Procurement Manager Corporate Services

Owens-Illinois Global Glass Perrysburg , OH 43551

Posted 2 weeks ago

Position Description:

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.

Your Role:

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.

Your Responsibilities:

  • 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.

Reporting Relationships:

This position reports to the Procurement Manager and has ~2 direct reports (Procurement Specialists)

Position Requirements:

About You:

  • 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


  • 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 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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Procurement Manager Corporate Services

Owens-Illinois Global Glass