Manager Strategic Sourcing – Paint & Chemicals – Midwest US

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Company Information

Our client is $1 Billion manufacturer with multiple business units

Job Location

Midwest US


  • Lead supplier sourcing, evaluation and selection, negotiation, performance monitoring, relationship management, and continuous improvement;
  • Work closely with Finance, Engineering, and Sales & Marketing to develop and maintain technology and/or category strategies;
  • Develop and maintaining strong global supplier relationships, including supplier site visits and relationships at all levels of their organization;
  • Track and report on supplier strategies, monitoring spend, business allocation, capability gap analysis and facilitate cross-functional review and evaluation;
  • Develop strategies for the mitigation of risk in the supply chain, overall and for specific new product programs;
  • Provide benchmarking studies and market analysis;
  • Negotiate buys & long term agreements for components and raw material;
  • Organize and lead regular strategic supplier business reviews.

Jeff Flannery
About the Author:

Mr. Flannery has many years of executive search, supply chain consulting experience, supply chain strategy, and process improvement. He has managed consulting projects for several Fortune 500 clients on three continents, including: Raytheon, IBM, Union Bank of California, H.J. Heinz, ConAgra, Eaton, Nestle, and Lucent Technologies. Mr. Flannery holds a Bachelor of Arts in Finance from the University of Northern Iowa and a Masters of Business Administration in Strategy from Indiana University.

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