Large manufacturing company is seeking a Strategic Sourcing Manager with plastics experience for their team in near Atlanta, GA. This key role is responsible for building and sustaining strategic supplier/vendor relationships, driving contract and bidding management process, directing and/or coordinating category spend.
location: Atlanta, Georgia
job type: Permanent
salary: $100,000 - 120,000 per year
work hours: 8am to 5pm
- Establish, manage, and execute sourcing strategies for Plastics Division
- Build and sustain strategic supplier/vendor relationships
- Drive contract and bidding management process
- Direct and/or coordinate category spend
- Identify of year over year productivity opportunities, strategic direction, and material, service, and operational improvements
- Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain, Business, or related field required. Masters is a plus.
- 5-7 years Strategic Sourcing or relevant Supply Chain experience in management of materials required.
- Specific plastics and injection molding category and component sourcing experience preferred
- Previous Window Fashion industry and/or Consumer Goods Product industry experience preferred
- Experience in a manufacturing or operations environment required
- Vendor management and Contract negotiation experience required
- Working knowledge and understanding of SAP/ERP/MRP systems and their use in a manufacturing environment
- Experience identifying, leveraging, and implementing metrics and other tools to drive supplier performance
- Experience utilizing quantitative and analytical skills to assess business situations and solve problems
- Experience leading multiple projects simultaneously and working with multiple supporting divisions
- Strong interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills
- Experience and ability to contribute in a cross-functional collaborative environment.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office Excel PowerPoint, Word
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