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Sourcing Manager - Indirect

Company: The Carlisle Group
Location: Milwaukee
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Our client is a global bioscience company that develops natural ingredient solutions for the food, nutritional, pharmaceutical and agricultural industries. There are more than 3,000 dedicated employees in over 30 countries! We have been retained to find a talented Sourcing Manager - Indirect! This position works under limited supervision and is primarily responsible for establishing and executing sourcing strategies in line with the company and divisional business strategies to ensure maximum value contribution in the indirect spend categories in the US. Job Requirements:

  • Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for category management and sourcing activities for a number of product and/or service categories.
  • Facilitates supplier negotiations and management of supplier relationship activities.
  • Collaborates cross-functionally to establish and implement sourcing strategies.
  • Assures close alignment with Local Organizational requirements as well as act as local representative of global sourcing initiatives.
  • Manages and maintains the C-Buy system in cooperation with the local super user.
  • Focuses on change and stakeholder management due to extensive internal network of users/stakeholders.
  • Develops and manages supplier portfolios, establishes structured supplier relationships and aligns with Global Category Management on strategic spends.
  • Handles vendor and material management including vendor approval, performance evaluation and audit documentation.
  • Updates the master data and customer action requests.
  • Undertakes category management and other sourcing activities by applying best-practice processes, tools, and techniques, in accordance with procurement governance, processes, standards and procedures.
  • Monitors supplier market profiles to identify opportunities within the marketplace.
  • Establishes and maintains preferred supplier lists, corporate contracts and framework agreements.
  • Proactively develops and manages internal stakeholder relations through periodic review meetings as well as high quality on ongoing activities.
  • Provides reports and manages information/data as required for sourcing / procurement and/or Corporate purposes.
  • Provides ready packages for procurement implementation. Qualifications:
  • Ability to read, write and speak English.
  • Must have good negotiation and analytical skills.
  • Capable of challenging the conventional wisdom, be open-minded, innovative and self-confident in the face of resistance.
  • Possess good business acumen.
  • Knowledge of the sourcing process and tools, specifically in indirect sourcing.
  • APICS or CPM certification is preferred.
  • Possess a working knowledge in Microsoft Office programs and SAP.
  • These characteristics are normally acquired through a Bachelors degree in a business or scientific field and a minimum of five years of purchasing management experience, preferably in the food industry.
  • Travel up to 20%. signed commodities

Keywords: The Carlisle Group, Milwaukee , Sourcing Manager - Indirect, Executive , Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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