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

Position Title: Senior Manager, Sourcing

Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Reports To: Director, Sourcing

Job Summary:

Responsible for category and team management to develop and execute global sourcing strategies. This position will be an active driver and contributor of productivity, supply chain, and general business initiatives within the Writing business segment. Major internal customers within the business include associates from R & D, Marketing, Supply Chain, & Quality. The position will work in collaboration with a regional sourcing execution team to manage activities locally with suppliers.

Job Duties:

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

  • Developand execute sourcing strategies for global categories that encompass the following:

  • Productivity:Develop 10% productivity pipeline to deliver 5% gross productivity

  • SupplierAssessments

  • Working capital improvements: Payment termsextensions, Lead Time & Inventory reductions

  • OptimizedSupply Chain

  • Responsiblefor commercial activities with designated suppliers including but not limitedto the following:

  • oContract Management

  • oProduct / Part Qualification

  • oQuotation preparation and negotiation activities

  • oRegulatory Compliance

  • Sourcingprocess improvement initiatives as assigned

  • Workswell with minimal supervision in a mutually supportive, collaborative,fast-paced team environment.

  • Plans,organizes, and influences the efforts of domestic and global suppliers as wellas a variety of internal functional groups within the organization.


  • 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

  • Globalsourcing experience in consumer products is preferred.

  • 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.