O-I Strategic Sourcing Manager - Open on location - remote candidates will be considered in Perrysburg, Ohio

Strategic Sourcing Manager - Open on location - remote candidates will be considered

  • Job ID #:5581

  • Functional Area:Purchasing

  • Position Type:Full-Time Regular

  • Relocation Provided:

  • Location:Global HQ - Perrysburg, OH

  • Department:Procurement

  • Education Required:Bachelors Degree

  • Experience Required:7 - 10 Years

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Position Description:

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 $6.9 billion in 2017 and employs more than 26,500 people at 78 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.

We are currently seeking a Strategic Sourcing Manager to join our global team. We are open on location - remote candidates will be considered.

To learn more about our Procurement team take a look at this exciting video:

JOB SUMMARY

This position is accountable to procure goods and services for the Corporate functions 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 global teams.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

Manage multi-million in Corporate spend

Support and implement commodity strategies for assigned categories

Categories may include IT, HR, Marketing, Communications, Finance, Risk, Treasury, etc.

  • 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).

Identify new sources of supply that will result in cost savings and better overall product offering, including suppliers in low-cost countries.

Lead global, cross-functional teams to leverage buying power and best practices.

Build strong relationships with suppliers and internal stakeholders.

SCOPE AND IMPACT

Manage multi-million in Corporate goods and services spend.

Position Requirements:

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

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 REQUIREMENTS

Travel required: Minimal

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

Must be authorized to work in the U.S. on a full-time basis.

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • Opportunity for future growth and advancement

  • Generous, Award-winning 401(k) plan w/ employer contribution & match

  • Half Day Fridays (during U.S. daylight savings time from April 6 until Nov. 2)

  • Comprehensive benefits package

  • Relaxed and contemporary dress code

  • Education Assistance program

  • Adoption Assistance program

  • and much more…

O-I is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. 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 hr.recruiters@o-i.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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.