Category Procurement Manager - Logistics & Real Estate
Neenah, WI  / Buffalo Grove, IL 
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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

Category Procurement Manager-Logistics and Real Estate reporting to the Indirect Procurement Group Director has sourcing responsibility for ~$115 million/year in US Flexibles spend for all domestic and international transport modes (including FTL, LTL, air and ocean). The role also procures logistic services (including brokerage services, Foreign Trade Zone contracts and services). In strong collaboration with the Supply Chain, this position is engaged in the development, implementation and simplification of the real estate and warehousing strategy of over 50 plants and more than 100 warehouses. The individual will collaborate and work closely with other functions in the organization and other Amcor Business Groups around the world to implement Total Cost of Ownership improvement opportunities within the categories.

WHAT YOU GET TO DO

  • Strategy Development and Strategy Implementation (50%) - Leads development of multi-year procurement strategies in alignment with Supply Chain and Logistics strategic objectives.
  • Relationship Management (30%) - Develops strong relationships with stakeholders and suppliers.
  • Negotiation (15%) - Manages the negotiation process, content and results.
  • Financial Planning (5%) - Develops budgets and targets based on aggressive yet data-based goals.

WHAT WE VALUE

  • Drive for Results-Ability to manage concurrent projects across multiple manufacturing plants applying change management concepts to obtain buy-in and collaboration from the functional leaders at the individual sites.
  • Customer Focus-Meet or exceeds expectation/requirements of internal and external customers. Flexibility to navigate seamlessly throughout the organization (with functions such as Quality, Operations, Supply Chain, Finance, Research & Development) during the project lifecycle, fostering relationships with partners throughout the business to achieve project deliverables.
  • Working with Others-Can negotiate skillfully in tough situation. Demonstrated ability to effectively liaise with multiple stakeholders having, at times, conflicting needs and priorities.
  • Proven process to develop supplier relationships in a way that encourages open dialogue and cooperating in identifying and implementing win-win situations that add value to both organizations.

WHAT WE WANT FROM YOU

  • Bachelor's level degree in Supply Chain, Logistics, technical field or equivalent
  • Master's Degree as an advantage.
  • 7 to 10 years of relevant work experience in Procurement, Logistics, Supply Chain, Transportation or related field.
  • Analytical depth and technical expertise in transportation & logistics processes.
  • Preferred materials knowledge in flexible packaging films and secondary packaging technologies.
  • Working knowledge of purchasing processes and supplier quality systems.
  • Experience with Lean, Six Sigma process improvement methodologies or similar.
  • Expertise / mastery in desktop analytical tools (excel, databases, tableau or equivalent).
  • SAP and/or other ERP systems experience as an advantage.
  • Demonstrates excellent negotiation skills, problem-solving ability and strategy planning expertise.
  • Strong action/results orientation with the ability to work with minimal oversight, to be self-motivated and proactive in achieving individual/team objectives.

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

Amcor Flexibles - United States 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 Law" Poster 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 847-362-9000 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.


 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
7 to 10 years
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