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Sourcing Manager - Packaging

Chicago   •   USD85,000 - USD115,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Seeking Sourcing Manager - Packaging for immediate start
  • Work directly with Business Development team to develop packaging solutions

About Our Client

The Sourcing Manager will join a rapidly growing packaging solutions group and work directly with Business Development, external agencies, and suppliers to ensure packaging projects are purchased and executed in a way that ensures quality and competitive pricing.

Job Description

  • Manage sourcing of client packaging jobs on budget, on time, and with the highest level of service and quality.
  • Gather job requirements and perform procurement and project management of campaigns or projects with understanding of the client objectives.
  • Supervise the preparation of requests for bid specifications and the sending to selected vendors
  • Investigate potential suppliers and recommend those most desirable based on knowledge of manufacturing limitations, supplier facilities and schedule availability
  • Completion of contract documentation and related business transaction materials to adequately protect continuity of underlying supply and financial metrics.
  • Assign and prioritize projects, set goals and time lines, and communicate progress to Business Development team.

The Successful Applicant

  • 5+ years of sourcing and purchasing experience within packaging, plastics or resins experience
  • Experience negotiating job costs and schedules with suppliers and constructing, and completing legal procurement documents.
  • Independent thinking, strong organization, and planning abilities
  • Excellent analytic and problem solving skills
  • Proven project management experience.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Highly proficient with MS Office software; high aptitude for Excel
  • Experience excelling within fast paced, high energy environments.

What's on Offer

$85k-$115k + 10% bonus