ProAmpac Holdings, Inc. Commodity Manager in Buffalo, New York
ProAmpac is a leading global flexible packaging company with a comprehensive product offering, providing creative packaging solutions, industry-leading customer service and award-winning innovation to a diverse global marketplace. We are guided in our work by five core values that are the basis for our success: Integrity, Intensity, Innovation, Impact and Involvement.
As a team member, you join a diverse mix of forward-thinking professionals dedicated to producing world-class packaging. We're always looking to bring in top-tier talent — it's one of the many keys to our tremendous success and continuing growth. Our open culture nurtures an atmosphere of encouragement and empowers the free exchange of fresh ideas and the sharing of best practices.
By joining us, you become an integral part of an entrepreneurial company in a fast-paced, exciting environment that provides varied opportunities for professional and personal growth.
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This role will work directly with stakeholders to develop responsible, cost-effective, and innovative supply management solutions to meet the constantly changing needs of our customers.
Lead the sourcing of assigned commodities to achieve improvements in total cost of ownership, working capital and business financial goals
Develops, documents and communicates commodity sourcing strategies and action plans that are aligned to the organization’s business
Use a structured strategic sourcing process to drive the activities involved in supplier discovery, supplier selection, supplier development and supplier relationship management.
Negotiates supply contracts that meet the business needs including terms, pricing, volume agreements, inventory management strategies, competitive benchmarks, performance, and annual cost reductions.
Works with cross functional team members to develop and manage supplier relationships to obtain the best value in terms of quality, service, innovation and cost. Monitors and manages supplier performance using clearly defined objectives and metrics.
Works collaboratively with Product Development, Sales, Quality and Manufacturing in sourcing new raw materials and selection of new suppliers to support new growth initiatives.
Proactively establishes and implements countermeasures to address negative market trends and missed performance objectives.
Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university required . MS or MBA preferred
10 years of demonstrated knowledge and experience in sourcing a major commodity group
Strong Excel and data management skills. Experience with PowerBI preferred
Exceptional time management and organizational skills, with the ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines
Ability to communicate effectively with leadership, staff, and clients
Self-confident, self-motivated professional who thrives in a challenging, fast-paced environment
Ability to travel up to 30% of the time
Area of Interest: Purchasing
ProAmpac is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled.