Provides direct supervision, objectives, coaching and development to 10 associates based in different countries in Latin America
Master data for supply chain / procurement, working closely with colleagues across 3 global regions North America, Europe and Asia / Pacific
Leading a team of associates responsible for data entry and management of master data related to assigned purchased goods and services across all of Ecolab businesses.
Leading projects related to improving processes and efficiencies around master data and procurement processes
Manage all compliance related procurement business processes including internal / external audit, SOX, ISO9001, Supplier Ethics, and others
Lead the business systems analysis of procurement related information needs and identify potential solutions that support best-in-class global processes.
Translate objectives and requirements into process or system deliverables.
Leads projects and all related business systems interactions and systems activities within the scope of the position. Co-lead the user acceptance testing (UAT) process with technical team counterpart whenever needed.
This includes, but is not limited to : NSAPJDE, Excalibur,MyBuy+ (GEP)Sharepoint sitesInsideEcolab and Ecolab.com sites
Act as expert level leader on systems within procurement.
Ownership for interactions between procurement related systems and other functional / business systems and Ecolab IT.
Act as procurement expert on cross-functional systems projects.
Ability to communicate and present on area of specialty at multiple levels.
Identifies and sponsors systems improvements or simplification.
Oversees the development of procedures and controls to ensure reliable operation of systems.
Basic Qualifications :
Bachelor’s degree in Management, Business, Finance, Engineering, or Supply Chain
7+ years of experience in master data, procurement, shared services, finance, supply chain operations or related field.
7+ years’ experience in a management or team leadership role
Experience with managing and delivering multiple projects, tasks, and initiatives simultaneously
Preferred Qualifications :
Advanced degree in Business, Engineering, Chemistry, or Finance. Or in process of completing an advanced degree
Demonstrated history of leadership, teamwork, and project management skills
Experience in SAP or other ERP systems in a procurement or shared services environment
Procurement or supply chain experience
Finance, audit, compliance experience
Must be fluent in English and Spanish. Portuguese is a plus