Sourcing Specialist- Packaging

North American Breweries Rochester , NY 14618

Posted 2 weeks ago

POSITION SUMMARY

The Packaging Sourcing Specialist will support company-wide efforts to develop and maintain strategic relationships with both regional and global suppliers who provide packaging components and materials to our company, ensuring they meet our quality and cost specifications as well as delivery timeline. The Sourcing Specialist will continuously scan the market for new suppliers and innovative solutions that can best advance our business.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Negotiate purchase agreements and contracts with suppliers, based on internal policies, budgets and quotes in order to obtain packaging components in the best conditions of cost, quality, service and response times.

Contribute to the delivery of the Procurement Strategy in specific packaging categories such as glass, aluminum, corrugated, chipboard and labels.

Lead and implement negotiations for the packaging materials on behalf of FIFCO.

Skilled at developing and delivering a negotiation strategy, with a strong understanding of the relationship between risk and reward.

Manage strategic suppliers by developing and monitoring key performance metrics. Collaborate with department stakeholders to evaluate supplier performance. Lead supplier business review meetings on a regular basis.

Drive year-over-year savings in accordance with corporate objectives through competitive bids, direct negotiations and/or process changes.

SKILLS

Leadership

Supplier Relations Management

Negotiation

Results Oriented

Basic understanding of supply agreements

EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION, AND CERTIFICATIONS

BS degree, preferably in Business Administration, Manufacturing, Engineering or related field
2-4 years of experience in negotiation process and purchasing specifically with primary and secondary packaging material suppliers

FIFCO USA is committed to leveraging the talent of a diverse workforce to create great opportunities for our business and our people. EOE/AA Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran


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