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Sr Business Optimization Specialist

Sr Business Optimization Specialist

 

Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other.

 

If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestlé is the place for you. Nestlé USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestlé’s presence in the United States. We're in 97% of American homes, and as the leading food and beverage company, our goals are to continue to deliver quality food and beverage products, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact.

 

We’re determined to challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. As individuals and teams, we embrace our entrepreneurial culture and have created a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Here, you will find limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career and feel empowered to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Because our focus is not only on nourishing our customers, but also about enriching you.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

Position Summary

This position supports the execution of the Procurement end to end strategy focusing on the E2E Flow with focus on Purchase Order to Receipt and driving Acceleration in our Digital Procurement journey. Participate in cross-functional teams by providing subject matter expertise to enhancements of current processes and solutions, and drive implementations of new systems/tools for the benefit of the overarching ensure supply organization. Understand NiM roles and potential cross functional impacts of digitalization.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Collect, analyze, and process data requests to support the daily activities and project management of the at market Procurement team
  • Monitor system utilization & performance
  • Collaborate with PO Creators/Requisitioners, Procurement, Accounts Payables, IS/IT and Head Office/Factory colleagues on blocked invoice resolution to determine root cause, continuous improvement to eliminate recurrence for on time payments; Drive E2E process mapping and identify automation and improvement opportunities that enable a lean and first time right P2P process for our colleagues, AP, and suppliers.
  • Develop Subject Matter Expertise on the P2P Process and workflow and work cross-functionally with Accounts Payable and third party providers to optimize the ways of buying. 
  • Collaborate with the global and local teams to drive process and technology enhancements
  • Engage internal parties to provide insight and feedback on relevant topics.
  • Collect information of needs from local functional teams and escalate when needed
  • Contribute to the development and enhancement of continuous improvement initiatives by bringing ideas, feedback, and requirements from own areas of responsibility.
  • Ensure compliance to above market initiatives and assist in change management process at market level
  • Lead the deployment of solutions within the Procurement organization and ensure alignment of strategies to realistic goals and objectives.
  • Define policies, standards, instructions, best practices, and the strategy to implement and monitor.
  • Assist/manage project teams to build solutions (processes, standards, and systems) that are required to drive the strategy of the Procurement vision.
  • Document process performance, scorecard maintenance
  • Drive appropriate partnerships within and outside of the Procurement function.

 

EXPERIENCE NEEDED

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Must know PO to Invoice process and SAP supporting systems (EasyBuy, PO Creation, P2P Reporting, PowerBI) 
  • Demonstrated ability to overcome obstacles in executing complex, multifunctional prioritized projects.
  • Experience with cross-functional teams to drive performance improvement or change management initiatives.
  • Understands SAP Globe solution and standard methodologies in functional area.
  • Exposure to Lean and/or Six-Sigma disciplines.
  • Self-Motivator who can work towards resolution of problems. Strong and creative problem-solving skills. Effectively able to influence without authority. 
  • Advanced skill level in MS Office, including Excel, Access and Word.
  • Experience with SAP and BW desired. 
  • Availability for travel and work beyond the regular scheduled hours
  • Data management skillset
  • Current technical platform experience (MS Office)

Requisition ID

191635 

 

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

 

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role.  In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities.  Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

 

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

 

Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other.

 

If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestlé is the place for you. Nestlé USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestlé’s presence in the United States. We're in 97% of American homes, and as the leading food and beverage company, our goals are to continue to deliver quality food and beverage products, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact.

 

We’re determined to challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. As individuals and teams, we embrace our entrepreneurial culture and have created a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Here, you will find limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career and feel empowered to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Because our focus is not only on nourishing our customers, but also about enriching you.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

Position Summary

This position supports the execution of the Procurement end to end strategy focusing on the E2E Flow with focus on Purchase Order to Receipt and driving Acceleration in our Digital Procurement journey. Participate in cross-functional teams by providing subject matter expertise to enhancements of current processes and solutions, and drive implementations of new systems/tools for the benefit of the overarching ensure supply organization. Understand NiM roles and potential cross functional impacts of digitalization.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Collect, analyze, and process data requests to support the daily activities and project management of the at market Procurement team
  • Monitor system utilization & performance
  • Collaborate with PO Creators/Requisitioners, Procurement, Accounts Payables, IS/IT and Head Office/Factory colleagues on blocked invoice resolution to determine root cause, continuous improvement to eliminate recurrence for on time payments; Drive E2E process mapping and identify automation and improvement opportunities that enable a lean and first time right P2P process for our colleagues, AP, and suppliers.
  • Develop Subject Matter Expertise on the P2P Process and workflow and work cross-functionally with Accounts Payable and third party providers to optimize the ways of buying. 
  • Collaborate with the global and local teams to drive process and technology enhancements
  • Engage internal parties to provide insight and feedback on relevant topics.
  • Collect information of needs from local functional teams and escalate when needed
  • Contribute to the development and enhancement of continuous improvement initiatives by bringing ideas, feedback, and requirements from own areas of responsibility.
  • Ensure compliance to above market initiatives and assist in change management process at market level
  • Lead the deployment of solutions within the Procurement organization and ensure alignment of strategies to realistic goals and objectives.
  • Define policies, standards, instructions, best practices, and the strategy to implement and monitor.
  • Assist/manage project teams to build solutions (processes, standards, and systems) that are required to drive the strategy of the Procurement vision.
  • Document process performance, scorecard maintenance
  • Drive appropriate partnerships within and outside of the Procurement function.

 

EXPERIENCE NEEDED

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Must know PO to Invoice process and SAP supporting systems (EasyBuy, PO Creation, P2P Reporting, PowerBI) 
  • Demonstrated ability to overcome obstacles in executing complex, multifunctional prioritized projects.
  • Experience with cross-functional teams to drive performance improvement or change management initiatives.
  • Understands SAP Globe solution and standard methodologies in functional area.
  • Exposure to Lean and/or Six-Sigma disciplines.
  • Self-Motivator who can work towards resolution of problems. Strong and creative problem-solving skills. Effectively able to influence without authority. 
  • Advanced skill level in MS Office, including Excel, Access and Word.
  • Experience with SAP and BW desired. 
  • Availability for travel and work beyond the regular scheduled hours
  • Data management skillset
  • Current technical platform experience (MS Office)

Requisition ID

191635 

 

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

 

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role.  In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities.  Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

 

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

Solon, OH, US, 44139

Solon, OH, US, 44139


Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

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