Sr. Sourcing Manager, Chemicals

Atlanta, GA 30303

Posted: 02/12/2019 Industry: Supply Chain Job Number: JMM7.17.3 Pay Rate: $145k + Bonus + Relo

Job Summary

Our client, an industry leading Consumer Packaged Goods manufacturing company is seeking a Sr. Sourcing Manager to manage a $200M spend of Specialty Chemicals.  Responsibilities for this role include strategic category management including supplier relationship management, contracting and contract management, project management, developing strategies, building and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders. 


  • Create sourcing strategies using a total-cost-of-ownership (TCO) approach while identifying alternatives, assess associated risks, and conduct scenario-analysis.
  • Track and report key supplier performance metrics.
  • Manage raw material categories; exercising contract optionality, maintaining inventory controls, optimizing inbound freight, managing supply relations, and driving creative destruction.
  • Effectively communicate both internal and external needs and priorities to drive value creation in line with stakeholder expectations.
  • Develop, manage, and maintain key internal stakeholder and external supply relationships.
  • Understand the legal, technical, and commercial aspects of agreements.
  • Effectively leverage the Strategic Sourcing Process.
  • Work with key stakeholders to develop category sourcing strategies.
  • Analyze market and industry trends to develop POVs that establish an economic basis for raw material purchasing & management strategies


  • BA/BS, preferred in Supply Chain management, Engineering, Operations/Manufacturing
  • 7+ years in a strategic sourcing role with manufacturing company managing a large spend of chemicals
  • Strong chemical knowledge – ability to leverage and understand the market
  • Proven Leadership


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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