Essity Jobs as Procurement Manager – Business Partnering at Skelmersdale,England,UnitedKingdom 2022

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About the job

<!--> Are you a driven Procurement professional, looking for a challenge in a fast paced, international environment? Read on!

We are searching for a Procurement Manager - Business Partnering to join our UK team.

As the Procurement Manager Business Partnering, you are the main interface towards the local manufacturing sites and internal stakeholders. You are accountable for the procurement related topics in the site master plans within your area of responsibility; ensuring the activities are in line with the wider procurement category strategies and at the same time meeting the site’s needs.

You will be providing insights from a site perspective considering business requirements and local trends throughout the Global Procurement organization.

About The Role

You will join an international team (Central & North West Europe), reporting to the Regional Procurement Manager Business Partnering. This full time permanent position will be based at one of our manufacturing sites in Skelmersdale, UK.

We're looking for people who embody our values, aren't afraid to challenge, innovate, experiment, and move at a fast pace. We're always looking for ways to improve our products and ourselves. If this is you, we'd love to talk.

What You Will Do

Execute procurement business partnering strategies:

▪ Ensure compliance and follow-up if required

▪ Act as procurement first point of contact for the business on local level and manage relationships with internal stakeholders

▪ Make sure that all the procurement activities are integrated in the site(s) business plan(s)

▪ Liaise with Global Category Managers and the assigned Buyer for respective initiatives

▪ Be the first point of escalation for the manufacturing site in case of any procurement related topics, such as supplier and/or quality matters

▪ Represent Global Procurement on local level in audits and other site visits

▪ Ensure local stakeholder satisfaction, execute respective action plans and resolve issues

Drive local efficiencies:

▪ Drive optimization by providing best practice insights

▪ Supports the procurement organization on projects and provides local insight

▪ Manage globalegional contracts’ local implementation incl. contract announcements, user enablement and supplier introduction on a local level

▪ Identify risk areas on local level, liaise with SQM/Sustainability and other Procurement teams to develop action plans and steer the execution of mitigation actions

▪ Ensure supplier management, sustainability and CSR strategies are being integrated into the local business/site strategies

▪ Optimize internal stakeholder satisfaction and local supplier relationship by align the Procurement Operations team on an improvement/action plan

Contribute to procurement excellence:

▪ Provide business feedback aiming to improve system efficiency and standardization to continuously enhance Source to Pay process

▪ Provide manufacturing insights on KPIs setting/analytical reporting development needs

▪ Guide stakeholder to the right speaking partner buying channel within the Global Procurement organization

Who You Are

▪ You have a degree or equivalent within a relevant field

▪ You have significant work experience in a similar or adequate role in a procurement environment, with project and/or people management elements

▪ You are a strong communicator

What We Can Offer You

We offer a competitive salary plus benefits including car allowance, bonus opportunity, pension (10% employer contribution), PMI, holidays at 27 days + BHs, staff product, EAP support service, cycle to work scheme, workwear, and Essity Rewards (online and in-store shopping discounts).

At Essity, we believe every career is as unique as the individual and empower employees to reach their full potential in a winning culture motivated by a powerful purpose.

At Essity, we embrace the individual and recognise the remarkable power that can be harnessed when different ideas, backgrounds, experiences and perspective come together. If you apply for a job at Essity, you can be sure that the only criteria we consider for selection is professional experience, qualifications, key job-related attributes and working values.

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Working at Essity is not just a career; it is a chance to directly make the world a healthier, more hygienic and safer place. With impactful innovations coupled with sustainable solutions, we strive to reach more people every year with the necessary and essential solutions for well-being.

Application End Date:

29 Sep 2022


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