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Procurement Category Lead - Global Packaging

Procurement Category Lead - Global Packaging

Global Leader in Industrial Manufacturing

Location - Philadelphia, PA

Salary - $140k-$150k + Bonus & Benefits

Contact - Rikard,[email removed]

This global leader in the manufacturing sector is looking for an ambitious and highly qualified global procurement manager to join its team to lead the global packaging spend to hit their ambitious financial targets for 2020 and 2021. You will take over management of a team of experienced Sourcing Manager based worldwide, a global spend of over $100M covering all packaging sub-categories; Plastic bottles, caps, steel drums, corrugated, pallets, film, foils and more.

You will bring with you a proven track record of leading a high-performing procurement team and ability to manage a multi-national and multi-cultural stakeholder base in a fully global role. You will be joining a team that is still undergoing significant change and development so any experience in driving continuous improvement and leading procurement transformations will be highly beneficial in this environment.

As the Procurement Category Lead for Packaging you will be responsible for:

  • A global spend of over $100M covering Plastic bottles, caps, steel drums, corrugated, pallets, film, foils and more.
  • Providing high level strategic oversight and subject matter expertise across all elements of packaging spend to drive best in class process and cooperation with packaging engineers
  • Bridging communication across the global stakeholders to drive internal cohesion with a new global procurement strategy
  • Implementing a new mentality of value-added procurement that focus on quality and sustainability over just cost reductions
  • Working closely with packaging engineers to drive sustainability in their packaging development and ensuring all packaging health and safety regulations are met
  • Bringing all regions together under a single global strategy that takes advantage of standardized contracts and a consolidated vendor list

As the Global Category Lead for Packaging you will be jumping into a highly impactful role taking on a significant spend portfolio to influence and with the ability to truly drive change within procurement for the better. This opportunity will also provide you with an excellent platform for long-term development as the organization prides itself in its internal development program that will continue to provide you with challenging opportunities for professional growth.

If you are an experienced Procurement Leader with the relevant skills and category knowledge then please apply now with your most up to date Resume to Rikard at[email removed] or apply through the link above with a Resume.

Bramwith Consulting
Job Type
Salary and benefits
Bonus & Benefits
£115000 to £123500 Per Annum
Career Level
Senior Manager (Division / Cou
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