Sr. Category Sourcing Manager, Industrial Packaging

Johnson City, TN

Posted: 07/09/2024 Industry: Supply Chain Job Number: JM24.6.20.1 Remote Friendly: On-Site Experience:

Job Description

My client, a  leading, global industrial manufacturing company based in Northeast Tennessee is seeking a Sr. Category Sourcing Manager to manage the Industrial Packaging category.

Sr. Category Sourcing Manager, Industrial Packaging. Reporting to a Director of Strategic Sourcing, this position will be responsible for leading strategic sourcing initiatives for the industrial packaging categories. This position will focus on flexibles, FIBC’s, paper bags, pallets and other industrial packaging.

Responsibilities include:

  • Develop and manage category strategy
  • Lead negotiations, supplier selection and contracts
  • Manage procurement initiatives and align with stakeholders and partners
  • Stay abreast of market trends 

The ideal candidate:

  • Bachelor’s degree is required. Master’s is preferred
  • 5+ years of experience sourcing packaging
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Ability to influence
  • Analytical thinker and business intelligence gathering ability

 My client is offering a generous compensation package including a bonus and full relocation. This position can be located in NE Tennessee, NE Texas or potentially remote.



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. 

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