Skip navigation
Unable to save this job. Please try again later.


Email this Job to Yourself or a Friend

To begin the application process, please enter your email address.

Company Contact Info

  • Milford, CT

Already have an account?

Sign in to apply with your saved resumes.

New to CareerBuilder?

Don't have an account? Continue as a guest!

Sorry, we cannot save or unsave this job right now.

Report this Job

Trust and Site Security Team.

Don't miss out on new jobs!

Get the latest Senior Buyer jobs in Milford, CT delivered directly to your inbox. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Saving Your Job Alert

Job Alert Saved!

Could not save Job Alert!

You have too many Job Alerts!

This email address has reached the maximum of 5 email alerts. To create a new alert, you will need to log into your email and unsubscribe from at least one.

Sign Up

or   Sign In Here
Password Must Contain
8 to 15 characters
1 uppercase letter
1 number or symbol
1 lowercase letter
Create an Account with CareerBuilder to save jobs & unlock these great features
See similar job titles and skills to help you make your next move
Upload a resume and become visible to Hiring Managers and Employers
Compare Salary Information to see where you stand amongst your peers
Easily Quick Apply to jobs with just one click!

Email Send Failed!

Buyer/Analyst - Raw Materials Procurement (Entry Level)

Edgewell Personal Care • Milford, CT

Posted 29 days ago

Job Snapshot

Degree - 4 Year Degree
Other Great Industries
Purchasing - Procurement, Entry Level

Job Competition



How Do You Compare to the Competition?

Get facts about other applicants with a CareerBuilder Account

Job Description

Edgewell Personal Care is a leading manufacturer and worldwide distributor of over 25 well-known brands of consumer and personal care products.  We are 6000 colleagues strong with a presence in over 50 countries.

 Edgewell's brands include shaving products including Schick and Wilkinson Sword razors and blades, shaving gels including Edge and Skintimate, Banana Boat and Hawaiian Tropic sun screens, Playtex Infant Care products, including spill-proof cups, baby bottle liners, pacifiers, and Diaper Genie; Feminine Care products, including Playtex and o.b. tampons, and Stay free and Care free pads and liners, and Wet Ones wipes.

Our latest additions to the Edgewell family of personal care brands include two full product lines of skin care and grooming products for men: Bull Dog and Jack Black.

Position Summmary

This Buyer position will provide on-the-job training for a Supply Chain/Business graduate with any relevant experiences through professional employment, or through internships/Co-ops. In this position you will focus on the strategic aspects of Procurement for area of Raw Materials spends, (plastics resins and steel products), for our Schick Razor business, with tactical support and training as needed for this raw materials category.      

Specific Accountabilities

  • Responsible to support and implement Category strategies for and spend
  • Actively manage commodity / regional spend along with the supply base and internal relationships that come with the assigned segmentation
  • Supplier negotiations, contract/ MSA execution
  • Monitoring price / PPV / LE forecasting
  • System / SAP / Ariba interfaces
  • Delivering to annual CIP targets  
  • Development of industry expertise, and support detailed supply market analysis  
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strategic Sourcing and supplier evaluation processes 
  • Contract  execution and management, Business law
  • Understands and complies with regulatory bodies and programs 
  • Maintains and establishes key performance Metrics
    • SRM – Supplier Relationship Management
    • IRM  -  Internal Stakeholder  Relationship
    • Budget / planning / financial tracking / analytics 
  • Supports NPD activity and innovation stream  
  • Understanding of  Total Cost model  
  • 7 step strategic sourcing process
  • RFP/RFQ process
  • Supports all Procurement Initiatives as assigned

Required Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain, Engineering (or other related degree programs)  
  • 1+ years in Internships, Co-ops or direct employment in a Buyer/Procurement or Supply Chain Analyst position 
  • Knowledge  of strategic sourcing process is helpful
  • Demonstrated knowledge of working in an ERP manufacturing environment  
  • Self-motivated with the ability to drive change and results  
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to interface at varied levels of the organization, team player  
  • Strong Excel and database manipulation skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint),
  • SAP and/or Ariba a 'Plus' but not required

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • CPIM or CSCMP certifications
  • Six Sigma or Lean/Kaizen
  • Procurement in an ERP environment, SAP / Ariba 
  • Consumer Products Industry

Working Relationships

  • Reports directly to Category Manager  
  • Peers in Direct Procurement
  • Close collaboration with internal cross functional groups.
  • Functional teams
  • External suppliers and their organizations  

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



Job ID: 521
Help us improve CareerBuilder by providing feedback about this job: Report this Job.
For your privacy and protection, when applying to a job online, never give your social security number to a prospective employer, provide credit card or bank account information, or perform any sort of monetary transaction. Learn more.
By applying to a job using CareerBuilder you are agreeing to comply with and be subject to the CareerBuilder Terms and Conditions for use of our website. To use our website, you must agree with the Terms and Conditions and both meet and comply with their provisions.
Don't miss out on new jobs like this
Get the latest jobs delivered to your inbox. Unsubscribe at any time.

Saving Your Job Alert

Job Alert Created

Well, this is embarrassing. We are having trouble saving your search. You can try again or come back at a later time.

Maximum Email Alerts

This email address has reached the maximum of 5 email alerts. To create a new alert, you will need to log into your email and unsubscribe from at least one.

More Jobs at Edgewell Personal Care

View All Similar Jobs View All Similar Jobs