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Global Sourcing Manager - CPG

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Company: Michael Page
Contract: PERM
Location: Chicago, United States

  • Double digit growth every year for last twenty years

  • New role at growing organization focused on global supplier strategies

About Our Client

Our client is a $1.5Bn packaging solutions provider in Chicago with clients across a variety of industries including food/bev, liquor, pharmaceuticals, beauty, and more. With a fast-paced and sales-driven culture, candidates who are quick on their feet and welcome wading through ambiguity will thrive. This is not an organization where leadership will hand you projects to work on, you will need to identify opportunities yourself and make a business case to leadership to pursue.

Our client is looking for individuals who are out to make a name for themselves within their sourcing organization and see themselves taking on a Director-level role within the next 3-4 years. Growth and development is a key fixture within the organization, and they pride themselves on a culture of excellence and an innovative product environment.

Job Description

The Global Sourcing Manager - CPG will:

  • Source a variety of commodities by negotiating pricing and delivery
  • Develop & implement global procurement strategies based on the needs of the business
  • Identify cost savings opportunities and manages cost reduction activities to achieve annual cost reduction goal
  • Analyze spend, market position, & other factors to optimize company performance & efficiency
  • Source new vendors & periodically inspect/visit them
  • Lead cross-functional team(s) in the identification of alternative product/suppliers, facilitates qualification trials, and conduct supplier management to drive continuous improvement
  • Establish & maintain relationships with vendors

The Successful Applicant

The Global Sourcing Manager - CPG will have:

  • BS/BA degree is required
  • 8+ years of experience in strategic sourcing/procurement
  • Strong background in supplier management, commodity strategy development/execution, and contract negotiations
  • Thorough knowledge of global sourcing strategies; including low cost country sourcing experience
  • Excellent financial acumen and analytical skills
  • Excellent organization capabilities and project management skills
  • Strong global cultural competencies and preferably professional fluency in a second language
  • Influential executive presence

What's on Offer

The target compensation for the Global Sourcing Manager - CPG is $100,000 - $135,000 base salary commensurate with candidate experience, plus bonus.


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