Sr. Procurement & Supplier Development Manager in Santa Ana, CA at Behr Process Corporation

Date Posted: 6/26/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job Description

We are currently looking for self-directed problem solvers who can lead strategic supplier development initiatives in new and expanding business areas. The ideal candidate for this position needs to be agile, able to work under pressure, work comfortably under little direction and be as strategic “Big Picture” thinker. As part of the Brand Marketing team, you’ll need to be agile, able to work under pressure, work comfortably under direction and within an established framework, yet also adept at identifying need states and proactively proposing solutions and action plans independently to keep projects moving forward

Responsibilities we’ll trust you with:

  • Strategic thinking to shape the plan and gain buy-in from key stakeholders
  • Procurement Management Support to the Operation Leadership Team for execution on new business development
  • Participation as a key member in Stage gate to support new product development process
  • Research and Development of new suppliers and delivering innovative and game-changing concepts
  • Fact-based decision makingthrough technical and functional knowledge of industry
  • Conducting deep data dives to identify category insights.

Your Experience Includes:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain, Finance, Marketing or Engineering
  •  MBA or MS degree preferred
  •  Strong Communication Skills
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office applications, especially Excel.
  • Ability to balance multiple priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Track record of success in a highly self– directed environment
  • 10 years of experience in Supply Chain Procurement
  • 3 years’ experience of managing team or leading cross-functional project teams
  • Ability to travel to carious customers and locations

Behr Paint Company is a dynamic company that actively embraces quality and innovation to bring our customers the very best paints, primers, stains and specialty products and services.  Our commitment to integrity and to doing the right thing has been the cornerstone of our success since 1947.

The Behr team is highly collaborative and buzzing with positive energy. We are made up of the best folks in the industry and we do what it takes to serve our customers, never forgetting to serve the customer right next to us – our teammates. 

We are not afraid of a challenge and are often the first to bring something new to the market – like color matching technology and the 1st paint and primer-in-one. We believe our team is the lifeblood of who we are and developing our team is the key to our success.


Full or Part Time

Full time

BEHR (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and we want to have the best available persons in every job. The Company makes employment decisions only based on merit. It is the Company’s policy to prohibit discrimination in any employment opportunity (including but not limited to recruitment, employment, promotion, salary increases, benefits, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment) based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, pregnancy, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, physical/mental disability, medical condition, marital/domestic partner status, military and veteran status, height, weight or any other such characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. The Company is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company regardless of where the employee is located and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company.

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