The Clorox Company Senior Procurement Manager, Business Operations in United States
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Your role at Clorox:
As the accountable leader for this role, you will be responsible for driving the procurement strategy across our Brands, overseeing various crucial aspects such as Cost, Supply Robustness, Innovation, and Sustainability. Your role will be instrumental in delivering exceptional value for our spend portfolio, which encompasses both raw materials and packaging, supporting revenue of approximately $500 million. You will specifically focus on enhancing the performance and success of our key brands. Your expertise and dedication will be critical in ensuring the sustained growth and success of our organization.
In this role, you will:
Proven leadership skills with a track record of driving positive results through teams in challenging and fast-paced environments. The candidate should possess the ability to motivate and inspire team members to achieve their best performance.
Strong change management capabilities with a history of achieving breakthrough performance improvements across teams. The candidate should be adept at identifying opportunities for process enhancements and driving transformative changes.
Extensive experience and proficiency in utilizing Sourcing / Procurement tools and methodologies, including RFP (Request for Proposal) management, commodity hedging (Resin and/or Oil), Cost Models / Should Cost / Clean Sheet analysis, negotiations, and contract management. The candidate's expertise in these areas will be pivotal in optimizing procurement strategies.
Demonstrated commercial acumen and exceptional analytical skills, highlighted by a proven ability to deliver significant financial results. The candidate should possess a deep understanding of financial data and use it to drive strategic decision-making.
Exceptional communication skills at senior management levels, both internally and externally. The candidate should have a track record of effectively managing and strategically influencing stakeholders to foster strong partnerships and drive accountability.
By possessing these qualities and experiences, the ideal candidate will be well-equipped to excel in the role, driving impactful change, and contributing to the overall success of the organization. If you are passionate about leveraging your skills in a dynamic and results-driven environment, we encourage you to apply and join our exceptional team.
What we look for:
6+ years of proven experience in a global, matrixed environment sourcing direct materials or supply chain management
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university or Master’s degree or MBA (Preferred)
Experience operating in a manufacturing environment, specifically in sourcing and managing direct materials such as Packaging and Raw Materials
Experience with Sourcing/Procurement tools and methodologies, including RFPs, Cost Models/Should Cost/Clean Sheet, Negotiations, and Contracts
Solid understanding of commodity hedging
Demonstrated experience driving positive results through teams in a challenging and fast-paced environment. Assertive and diplomatic, self-directed, able to manage up and down the organization effectively, and willing to hold self and others accountable. Ability to drive change and breakthrough performance improvement across a team. Sets or influences direction beyond own area of responsibility. Drives performance improvement across company
Demonstrated commercial acumen and exceptional analytical skills, highlighted by a proven ability to deliver significant financial results.
Systems – Strong knowledge of MS Office, particularly PowerPoint and Excel, and MRP systems (SAP preferred)
We seek out and celebrate diverse backgrounds and experiences. We’re looking for fresh perspectives, a desire to bring your best, and a non-stop drive to keep growing and learning.
At Clorox, we have a Culture of Inclusion. We believe our values-based culture connects to our purpose and helps our people be the best versions of themselves, professionally and personally. This means building a workplace where every person can feel respected, valued, and fully able to participate in our Clorox community. Learn more about our I&D program & initiatives here (https://www.thecloroxcompany.com/company/idea/) .
At Clorox, we champion people to be well and thrive, starting with our own people. To help make this possible, we offer comprehensive, competitive benefits that prioritize all aspects of wellbeing and provide flexibility for our teammates’ unique needs. This includes robust health plans, a market-leading 401(k) program with a company match, flexible time off benefits (including half-day summer Fridays depending on location), inclusive fertility/adoption benefits, and more.
We are committed to fair and equitable pay and are transparent with current and future teammates about our full salary ranges. We use broad salary ranges that reflect the competitive market for similar jobs, provide sufficient opportunity for growth as you gain experience and expand responsibilities, while also allowing for differentiation based on performance. Based on the breadth of our ranges, most new hires will start at Clorox in the first half of the applicable range. Your starting pay will depend on job-related factors, including relevant skills, knowledge, experience and location. The applicable salary range for every role in the U.S. is based on your work location and is aligned to one of three zones according to the cost of labor in your area.
–Zone A: $121,900 - $240,100
–Zone B: $111,700 - $220,100
–Zone C: $101,600 - $200,100
All ranges are subject to change in the future. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for your location during the hiring process.
This job is also eligible for participation in Clorox’s incentive plans, subject to the terms of the applicable plan documents and policies.
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Who we are.
We champion people to be well and thrive every single day. We’re proud to be in every corner of homes, schools, and offices—making daily life simpler and easier through our beloved brands. Working with us, you’ll join a team of passionate problem solvers and relentless innovators fueled by curiosity, growth, and progress. We relish taking on new, interesting challenges that allow our people to collaborate and thrive at work. And most importantly, we care about each other as multifaceted, whole humans. Join us as we reimagine what’s possible and work with purpose to make a difference in the world.
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Doing the right thing is the compass that guides every decision we make—and we’re proud to be globally recognized and awarded for our continuous corporate responsibility efforts. Clorox is a signatory of the United Nations Global Compact and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation's New Plastics Economy Global Commitment. The Clorox Company and its Foundation prioritize giving back to the communities we call home and contribute millions annually in combined cash grants, product donations, and cause-marketing. For more information, visit TheCloroxCompany.com and follow us on social media at @CloroxCo.
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We seek out and celebrate diverse backgrounds and experiences. We’re always looking for fresh perspectives, a desire to bring your best, and a nonstop drive to keep growing and learning. Learn more about our Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Allyship (IDEA) journey here (https://www.thecloroxcompany.com/company/idea/) .
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