Packaging Sourcing Manager

Stoughton, MA 02072

Posted: 08/02/2018 Industry: Supply Chain Job Number: JMM6.27.1 Pay Rate: Base to $110K + Relocation Assistance

Job Summary
Our client, a private food manufacturing company outside of Boston is looking for a Packaging Sourcing Manager who will be responsible for a $25M spend of packaging.  The idea candidate will have 5+ years of experience in a sourcing role; experience sourcing packaging and commodity management experience.  They need an ambitious self-starter and they are offering a generous compensation package and growth potential. 


  • Develop short-term and long-term commodity strategy - use spend data to support strategy
  • Manage Enterprise Risk by reducing dependency on complex supply chain and single/sole source.
  • Lead product changes effectively and communicate special sales incentives that may affect forecast accuracy.
  • Develop and lead performance dashboards
  • Monitor vendors for process and material changes.
  • Audit vendors on a regular basis along with supplier quality.
  • Develop a second source for ‘A’ and ‘B’ items to ensure a position of leverage.
  • Move ‘C’ items toward vendor managed inventory.
  • Actively participates in Make vs. Buy sourcing decision and in manufacturing transfer.
  • Responsible for buying all packaging assigned to support the production plan.
  • Provide reliable forecast with updates.
  • Lead quarterly business reviews with suppliers & cross functional teams.


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 5+ years’ experience in global industrial purchasing and supply
  • Contract Management, Negotiations & Administration
  • Financial Analysis
  • Creative Thinking: Strategy development and implementation
  • Project Management
  • Industry Analysis
  • Supplier Diversity
  • Regulatory (FDA, etc.)

Preferred Skills and Background:

  • MBA
  • Certifications: CPM, CIRM, CPIM.
  • Affiliations: NAPM / ISM, APICS.



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.

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