Procurement Sustainability Category Leader

Elmhurst, IL | Work from home flexibility

Posted: 09/26/2023 Industry: Supply Chain Job Number: JM23.8.24.1 Experience:

Job Description

Location: Elmhurst, IL (hybrid)

Title:  Procurement Sustainability Category Leader

My client, a global, multi-billion dollar chemical manufacturing company is seeking a Procurement Sustainability Category Leader. This position is located in the Elmhurst, IL area and will have a hybrid schedule – 4-6 times per month in office. Candidates must live within driving distance to the facility.

Procurement Sustainability Category Leader – Reporting to the VP of Global Procurement, this position will be responsible for developing and managing sustainable sourcing strategies. This is a critical position that will drive the companies sustainability agenda.

  • Work closely with cross-functional teams to identify opportunities for sustainable procurement practices
  • Develop and implement sustainable sourcing practices
  • Identify and qualify suppliers with sustainable products
  • Report on sustainable performance metrics including greenhouse gas emissions, waste reduction, social responsibility


Job Requirements

The ideal candidate

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Passion for sustainability
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Proven success in developing and implementing sustainable sourcing strategies
  • 5+ years in a procurement role in a manufacturing company – ideally chemical
  • Experience managing a sustainable sourcing program

My client is offering growth potential and a generous compensation package.

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.

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