Plant Procurement Buyer
Colgate-Palmolive
Gauteng, South Africa
4d ago
source : findojobs-za

We are Colgate - a caring, innovative growth company reimagining a healthier future for all people, their pets, and our planet.

We are a leading global consumer products company with portfolios in Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition.

At Colgate, we have a purpose! Every day around the world, we transform the lives of hundreds of millions people and pet families through groundbreaking innovation, outstanding products and nutrition, and committed people.

Our strong culture of collaboration, diversity, sustainability and inclusion is grounded in our core values of Caring, Global Teamwork and Continuous Improvement.

Employees are rewarded by rich career development and career experiences. We pride ourselves on our focus on delivering high ethical, the richness that our diverse team brings, outstanding standards and our dedication to developing our employees.

  • With many local benefits such as Summer Hours, Wellbeing programs, access to discounted Product, medical & life insurance, improved superannuation to name a few! KEY RESPONSIBILITIES : Manage material spend, negotiating TCO terms & leading innovation for assigned portfolio bring value from supplier’s relationship Facilitate the relationship between supplier & plant functions (mainly planning and quality) supporting resolution of customer service / quality issues Function as Procurement contact for the manufacturing plant functions vs suppliers & propose / support / implement process & tool harmonization for the plant Implement & Lead, as assigned and defined, cross-plant material portfolio management and initiatives Facilitate procurement & category new project implementation at plant level Be the liaison between Category Material Manager (CMM) &;
  • local plant functions as vital, ensuring to also provide volume requirement info to the CMM who will guarantee enough capacity at supplier in order to support the plant short and long term demand requirements Lead the quarterly plant / procurement & the supplier / plant (SEP) meetings for continuous improvement &;
  • Vendor scorecard completion Lead Risk Management initiatives for portfolio via chemical assessment for raw and molded part's monitoring (utilization, RAMPS, qualification plan ) Ensure compliance with ESM, SRSA, CDP, etc policies / objectives Accountable for the Purchasing Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and working with the entire Procurement &;
  • plant functions to ensure accurate KPI levels (FTG, Spend track, Vendor Scorecard, Risk Management, Legal coverage, PPV, et) Provides input for Top to Top meetings and, when vital, presents Purchasing performance and strategies Implements efforts in using new e-tools to help drive Funding the Growth, simplification and standardization programs / initiatives Leads plant implementation of SMI with appropriate suppliers Develop detailed understanding of market structure and drivers for his / her materials, with risk management overview, and find opportunities and threats for the future REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS : A Bachelor's degree Minimum 2 years of experience in a procurement role in the Supply chain function. SAP experience is preferred

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