Procurement Manager (Rigid Packaging)

Marysville, Ohio | Contract

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What you’ll do in this role:

  • Create and implement comprehensive procurement strategies for Packaging materials covering market trends, supply assurance, quality improvement, supplier development, sustainability, and financial & supply risk mitigation.
  • Directly manage the materials, services and strategies for rigid packaging and label categories
  • Effectively manage relationships with manufacturing facilities
  • Develop and implement cost savings projects and financial forecasting
  • Negotiate and execute contractual agreements in accordance to established company policies and procedures
  • Ensure compliance related process and procedures are uncompromised
  • Develop disruption mapping and mitigation strategies
  • Foster and maintain supplier relationships
  • Lead supplier selection and development process while working with cross-functional teams like R&D, Marketing, Quality etc. to develop innovative products across Scotts brands.
  • Ensure suppliers are following Scotts sustainability guidelines and implementing required actions
  • Lead evaluation of supplier capabilities, cost structure, risks, and partnership potential to determine supply base
  • This role has one direct report
  • Travel as required 


What you’ll need to be successful:

  • Bachelor’s degree focused in Supply Chain Management, Packaging, Procurement, Accounting/Finance, Economics, or Business Administration. Master’s degree preferred
  • Minimum 5-7 years experience in a Procurement, Sourcing or Purchasing role
  • Ability to coordinate and organize numerous material requirements for multiple plants and contract manufacturing facilities simultaneously, while effectively sourcing suppliers and negotiating contracts for targeted materials
  • Ability to effectively navigate in a regulated industry
  • Knowledge of technical language of R&D (and often the vendors) and the business language of the Brands and Purchasing
  • Strong computer skills (SAP R/3, SAP/PLM, MS office programs)


Other nice to haves:

  • International purchasing experience/responsibilities         
  • Demonstrated collaborative team player with a strong initiative to win
  • Able to effectively communicate with multiple departments within the company
  • Assertive self-starter with an Entrepreneurial spirit
  • Creative/Out-of-box thinking and ability to successfully sell ideas in a large organization
  • Previous CPG sourcing experience
  • Ability to succeed in a competitive, fast-paced environment
  • Consumer Products or Retail experience a plus


What we do for you (just to list a few cool ones):

  • Offer extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage.
  • Onsite wellness center which includes: 2,400 sq. ft. fitness center, Walgreens pharmacy and Doctor’s office. 
  • Beautiful campus and corporate offices designed like a log cabin offering free coffee, chef run cafe and the best crushed ice! 
  • Unbelievable 401K match (up to 7.5%) and discounted stock purchasing program (15% discount).
  • Our commitment to diversity and inclusion includes four employee resource groups: Scotts Women’s Network, Scotts Black Employee Network, Scotts Veterans Network and Scotts Young Professionals.
  • Generous holiday and vacation days.


The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company
The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company
HQ: Marysville, Ohio

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company is an industry-leading lawn, garden and outdoor living products and services all work to make a beautiful world. Brands are trusted to meet unique consumer needs – whether it's products in natural and organic or solutions for indoor and urban gardening SMG is in the business of growing great things.

Company size: 6000

  • Salary
  • Career Level
  • Degree
  • Experience
  • Job Type
  • Attractive
  • Mid-Senior Level
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 3-6 Years
  • Contract
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