Packaging Sourcing Manager

Stoughton, MA 02072

Post Date: 07/09/2018 Job ID: JMM6.27.1 Industry: Supply Chain Pay Rate: Base to $110K + Relocation Assistance

Job Summary
Our client, a private food manufacturing company outside of Boston is looking for a Packaging Sourcing Manager who will be responsible for a $25M spend of packaging.  The idea candidate will have 5+ years of experience in a sourcing role; experience sourcing packaging and commodity management experience.  They need an ambitious self-starter and they are offering a generous compensation package and growth potential. 


  • Develop short-term and long-term commodity strategy - use spend data to support strategy
  • Manage Enterprise Risk by reducing dependency on complex supply chain and single/sole source.
  • Lead product changes effectively and communicate special sales incentives that may affect forecast accuracy.
  • Develop and lead performance dashboards
  • Monitor vendors for process and material changes.
  • Audit vendors on a regular basis along with supplier quality.
  • Develop a second source for ‘A’ and ‘B’ items to ensure a position of leverage.
  • Move ‘C’ items toward vendor managed inventory.
  • Actively participates in Make vs. Buy sourcing decision and in manufacturing transfer.
  • Responsible for buying all packaging assigned to support the production plan.
  • Provide reliable forecast with updates.
  • Lead quarterly business reviews with suppliers & cross functional teams.


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 5+ years’ experience in global industrial purchasing and supply
  • Contract Management, Negotiations & Administration
  • Financial Analysis
  • Creative Thinking: Strategy development and implementation
  • Project Management
  • Industry Analysis
  • Supplier Diversity
  • Regulatory (FDA, etc.)

Preferred Skills and Background:

  • MBA
  • Certifications: CPM, CIRM, CPIM.
  • Affiliations: NAPM / ISM, APICS.



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. 

Not ready to apply?

Send an email reminder to:

Share This Job:

Related Jobs: