Supply Chain

Ready to embark on a rewarding career journey in the dynamic world of Supply Chain? Join us in revolutionizing the way goods move from manufacturers to consumers and unlock unparalleled growth opportunities. In this industry, innovation thrives, societal impact is tangible, and job satisfaction is unmatched. Be a part of a sector that drives efficiency, sustainability, and global connectivity. Explore our job listings today and take the first step towards a fulfilling and impactful career in Supply Chain.

Category Manager, Raw Materials

North Barrington, IL | Work from home flexibility

Posted: 04/23/2024 Industry: Supply Chain Job Number: JM24.2.29.1 Remote: Experience:

Job Description

Category Manager, Raw Materials

Located in North Barrington, IL

My client a food ingredient manufacturing company is recruiting for a Category Manager to join their dynamic team. This position is located in the North Barrington area and is a hybrid schedule (2 days in office). 

Category Manager, Raw Materials  -Reporting to the Director of Procurement, this position will be responsible for leading the procurement of raw materials and packaging.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Negotiations, purchasing and risk management for food commodities- flavors, sweeteners, spices, etc.
  • Development and management of suppliers
  • Work cross functionally with Manufacturing, Quality, R&D, Finance and Customer Service
  • Lead and manage ingredient and packaging categories

The ideal candidate:

  • BA/BS is required
  • 5 + years of experience in a strategic sourcing role
  • 5+ years of experience sourcing raw materials for a manufacturing company
  • Experience working with ERP systems
  • Proven negotiation experience and supplier relationship building experience

My client is offering a generous compensation package including bonus. This position will have a hybrid schedule.


Meet Your Recruiter

Joanie Mrozynski
Sr. Recruiter

I am a recruiter with 20 years of experience, currently recruiting Procurement & Supply Chain Management professionals for food and chemical manufacturing companies nationwide. I place professionals at all levels in Supply Chain: Purchasing/Procurement, Sourcing, Planning/Forecasting, Transportation, Logistics, Warehouse.

Whether you are an employer searching for top-notch talent or a candidate looking to change jobs, CPS has a solution for you. With over 40 years of recruiting expertise, the recruiters of CPS have the market and technical knowledge to understand your employment needs. 

Send an email reminder to:

Share This Job:

Related Jobs:

Login to save this search and get notified of similar positions.