Strategic Sourcing Manager

  • location: Atlanta, GA
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $100,000 - $120,000 per year
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Strategic Sourcing Manager

job summary:
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
education: Bachelors
  • 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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