Newell Brands Sourcing Analytics Manager in Atlanta, Georgia

Position Title: Sourcing Analytics Manager

Location: Atlanta, GA

Reports to: Procurement Project Director

Job Summary:

The Sourcing Shared Service Manager will lead a team of 6 Sourcing Leaders and Analysts (2 Leaders will directly report) who will work within a centralized Sourcing Shared Service team with alignment to a multiple categories.

Job Duties:

  • Directly Manage a team of 2 Sourcing Leaders and a larger team of 4 Analysts reporting to those Leaders

  • Onboard and lead a team of analysts in supporting category teams.

  • Manage short and long-term objectives of Sourcing Leaders while providing guidance and skills development

  • “Manage Managers” – oversee the leadership and development that the Leaders give to their direct-reports.

  • Lead fact-base building efforts for categories

  • Work with Category Sourcing Directors and Sourcing VP to identify areas of opportunity to accelerate savings.

  • Partner with segment finance and category teams and lead the effort to finalize spend baseline

  • Run advanced analytics such as clean sheets (bottom-up “should-cost” builds), Linear Performance Pricing (LPP) etc. to build fact-base for category teams

  • Support category strategy development

  • Support category strategy development by running data analytics as requested by category teams

  • Perform ongoing monitoring and analysis on various markets (commodities, currency, labor etc) to identify leading indicators and opportunities to optimize RFP timing.

  • Support sourcing events and negotiations

  • Assist category teams in running the sourcing events

  • Build bid templates to align with category goals

  • Run bid and scenario analysis

  • Update clean sheets and other analytics to support negotiations

  • Run analytics to evaluate supplier award scenarios and sourcing trade-offs

  • Codify best practices

  • Codify sourcing best practices and disseminate throughout the organization

  • Work with Sourcing Leadership to report-out progress in regular meeting cadence within the Sourcing Organization and to various function leaders.


  • BA/BS degree in Finance/Engineering/Mathematics or related technical field

  • MBA or MS Finance/Engineering/Mathematics or related technical field preferred

  • 6-10 years of applicable experience (Sourcing experience preferred)

  • People management experience (management of teams of 2+ preferred)

  • Previous experience with Consumer Products company preferred

  • International Experience Preferred

  • Extremely knowledge-able about data management/manipulation and tools such as Excel, Tableau, SaaS

  • Advanced SAP experience preferable

  • Knowledge of global sourcing processes and strategies, including direct and indirect

  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)

  • Ability to synthesize complex data topics into format that is share-able at a high level

  • Comfortable working with multiple functions/management levels

  • Effectively prioritizes multiple demands and heavy workload

  • Good at context switching and a fast learner

  • Proven track record of results in a fast-changing environment – execution oriented

  • “Go-getter’ leadership skills

  • Possesses ability to prioritize numerous requests

  • Approximately 10-20% travel required

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.