Sr. Global Indirect Procurement Manager

Elmhurst, IL | Work from home flexibility

Posted: 09/26/2023 Industry: Supply Chain Job Number: JM23.8.24.3 Experience:

Job Description

My client, a global chemical manufacturing company is seeking a Sr. Global Indirect Procurement Manager to join their dynamic team. This position can be located in either Parsippany, NJ, Elmhurst, IL or Cincinnati, OH and will have a hybrid schedule – 4-6 times per month in office. Candidates must live within driving distance to one of the three facilities.

Sr. Global Indirect Procurement Manager - This position will be responsible for leading a $600M spend for all indirect categories globally while managing a team of 10 Category Manager. This position will be responsible for creating and leading strategic sourcing initiatives; risk reduction; selecting and managing vendors; developing and improving processes, policies and procedures. This is a highly visible position that will interact with stakeholders and C level executives. This position will also be involved in the company’s sustainable sourcing strategies.

  • Develop and maintain sourcing strategies and capabilities – RFP’s/RFI’s, negotiations, contract management, supplier relationship management
  • Lead a transformation for the indirect procurement function
  • Lead the team in creating strategies, negotiations, cost savings initiatives, etc.
  • Participate in the company’s sustainable sourcing initiatives
  • Drive innovation
  • Continue to look for areas to improve process


Job Requirements

The ideal candidate:

  • Bachelor’s degree is required and Master’s is preferred
  • 15+ years of experience in a global strategic sourcing role with a manufacturing company
  • 10+ years of experience in a leadership role
  • 10+ years of experience leading a global team/sourcing program
  • Must be assertive and driven – this is a working manager position.
  • Ability to travel globally 25%

 My client is offering growth potential and a very generous compensation package


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.

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