Commodity Manager (5776 )

Supply Chain Management Chicago, Illinois


Description

Position at Taylor Communications Inc.

Taylor Communications is seeking a Labels and Packaging Supplier  Manager to analyze, develop, implement and maintain a product and service procurement strategy that supports the company’s growth goals and objectives. The position is responsible for evaluating market conditions, aligning supplier relationships, negotiating contracts, collaborating on growth strategies and measuring supplier performance.

 

Shift Available

  • Monday through Friday

 

Responsibilities Include:

  • As a Commodity Manager of Labels and Packaging, implements Supplier Relationship Management framework and engages stakeholders and suppliers to ensure compliance, governance, performance management, and collaborative continuous improvement.
  • Leads the development and implementation of category sourcing strategies and ensures alignment, compliance and delivery of business requirements/needs.
  • Using an established sourcing management process, manages strategic sourcing projects to establish sources of supply via market intelligence gathering and analysis, competitive sourcing events (RFIs, RFP/RFQs), and contract negotiations.
  • Leads development of and implements cost savings projects.
  • Leads engagement with the business stakeholders across sales / manufacturing support functions such as Supply Chain Management, Quality Assurance, Technology, Environmental Health and Safety, in support of strategic sourcing and relationship management.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree (Bachelor's Degree or equivalent) preferably in related fields
  • 5-10 years of work experience in strategic sourcing, contract negotiations and execution, and contract manufacturing relationship management
  • Experience working with suppliers and customers across the label and packaging industry
  • Excellent English speaking and writing skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with people from many different disciplines
  • Project management experience specifically related to strategic sourcing projects
  • High degree of flexibility and adaptability to deal with ambiguous and dynamic situations
  • Experience managing multiple simultaneous and complex projects requiring frequent communication, organizing/time management and problem solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, collaboration, negotiation, analytical, and project management skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimal coaching

 

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in related field

 

About Our Company

Our Total Rewards package of benefits and compensation reflects our bold commitment to creating opportunity and security for employees.

 

We offer an attractive compensation package, including a competitive base salary, and a competitive benefit package including health, dental & vision insurance, 401K plan, profit sharing, PTO (paid time off) and Holiday Pay.  Eligible employees may take advantage our health, dental & vision benefits, as well Holiday Pay beginning the first day of employment.

 

Taylor Communications is a go-to-market subsidiary of Taylor Corporation. For more than a century, we've been providing outstanding service and developing innovative products that leverage the technology of our time. By providing market-specific insights and a compelling portfolio of solutions to the healthcare, financial services, commercial and industrial markets, we have become the recognized leader in the management and execution of mission-critical communications.

 

For more information, visit www.taylorcommunications.com.