Indirect Procurement Supervisor

Bemis Company Neenah , WI 54957

Posted 1 month ago

One Great Future

In August of 2018 it was announced that Amcor Flexibles and Bemis Company would combine to become the global leader in consumer packaging. This combination allows for a comprehensive global footprint with greater scale in all regions of the world. With a combined company history of more than 300 years, we continue to work collaboratively with our customers to make Amcor the clear choice for inspired packaging solutions. We appreciate your patience while we work to integrate our application and hiring process.

Job Description


Lead a defined team of individual contributors in support of Procurement Excellence across indirect spend in North America. Manage a unified Procurement service team, focused on a shared vision and strategies that deliver positive end-to-end stakeholder experiences. Build influence by proactively managing the stakeholder's experience, including communication excellence and providing innovative service solutions; leverage stakeholder influence to maximize compliance to Indirect Procurement strategies. The Indirect Procurement Supervisor excels at the below duties, requires minimal management support, and is typically responsible for significant spend areas and/or projects.


  • Leverage your team's diverse perspectives and capabilities to improve individual and team performance. Challenge your team to exceed goals & objectives.

  • Build organizational capability through recruitment, development, and retention of top talent. Key activities include robust performance reviews, clear annual goal objectives, talent development, and creating a culture of accountability and a focus on excellence.

  • Establish and maintain a high-performance culture within the team. Be a role model of assuming positive intent, staying focused on what is important, and continuously improving, and coach the team to do the same.

  • Align team resources and workloads to maximize productivity to deliver value to the business. Provide leadership regarding escalated issues and work in collaboration with other functional areas to ensure vendors provide the service, quality, and cost-effectiveness required to support Amcor's success.

  • Build forward-looking skillsets within the team to take on advanced roles within the company; build team capability with negotiation, contracting, strategic sourcing process, analysis, stakeholder influence, and professional communication.

  • Holds team accountable for accuracy and lead as a champion for quality in all processes.

  • Hold team accountable for managing to targeted department metrics on a monthly basis.

  • Ensure teams are engaging with vendors and internal stakeholders appropriately, providing a high degree of service.

  • Act as back-up for other Indirect Procurement Supervisor or Indirect Procurement Manager as needed.

  • Coach team to maintain and adhere to Amcor standard processes with a focus on continuous improvement.

  • Seek out Continuous Improvement opportunities and to understand how your solution impacts the upstream/downstream process. Lead implementations of potential solutions across the broader team.

  • Facilitate cross-functional partnerships to expand on technical expertise. Seek out functional lead to establish and provide knowledge building when needed.

  • Build credibility and influence with stakeholders through positive engagement and service excellence. Engage in face-to-face discussions with stakeholders to improve our business.

  • Managing complex service models and provide guidance to team (i.e. sub-contract, consignment, etc.).


  • Strong leadership, results orientation, and the ability to positively influence

  • Strong administrative, communication, and organizational skills to manage assigned team's daily work requirements and service improvement initiatives

  • Effective technical knowledge of products and services, procurement systems (SAP & Ariba), and manufacturing processes as applicable to a leadership role within the Indirect Procurement function

  • Team Leadership, Change Leadership, Collaboration and Influence, Developing Organizational Capability, Functional Competence


  • Education Bachelor's Degree preferred

  • Experience 5-7 years of successful experience, including prior leadership, preferably including Procurement experience

Our Expectations

We expect our people to be guided by The Amcor Way and demonstrate our Values every day to enabler the business to win. We are winning when:

  • Our people are engaged and developing as part of a high-performing Amcor team

  • Our customers grow and prosper from Amcor's quality, service, and innovation

  • Our investors benefit from Amcor's consistent growth and superior returns

  • The environment is better off because of Amcor's leadership and products

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Amcor Flexibles North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click on the links "EEO is the and "EEO is the Law" Poster Supplement. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please call 224-313-7000 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.


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