Specialist 4, Strategic Sourcing Logistics

  • Company: Johnson & Johnson
  • Location: Phenix City, Alabama
  • Posted: March 01, 2017
  • Reference ID: 8822170202-en-us

Johnson & Johnson Consumer Products Company, a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is currently recruiting for a Specialist 4, Strategic Sourcing Logistics to be located in Phenix City, AL.

Johnson & Johnson Consumer Group of Companies develops and markets consumer healthcare, baby care, and beauty/skin care products that address the needs of consumers and health care professionals and incorporate the latest innovations. The portfolio includes the Vogue, International brands.

The Specialist 4, Strategic Sourcing Logistics will:
Analyze and identify low cost sources for all identified commodities
Evaluate key components to be targeted for cost reduction and / or sourcing strategies
Review and analyze spend category/subcategory for the assigned business and serves as liaison at category global procurement meetings/activities
Identify, develop, and implement lowest cost source of supply for each commodity
Provide in-depth spend analysis, supplier assessments, financial perspective
Initiate requests for competitive bids
Oversee contract negotiations and monitors contract implementation
Conduct supplier performance reviews
Audit dollars spent to ensure compliance to cost savings initiatives
Plan successful innovation initiatives with suppliers
Research, analyze and provide benchmark (industry, cost, best practice) information for assigned categories
Develop logistics process design and improvement
Collaborate with designated business units in the administration of the strategic sourcing process, including: supplier selection, contract negotiation, and supplier management for categories that may yield significant savings to the enterprise
Control direction for sourcing goods and services
Handle key and preferred supplier relationships
Support suppliers' capabilities to improve the quality, delivery, and reduce the cost of assigned commodity
Facilitate successful innovation initiatives with suppliers
Manage projects/new programs when transitioning sources of supply

A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree is required
A minimum of six (6) years of relevant experience is required 
A minimum of two (2) years of Project Management and/or Leadership is required
Demonstrated experience in developing key business metrics is required
Knowledge and understanding of finance and budgeting is required
Experience and/or certifications in Process Excellence, LEAN, 5S, Kaizen and PMP are preferred
Ability to use MS Office Suite is required
Ability to create V-lookups and Pivot Tables in MS Excel are preferred
Ability to travel domestically up to 10% of the time

Primary Location
United States-Alabama-Phenix City
Vogue International LLC (6232)
Job Function
Strategic Sourcing/Logistics
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