The Sourcing Manager, will be responsible for the definition, development and execution of multiple mid to highly complex comprehensive sourcing categories. This position will manage the commercial relationships with supplier, build global strategies, manage cross-functional teams and implement best practice policies and procedures. + Manage Packaging Component Category and source new components for R&D and Sales departments following procedures and guidelines.
+ Develop and execute MRO sourcing business practices + Implement best practice procurement plan including sourcing processes, supplier selection, and product documents + Set vision and implement Global Packaging strategy that creates improved value + Lead supplier relationship development supporting category or region strategy + Develop and lead project management through a structured sourcing process (category strategy, planning, material exposure and inventory management) + Identify and realize cost saving, customer service and process opportunities + Monitor the industry and bring strong business practices to the company to improve overall performance + Implement ongoing process improvement strategies to streamline sourcing and procurement processes to ensure that the direction of strategic sourcing initiatives is aligned with organizational business plans and performance objectives. + Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills + Ability to try new approaches and helps others through changes + Demonstrated high ethical standards + Ability to resolve problems and provide creative solutions + Strength in building relationships and strategic alliances of material sourcing + Effectively brings complex negotiations to a successful conclusion + Consistently achieves timely, desired results through proactive prioritization and project management + Results oriented with the ability to work independently + Ability to work with all levels of management + Advanced computer skills Experience: + 3-5 years of component and packaging or indirect sourcing or purchasing experiences + Demonstrated record of exceeding goals in cost saving and supplier performance + Demonstrated record of developing relationships with suppliers that has led to improved quality and overall cost reduction Education: + Bachelor's Degree or above PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: + Bachelor's in Packaging Engineering or Business Degree + Understanding and application of managerial concepts and techniques in areas such as project management, change management, coaching and cross-team effectiveness + Strong understanding of contract development + Prefer VMS, Nutritional, OTC manufacturing experience + Strong understanding of component manufacturing process (e.g. labels, paperboard, corrugated, containers, closure & accessories, etc.) External Company Name: International Vitamin Corporation External Company URL: http://www.ivcinc.com Street: 1050 Woodruff Road
International Vitamin Corporation