Senior Buyer Indirect CPS

Smuckers Cleveland , OH 44114

Posted 3 months ago

For more than 120 years, The J.M. Smucker Company has brought families together to share memorable meals and moments. Guided by a vision to engage, delight, and inspire consumers through trusted food and beverage brands that bring joy throughout their lives, Smucker has grown to be a well-respected North American marketer and manufacturer with a balanced portfolio of leading and emerging, on-trend brands. In consumer foods and beverages, its brands include Smucker's, Folgers, Jif, Dunkin' Donuts, Crisco, Caf Bustelo, R.W. Knudsen Family, Sahale Snacks, Smucker's Uncrustables, Robin Hood, and Bick's. In pet food and pet snacks, its brands include Rachael Ray Nutrish, Meow Mix, Milk-Bone, Kibbles 'n Bits, Natural Balance, and Nature's Recipe. The Company remains rooted in the Basic Beliefs of Quality, People, Ethics, Growth, and Independence established by its founder and namesake more than a century ago. For more information about our Company, visit


Senior Buyer, Indirects Corporate Professional Services (CPS)


Orrville, OH


Senior Manager, Indirects


  • Develop and execute sourcing strategies to drive value for CPS category based on business needs, the supply market, spend baselines and industry benchmarking.

  • Establish collaborative environment with key suppliers and business partners to manage supplier performance and support long term strategy.

  • Participate/lead in quarterly and annual reviews of supplier performance.

  • Plan and execute competitive RFI and RFP activities with new suppliers as needed.

  • Document, negotiate, and administer master supply/service agreements. Work closely with legal to avoid risk and ensure compliance.

  • Support in the resolution of supply chain issues.

  • Provide cross functional communication and alignment with customer/supply base

  • Daily management (Contracts, NDA's, PO administration, etc.)



  • Bachelor Degree in Business, Supply Chain, Economics, Finance or a related field required


  • 3+ years of relevant experience is required

  • Strong negotiation skillset

  • Independent self-starter with a passion for procurement highly motivated

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills internal and external scope

  • Strong computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Ethical, trustworthy, and dependable with focus on customer needs and objectives



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