Procurement Manager

Stow, OH
Posted 1 month ago

Primary Purpose:

  • Drive strategic sourcing activities for MACtac manufacturing divisions, which includes:
    • Creation of formal category strategies
    • Developing and delivering supply base productivity and total cost reduction
    • Managing supply base risk and compliance
    • Advising business leadership on procurement strategies

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • As the category expert, develop category strategies that include cost breakdowns, market analysis, and a productivity roadmap
  • Develop cost reduction plans and lead cross-functional teams through project execution
  • Negotiate contracts and commercial terms for assigned spend categories
  • Develop total cost, “should” cost, and entitlement models for assigned spend categories
  • As the expert on industry and market dynamics, advise business leadership on procurement strategies for assigned categories
  • Process owner for Supplier Selection Find and manage the qualification of new sources to support new products
  • Lead, support, or coordinate with manufacturing operations, materials management, and supplier quality regarding supplier performance, inventory initiatives, and supply chain continuous improvement initiatives 
  • Lead make/buy analysis and decisions

Duties may also include:

  • Fulfill the raw material and/or FNG requirements of the business through inventory planning and purchasing processes
  • Coordinate with Manufacturing, Sales/Marketing, Customer Service, and/or Logistics regarding special circumstance orders and/or expedites
  • Conduct basic vendor part management procedures (part setup/changes, price table maintenance, vendor setup/maintenance, etc.)
  • Analyze daily purchase order backlog reports for accuracy, trends, reorder points
  • Track market indexes that represent the main cost drivers for assigned categories, and update corporate index file monthly
  • Prepare and analyze monthly inventory and purchase variance reports
  • Issue and track supplier non-conformances and cost recovery

Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Purchasing, Supply Chain Mgt, or Business
  • 3-7 year (7 – 10 years for senior role with direct reports) Procurement experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience managing LCC suppliers preferred
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must be highly motivated, self-directed and self-motivated
  • Must demonstrate a high level of professionalism
  • Must be familiar with negotiations and constructing formal supply contracts
  • Paper, film, resin, or chemical additives category experience preferred
  • Ability to work well in cross-functional teams in both plant and corporate environments
  • Strong MS Excel and MS Word skills
  • Demonstrated abilities to implement process change improvements and best practices
  • CPM or APICS a plus
  • Possibility of travel up to 20%


The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

It is the policy of Mactac that all employees are employed at the will of Mactac for an indefinite period and are subject to termination at any time, for any reason, with or without cause or notice.  At the same time, employees may terminate their employment at any time and for any reason.

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