Senior Strategic Commodity Manager - Packaging in Minneapolis at Apple & Associates

Date Posted: 9/23/2018

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Senior Strategic Commodity Manager – Packaging Spend
The Senior Strategic Commodity Manager will develop and implement worldwide sourcing strategies for the Packaging Components spend which will provide superior products, optimize the supplier base, provide improved customer service levels and minimize risk at the best cost possible.  Commodities include corrugate, labels, folded boxes, and bags. 
• Implement sourcing strategies to ensure worldwide supplier quality, delivery, lead time, and cost performance goals are met in the Packaging Commodity.
• Develop and implements sourcing strategy for the Americas Mechanical portfolio.
• Accountable for timely and effective planning, development and execution to meet the Annual Operating Plan.
• Identifies, researches and implements new materials and processes to drive cost down efforts.
• Recognized as an expert with a deep understanding and knowledge of market drivers and manufacturing techniques for Mechanical commodity.
• Must be able to motivate and drive results cross functionally
• Conducts commodity specific competitor and industry analysis to identify cost, material selection, manufacturing techniques and materials sourcing to improve the company’s competitive position.
• Responsible for developing the commodity strategy and implementing across the Mechanical global supply base.
• Identify, evaluate, select and manage worldwide supplier base with a specific emphasis on business strategies.
• Must be able to lead a cross functional team to execute to aggressive project timelines.
• Maintains conduct consistent with company policy, division operating procedures, accepted practice and applicable state and federal regulations.

 Visa Sponsorship is available.

Senior Strategic Commodity Manager - Sourcing Manager Must Have:
• Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain or Engineering
• 10+ years of Strategic Commodity experience 
We Value:
• Excellent interpersonal skills & communications skills, both written and verbal
• Travel about 20%