Energizer Associate Buyer, Global Indirect Procurement in St. Louis; Middleton; Westlake; Dayton, Missouri
This is Energizer
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!
Buyers are involved in leading supporting various aspects of their own category management. Buyers are required to have excellent analytical skills with extensive experience using Excel and/or Access to conduct quantitative analysis. Buyer’s responsibilities include:
Manages day-to-day supplier relationship activities
Lead / Support sourcing strategy development - conducts opportunity analysis, data collection, etc.
Lead / Support supplier negotiations – gathers commodity data, price profiles, etc.
Supports risk and compliance program management
Conducts supply market analysis and evaluates opportunities to streamline vendors
Implements product cycle plan plans
Implements sourcing projects to deliver YOY savings
Manages procurement performance metrics, Cost Savings, Free cash flow, Cost Avoidance, etc
Excellent Teamwork and collaborative skills to work with other company departments to plan and implement on sourcing projects
Excellent quantitative analytical skills with extensive Microsoft Excel/Access experience
Excellent project administration skills
Excellent understanding of costs, working capital, and other financial metrics
Excellent oral and written communication skills with ability to present ideas in business-friendly language
Knowledge and use of eProcurement and eSourcing methodology
Required Skills and Experience
Bachelor’s degree required
Major/Discipline: Operations, Supply Chain, Finance, Accounting, Engineering, Business Management
1-2 years of Procurement experience
Experience in managing supplier relationships
Experience conducting negotiations
Experience in quantitative analysis using Microsoft Excel/Access
Experience in managing projects
Preferred Skills and Experience
Experience using SAP and Ariba sourcing suite
Professional skills, such as good commercial and legal understanding of outsourcing contracts
Relevant experience in Outsourcing and/or Offshoring industry would be an advantage
Experience in Finance Management – financial modeling, commercial and risk analysis
Superior analytical/problem-solving and communication (both written and oral) skills
Working Relationships & Environment
- Reports to the Sr. Manager of Indirect Procurement
- Willing to travel domestically & globally (as needed) – less than 15% in total
An Offer to Grow On
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.