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Strategic Sourcing Manager

Location : Wilmington, MA
Job Type : Direct
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Job Industry : Manufacturing

Job Description :

Our client is a large consumer goods manufacturer that has created a new role for a procurement professional who will report directly to the Head of Procurement.  The position will be responsible for managing procurement professionals and leading the focus on a critical company initiative.  The Strategic Sourcing Manager will be expected to develop a holistic category management approach for multiple supply items. 

  • This is a direct-hire position.

  • First shift position.

  • Salary: 125k-135k. 

  • Annual company performance bonus up to 20% of salary.

  • Monthly stipend for cell phone



  • Act as direct manager for procurement professional(s)

  • Draft and implement national account supply agreements with input from Legal and stakeholders Establish and monitor relevant Key Performance Indicator (KPI) metrics for supplier reporting

  • Negotiate terms for pricing agreements

  • Responsible for the completion of all RFP analyses and associated recommendations

  • Ensure field and vendor compliance to assigned category agreements

  • Solicit and qualify potential new vendors for assigned categories

  • Direct customer satisfaction survey deployments to company locations

  • Conduct product/industry research and maintain in-depth knowledge of relevant commodities markets (e.g. pulp and paper, resins, etc.)

  • Perform on-site quarterly business reviews with vendors to review performance and industry changes

  • Promptly respond to field location product inquiries

  • Process vendor invoices as needed

  • Provide product allocations to the field

  • Attend industry trade shows to accumulate greater supply market intelligence

  • Travel to various US locations to evaluate the application of supplier products in-service

  • Routinely validate and update corporate intranet site for assigned categories information

  • Conduct spend analytics using ERP systems and vendor usage reports

  • Collaborate with Legal team to draft and execute agreements

Required Qualifications :

·        Minimum 5 years of Strategic Sourcing and/or Buying experience

·        Consumer products, apparel or industrial supply experience is a plus

·        Bachelor’s Degree

·        CPM or CPSM preferred

·        Proficiency in Microsoft Office, with the capability to use Excel to analyze large data sets

·        Experience with an ERP system and eProcurement suite such as Oracle or SAP

·        Excellent communication and presentation skills

·        Negotiating skills

·        Demonstrated ability to accomplish KPI goals and facilitate continuous improvement

·        Strong time-management, and problem-solving skills

·        Ability to travel as required


·        Contract negotiation

·        Strategic sourcing

·        ERP

·        Planning Analytics

·        Team management

Benefits & Salary

Our client is offering a highly competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package. 

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