ProAmpac Holdings, Inc. Commodity Manager - Paper in Cary, Illinois
ProAmpac is a leading global flexible packaging company with comprehensive product offerings. We provide creative packaging solutions, industry-leading customer service and award-winning innovation to a diverse global marketplace. We are guided in our work by four core values that are the basis for our success: Integrity, Intensity, Innovation 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.
Are you interested in working for a service-oriented team, while creating competitive advantages for ProAmpac and its customers? This role will work directly with stakeholders to develop responsible, cost-effective, and innovative supply management solutions to meet the constantly changing needs of customers. Using strategic sourcing processes, they will drive activities related to supplier discovery, selection, development, and relationship management.
Develop, document, and communicate commodity sourcing strategies that are aligned to business objectives
Negotiate supply contracts, which may include terms, pricing, volume agreements, inventory strategies, performance, and cost reductions
Work with cross-functional teams to establish and manage supplier relationships, as well as manage supplier performance using defined metrics
Collaborate with Product Development, Sales, Quality and Manufacturing to source new raw materials to support new initiatives
Establish and implement countermeasures to address market trends and performance objectives
Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university
Minimum of 5 years’ combined experience in a direct material, supply chain, and/or procurement role within manufacturing
1-3 years of experience with sourcing a major commodity
Experience with Paper/Film/Flexible Packaging commodities preferred
Exceptional time management and organizational skills, with the ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines
Ability to communicate effectively (verbal, written, presentations) 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.