Sourcing Manager – Mid Atlantic (TG3313)

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Company Information

I’m working with a well-established manufacturer of Advanced Materials. This company serves leading and emerging technology manufacturers across the globe.

Job Location

Mid-Atlantic US


This procurement role, Category Manager, will focus on supporting the company’s largest Business Units and be based in the Mid-Atlantic US area. This person will be tasked with Sourcing a variety of Direct Spend commodities including various Chemicals, Raw Metals & other Value Engineered Components as well as other commodities found on the Periodic Table.  Knowledge of one or all of these areas would be valued.


This firm is currently undergoing a company-wide transformation to a more progressive Procurement organization, and this person will be tasked with continuing that transformation at the Business Unit level with a lot of interaction with the Corporate procurement group. This person will collaborate with manufacturing sites and set sourcing strategy at the Business Unit level and coordinate with Corporate procurement with an eye towards Continuous Improvement. Strong influencing skills will be required and highly valued in the role. This person will need to be collaborative and capable of working cross-functionally across various groups including Operations, Quality and Supply Chain. The career path beyond this role will provide the right person an opportunity to advance in a more progressive Procurement & Supply Chain organization as the company-wide transformation moves forward.

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Jeff Flannery
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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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