer is an equal opportunity employer, and we prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

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