Specialist, Procurement in Marysville, OH at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 9/13/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Here at Scotts Miracle-Gro there is no such thing as a typical day.  Our culture is constantly energized by new and exciting growth opportunities and at a rapid pace.  Every Associate plays an important role in providing innovative solutions for today’s gardeners and growers and contributing new ideas to improve operations. In our company you need grit, it is what we were founded on over 150 years ago and is what keeps us growing. Regardless of your level in the organization there is a platform for your voice to be heard and the ability to influence change. Family, community and hard working values are weaved into all that we do. Come grow with us, where we develop and nurture the next generation of leaders. ​

We are looking for a Procurement Specialist who will join our Indirect Procurement team in Marysville, Ohio.

This position will be based at The Scotts Miracle-Gro world headquarters in Marysville, a suburb of Columbus, OH.  Not familiar with Columbus? Visit columbusregion.com/columbus-2020/

What you’ll do in this role:

  • Resolve invoice issues with A/P and the supplier to ensure accurate and on-time payments
  • Request and manage samples for raw materials
  • Place purchase orders for trial run materials.
  • Develop and manage a RFQ tracking tool.
  • Manage the addition of new suppliers into our system (collect forms, credit, etc)
  • SAP contract creation and changes.
  • Create and manage inventory tracking tools for some key materials
  • Screen potential suppliers.
  • Manage lower risk commodities: SRM, sourcing, quotes, negotiation.
  • Drive supplier scorecards / ratings on an ongoing basis to measure supplier performance.
  • Identify and gain alignment to pursue new savings / value-add opportunities.
  • Support procurement best practices, policies, and procedures.
  • Demonstrate a bias toward action and ability to work autonomously.

What you’ll need to be successful:

  • Bachelors or Associates Degree
  • 2+ years of industry experience.
  • Good communication skills – both oral and written
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and problem-solving skills
  • Team player with the ability to work on cross-functional teams
  • Analytical and strategic thought process
  • Procurement experience desired
  • SAP knowledge desired

What we do for you (just to list a few cool ones):

  • Offer extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage.
  • Onsite wellness center which includes: 2,400 sq. ft. fitness center, Walgreens pharmacy and Doctor’s office.
  • Beautiful campus and corporate offices designed like a log cabin offering free coffee, chef-run cafe and the best crushed ice!
  • Unbelievable 401K match (up to 7.5%) and discounted stock purchasing program (15% discount).
  • Our commitment to diversity and inclusion includes four employee resource groups: Scotts Women’s Network, Scotts Black Employee Network, Scotts Veterans Network and Scotts Young Professionals.
  • Generous holiday and vacation days.

Not interested in this role? Stay up to date on future opportunities by joining our ScottsMiracle-Gro and Hawthorne Gardening talent networks.

Scotts is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.

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Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Scotts Miracle-Gro company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Scotts Miracle-Gro company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.