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Corporate Services Manager

Company: Graham Packaging
Location: Lancaster
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Company Statement Graham Packaging is a leading manufacturer of sustainable packaging. From the kitchen to the laundry room, Graham Packaging is part of your everyday life. They---re the kind of people you want as your friends and neighbors as well as your partners and suppliers. By building strong relationships and creating value for our customers, our employees embody the innovative spirit that---s inherent to Graham. We truly are people building a better tomorrow. Overview This position leads category management and sourcing activities for Corporate Services. Delivers significant initial cost reductions, supplanted with year-over-year productivity improvements in Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) while maintaining or improving product quality and supplier service levels. --This position also facilitates and leads cross-functional teams with key stakeholders to develop effective cost reduction strategies, value creation and partnership opportunities and implementation plans.Please be prepared to wear a mask at all times in our facilities unless you can provide proof of vaccination. This aligns with our commitment to take care of our employees and their families Responsibilities Categories:

  • Manage the following Corporate Services categories: Travel & Entertainment, Marketing Services, Financial Services, Legal Services, HR Services, other similar services
  • Support Real Estate Category Manager
  • --Job Responsibilities:
    • Oversee development and execution of strategies through the sourcing process for specific Category Group of spend areas.-- Ensure enterprise and functional strategies are connected to business needs and influence strategies based on enterprise value.
    • Effectively drive sourcing process including identification of suppliers, key term definition and performance commitments and negotiation of deal in partnership with business lead
    • Champion and secure TCO (Total Cost of Ownership) reductions for a Category Group
    • Oversee supplier selection process within category
    • Possess, demonstrate and teach expertise in the category management levers across spend categories
    • Lead and manage multi-functional stakeholder teams on specific strategic sourcing initiatives or projects
    • Drive best practices
    • Measure and track internal performance within each spend category and proactively put in place improvement plans, as needed
    • Monitor strategy implementation and adjust, as needed, to ensure value creation out of category is on track to plan
    • Drive annual productivity improvements in each spend category
    • Build, maintain and grow effective relationships across key leader and stakeholders in the enterprise
    • Manages all supplier-facing issues regarding Cost, Quality, and Delivery.
    • Create effective working relationships across all interested parties in procurement excellence -----legal,--information--security,--governance--and risk management, finance and any other specialized group.
    • Partner with business areas to ensure contract compliance is being met within category and appropriate risk mitigation strategies are in place and being monitored-- Qualifications Job Requirements:
      • Bachelor---s degree in Business, Supply Chain, Marketing, IT, Engineering or related field preferred.
      • Five years progressive related work experience. Sourcing, legal, supply management or process & quality experience required.--Professional Services--experience preferred.
      • Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) or Certified Purchasing Manager (C.P.M.) preferred.
      • Experience with strategic sourcing practices such as opportunity identification, benchmarking, supply base analysis, spend analysis, supply base strategy development, supplier performance management and e-sourcing--preferred.----
      • Demonstrated ability to employ data, facts and information and known problem-solving approaches to resolve problems required. Experience with Quality--management/improvement--techniques, Six Sigma, TQM, ISO or similar process improvement methodology a plus.
      • Demonstrated expert team facilitation, influencing, and communication skills.--
      • Ability to translate (or extract) business and commercial requirements from players at all levels in the organization (executives to shop floor participant).--
      • Ability to translate the identified requirements into clear, comprehensive, consistent, and mutually exclusive requirements.
      • Highly effective listening, interpersonal, influencing, teamwork, and collaboration skills
      • Demonstrated ability to lead negotiations.-- Familiarity with the essentials of contracting and common contract terms, structures, and definitions.--
      • Demonstrated ability to establish priorities and manage deadlines.
      • Project Management experience and skills preferred.
      • Demonstrated ability to establish priorities and manage deadlines.
      • Project Management experience and skills preferred.#LI-JR1 EEO Disclaimer Graham Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, religion, creed, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Keywords: Graham Packaging, Lower Merion , Corporate Services Manager, Executive , Lancaster, Pennsylvania

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