Director of Supply Chain and Purchasing

New Jersey
USD120000 - USD150000 per annum +
02 Mar 2018
01 Apr 2018
Specialist Area
Procurement, Supply chain
Contract Type
Full Time

Director of Supply Chain and Purchasing
Leading Packaging Organisation
New Jersey
$120-150k per annum
Contact Calvin,
Reference - 1802-19.1

An industry leading organisation, with over 30 years of industry experience in packaging and supply chain, has the incredible opportunity for you to join them as their Supply Chain Director within their New Jersey, US office.

As the Supply Chain Director, you should have the independence and drive to efficiently deliver on the annual cost reduction target, and work with various departments within the organisation to set the cost reduction target and increase the overall profitability of the business. Upon joining, you will have the freedom to create and implement your own strategies within the organisation and manage your departments. You will be set to grow in this role, having the opportunity to work closely with multiple senior stakeholders including the CFO and Chief Security Officer as well as various other Senior Stakeholders at numerous levels.

* Work alongside the operations department to meet your designated cost saving targets.
* Create and implement the materials management and purchasing strategy.
* Working with multiple departments, create and implement procurement strategies to hit your cost saving targets and increase the overall profitability of the organisation.
* While managing your departments, drive a culture of positivity through continuous improvement and development.
* Liaise with and analyse supplier performance to ensure designated targets are achieved.
* Experience in a procurement manager position negotiating contracts in excess of $5m.
* Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in a relevant degree discipline (business, finance, accounting, supply chain etc.).
* Experience in direct and indirect procurement categories.
* Ability to liaise, influence and build relationships with multiple internal and external senior stakeholders.
* Strong knowledge of sourcing, price analysis, vendor management, negotiation and procurement.

To apply please send a copy of your CV to Calvin via the link above or directly to

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