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Direct Global Sourcing Manager

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Date: Jun 24, 2022

Location: Libertyville, IL, US

Company: Hollister Incorporated

We Make Life More Rewarding and Dignified

Location: Libertyville 
Department: Operations 

Direct Global Sourcing Manager Summary:

This position is responsible for handling the company’s tactical end to end sourcing operations for raw material spend. Maintain, compliance, guidelines and supervise activities within a Global Strategic Sourcing organization. This position will have responsibility for developing and aligning sourcing strategies, leveraging supplier relationships, analyzing market conditions, and egotiating with suppliers and internal partners to optimize sustained value for Hollister. Additionally, an excellent collaborator with Business Value Chains (Plant Materials Management and Planning, Manufacturing, New Product Introduction) R&D, Engineering, Quality, Legal, Regulatory teams and ad hoc project teams.


Direct Global Sourcing Manager Responsibilities:

  • Engage and accelerate the development of a team of raw material Category Leaders in building category expertise, executing sourcing strategies and disciplined compliance requirements
  • Drive team activities and organizational initiatives
  • Manage the company’s supply portfolio for raw material spend
  • Implement efficient sourcing and category management strategies
  • Analyze and calculate costs of procurement and suggest methods to decrease expenditure
  • Invent negotiation strategies and secure profitable deals
  • Manage fluctuations in commodity prices through hedging and other price risk management techniques 
  • Optimize sourcing procedures to attain maximum efficiency
  • Responsible for the negotiation, execution and implementation of commercial agreements
  • Perform cost and scenario analysis, and benchmarking
  • Drive, enable or influence Continuity management; apply risk mitigation techniques


Direct Global Sourcing Manager Requirements:

  •  5-7 years of experience in strategic procurement and/or directly relevant supply chain discipline
  •  4+ years’ experience in managing multiple, direct reports and/or cross functional teams
  • Bachelors Degree in supply chain management, logistics or business administration required, masters preferred
  • Working knowledge and experience with strategic sourcing processes
  • Superb leadership and communication skills
  • Advanced ability to collaborate and negotiate
  • Ability to negotiate and sustain networking relationships- Effective interpersonal skills
  • Strategic thinking abilities- Comfortable with figures and in collecting, analyzing and interpreting data
  • Strong project management and leadership skills
  • Familiarity with sourcing and vendor management and relevant software
  • Sound understanding of market dynamics and sound business judgement


Our Total Rewards package in aggregate is above market and includes competitive pay, generous paid time off programs, peer-to-peer recognition, health and life insurance, wellness programs and incentives, generous retirement savings, and a unique Benefit of Employee Share Ownership Program (BESOP).


Hollister Incorporated is an independent, employee-owned company that develops,manufactures, and markets healthcare products worldwide. The company develops and manufactures products for ostomy care, continence care and critical care, and also develops educational support materials for patients and healthcare professionals. Headquartered in Libertyville, Illinois, it has manufacturing and distribution centers on three continents and sells in nearly 80 countries. Hollister is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Firm of John Dickinson Schneider Inc (JDS Inc), a 100 year old company. Hollister is guided by the shared Mission of JDS Inc, to make life more rewarding and dignified for people who use its products and services. 

Hollister is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability

Job Req ID: 30103

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