Category Manager, Ingredients

North Barrington, IL | Work from home flexibility

Posted: 02/20/2024 Industry: Supply Chain Job Number: JM24.1.15.1 Experience:

Job Description

My client, a leading ingredients manufacturing company is seeking a Category Manager to join their dynamic team. This is located in North Barrington, IL. This is a hybrid schedule (2 or 3 days in office). 

Category Manager, Ingredients -Reporting to the Director of Procurement, this position will be responsible for leading the procurement of raw materials and packaging.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Negotiations, purchasing and risk management for food commodities- flavors, sweeteners, spices, etc.
  • Development and management of suppliers
  • Work cross functionally with Manufacturing, Quality, R&D, Finance and Customer Service
  • Lead and manage ingredient and packaging categories

#LI-JM1

Job Requirements

The ideal candidate:

  • BA/BS preferred
  • Proven experience in a sourcing role for a food ingredients manufacturing company
  • Experience working with ERP systems
  • Proven negotiation experience and supplier relationship building experience

My client is offering a generous compensation package including bonus. This position will have a hybrid schedule.

Meet Your Recruiter

Joanie Mrozynski
Sr. Recruiter

I am a recruiter with 20 years of experience, currently recruiting Procurement & Supply Chain Management professionals for food and chemical manufacturing companies nationwide. I place professionals at all levels in Supply Chain: Purchasing/Procurement, Sourcing, Planning/Forecasting, Transportation, Logistics, Warehouse.

Whether you are an employer searching for top-notch talent or a candidate looking to change jobs, CPS has a solution for you. With over 40 years of recruiting expertise, the recruiters of CPS have the market and technical knowledge to understand your employment needs. 

Send an email reminder to:

Share This Job:

Related Jobs:

Login to save this search and get notified of similar positions.