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Procurement Innovation Analyst- Ice Cream

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Supply Chain
Englewood Cliffs, NJ
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Background & Purpose of the Job

Responsible for innovation readiness: all ice cream innovations at Unilever Plants and 3PM Locations.
Support for cost savings initiativesthrough focus on Product Logic Initiatives.

Responsible for all new materials related to innovations, including coordination of associated raw and packaging materials within assigned Business Team and Manufactory Facilities. 

Also responsible for all documentation as SMIR Documents and Specification agreement for all new materials related to innovation

Manage the key interfaces related to project execution for all category innovations & renovations.  Such as R&D, Engineering, Planning, Brand Development, Finance, Procurement, Global Category Procurement and the external supply base. 

Owns the coordination and execution ofall product logic cost saving projects, and for all savings calculations, supplier transition management due to innovations, communication to supplier for delist materials, and managing communication of delist DU’s and unique materials to Suppliers, Procurement Portfolio and Supply Chain Plants. Works with Supply Chain to minimize waste for delisting materials.

Who You Are & What You’ll Do

You’re a story teller: Listen to your stakeholders needs and provide workable solutions in line with corporate objectives.

You’re a culture & change champion: Not everything is going to go well all the time.  How you react and adapt to situations will maximize our value and contribution to our company.

You’re a dot connector:  You will be our strongly link to internal support functions (Procurement- Buyers, R&D, SC Planning, Brand, Quality) to ensure the deliver of Innovation/ renovation/ Supplier Transition/ Material Delist of material flow, transitions, and inventory management, also link to external teams as Suppliers, Unilever Plants and 3PM Manufacturing locations. And you will be responsible in troubleshooting, identifying process efficiencies, and overall material excellence.

You love to win, and have fun doing it: You will assist with cost savings VIP or initiatives to ensure category target are achieved, supporting at 5S Workshop, DtV Workshop.

What You’ll Need To Succeed

  • A minimum of a Bachelor DegreeSupply Chain/ Logistic, Business, Sciences, Engineering

  • 1-2 years general business experience in any Supply Chain function (Logistics, Operations, Manufacturing, Supply Management, Planning)

What We Can Offer You

Culture for Growth|Top Notch Employee Health & Well Being Benefits|Every Voice Matters|Global Reach|Life at Unilever|Careers with Purpose | World Class Career Development Programs| Check Out Our Space|Focus On Sustainability

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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