Sourcing Category Manager – Raw Material


Status: Permanent – Hybrid

Location: Oakville, ON or Montreal, QC

Solution : currently remote (+ in office meetings). After covid: hybrid 3 days home / 2 days office


Min 7 years’ experience in procurement/supply chain and/or operational – MANDATORY

Experience with continues manufactory – MANDATORY

Experience with strategic sourcing – MANDATORY

Experience with Raw Material (plastics or chemicals or resins) – MANDATORY


• Develop and Implement the regional spend category/sourcing strategies

• Carry out market analysis and identify key suppliers

• Ensure total cost reduction and manage risks

• Acquire a worldwide knowledge of suppliers’ market of the category

• Generate value through better ordering, spend visibility, contracts, market insights, supplier driven innovation, demand management, collaboration with value-generating suppliers, internal/external collaboration

• Act as the company key contact with suppliers in negotiations and contracts setting with suppliers

• Identify the market levers and formulate an improvement strategy

• Work with internal partners to standardize and rationalize the category

• Implement savings initiatives and follow them up across the region

• Build the yearly budget for the category

• Lead a team of senior sourcing and procurement specialists

• Act as a local conduit to and for the Regional Procurement team members


• Bachelor’s degree in Chemical engineering or experience within the Plastics industry is an asset

• Experience in managing procurement in a complex, large, matrix organization

• 7+ -year experience in procurement/supply chain and/or operational management

• Experience/knowledge of resins/additives or plastics/chemicals



Contract Info / Information sur le contrat
  • Job ID / No. du Poste: 26079
  • Open Positions / Postes Ouverts: 1
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