Who we are:
Remember the last time you opened a bottle of champagne? A cold beer after a hard day's work or a bottle of sparkling mineral water to quench your thirst? Well, it was probably made by us. We are O-I and we love that we make more glass containers than anyone in the world.
O-I has more than a century of experience crafting pure, sustainable, brand-building glass packaging for many of the world's best-known food and beverage brands. We are proud to provide high-quality glass packaging for beer, wine, spirits, food, non-alcoholic beverages, cosmetics, and pharmaceuticals.
With nearly 27,000 employees and an unparalleled footprint spanning almost 80 plants in 23 countries, O-I is a truly global maker of glass packaging.
From engineering and manufacturing to brand development, design and innovation, we are dedicated to providing unique solutions to exceed our customers' expectations and fuel consumers' desire for glass.
This position is accountable for the procurement of materials and services required to support an assigned commodity. The position will ensure compliance with OI Global Procurement policies and utilize procurement processes that follow best practices to achieve the best total cost of ownership and best value for OI.
This position will manage the procurement of less complex materials and/or services that total an estimated $100 - $200 million in annual spend for the assigned commodity. The regional scope is limited to the US and Canada.
Development and execution of commodity strategy under guidance/mentoring of Procurement Manager.
Supervise procurement activities of Procurement Specialists
Assists Director and cross-functional teams with supplier assessments & supplier selection
Collaborate with the Global Sourcing team to ensure regional activities are aligned with Global strategy.
Collaborate with internal customers to ensure timely receipt of required materials
Conduct required supply market research and develop cost models to support sourcing projects
Leverage best practices, acquire category expertise and develop global/regional partnerships whenever possible
Ensure the implementation and management of cost-advantaged contracts and price agreements
Develop and issue RFI / RFP / RFQ activities for new and existing requirements leveraging the Strategic Sourcing Process
Issues quote requests to suppliers and negotiates pricing to meet business requirements at competitive price levels
Manage supplier performance in order to meet all quality, delivery, and service requirements
Develop and track KPI's / metrics including cost savings, working capital improvements and others as required.
Proactively resolve quality and commercial issues with vendors and internal customers
Proactively aligns stakeholders for successful project implementation
Build strong relationships with suppliers and internal stakeholders.
This position reports to the Procurement Manager and has ~2 direct reports (Procurement Specialists)
Bachelor's degree in Business, Engineering or related area. (Procurement/Supply Chain preferred).
Minimum 3-7 years of procurement or relevant experience
Previous strategic sourcing experience with technical and engineering categories preferred
CPM or CPSM preferred
Proficiency in negotiations, contract preparation and management, strategic sourcing and e-procurement processes
Proficiency in analytics and computer skills including Microsoft Office, SAP, JDE
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Multi-site, global and manufacturing industry experience strongly preferred
WHAT WE OFFER:
Opportunity for future growth and advancement
Generous, Award-winning 401(k) plan w/ employer contribution & match
Half Day Fridays
Comprehensive benefits package
Relaxed and contemporary dress code
Education Assistance program
Adoption Assistance program
and much more
If you are smart, passionate, innovative, culturally open, curious and collaborative, we'd like to hear from you.
O-I is committed to fostering an inclusive environment that attracts and embraces the brightest minds and creates a culture that welcomes a diversity of ideas and perspectives while encouraging growth and rewarding performance.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.
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