Regional Sourcing Manager in Oak Brook, Illinois at Mauser Packaging Solutions

Date Posted: 11/27/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Plant Name: Oak Brook Executive Office - 105053

Requisition ID:012607--Recon

Mauser Packaging Solutions is a global leader in solutions and services across the packaging lifecycle, providing packaging worldwide to companies in industries from food, personal care, paints, and chemicals.

Position Summary:

There are three openings available for this role - one in the North East region, one in the Mid West region and one in the West region of the United States. 

This position focuses on managing the supply of inbound used containers (sourcing) for each of the sales regions.  The Regional Sourcing Manager (RSM) will report to the Sourcing Director and work in tandem with regional sales leaders on tactics and strategies to better supply reconditioning facilities with used container raw material.  The RSM will work closely with the inside sourcing team, field sales, customer service, operations, and transportation to find, source and secure existing and new raw material sources.  The RSM will also establish pricing and help balance the inbound volume of raw material units to the MPS reconditioning facilities in their region.


  • Ownership of sourcing strategies and tactics to ensure that reconditioning facilities in each region have sufficient volume to operate at capacity
  • Assist inside sourcing and field sales with understanding the pros and cons of all raw material types, values, and factory capabilities/needs
  • Analyze customer and generator trends, identify and reclaim lost business using the systems and programs currently available
  • Work with field sales to optimize SoW at existing generators and develop new sourcing targets by commodity, geography, market segment and existing customer base
  • Illustrate and present a clear understanding of generator value propositions (credits, charges, service levels) for inbound raw material streams to customers and colleagues
  • Understand and articulate the competitive market conditions that affect pricing
  • Provide ongoing analysis of shifting market conditions and their impact on used container value propositions and overall profitability within the region
  • Work with the customer service and transportation groups to improve internal and external communications, refine existing collection procedures and develop innovative approaches to control cost while improving the customer experience
  • Work with operational leadership to balance raw material needs and establish intercompany transfer pricing for raw material containers


Job Requirements


  • Bachelors’ degree preferred
  • 10+ years of applicable professional experience within the container reconditioning industry
  • Knowledge and understanding of all reconditioning processes and container types
  • Functional with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and SalesForce CRM
  • Leadership experience managing sales and/or operations personnel
  • Experience in developing, communicating, and implementing pricing models and strategies
  • Ability to successfully communicate at all organizational levels within MPS and with customers
  • Ability to travel as needed for meetings with customers, production facilities and management groups


EEO Statement

Mauser Packaging Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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