Procurement Sourcing Specialist - Marketing
Nestle USA - Los Angeles, CA

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Responsible for supporting strategic sourcing, vendor management and business partner management through research, analysis and communication. Sourcing Specialist is expected to support Group/Purchasing Manager(s) in category and business management in the tasks identified below. Develop the ability to understand, implement, and manage effectively the Strategic Sourcing (seven-step) process independently. Additional opportunities for development and increased responsibility across categories will be made available.

Research supply base and industry / marketplace
o Identify the right sources of information such as new providers, interviews and queries, and set up the channels to get the right information to the right person

o Collect data for analysis projects including spend, industry, market, suppliers, and products/services

Conduct analysis on industry, Operating Company requirements and vendor

Analyze financial performance of potential and existing Nestlé vendors
Assist in estimating the cost saving benefits for sourcing opportunities
Analyze and verify Operating Company needs
Analyze best practices and processes
Develop financial and marketplace analysis to support teams in conducting negotiations
Obtain category spend information by Operational Company using data in Ariba, SAP, P-Card and others.
Provide analytical support during the vendor screening and vendor selection process:

Develop the Request for Information
Analyze Request for Information responses and provide input for the vendor pre-selection
Review historical Requests For Proposal (RFP)
Develop the Request for Proposal template with all the criteria needed to measure vendor characteristics
Develop tables consolidating all the proposals from vendor
Score the supplier responses according to a set of decision criteria
Create Sourcing Events in the Ariba E-Sourcing Tool, from beginning to end
Demonstrate proficiency in the use and workflow of the Ariba E-Sourcing Tool
Provide as-needed Ariba support to internal stakeholders and supplier participants
Supplier/Category Management
  • Aspire to/Support the management of ongoing supplier/internal customer relationships
  • Demonstrate ability to effectively manage suppliers/internal customers
  • Ensure Contract Compliance:
Responsible for supporting strategic sourcing, vendor management and business partner management through research, analysis and communication. Sourcing Specialist is expected to support Group/Purchasing Manager(s) in category and business management in the tasks identified below. Develop the ability to understand, implement, and manage effectively the Strategic Sourcing (seven-step) process independently. Additional opportunities for development and increased responsibility across categories will be made available.

Research supply base and industry / marketplace
o Identify the right sources of information such as new providers, interviews and queries, and set up the channels to get the right information to the right person

o Collect data for analysis projects including spend, industry, market, suppliers, and products/services

Conduct analysis on industry, Operating Company requirements and vendor

Analyze financial performance of potential and existing Nestlé vendors
Assist in estimating the cost saving benefits for sourcing opportunities
Analyze and verify Operating Company needs
Analyze best practices and processes
Develop financial and marketplace analysis to support teams in conducting negotiations
Obtain category spend information by Operational Company using data in Ariba, SAP, P-Card and others.
Provide analytical support during the vendor screening and vendor selection process:

Develop the Request for Information
Analyze Request for Information responses and provide input for the vendor pre-selection
Review historical Requests For Proposal (RFP)
Develop the Request for Proposal template with all the criteria needed to measure vendor characteristics
Develop tables consolidating all the proposals from vendor
Score the supplier responses according to a set of decision criteria
Create Sourcing Events in the Ariba E-Sourcing Tool, from beginning to end
Demonstrate proficiency in the use and workflow of the Ariba E-Sourcing Tool
Provide as-needed Ariba support to internal stakeholders and supplier participants
Supplier/Category Management
  • Aspire to/Support the management of ongoing supplier/internal customer relationships
  • Demonstrate ability to effectively manage suppliers/internal customers
  • Ensure Contract Compliance:

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