Newell Brands Sourcing Analyst - Corporate in Norwalk, Connecticut
Position: Sourcing Analyst-Corporate
Location: Norwalk, CT
Reports To: Leader, Sourcing Analytics
About the Procurement Center of Excellence:
The Newell Brands Procurement Center of Excellence is tasked with driving five keys areas across Newell Brands Procurement Spend. These five areas are: Project Management Office, Procurement Analytics, Procurement Execution (P2P), Supplier Development, and Capability Building. During this transformational time at Newell Brands, the COE is focused on developing process and structure to maximize the delivery of value to the Business. The CoE serves as a talent pipeline/feeder for category teams, exposing members to a variety of categories and product lines, while building fundamental skills needed for career development opportunities.
As part of the Procurement Center of Excellence, the Procurement Analyst will be responsible for providing support for strategic procurement activities, including spend analysis, detailed savings analysis, RFI/P/Q development and execution, macro-economic analysis, among other things. The Procurement Analyst will lead significant amounts of information gathering, data consolidation, and data cleansing activities. In addition to detailed activities, the Procurement Analyst will be responsible for supporting the macro level analysis of procurement related activities at a company wide level.
Partners with members of the Procurement COE and Category Sourcing to define requirements, scope analysis and reporting specifications, set reporting cadence, and establish data management plans.
Develop a deep level of understanding of the data under analysis, focusing on ensuring the right balance of accuracy and completeness with timely delivery of required information.
Create, manage, and support RFI/P/Q execution including post-activity reporting and analysis
Actively participate in project reviews and status updates, demonstrating a deep level of understanding around assigned projects
Navigate seamlessly throughout the organization during data gathering and analysis activities, fostering relationships with partners throughout the business to support data requirements
Quickly develops an understanding around business requirements and solutions to service those business requirements
Leverage analytical techniques to further support complex procurement and supply chain projects
Define and implement analytical tools utilizing Power BI to support spend diagnostic activities
Bachelor's degree in supply chain, engineering, science, mathematics or related field required
1-3 years of experience in Procurement, Supply Chain, Finance, Operations, or related fields (consumer products experience preferred)
Demonstrates effective problem-solving and analytical skills
Demonstrates basic business financial knowledge
Demonstrates expertise in Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Power BI)
Demonstrates ability to manage constructive and cooperative working relationships, often without introduction
Experience leveraging analytical ability to drive and influence business decisions
Demonstrates excellent written and verbal communication skills and presentation skills
Demonstrates self-confidence and integrity in challenging work environment
Experience building,implementing and running various market events (RFI, RFP & RFQ). TradeExtensions/Coupa Optimization Software experience preferred but notrequired.
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.