Procurement Manager in Oak Brook, IL at Mauser Packaging Solutions

Date Posted: 9/29/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Plant Name: Oak Brook Executive Office

Requisition ID:005427--Corp

We are seeking a Procurement Category Manager who will have the following duties and responsibilities:

  • 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
    • Cost saving initiatives
    • Supplier performance (i.e. quality, delivery, capacity, financial health)
    • 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.


Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 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


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