Global Sourcing Lead, Indirect


Job Id : 496

Location : Toledo, OH


Are you a highly energetic, goal-oriented individual with strong leadership and negotiation skills? Would you be interested in managing $1B in spend for multiple indirect categories within a large global company?  Do you have the ability to design and execute sourcing strategies to achieve significant cost savings for a high growth business? Are you interested in taking on a challenging role where you would demonstrate your passion for procurement by leading a major transformation in a newly created group?

Our client, an industry-leading packaging manufacturer, is looking to add a top performer to their team as a Global Sourcing Lead, Indirect and you may be a fit if you answered yes to the questions above!



  • Spearhead strategic planning and definition for various indirect categories.
  • Demonstrate significant expertise in contract negotiations and cost management.
  • Analyze spend data and cost models for continuous improvement. 
  • Maintain supplier relationships with various business functions across the organization.
  • Manage, mentor and evaluate team to foster growth and development.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Operations or Engineering; Master’s degree is preferred.
  • 10+ years of professional experience in implementing strategic sourcing methods, including 5+ indirect category management experience. 
  • 5+ years of years of leadership experience.
  • Analytically strong and able to thrive in a fast-paced and deadline driven environment.
  • Proficient in SAP and MS Office tools.