DSJ Global Chicago, IL, USA
Position Summary: Reporting to the North American Vice President of Procurement, the Category Manager has a crucial role in overseeing the Packaging Categories (primary and secondary) across North America. They also have a dotted line reporting structure to the Global Packaging Lead. The primary responsibilities of this role involve developing and executing a sourcing strategy aligned with the Global Packaging non-commodity procurement (NCP) lead to achieve productivity targets over a multi-year horizon. This position requires close collaboration with various stakeholders across the organization, including manufacturing, research and development (R&D), quality teams, and business unit (BU) leads. The goal is to identify and deliver cost savings, improve supplier performance, and enhance visibility into the total cost of ownership. The Category Manager is responsible for monitoring supplier performance through quarterly business reviews (QBRs) and driving continuous...