We have several openings for Sourcing Managers working out of our Oak Brook, IL corporate office.
Mauser Packaging Solutions is a global leader in solutions and services across the packaging lifecycle, providing large and small metal, plastic, fiber and hybrid packaging worldwide to companies in industries from food, beverage, personal care and pharmaceuticals to chemicals, petrochemicals, agrochemicals and paints. Bringing together the very best of its four legacy companies— BWAY, MAUSER Group, NCG and ICS—Mauser Packaging Solutions offers its customers true sustainability at scale.
As a Sourcing Manager at Mauser, your essential duties include:
Develop and execute a sourcing strategy for a variety of spend categories that will evolve based on business needs
Identify potential suppliers for each spend category (includes existing supply base plus potential new suppliers)
Collaborative with internal stakeholders (i.e. operations, plant specific Purchasing personnel, quality, engineering, sales) to develop an enterprise-wide RFQ package accurately reflecting requirements to service each respective manufacturing location
Issue RFQ to identified supply base and serve as primary point of contact for any questions/clarification as well as gatekeeper for all supplier submissions/responses.
Analyze supplier submissions to RFQ and lead cross functional team to develop a Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) model to serve as the foundation for developing a sourcing strategy for the respective spend category.
Lead the negotiation of a commercial supply agreement (i.e. contract) with suppliers included within the sourcing strategy.
Lead the implementation/execution of the category sourcing strategy across the enterprise.
Lead the management of all commercial aspects for suppliers within assigned spend categories including:
Strategic sourcing/vendor selection
Purchase price management
Commercial contracts (i.e. supply agreements) and terms
Leading the resolution for all other commercial issues with respective supply base
Foster collaborative and effective communication between supply base and internal stakeholders (i.e. operations, plant specific Purchasing personnel, quality, engineering, sales, etc…)
Support the Procure-to-Pay process for the supply base of all assigned spend categories. Will be key stakeholder in developing/streamlining future process and system upgrades.
Actively manage spend for supply base by monitoring and analyzing supplier spend data within all assigned spend categories
Demonstrated strong analytical skillset (i.e. expert/advanced proficiency within Microsoft Excel, Access experience is a plus)
5+ years of Strategic Sourcing experience
3+ years of Procurement experience supporting the manufacturing industry (want)
2+ years of Supplier Relationship Management experience
2+ years of experience working within a cross functional team
Be self-directed and manage multiple tasks without close supervision
About Mauser Packaging Solutions
Do you want to work with people who are dedicated to innovation and making the world a better place? Do you want to build a career with a company that provides opportunities for growth and development?
Mauser Packaging Solutions is that company.
Our people are our greatest assets, and we recognize that our ability to produce quality products rests in the hands of each and every one of our employees. Achieving the quality we strive for is truly a team effort, where every role is vital.
At Mauser Packaging Solutions, we offer exciting job opportunities, competitive compensation and attractive benefits packages. Professional growth and development are encouraged through ongoing training and advancement opportunities as we strive to promote internally wherever possible.
With a variety of career opportunities available globally in our Corporate and Administrative Functions and Manufacturing Facilities, we are seeking customer centric and technical talent to join us. Whether you’re a seasoned professional—or just beginning your career—there’s a place where you can help make a difference at Mauser Packaging Solutions. Join us!