Date posted: Aug 29, 2022
Location: Buena Park, CA, US, 90620
Company: Orora Group
At Orora, we believe our packaging touches lives and together, we, together as a team, deliver on the promise of what’s inside. From custom packaging design and packaging materials, to prototype development and manufacturing, packaging automation and equipment, kitting and fulfillment, global sourcing, and full service warehousing and logistics, our packaging consultants develop cutting-edge, innovative solutions that take a product from concept to consumer. It is with this passion and commitment to innovation, we believe in hiring and developing the very best talent by living our core values of Teamwork, Passion, Respect, and Integrity every day. These core values define who we are and how we operate. They shape the way we work with each other, with our customers, and with our communities. Every day, we deliver packaging solutions that exceed our customers’ expectations while solving complex problems as a team. We believe that all team members (irrespective of their role or level), should aspire to distinctive leadership behavior, as we continue to deliver on the promise for our customers, shareholders and each other. Leadership is not tied to a job title, i.e. you don’t need to be accountable for a team to be considered a leader.
Reporting to the Vice President of Procurement, the Director of Procurement, Manufacturing & Indirect will lead a team responsible for sourcing and supplier management strategies for all direct materials used within OPS manufacturing as well as for all Indirect goods and services across all of OPS.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Responsible for the development, execution and sustainment of the commodity strategies and supplier management for the direct material spend supporting all of the CK and MPP manufacturing facilities. Total spend of ~$250M across commodities such as Paper, Starch and Ink.
Responsible for the development, execution and sustainment of category strategies, savings plans and supplier management for all Indirect goods and services across all of OPS. Total spend is ~$150M across categories such as Logistics, MRO, Capital Equipment, Professional Services & IT hardware/software.
Responsible for developing policies, processes and resource requirements
Responsible for developing and managing the Procurement team and external service providers to execute the procurement responsibilities for Manufacturing and Indirect spend. Act as a liaison and drive collaboration between the business functions, the Procurement team and external service providers to deliver goals
Engage with business functions to identify sourcing opportunities, drive RFP process and competitive bidding. Ensure that supplier agreements are in place.
Build common purpose with key business functional leaders to create a collaborative approach to procurement support and supplier relationship management. Ensure we are addressing business functional requirements, operational efficiency, and cost performance.
Implementation of a cost savings management process, development of a savings pipeline, savings forecast, tracking of plan vs actuals. Drive clear quantifiable cost savings to the organization.
Education and Experience:
10+ years of procurement or supply chain experience
5-10 years of leadership, management and team building experience
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain, or related discipline
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Ability to lead the identification, development, execution and sustainment of Category/Commodity strategies
Skilled communicator, negotiator and deal maker with an ability to influence internal/external stakeholders
Strong experience with negotiating and managing legal contracts and developing standard contract templates
Strong finance background, ability to align initiatives to bottom line hard savings
Strong analytical skills to identify business insights that drive actions
Experience identifying and managing 3rd party service providers to supplement the capabilities of the internal organization
Proven track record building and sustaining high-trust relationships with internal stakeholders and key supplier partners while delivering against quality, service and cost
Ability to develop and adapt strategies to deliver against business targets and goals
Experience with purchasing a wide variety of commodities and categories including a broad range of Indirect goods and services
Excellent supplier relationship management capabilities. Ability to provide direct influence on suppliers if needed.
Experience with completing make/buy sourcing decisions and supporting internal stakeholders in assessing internal execution vs outsourcing services
Experience working in a global enterprise with multiple sites
Willing to collaborate and challenge a team to meet and exceed expectations while encouraging personal and professional growth
Experience leading large transformational change within Indirect Procurement a plus
Experience within the packaging and distribution industry a plus
Physical Demands & Work Environment
Position is work from home with expectation to visit OPS sites and suppliers as required
Travel expected to be ~20%
At Orora Packaging Solutions, we believe our packaging touches lives. Together, we deliver on the promise of what’s inside. We help customers develop optimized packaging solutions that transform the packaging experience. From custom packaging design and packaging materials to prototype development and manufacturing, packaging automation and equipment, kitting and fulfillment, global sourcing, and full service warehousing and logistics, our packaging consultants develop cutting-edge, innovative solutions that take a product from concept to consumer.
We believe in a fostering a culture of excellence – based on our Values (what we stand for), Vision (what we want to achieve) and Behaviors (everyone performing to the best of their ability).
What We Value
We value Teamwork, Passion, Respect and Integrity. These core values define who we are and how we operate. They shape the way we work with each other, with our customers, and with our communities. Every day, we deliver packaging solutions that exceed our customers’ expectations.
Our vision is to be the industry-leading packaging solutions and displays company
How We Behave
We believe that all team members (irrespective of their role or level), should aspire to distinctive leadership behavior, as we continue to deliver on the promise for our customers, shareholders and each other. Leadership is not tied to a job title, i.e. you don’t need to be accountable for a team to be considered a leader. At Orora leadership is encouraged at every level, within the team.
What We Offer
Our rich benefits packages are designed to support the health and well-being of both our eligible co-workers and their families. Here’s a sample of the benefits we offer:
401(k) with a Company Match
Flexible Spending Accounts
Group Life and AD&D
Voluntary Life and AD&D
Group Short-Term Disability
Group Long-Term Disability
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
We are an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a culturally diverse organization. We strive for inclusiveness and a workplace where mutual respect is paramount. We encourage applications from a diverse pool of candidates, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, or veteran status. We will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities, as need, to assist them in performing essential job functions
If you are interested in applying for employment with Orora Packaging Solutions and need special assistance to apply for a posted position, or if you believe you do not meet any of the required qualifications of a posted position due to a protected disability and would like to explore the possibility of an accommodation, please contact our Talent Acquisition team at: [email protected] for additional support and guidance
Orora does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Orora is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.
Solicitation of Payments
Orora does not solicit payment from our applicants and candidates for consideration or placement.
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