CANDIDATES

Sourcing Manager


03-01-18


Job Id : 500


Location : Chicago , IL


Description

Are you an innovative sourcing practitioner with both finely-honed technical skills and a strategic mindset?  Have you worked with both direct and indirect category suppliers and established a track record for building strong relationships and driving savings?  Would you be interested in driving the development of company-wide global sourcing processes and systems to exceed efficiency goals and positively affect the bottom line?  Do you have strong change management experience and a reputation for utilizing data and analytics to drive informed procurement decisions?

If you answered yes to these questions, then you may be a fit for the Sourcing Manager role with our client, a large packaging manufacturer!

 

KEY PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

  • Create and execute sourcing strategies to improve processes and procedures. 
  • Drive cost reduction projects to achieve business efficiency.
  • Develop and manage relationships across multiple levels and different cultures. 
  • Support P2P process for supply base of assigned spend categories.

 

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Business, Engineering or related field.
  • 5+ years of professional experience in sourcing, procurement and relationship management within a manufacturing environment.
  • Strong strategic, analytical and negotiation skills. 
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills, both written and verbal.