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Procurement Specialist - Cullet

Company: O-I
Location: Perrysburg
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionCompany Description

Remember the last time you opened a bottle of champagne, a cold beer after a hard day's work or a bottle of sparkling mineral water to quench the thirst, well it was probably made by us, we are O-I and we love that we make more glass containers than anyone in the world.O-I has more than a century of experience crafting pure, sustainable, brand-building glass packaging for many of the world's best-known food and beverage brands. We are proud to provide high quality glass packaging for beer, wine, spirits, food, non-alcoholic beverages, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals.Job Description


  • Develop and execute strategic sourcing activities for assigned spend categories, leveraging industry best practices, commodity experience, sourcing methodology and global partnerships whenever possible, under the supervision of the Procurement Manager.
  • Proactively aligns stakeholders and necessary support internally for successful project implementation.
  • Develops RFI / RFP / RFQ for new and existing products.
  • Procures material from vendor in a cost effective manner while remaining consistent with quality, delivery, and project priority.
  • Negotiates vendor contracts, reviews and ensures vendor performance to assure contract fulfillment and internal customer satisfaction.
  • Implement sourcing projects across multiple plants for standardization, preferred supplier utilization, cost savings and operational efficiencies.
  • Researches and analyzes quotations received, selects or recommends vendor.
  • Analyzes and reports preferred vendor utilization, savings project completion, supplier savings validations, inflation, inventory history, utilization/consumption, etc.
  • Takes proactive approach to resolve issues with vendors and internal customers utilizing organizational savvy, strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Assists with other / specific projects as needed.
  • Builds trust based, service oriented, value added relationships with suppliers, internal customers, teammates and cross-functional departments.
  • Deliver cost savings to EBIT, CASH and Cost Avoidance targets. SCOPE AND IMPACTThis position will assist in executing sourcing strategies against approximately $100M in MRO spend; which will consist of both leading and supporting various souring projects. This position will support 18 plants and multiple support locations in North America and will also participate in global MRO sourcing initiatives as needed.Qualifications

    • Bachelor Degree in related field.(Procurement / Supply Chain)
    • 3-5 years of procurement/sourcing experience
    • Negotiation experience required.
    • Experience and Knowledge of the Sourcing process.
    • Technical experience MRO: Mechanical Supply, Personal Protective Equipment, Chemical Supplies, Refractory Expendables, Lubricants, Electrical/electronic Supply, Cold and Hot End Equipment.
    • Systems: Inventory controls, Bar Coding Systems, SAP, Business Objects, Smart Stream, Excel (advanced), PowerPoint.TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS10% travel may be required for training and/or project work.

      Additional Information

      All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.O-I is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact O-I at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

Keywords: O-I, Toledo , Procurement Specialist - Cullet, Other , Perrysburg, Ohio

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