Commodity Manager - Packaging

Chicago, IL

Posted: 09/10/2018 Industry: Supply Chain Job Number: DJW6.8.5 Pay Rate: $110K base DOE

$2B Global chemical manufacturer  is looking for a Commodity Manager to add to their procurement team.  This person will manage an annual spend of $60M in packaging including plastic containers, buckets, bags, corrugated and pallets.  Company is looking for someone who is strategic and has experience working with global suppliers. 

The company is offering a generous compensation package and great benefits



  • Manage an annual spend of $60M in packaging for building materials company
  • Bags, buckets, plastic containers, pallets, shrink wrap, and labels.
  • Needs to have experience with large number of SKU’s. Prefer construction materials or CPG packaging experience.
  • Strong negotiating skills- contracting
  • Strategic- vendor selection/management/KPI, risk management, commodity market analysis (trends and forecasts)
  • No direct reports but there are buyers at each plant that would be dotted line and 16 plants in the US. 



Dan Webber
Executive Recruiter

I work with clients and candidates on a national basis- filling positions specific to Supply Chain and Procurement. Focus is on chemical, food, and industrial verticals; covering all of supply chain management, procurement, planning, logistics, and transportation. I work with all levels, from buyers/analysts to VP level.

My goal is to provide the best candidates to client companies, while maximizing those candidates' opportunity for career growth.

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