Gadge USA, a leader in the packaging industry, seeks a Sourcing Manager to fulfill customer demand for packaging products. This would include investigating new sources and materials, as well as managing existing vendor relationships, in order to deliver quality product at the best price while meeting customer commitments and deadlines.
- Ensure the profitability of the corporation by playing a critical role in the new product development processes.
- Develop a sourcing strategy for films, bags, poly, foam, plastic resins, shrink wrap, inserts, trays, etc.
- Locate, evaluate, qualify, develop, and maintain a consolidated supplier base to meet current and future needs in the category of packaging.
- Interface with potential vendors on bids, proposals, and quotes.
- Conduct financial analyses to achieve the optimum cost/value relationship.
- Understand and monitor key spending trends, cost drivers, market factors, geographic considerations, and strategic importance of critical commodities in order to implement appropriate sourcing strategies.
- Negotiate and draft purchasing contracts.
- Troubleshoot any quality/purchasing issues.
- 5 or more years of experience in sourcing or procurement.
- Experience with strategic sourcing in the packaging industry is a plus.
- Advance working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
- Ability to be self-motivated and work in a fast-paced detail oriented environment while effectively interfacing with various levels of management and Sales staff is required.
- Exceptional organizational skills, ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, resilience, determination and flexibility are needed.
- Excellent interpersonal and communications skills are essential.
For immediate consideration, please send resume with cover letter and salary requirement.
We offer our employees a comprehensive compensation and benefits package as well as the opportunity for advancement. No agencies please. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Indeed - 23 months ago
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