Sourcing Specialist Bilingual (English and Spanish)

Job Locations US-FL-Doral
ID
2022-1602
Category
Procurement
Type
Full-Time

Company Overview

A vibrant company culture founded on the pillars of family, gratitude, and service. A portfolio of international brands dedicated to innovation in the personal beauty industry. A diverse team of talented professionals, united in their vision of achievement and growth. Welcome to Alcora.
 
Built upon the foundation of four brands united in purpose—L’EUDINE Global, MONAT, Project Beauty and B&R Products, Inc.—Alcora is perfectly positioned to lead the beauty and wellness industries in Latin America, North America, and beyond for decades to come. With its headquarters and manufacturing facilities located in the spectacular city of Miami, Alcora boasts an energetic, exciting corporate culture and a family of passionate professionals who thrive on the pursuit of excellence.
 
Hybrid work schedule

Job Summary

Monat is looking for a Sourcing Specialist that will be responsible for evaluating the company’s capital and operating expenses, supplier agreements and current strategic procurement practices to ensure Monat is acquiring products and services at the lowest total cost to the company, while maintaining the highest level of quality.

Responsibilities

  • Assist Corporate Procurement Management with the implementation of new sourcing initiatives and developing data and other required information for supplier discussions.
  • Assist the procurement team to effectively manage the overall category spend, while standardizing corporate policies and procedures for effective procurement across all departments
  • Support Directors and Corporate Procurement Management on corporate projects through strategic procurement planning and implementation.
  • Engaging early in the in the product planning stages to define sourcing, manufacturability, project risks, product quality and delivery compliance.
  • Analyzing all costs related to company capital and operating expenses and negotiating prices with suppliers to attain cost control and cost savings for the company, while maintaining continuous supply of goods and services and the highest level of quality.
  • Represent the company in dealings with suppliers.
  • Identify and select additional sources of supply based on predetermined criteria.
  • Negotiate and manage year to year purchasing agreements and/or contracts with suppliers.
  • Engage and collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop and improve supplier relationships through root cause analysis and corrective action plans.
  • Act as a primary point of contact for supplier interactions.
  • Effectively manage the supplier contract/dispute process.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of key supplier’s organization, product lines, contractual agreements and transportation terms.
  • Analyze and interpret data/trends on key supplier performance metrics (KPI's).
  • Participate alongside with IT Department Management in the analysis and negotiation of IT Equipment, Software, Software maintenance and/or IT Professional Service contracts.
  • Participate alongside with Operations Department Management in the analysis and negotiation of Equipment, Equipment maintenance, Packaging products, and/or Professional Service contracts.
  • Work closely with the Accounting Department on spend research for accurate identification of categories of spend.
  • Introduce new and innovative ideas for procurement of goods and services.
  • Follow market trends for various categories of spend. Use this knowledge to support internal customers.
  • Knowledge of contract fundamentals, ability to effectively understand and negotiate contract terms that benefit Monat.
  • Ability to quickly gather and analyze data, and business requirements under time constraints in a changing environment.
  • Ensure communication of relevant points to all internal stakeholders.
  • Research spends data and vendor information in SAP and submit requests for updates to vendor information as needed.
  • Assist with drafting, negotiation and managing of contractual documentation (MSA, Amendments, SOW, WO)
  • Estimate and track savings delivery

Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree (required). 
  • Master’s degree or MBA preferred, in Business, Procurement, Supply Chain, or Computer Systems preferred or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
  • High level of independent and critical thinking for sourcing strategy creation and implementation.
  • High level of awareness/knowledge of compliance with key departmental processes and procedures related to the overall sourcing and procure to pay cycle.
  • Indirect procurement experience - MRO, facilities services, professional services, travel, and IT.
  • Proven negotiation skills.
  • RFQ/RFP sourcing processes.
  • Ability to engage with and influence internal business partners.
  • Experience working with SAP.
  • 5+ years in procurement/strategic sourcing role.
  • Proven organizational communication, problem solving, and research abilities.
  • Project management experience.
  • Proficient in SAP Hana S4 (preferred) 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications including Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to identify processes needing improvement, and to recommend improvements
  • Ability to work effectively at all levels internally and with supplier partners
  • Experience working with spend analytics
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • CPP certification (Certified Procurement Professional) preferred.

 

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