Newell Brands Senior Manager , Sourcing - Writing Division NPD in Atlanta, Georgia

Position Title: Senior Manager, Sourcing

Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Reports To: Director, Sourcing

Job Summary:

Lead a team responsible for management of New Product sourcing from pre-ideation phases through launch for the Writing Division. In collaboration with the category sourcing team, the NPD sourcing team will identify products and suppliers that meet the needs defined by the business. In addition, the NPD sourcing team will work closely with suppliers to feed innovation and technology into the business to supplement the product pipeline.

Job Duties:

  • Responsiblefor leading the sourcing elements of all NPD projects related to Newell Brands$2B Writing division.

  • EnsureNPD programs are on-time, on-cost, and on-spec with a robust supply chainstrategy.

  • Manageall capital equipment elements related to NPD programs, including acquisition,development, qualification, etc., ensuring that investments are sufficient andaligned with overall program objectives.

  • Manageoverall supplier performance within NPD programs, proactively addressing anypotential issues related to the programs.

  • Facilitatea managed transition of NPD programs from New Product sourcing team to Categoryteam for ongoing and everyday management post-launch.

  • Monitorquality performance of NPD programs throughout the development program engagingwith the Quality organization to ensure the highest standards are built intoall facets of the NPD program and resulting products.

  • Collaborateeffectively across the broad sourcing organization to leverage buying power,maximize resource efficiency and improve sourcing productivity.

  • Activelyengage within S&OP process, particularly supply and integration S&OPmeetings, to ensure NPD programs are effectively managed for launch.

  • Manageoverall New Product operating rhythm to ensure alignment across sourcingorganization.


  • 8-10years of sourcing experience or demonstrated performance managing comparablescope of responsibility

  • Requiresa Bachelor’s degree in a business, engineering or related field; MBApreferable.

  • Demonstratedtrack record of leading teams and driving change

  • Demonstratedtrack record of delivering results within complex categories

  • Globalsourcing experience in consumer products

  • Musthave good communication, interpersonal and analytical skills.

Newell Brands (NYSE: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate, Sharpie, Dymo, EXPO, Parker, Elmers, Coleman, Jostens, Marmot, Rawlings, Oster, Sunbeam, FoodSaver, Mr. Coffee, Rubbermaid Commercial Products, Graco, Baby Jogger, NUK, Calphalon, Rubbermaid, Contigo, First Alert, Waddington and Yankee Candle. For hundreds of millions of consumers, Newell Brands makes life better every day, where they live, learn, work and play. Newell Brands and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and comply with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.