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Strategic Sourcing Manager

Company: Hoffmaster Group, Inc.
Location: Oshkosh
Posted on: October 9, 2021

Job Description:

Hoffmaster Group Inc, an industry leader producing the most complete line of specialty disposable tabletop products for over 70 years, is currently seeking an experienced Strategic Sourcing Manager.  Hoffmaster competes in three distinct business segments – Foodservice, Consumer, and E-Commerce. Our products can be found in thousands of retailers, restaurants, hotels, and more. As a customer centric company, we strive to deliver innovative solutions to both our customers and the ultimate end users of our products. This Innovation is a key part of what we do here at Hoffmaster, and we continue to drive the industry forward by investing in our employees and state-of-the-art technology.

The Strategic Sourcing Manager will be responsible for the company’s end to end sourcing of new products and services essential for our operations.  In addition, the individual will be responsible for all phases of sourcing that require the skills necessary to identify cost saving opportunities, create competitive environments, creatively negotiate, generate contracts to assure seamless availability of all products to support the company objectives.  

Essential Job Duties:

  • Take overall responsibility for the strategic sourcing management goals of the company and implement action items to ensure that those goals are achieved
  • Responsible for negotiations for best possible cost service guarantee and develop “win-win” strategies that achieve sustainable relationships with suppliers
  • Evaluate supplier core competencies and competitive positioning using industry cost models
  • Implement supplier agreements/contracts when beneficial by working with cross-functional stakeholders and suppliers to reach agreement on contract terms and conditions
  • Research and anticipate shifts in the negotiating power of suppliers
  • Analyze industry trends and evolving technology to proactively identify supply base issues to minimize risk, protect continuity of supply, and utilize emerging opportunities
  • Maintain and develop supplier relationships (trade shows, supplier meetings, conferences, etc.)
  • Participate in establishing short-term and long range planning and budget development of the company to support strategic business goals
  • Develop a supplier management program with key suppliers including metrics, performance goals and improvement initiatives
  • Establishes purchasing policies and ensures compliance within the department
  • Continuously improve productivity and efficiency of processes throughout the operational organization
  • Develop and implement sourcing and supplier selection strategy domestically and internationally
  • Excess and Obsolescence management

 Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least five (5) years purchasing/strategic sourcing experience along with 3+ year’s relevant operations/supply chain experience
  • Experience with contract manufacturing vendors
  • Ability to manage projects and establish clear goals and accountabilities to ensure successful delivery (on time, within budget, meeting agreed upon success criteria)
  • Knowledge of the legal terminology and language related to supplier and/or vendor agreements and contracts
  • Advanced systems skills and working knowledge of MS Office, with advanced Excel knowledge
  • Must have excellent presentation and communication skills

 

Hoffmaster Group Inc.

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We care about our employee’s wellbeing which is why we offer a full benefits package that includes: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability insurances, student debt assistance (coming Jan.), physical and mental wellness programs, Employee Assistance Program, and more!

Disclaimer:

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.

 Reasonable Accommodations Statement: To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Hoffmaster Group, Inc., Oshkosh , Strategic Sourcing Manager, Other , Oshkosh, Wisconsin

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