Buyer, Procurement (Remote)

Job Description
What you’ll love about this job

Full Remote Opportunity / Full ownership of accounts and spend / Training and education by tenure and loyal colleagues

This is Energizer Holdings, Inc.

Energizer Holdings responsibly creates products to make lives easier and more enjoyable. To do this, we lean into our culture as an organization – we win together, while serving each other, with a willingness to act boldly, all while doing right. Our colleagues hail from all backgrounds, nationalities and walks of life, but our shared mission and purpose make us one team. Because we’re a global organization, you will always have opportunities to learn, grow and develop in your career. We support flexible working arrangements wherever possible.

Position Summary

The Buyer is deeply involved in conducting analysis to support category strategy development and execution. The Buyer will support supplier relationship management and the achievement of cost/performance targets. He or she will lead category/supplier management for sub-categories and suppliers assigned to them.


Conduct quantitative analysis using Excel and/or Access
Develop category and supplier profiles
Ensure supplier scorecards are up to date and maintains accurate and timely information on the supplier
Support negotiations with suppliers and cost model development across their category and lead efforts for their assigned sub-categories/suppliers
Understand the importance of stakeholder management and begin to engage stakeholders
Support the development category specific pipeline
Conducts reliable analysis when requested
Manages day-to-day supplier relationship activities
Supports risk and compliance program management
Conducts supply market analysis
Executes sourcing and product cycle plan projects independently
Tracks procurement performance metrics
Demonstrates knowledge of negotiation tools/techniques and applies them regularly when given opportunities
Manages sophisticated financial analysis and business cases independently
Demonstrates expertise in benchmark and should-cost analyses using competitive intelligence and reports
Demonstrates an understanding in the Energizer strategic sourcing process
Develops and implements sub-category procurement strategy, goals and savings targets in line with company strategy and procurement best-practices for assigned areas

What we are looking for

Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Operations, Finance, Accounting, Engineering, or Business Management preferred
1+ years of experience with demonstrated success of managing projects
Highly self-motivated with the ability to drive change in a decentralized organization with minimum supervision
Experience in quantitative analysis using Microsoft Excel/Access (beyond basic data entry)
Strong analytical thinking with demonstrated results
Strong oral and written communication skills with ability to present ideas in business-friendly language
Ability to set priorities and make decisions
Experience in managing supplier relationships and conducting negotiations
Experience working in SAP
Strong facilitation skills to collaborate with stakeholders across company to implement sourcing strategies
Strong understanding of costs, working capital, and other financial metrics
Ability to coordinate multiple projects and programs

Come join us!

Energizer is an equal opportunity employer, and we prohibit discrimination based on age, colour, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.