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Energizer Sr. Buyer, Global Indirect Procurement in Warsaw, Poland

This is Energizer Holdings, Inc.

Energizer Holdings responsibly creates products to make lives easier and more enjoyable. To do this, we lean into our culture as an organization – we win together, while serving each other, with a willingness to act boldly, all while doing right. Our colleagues hail from all backgrounds, nationalities and walks of life, but our shared mission and purpose make us one team. Because we’re a global organization, you will always have opportunities to learn, grow and develop in your career. We support flexible working arrangements wherever possible.

Position Summary

The Senior Buyer for Indirect Procurement is deeply involved in conducting analysis to support category strategy development and execution. He or she will work closely with internal stakeholders to achieve their objectives by: working together to source suppliers who can deliver quality services and products at the best value, leading negotiations with incumbent vendors, reviewing supplier performance etc. He or she will lead category/supplier management for sub-categories and suppliers assigned to them.

This specific role requires a level of experience in Indirect Procurement, preferably including Supply Chain.

Accountabilities

  • Responsible for sourcing materials and services, managing negotiations.

  • Conduct quantitative analysis using Excel.

  • Lead sourcing events in line with Energizers Strategic Sourcing Approach; including conducting opportunity analysis, data collection, RFI and RFP’s, utilizing the Ariba e-procurement system.

  • Both supports and independently executes supplier negotiations, including: Contract renewals, cost reduction, value creation and cash flow improvement.

  • Develop category and supplier profiles.

  • Be involved with supplier QBR’s and manage contract compliance.

  • Establish a knowledge of stakeholder management processes and ensure engagement with stakeholders.

  • Support the development of category specific pipelines

Specific Accountabilities

  • Develops and implements for supply chain categories strategies, goals and savings targets in line with company strategy, stakeholder needs and procurement best-practices.

  • Demonstrates expertise in benchmark and should-cost analyses using competitive intelligence and reports – viewed as a subject matter expert.

  • Demonstrates mastery and flexibility in the use of Energizer’s strategic sourcing process.

  • Supports risk and compliance program management.

  • Demonstrates strong knowledge of negotiation tools/techniques and applies them regularly.

  • Manages sophisticated analysis (including financial) and business cases independently.

Required Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • 4-7 years of Procurement experience, preferably, including Supply Chain procurement.

  • Highly self-motivated with demonstrated success to drive, manage and implement projects.

  • Ability to develop and maintain relationships beyond being “in person”.

  • Experience in quantitative analysis using Microsoft Excel.

  • Strong strategic, critical and analytical thinking with demonstrated results.

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

  • Ability to set priorities and make decisions.

Preferred Skills and Experience

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

  • Reasonable commercial and legal understanding of contracts.

  • Experience working remotely away from direct management.

  • Ability to coordinate multiple projects.

  • Experience working in SAP and Ariba.

  • Knowledge and use of eProcurement and eSourcing methodology.

Working Relationships & Environment

  • Flexible: Can be remote or hybrid (home/office) or Warsaw office based.

  • Some travel required, up to 10% (including Warsaw office)

Come Join Us!

Energizer offers a competitive total rewards package which includes a range of health, well-being 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.

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