Argentus is working with a top client, a great manufacturer of engineered products, on a new procurement leadership role. This client is a manufacturer with a global footprint, and a great working culture in their manufacturing operation. As part of an ongoing initiative to centralize their indirect Procurement spend, today they’re looking for a Sourcing Manager – Indirect!
Reporting to the company’s Chief Procurement Officer, and working from the company’s offices in either Brampton, ON or Chicago, IL, this Sourcing Manager will take on big-picture procurement strategy and execution for indirect categories of spend. Key categories for this role include logistics (freight), maintenance, repair & operations (MRO), and Capital Expenditure (CapEx), as well as other indirect categories including marketing, information technology, and human resources. In this role, the successful candidate will develop strategy for these categories of spend, working to centralize spend across the company’s manufacturing operations. Working with a variety of key stakeholders in the organization, you will identify opportunities for supplier performance improvement and cost reduction by improving visibility into the company’s supply chain, executing sourcing projects to consolidate vendors where necessary, implementing demand management practices to understand key sources of need, and identifying new IT and procure-to-pay tools to streamline the overall procurement operation.
This is a great procurement leadership opportunity for a strategic procurement guru with a background in indirect procurement within a multi-site manufacturing organization. This role has excellent room to grow, and exposure to senior procurement leadership within a fantastic business. The successful candidate needs to have strong experience in logistics (freight), MRO, and/or CapEx categories. Experience developing and implementing a centralized procurement strategy is key, as is experience with implementing P2P processes and tools. If this role sounds like a fit, and you’re looking to make a move, reach out to Argentus today! Call 416-364-9919 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with your current resume, outlining your experience in indirect procurement within a manufacturing environment.
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