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1 month ago(12/14/2021 7:48 AM)


Why Valvoline?

We’ve been in the car business for more than 150 years, starting with the invention of the world’s first motor oil. Today, we’re a global leader in automotive services and lubricants, driven every day by a people-centered focus on innovation and service excellence.

As we often say, it starts with all of our people — and that’s where you come in. We’re looking for humble, hungry and smart people to help us power the future of mobility. If you’re looking for a collaborative and flexible work environment that invests in your growth and success, you’ve come to the right place.

Careers for the Driven

Valvoline has a rewarding opportunity as a Portfolio Manager. We whole-heartedly adopt a ‘never idle' mindset. We also know that outstanding service begins and ends with our employees. So, we’re looking for good people to join our team. You bring your skills, talents and drive. We will give you a great place to work, a competitive salary and benefits, and the resources and support to develop and advance within our global company.

How You’ll Make an Impact

The Portfolio Manager works with our Global Products and Retail Services businesses to maximize return on the company's product portfolio. The Portfolio Manager is responsible for analyzing and optimizing their assigned product category and leading key projects across the company. This includes optimal cost analysis for new products, collaborative planning on all portfolio products, SKU performance monitoring, profit improvement opportunity identification, as well as leading product obsolescence efforts. The person in this role will work extensively with cross functional team members to determine optimal solutions for a variety of challenges related to the product portfolio, supply chain network and overall financial performance. In the role, you would be responsible for:

  • Providing analysis for new product initiatives, identifying optimal product and supply chain design
  • Theoretical Product Costing - large bids and financial forecasting
  • SKU performance monitoring and monthly reporting
  • Identification and recommendation of Profit Improvement Opportunities (PIOs)
  • Lead SKU rationalizaton / product obsolescence process
  • Inventory evaluation/optimization
  • Other duties and responsibilities as determined by Valvoline from time to time in its sole discretion

What You’ll Need

  • Bachelor's Degree (Marketing/Sales/Operations)
  • Minimum of five years' work experience in Product Management, Supply Chain Planning, Marketing, Sales Analysis or Operations
  • Strong experience in financial and/or supply chain analysis
  • Strong expertise in enterprise software systems (SAP, SNAP, Winshuttle, PCM)
  • Detailed understanding of global products, capabilities and product production
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S.

What Will Set You Apart

  • MBA
  • Working understanding of Valvoline's third party supply chain
  • Product life cycle management experience

Benefits That Drive Themselves

  • Health insurance plans (medical, dental, vision)
  • HSA and flexible spending accounts
  • 401(k)
  • Incentive opportunity*
  • Life insurance
  • Short and long-term disability insurance
  • Paid vacation and holidays*
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee discounts
  • Tuition reimbursement*
  • Adoption assistance*

*Terms and conditions apply, and benefits may differ depending on position.

Females and minorities encouraged to apply.

Valvoline provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Are you good at what you do? Join us.

The Company endeavors to make its recruitment process accessible to any and all users. Reasonable accommodations will be provided, upon request, to applicants with disabilities in order to facilitate equal opportunity throughout the recruitment and selection process. Please contact Human Resources at 1-800-Valvoline or email to make a request for reasonable accommodation during any aspect of the recruitment and selection process. The contact information is for accommodation requests only; do not use this contact information to inquire about the status of applications.

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