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Senior Sourcing Manager – Process Equipment

Kenna Consulting in Atlanta, GA 30334 USA

CLIENT is seeking a Senior Sourcing Manager to be responsible for $100M in category spend for procurement of process equipment. The individual is responsible for category management, supplier management, development and implementation of category strategies across function teams and relevant business units.

  • Category management for process equipment, to include:
  1. Self-directed with capability to develop and lead category strategies
  2. Supplier management
  3. Contract negotiations
  4. Risk management
  5. Leverage indices on raw materials and labor
  6. Facilitate dispute resolution
  7. Explore alternative suppliers through global sourcing
  • Develop and communicate a clear understanding of strategic sourcing initiatives with the related implementation plan and value
  • Foster and leverage relationships with engineering, operations and maintenance teams along with external suppliers
  • Demonstrate leadership in procurement best practices
  • Interact with senior management team through formal and informal communications

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • Minimum of 3 years relevant work experience in purchasing or sourcing of capital process equipment
  • Willing and able to travel approximately 25%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Engineering, Supply Chain or Business
  • Experience with manufacturing, maintenance or operations of process equipment in an industrial environment preferably pulp and paper
  • Experience with legal and commercial terms and negotiating equipment procurement contracts
  • Project Manager Professional (PMP) certification or experience managing procurement efforts on large projects
  • Capable of developing strategic positions for the procurement of process equipment with a platform approach
  • Experience interacting and leading cross functional teams

About Kenna Consulting:

Kenna Consulting provides contract consulting and permanent placement services in Supply Chain Management and Sourcing & Procurement. Access our website for more information at

Posted date: 4 years ago

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