Neenah is looking for a procurement professional to join a growing and dynamic organization where your experience and efforts make a difference. This role, located in the Stevens Point, WI area, will lead procurement activities for our Whiting Mill. As part of the leadership of the mill, this role develops and implements strategies to drive the best overall value while supporting the quality, cost, and service expectations of the mill. If you are an experienced procurement professional and meet the requirements below then consider joining the Neenah team.
Responsibilities to include:
Support Neenah’s cost, operational and quality objectives by maximizing the value of spending
Ensure that business requirements for materials and services are procured in a timely manner ensuring quality, service, lowest cost in use
Establish and manage sourcing strategies to support business objectives
Drive continuous improvement with our supply base and internally
Evaluate spending and utilization of materials to identify and implement opportunities to drive out cost
Ensure the application of established corporate and department controls within the facility by monitoring, training, providing direction and support
Negotiate agreements for the facility which includes but not limited to direct and indirect materials, services, capital equipment, and outsourcing
Partner with the central procurement team to ensure corporate and regional contracts meet or exceed the mill’s requirements
Manage vendor relationships to drive continuous improvement
Be the primary liaison between Neenah and our suppliers leading bidding, sourcing, claims, negotiation processes
Manage vendors to promote quality improvement, eliminate or mitigate supply chain risks and inefficiencies
Leverage vendor relationships to bring products to market faster, drive innovation and continuous improvement at our facilities by bringing new technologies which result in a competitive advantage to Neenah
Partner with Mill Leadership and Central Procurement teams to drive results
Actively participate with the mill leadership team to ensure procurement’s strategies and goals align with the mill’s
Work closely with Finance, Manufacturing, Engineering, R&D, Quality, Legal and Central Procurement to identify opportunities and implement solutions
Provide insights and opportunities based on spend analysis
Identify short and long-term improvement targets and manage plans to achieve
Five years procurement or supply chain experience preferably in an industrial setting
An innovative, analytical self-starter who enjoys working across all functions of the organization to solve problems and deliver results.
Excellent analytical skills, with knowledge of spend analysis and cost modeling
Ability to adjust to and work effectively in a customer focused, dynamic, changing environment
Superior verbal and written communication skills
Proven negotiation skills and previous contractual work
Internal Number: 2019-1755
About Neenah, Inc.
Neenah Inc. (NYSE:NP) is a multi-national technical products and premium paper company with over $1 billion in annual revenue. Headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia, Neenah has manufacturing, distribution, and service centers in Michigan, Wisconsin, New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Massachusetts, Great Britain, Germany and the Netherlands. We have has grown significantly in recent years bringing more innovation and customization across all of our key business units. We continually add capabilities that will continue to accelerate our strategy and expand our target growth of Fine Paper & Packaging, Performance Materials and Filtration. We believe in high integrity, high expectations, and high performance, while providing a competitive total compensation and rewards package. Neenah provides the opportunity to make an impact.