Procurement Category Manager, Converting Materials

Procurement Category Manager, Converting Materials

22 Sep 2022
Georgia, Atlanta, 30301 Atlanta USA

Procurement Category Manager, Converting Materials

Procurement Category Manager, Converting Materials - Atlanta, GAThe opportunity:The primary purpose of this position is to support converting operations through strategic sourcing and category management activities for Direct Materials across the Food and Beverage, HBH and Corrugated Business Units; 200+ plants, $60MM+ spend (Adhesives, Starch Additives, Chemicals, and Resin/Plastics). Develop supply market analysis, category management strategies and playbooks, and pipeline of value-add projects for assigned categories. Assist in rolling out strategic supply plans for sourcing and selecting WestRock recommended suppliers to the businesses providing a financial benefit that meet quality /service requirements. Understand working capital and extend payment terms to create working capital benefit. Create net value through supplier relationships, particularly by implementing Continuous Improvement projects with preferred suppliers and plants. Negotiate with suppliers to advance WestRock interests and provide advantages vs. market.How you will impact WestRock:Build and send out RFP/RFI templates for materials and understand material specs, supplier capabilities and technical manufacturing capabilities.

Assist in supplier recommendation activities, including qualitative/quantitative analysis, selection criteria and bid analysis.

Articulate financial impact to BU P&L and division stakeholders.

Project scoping - assessing the scope of a cost reduction project, the resources required, the savings potential, the risks and assumptions and the implementation plan.

Project management – leading, guiding, and coaching internal and external cross-functional team members through the implementation of global category management projects.

Communications – Written and Oral communications to various levels of management.

Drive cost savings, decrease supply chain risk, and improve product/operational efficiencies and quality through supplier relationship management with the supply base.

Develop new sources of supply, innovation, and initiate value opportunities to ensure leveraging enterprise and support the supply chain & EBITDA goals of divisions.

What you need to succeed:BA/BS in Packaging Science, Supply Chain, or other Business field.

5-7 years of experience. Packaging, Adhesives, Chemical background preferred.

The candidate must be a self-starter and have strong relationship building and analytical skills.

The individual should understand the concept of influencing and motivating others and integrating and aligning procurement/supply chain strategy in support of business strategy.

Preferred experience in the packaging industry, chemicals, sourcing or selling corrugated boxes, paperboard, cartons and/or converting processes.

Ability to travel, build relationships with plants and suppliers, work independently and cross functionally and define and execute on goals with stakeholders.

Position requires proven Excel reporting skills and effective leadership, communication, collaborative, analytical and negotiation skills.

What we offer:· Corporate culture based on integrity, respect, accountability, and excellence· Comprehensive training with numerous learning and development opportunities· An attractive salary reflecting skills, competencies, and potential· A career with a global packaging company where Sustainability, Safety and Inclusion are business drivers and foundational elements of the daily work.WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/ Disabled/Veterans.Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Related jobs

  • ProcurementCategory Manager - HR and Benefits ServicesWho You\'ll Work WithYou\'ll work in our Stamford, New York, Philadelphia, or Miramar office and will be a part of the HR Benefits category management team within our Optimize function whose vision is to enable colleagues and the firm to live our purpose confidently by creating leading solutions and experiences across our supplier ecosystem.You will work closely with the Global Category Manager, leaders in Optimize, and other relevant functions to advance the collaboration and execution of a global category strategy designed to unlock value from existing and new partnerships for services within the benefits and HR space.What You\'ll DoYou will lead complex category sourcing strategies and negotiations with critical partnerships while solving complex issues internally.In this role, you will also build and maintain strong partnerships with suppliers, and geographically dispersed stakeholders, to expand global sourcing strategies that improve the value and total cost of ownership, improve supplier performance and reduce risk within the category. As the category manager, supporting a critical space, you will encourage new thinking on emerging topics, influence historic mindsets and create an environment open to change built on facts and trends that will enable McKinsey colleagues to thrive professionally and personally.You will form and shape a plan to show McKinsey cares about the health and well-being of our colleagues and their loved ones, and provide a suite of easily accessible services, to enable a better everyday life. This plan will be both scalable and maintainable in order to bring inclusive offerings that serve different elements of our diverse population globally.Lastly, you will tailor your knowledge and expertise to develop insights and recommendations to further mature and advance the benefits category strategy. Your execution and delivery will include a clear, aligned, and strategic approach that supports our broader mission and values.QualificationsUniversity degree required with advanced knowledge in relevant category5+ years of experience in procurementSuperior communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to build and maintain highly effective and collaborative relationshipsComfortable with ambiguity in a work setting and with developing creative solutionsExcellent organizational and project management skillsExceptional negotiation skillsCOVID-19 vaccination mandate:Employment with McKinsey & Company, Inc. in the United States and Canada is conditioned on proof of full vaccination against the COVID-19 virus (with a WHO-approved or Health Canada-approved COVID-19 vaccine, as applicable) or approval of an exemption due to a qualifying medical condition or sincerely held religious belief prior to start date.FOR U.S. APPLICANTS: McKinsey & Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.FOR NON-U.S. APPLICANTS: McKinsey & Company is an Equal Opportunity employer. For additional details regarding our global EEO policy and diversity initiatives, please visit our and sites.Job Skill Group - CSSAJob Skill Code - MPC - Procurement ManagerFunction - OperationsIndustry - Post to LinkedIn - YesPosted to LinkedIn Date - Tue May 24 00:00:00 GMT 2022LinkedIn Posting City - PhiladelphiaLinkedIn Posting For full info follow application link.Equal Opportunity Employment Disclaimer McKinsey & Company is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

  • Job Description:

  • Position Purpose:

  • iCore Technologies, LLC - IT Security Project Manager (Initial remote)

  • Success Mantra Llc - Technical Delivery Manager

  • Pactera Edge - Technical Program Manager

  • Delta Air Lines Inc. - Software Engineering Manager, Crew Systems

Job Details

Jocancy Online Job Portal by jobSearchi.