O-I Procurement Manager - Corporate in Global HQ - Perrysburg, Ohio

Procurement Manager - Corporate

  • Job ID #:4923

  • Functional Area:Purchasing

  • Position Type:Full-Time Regular

  • Relocation Provided:No

  • Location:Global HQ - Perrysburg, OH

  • Department:Operations/Manufacturing

  • Education Required:Bachelors Degree

  • Experience Required:7 - 10 Years

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Position Description:

Owens-Illinois, Inc., (O-I) is the world's leading designer and manufacturer of pure, sustainable, healthy glass containers for many of the world's most well-known food and beverage brands. We are looking for a motivated, talented individual interested in a manufacturing leadership role with significant growth opportunity to join our organization as a Corporate Procurement Manager Perrysburg, Ohio.


This position is accountable to procure Indirect Services which may include IT, Marketing, Communications, Facilities Management, HR and R&D within company corporate policies and procedures at the best possible terms for price, quality, service and delivery. This includes negotiating contracts, delivering savings targets, developing new suppliers, building and maintaining internal and external relationships, and leading cross functional teams.


Manage $80 million in Corporate Services spend by:

  • Researching and understanding global and regional market trends

  • Developing and implementing appropriate sourcing strategies

  • Developing and executing request for quotations

  • Negotiating contracts to meet business requirements and ensuring compliance with legal standards

  • Managing supplier performance in order to meet all quality and delivery requirements

Deliver savings targets in terms of EBIT (i.e., year over year cost reduction) and cash (i.e., payment terms and inventories).

Participate in cross functional teams to leverage buying power and best practices.

Build strong relationships with suppliers and internal stakeholders.


Manage $80 million in Corporate Services spend.

Position Requirements:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering or related-area. MBA preferred.

  • Minimum 7 - 10 years procurement experience.

  • Excellent negotiations skills and contract management skills.

  • Purchasing certification, e.g. CPM or CPSM, preferred

  • Experience in a manufacturing environment preferred.

  • SAP experience preferred.

  • Lean/Six Sigma certification preferred.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Strong skills in financial management and analysis.


Travel required: 10% - 15%.

Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations.

Must be authorized to work in the country in which you are applying for a position. O-I will not fund or manage the process of obtaining any required work authorization.

About O-I

Owens-Illinois, Inc. (NYSE: OI) is the world's largest glass container manufacturer and preferred partner for many of the world's leading food and beverage brands. The Company had revenues of $6.2 billion in 2015 and employs 27,000 people at 80 plants in 23 countries. With global headquarters in Perrysburg, Ohio, O-I delivers safe, sustainable, pure, iconic, brand-building glass packaging to a growing global marketplace. For more information, visit o-i.com at http://www.o-i.com/ .

O-I's Glass Is Life™ movement promotes the widespread benefits of glass packaging in key markets around the globe. Learn more about the reasons to choose glass and join the movement at www.glassislife.com at http://www.glassislife.com/ .

O-I is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact O-I at corp.comm@o-i.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.