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Hub_Packaging Procurement Manager ITALY

Job Description

Antal International is a multinational headhunting company with more than 130 offices  in 35 Countries.

Lifescience Division is a  team specialized in talented engineering profiles in production, SCM, R&D, construction, quality, design and technical S&M.

The company

Multinational  leader packaging sector

The role

Hub_Packaging Procurement Manager ITALY

Overview of the role:

The purpose of the role is to manage all sourcing activities on external multi-material packaging suppliers used between the Hub and the customer’s 6 sites in Italy. The candidate will report to the South Europe Procurement Manager with a functional reporting line into the Central Global Sourcing Manager.

The aim of the role is rationalize and optimize supplier base.

  • Responsible for establishing the national/regional strategy and process of locating and maintaining the best sources of supply for the customers.
  • Establishes and maintains supply chains to support customer portfolio demands, in existing and/or new geographical business areas as and when business requires.
  • Identifies local supply chain partners and establishes supply set-ups to customer’s expectations.
  • Considers all aspects of relationship with suppliers, including quality, value and the ability to respond quickly to changing supply requirements.
  • Aims to select suppliers that can act as long-term partners and help the company meet its growth objectives.
  • Creates and maintains supplier rating system based on performance in strong co-operation with Central Supplier Quality Assurance Managers.

Must have qualifications and attributes:

  • University/College degree
  • Fluent in Italian, advanced level of English is a must (spoken and written), French is strongly recommended
  • Microsoft Office, advanced Excel and Power Point skills expected
  • SAP experience is an advantage
  • An initiative, flexible and analytical person who is willing to adopt changes positively, finds constructive solutions, and can represent Company towards third party suppliers.
  • Organizational and communicative skills are essential, as well as teaming with third party suppliers to identify and ensure that Company best practices - or adequate - are utilized, as well as customer’s quality expectations met.
  • Knowledge of multi-material packaging (foam, wood, corrugated, carton, plastics, labels…).
  • Experience in working in a global matrix organization is an advantage
  • Excellent ability to deal with ambiguity
  • Entrepreneurial mind-set with the ability to identify areas of improvement
  • Results oriented, competitive, and a high-energy self-starter that drives for action plans and follows up to completion.
  • Hands on & can do attitude with tenacity & perseverance
  • Performs well and remains composed & motivated under stress.

Location: Milano

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