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Procurement Operations Manager

Company: Plexus Worldwide
Location: Scottsdale
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Plexus Worldwide is a leading direct-sales company founded in Scottsdale, Arizona, where it remains a top employer and economic driver. For the past 14 years, Plexus has been focused on igniting hope, health, and happiness, through their science-backed nutritional products and skincare, as well as an exciting home-based entrepreneurial opportunity.
As a 5-time Best Places to Work winner, the company enjoys a strong organizational culture and has a deep commitment to giving back to communities in need.
The Manager, Procurement Operations will be instrumental in a transformational capacity & is aligned with the internal customers as a Procurement ambassador & value-add partner to the Business. This individual will be partnering with the business to identify & strategize on Sourcing activities that impact the day-to-day & strategic objectives of the company. This role will also be the champion of optimizing Procurement processes & systems & instituting best-fit tools & solutions to make the Procurement experience more seamless to the end users & suppliers.
Lead Procurement Operations efforts in areas including but not limited to:

  • Assessing, implementing & optimizing Procurement systems such as spend analytics, contract management, P2P tools, etc.
  • Ownership of spend analytics & contract management platforms.
  • Process-design procurement technologies to enable automation & efficiency in the Procurement process.
  • Reporting/analytics to enable process visibility & Procurement KPIs.
  • Build & manage processes & tools/technology in procurement operations along entire P2P workstream.
  • Implement a comprehensive category plan & sourcing strategy for each category related to Indirect spending to include but not limited to:
  • Finance, HR, Facilities, Professional Services, Corporate Services/BPO, etc.
  • Collaborate closely with internal stakeholders & governance owners throughout the Procurement process to harmonize with & deliver Business objectives.
  • Build & strengthen internal relationships between Business partners & Procurement, as well as cross-functionally.
  • Build mutually beneficial vendor partnerships that drive innovation & support business objectives.
  • Drive value in all areas of "AQSCIR".
  • Demonstrate effective negotiation skills while working through RFP & contract process.
  • Create category SOPs that afford fit-for-purpose diligence, speed, & ease of use for the user.
  • Detailed contract review/redline & associated collaboration/coordination with governing stakeholders (e.g. Business, Legal, IT security, etc.).
  • Ensure day-to-day activities are aligned with strategic goals & company policies.
  • Navigate spend analytics to identify actionable insights.
  • Actively identify, track & manage issues & risks for category projects.
  • Prepare & manage sourcing documents, contracts, statements of work & related procurement documents. Drive legal, financial & technological aspects of outsourced programs.
  • Drive success of Procurement KPIs & SLAs.
  • Infuse Procurement best practices & benchmarks throughout the spend lifecycle.
  • Commit to working together as one team, exceed service expectations by developing positive relationships and treat others with value and respect---always.
  • Exhibit an honest and committed effort to delivering as promised, never compromising quality.
  • Achieve individual and team goals. Meet deadlines with the resources provided and never compromise ethical standards.
  • Seek opportunities for personal and professional development. Attend all company required training and actively participate in development conversations with managers.
  • Contribute to the overall growth and success of Plexus by embracing the Plexus core values:o We are One Plexus.o We are accountable.o We get the job done right.o We empower others.
    Position Qualifications Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain or related filedPreferred Education: Master's DegreeMinimum Experience: 5+ years of related experiencePreferred Experience: 8 years of related experience

Keywords: Plexus Worldwide, Scottsdale , Procurement Operations Manager, Executive , Scottsdale, Arizona

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