Senior Buyer
The Clorox Company - Alpharetta, GA

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Position is responsible for sourcing rigid packaging material for various Clorox businesses. Specific responsibilities include sourcing, forecasting, negotiation, contracting, supplier management, and leadership of cross functional teams. This position is responsible for sourcing strategies of existing and new packages as well as support of new product initiatives and launches.

· Execute projects using a Strategic Sourcing Process

· Manage the overall sourcing approval process

· Represent the sourcing team to stakeholders and management

· Evaluate project successes, failures and drives process changes to improve future projects.

· Work with R&D and project teams to ensure early involvement of procurement expertise in new innovation projects.

· Active management of the upstream raw materials to create competitive advantage for Clorox globally.

· Manage supply base using Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) methodologies

· Maintain relevant purchasing data for assigned commodities.

· Support company sustainability and diversity strategies through sourcing efforts

· Identify and lead cost savings initiatives across SBUs or functions specific to spend categories.

· Develop and drive high performing cross functional relationships

· Work with peers to influence overall rigid packaging strategy

Qualifications:
Required Qualifications:

· Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Science or Business Administration

· 4-7 years of relevant work experience

· Strong business and project leadership skills, assertive and diplomatic, self directed, able to manage up and down the organization without authority, willing to hold others accountable

· Excellent analytical skills; Strong knowledge of MS office, especially Excel

· Excellent communication and listening skills

· Ability to travel 15-25%

Desired Qualifications:

· Broad industry experience with a preference for Consumer Packaged Goods.

· SAP System experience

If you are unable to fill out the online application due to a disability,please call our main # and ask for an HR rep to assist you with completing application.

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Clorox is a global company with leading brands that have become household names: our namesake bleach and cleaning products; Green Works®...