Indirect Analytics Manager

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Date: 28 Jun 2024

Location: Hazelwood, DER, GB, DE56 4AN Belford Roxo, RJ, BR, 26110-260 Rio de Janeiro, BR, 20040-002 Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, BR, 01.407-000

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

About Lubrizol  
The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a specialty chemical company whose science delivers sustainable solutions to advance mobility, improve wellbeing and enhance modern life. Founded in 1928, Lubrizol owns and operates more than 100 manufacturing facilities, sales, and technical offices around the world and has about 8,000 employees. For more information, visit  

We value diversity in professional backgrounds and life experiences. By enabling a consistent, unbiased, and transparent recruitment process, Lubrizol seeks to create a positive experience for candidates so we can get to know them at their best. We recognise unique work and life situations and offer flexibility, ensuring our employees feel engaged and fulfilled in every aspect of life. 

Join Our Thriving Team at Lubrizol as Indirect Analytics Manager


Unleash Your Potential. At Lubrizol we're transforming the industry and looking for exceptional talent to join us on this journey. If you are ready to join an international company with talent around the world, and want to make a real impact, we want you on our team.



What You'll Do:


You manage a team of individuals supporting the global Indirect Procurement Organization. Along with their team, they are responsible for analyzing data from various sources to support Indirect Procurement efforts such as cost reduction, price management, compliance, category management, bid execution, and supplier management. You will be accountable for specific projects related to key Indirect Procurement performance indicators and metrics. You will partner with global Procurement management, business stakeholders, finance, sourcing managers, and others to support and leverage various initiatives and objectives.

  • Manage a global team of Indirect analysts.
  • Develop strategies for effective data analysis and reporting with the ability to adapt to changes while delivering expected results on time.
  • Manage and lead analytical and project support for cross-functional and cross-organizational initiatives.
  • Ensure the quality and accuracy of data results published by the team.
  • Define project requirements with stakeholders such as scope, objectives, and deliverables to ensure timely project completion by the team.
  • Effectively communicate project related updates and present solutions to project sponsors and Procurement leadership.
  • Successfully manage multiple projects and managerial tasks simultaneously.
  • Diligently prioritize the team’s work while keeping in mind importance, value creation, global reach, and time commitment.
  • Build and maintain relationships with internal and external customers.
  • Train and coach team members, including Performance and Career Management.
  • Develop and implement improvements to existing processes. Ensure best practices are established and utilized globally.
  • Ability to work effectively in multifunctional, global teams.



What We're Looking For:


  • Bachelor's degree in Procurement, Supply Chain, Accounting, Finance, Information Technology, Statistics, Economics, Mathematics, or a technical degree.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Indirect Procurement.
  • Experience in managing people.
  • Understanding of negotiation strategy, competitive bid process, source selection, and freight terms.



Skills That Make a Difference:


  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and comfortable presenting to a variety of audiences.
  • Must be comfortable dealing with ambiguity and imperfect data in a fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrated project management skills – defining scope, developing a plan, and timely execution.
  • Demonstrated success working with data analytics and visualization.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple, competing projects within resource constraints.
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent PC skills in Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Power BI, and SharePoint.


Considered A Plus:                           


  • Strong SAP, BOBJ, or Ariba knowledge.






Ready for your next career step? Apply today and let's shape the future together! .

It’s an exciting time to be part of Lubrizol. Lubrizol is not staying put. We are continually learning and evolving. Our passion delivers our success — not only for Lubrizol but for those who count on us every day: our employees, customers, and communities.

As a diverse, global team, we work together to solve some of the world’s most pressing challenges. We impact everyday lives through science only Lubrizol can deliver, and we never stop pushing to do it better.

One of the founding principles of The Lubrizol Corporation more than 90 years ago was treating every employee with dignity and respect. That same commitment is only stronger today. 

More than that, we are committed to providing an environment where every employee can be the best they can be, no matter their ethnic origin, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or any other characteristic. 

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