Senior Category Manager-Resins


Atlanta, GA
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TheSenior Category Manager Resins is a part of the Strategic Sourcing and Procurement (SS&P) capability, responsible for more than$100mm in category spend across all Georgia-Pacific business units including Retail, Professional, Packaging and Building Products. This job focuses on sourcing the following categories: Polyethylene, Polystyrene, Polypropylene, PET and Colorants.

A Day In The Life Typically Includes:


Develop and lead category management for resin materials, to include:
  • Leverage category performance metrics and KPIs

  • Build and maintain supplier relationships to ensure supply chain continuity and competitiveness

  • Seek knowledge and benchmark the markets, categories, processes, applications and technologies to develop a fact-based point of view on resin markets and the impact on end use markets (e.g. disposable cutlery)

  • Develop category strategies that address Georgia-Pacific priorities

  • Develop and communicate a clear understanding of strategic sourcing initiatives, along with the related implementation plan and associated value

  • Define specifications and collaboratively drive optimization to the businesses affected by the assigned categories

  • Conduct strategic sourcing projects that encompass: market assessments, RFPs, negotiations, supplier evaluations, supplier selection, supplier management, continuous improvement and innovation

  • Negotiate commercial terms and conditions, management of contracts

  • Ensure compliance excellence

  • Maintain/update resin pricing files and forecasts

  • Communicate and align with business, operations, quality, product stewardship and technical (R&D)

  • Demonstrate leadership in strategic sourcing best practices

  • Build and leverage GP, supplier and industry relationships

  • Interact with senior management and key stakeholders through formal and informal communications

What You Will Need:


Bachelors degree
5 years of strategic sourcing experience or Resins technical/operations experience.
Successful track record of managing and leading diverse teams/complex projects
Strong background of supporting projects with analytical work and assessments
Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint experience
Experienced negotiator
Experience with legal and commercial terms

What Will Put You Ahead?


Masters degree or higher
Experience with extrusion and/or injection molding
Recent strategic sourcing experience in resins / petrochemicals
Degree concentration in engineering, business or supply chain management
Developed and authored contractual terms and conditions
Working experience with large multi-business/divisional/cross-functional teams
Experience with manufacturing, maintenance or operations within an industrial or heavy manufacturing environment
Work experience within Consumer Products or Packaging Industry
Global experience in managing resins (Asia Pacific)

Want to learn more about Georgia-Pacific?

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

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