Berkeley Heights, NJ, New Jersey
Sourcing
Full - Time
22-Nov-2022

Job Title: Buyer- Indirect Sourcing

Division: Operations

Location: Berkeley Heights, NJ

Reports To: Director- US Country Sourcing

 

Who We Are:

For more than a century, L’Oréal has devoted its energy, innovation, and scientific excellence solely to one business: Beauty. Our goal is to offer each and every person around the world the best of beauty in terms of quality, efficacy, safety, sincerity and responsibility to satisfy all beauty needs and desires in their infinite diversity.

At L'Oréal Operations, we create innovative, inclusive, and sustainable beauty together with our business partners by designing, developing, sourcing, manufacturing, and distributing over 6 billion products globally every year. We support over 36 brands across four L’Oréal divisions. We are consumer-oriented, and we act responsibly all along the value chain.

 

What You Will Learn:

As the US Business Team Buyer, you will participate in the development and implementation of assigned sourcing initiatives across L’Oréal USA in close partnership with your business stakeholders. You will optimize cost and enhancing overall supplier’s contract value. You will participate in the strategic sourcing process, stakeholder management, supplier management and continuous performance improvement.

    • Identification and analysis of the Business requirements
    • Demand management and challenging of Business requirements
    • Management of short-term or non-recurrent RFPs
    • Guidance on the best buying approach in R2P tool and driving new way of working with MyMarket
    • Advice on best suppliers to match with Divisional needs
    • Management of small to mid-size Divisional projects and related SOW
    • Daily management of the Supplier relationship and performance
    • Proactively propose improvements to increase efficiency and content (Catalogs, PSL, Rate Cards…)
    • Effectively collaborate with other sourcing teams (Hub, Business team, data and content)
    • Effective use of tools to ensure compliance with processes and data requirements (e.g. MySourcing)
    • Participate in the implementation/rollout of zone and global sourcing initiatives, processes and strategies
 

What We Are Looking For:

Qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree required
  • 0-2 years of experience; 1 year of sourcing experience preferred
  • Excellent communication skills are essential as you will be responsible for building relationships and influencing your business partners and suppliers.
  • Strong analytical and project management skills.
  • Exceptional MS office skills (Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Ability to demonstrate a high level of analytical and financial proficiency


What’s In It For You:

  • Competitive Benefit Package (Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Pension Plan)
  • Hybrid Work Policy (3 Days in Office, 2 Days Work from Home)
  • Flexible Time Off (Paid Company Holidays, Paid Vacation, Vacation Buy Program, Volunteer Time, Summer Fridays & More!)
  • Access to Company Perks (VIP Access to L’Oréal’s Internal Shop for Discounted Products, Monthly Mobile Allowance)
  • Learning & Development Opportunities for Career Progression (Unlimited Access to E-learnings, Lunch & Learn Sessions, Mentorship Programs, & More!)
  • Employee Resource Groups (Think Tanks and Innovation Squads)
  • Access to Mental Health & Wellness Programs


Don’t meet every single requirement? At L'Oréal, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and innovative workplace. If you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with the qualifications listed in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways! You may just be the right candidate for this or other roles!

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and take pride in a diverse environment. We would love to find out more about you as a candidate and do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, medical condition or disability, or any other legally protected status.

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Our Safe Together Plan: Your safety is our highest priority. We will proceed with caution and adhere to enhanced protection standards to ensure our sites are safe for all employees. We must all operate with the shared responsibility for each other’s health & safety in mind.




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