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Newell Brands Sourcing Manager in Atlanta, Georgia

Newell Brands is a leading $8.5B consumer products company with a portfolio of iconic brands such as Graco®, Coleman®, Oster®, Rubbermaid® and Sharpie®, and 28,000 talented employees around the world. Our high-performance culture, unparalleled curiosity about the world around us, and talented people fuel our success. Our culture is enabled through our core values which guide all we do and how we win as One Newell. They are Integrity, Teamwork, Passion for Winning, Ownership & Leadership.

This position is responsible for management of Category & New Product procurement supporting multiple brands within the Kitchen Category Group of Newell Brands’ Home and Commercial Segment. This role will have a primary focus on development, execution, and oversight of procurement strategy, productivity delivery, supplier innovation development, and participation in cross-functional new product development teams. The Sourcing Manager will be expected to demonstrate strong leadership qualities, leading multiple projects both individually and by providing direction to peers and a direct report. This position will be a key stakeholder to cross-functional team members inclusive of R&D, Quality, Marketing, Supply Chain, and Finance.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute procurement strategies for sourced finished good categories that encompass the following:

  • Productivity: Develop & implement a pipeline of opportunities to ensure delivery of annual gross productivity targets

  • Lead and execute direct negotiations & market events to validate best total cost levels and support procurement strategy.

  • Drive supplier innovation ideas and efficient partnership with cross-functional team members to support a new product development product pipeline.

  • Working capital improvements:Implement continuous improvement in supplier payment terms, lead time, and inventory reductions

  • Sustainability - Coordinate activities to support Newell sustainability & responsible procurement compliance initiatives related to Sourced Finished Goods

  • Responsible for commercial activities with designated suppliers including but not limited to the following:

  • Contract Management & Negotiations

  • Supplier Performance Management

  • RFX Development and Deployment

  • Regulatory & Social Compliance

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain, or related field

  • 5+ years of applicable experience including extensive knowledge in procurement

  • Global sourcing experience in consumer products preferred

  • Excellent negotiation and project leadership skills

  • Demonstrated track record of delivering results against performance metrics

  • Must have good communication, interpersonal and analytical skills

  • Highly motivated and able to drive results independently and as part of a team

_Newell Brands (NASDAQ: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Rubbermaid, Sharpie, Graco, Coleman, Rubbermaid Commercial Products, Yankee Candle, Paper Mate, FoodSaver, Dymo, EXPO, Elmer’s, Oster, NUK, Spontex and Campingaz. We are focused on delighting consumers by lighting up everyday moments. Newell Brands and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and comply with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.

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