Support Procurement teams in developing internal and external relationships to increase collaboration, drive costs out of the supply chain and leverage innovation capabilities of strategic suppliers
Facilitate workshops, brainstorming, and management meetings on SRM
Key participant in cross-organizational and cross-functional teams in applying and improving the SRM process
Demonstrate the ability to understand and evaluate alternatives and successfully manage through the change-management process
Introduces creative thinking and problem resolution
Works to understand and improve current processes, develop standardized processes, tools, communications across WestRock
Identifies and establishes strong business relationships with stakeholders and business owners impacted or involved
Benchmark current processes across industries, identify and implement improvements
Develop, coordinate and support supplier business relationships
Provide superior and proactive customer service to internal customers
Ensure risk mitigation plans, including contingency plans and corrective actions, are developed where appropriate for identified supply chain risks in support of sourcing strategy.
Provide tracking support for progress against risk mitigation plans.
Serve as the single point for change control and track changes over time for Risk Management process, e-Procurement tools, and Global Procurement Policy
Prepare analysis and presentation materials for review with Procurement leadership and business units.
Support sourcing updates to operations leadership.
WHAT YOU NEED TO SUCCEED
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, or Engineering
Some experience of Supplier Management/Risk Management preferred
Strong analytical and planning capabilities are a must, as is the ability to appropriately summarize key issues and provide insightful guidance to the supply chain
Proficiency in computer skills including MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
Well-developed oral and written communication skills with the ability to prepare and present informal and formal briefings at all levels, including Senior Leadership
Ability to easily build rapport with stakeholders and deal with conflict.
Ability to travel (10% – 20%
- WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/ Disabled/Veterans.