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Innovation Planner - Hair Care

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Supply Chain
Englewood Cliffs, NJ
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Interested in joining an innovative powerhouse that offers excellent pay and benefits along with flexible work arrangements? If so, our Procurement Team has the perfect opportunity for you.  Keep reading to learn more about this job! 

Purpose of the Job: 

To business partner processes cross-functionally and be instrumental in the category’s ability to launch key innovations to market on time and in full processes 

Location of the job: Englewood Cliffs, NJ 

Overall Benefits & Perks 

Telecommuting Options | Profit Sharing | | Paid time off | Medical, Dental, Vision effective immediately | Annual performance bonus | 401K | on site amenities (salon, Gym, Ice Cream Stations, Discounted Company Store) | Company Shuttle | Fitness Programs | Mental Health and Wellbeing support | Paid Family Leave 

What You’ll Do:

  • Own and maintain the overall project networks for new variants and operational projects, as required to ensure “on time in full” delivery; by working closely with R&D, Marketing, Finance, Procurement, Engineering, Quality, and factories

  • Ensure that the Supply Chain has the necessary capacities and capabilities to produce the innovations for all assigned sourcing sites

  • Manage communication with all key project stakeholders and with global and regional innovation planners

  • Co-lead risk assessments, and make sure action plans are embedded in the project timeline

  • Support complexity reduction activities and sourcing analysis for the innovation projects, by working closely with Strategic Planning and Finance

What You’ll Need To Succeed

  • Bachelor’s degree (Business, Supply chain, R&D, Engineering preferred). 

  • MBA or APICs Certification is preferred

  • 1 year experiencein Supply Chain (Project Mgt, Planning, Procurement, Manufacturing, Engineering or Logistics) or in R&D with experience on new product development

  • Project management skills (working knowledge of MS Project, MS Office)

  • Basic appreciation and understanding of how manufacturing works

What We Can Offer You

Culture for Growth | Top Notch Employee Health & Well Being Benefits | Every Voice Matters | Global Reach | Unilever: Life | LinkedIn | Strategy | Unilever | Why work for Unilever | Careers at UnileverUnilever Global Website | Check Out Our Space

For office-based, Research & Development, and remote positions, proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required to be eligible for employment. Religious and/or medical accommodations will be considered on a case-by-case basis. 


Unilever is an organization committed to diversity and inclusion to drive our business results and create a better future every day for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.  For more information, please seeEqual Employment Opportunity Posters

Employment is subject to verification of pre-screening tests, which may include drug screening, background check, credit check and DMV check.

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