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This position will have accountability for packaging development and supply ownership of $120 Million + in packaging spend. Reporting to the Procurement Vice President, the Senior Manager for Packaging actively participates in the strategic sourcing activities for the America’s Region, with the goal of achieving significant initial cost reductions, while maintaining/improving product quality and vendor service levels.
Additionally the Senior Manager for Packaging is also responsible for current and new packaging development, driving packaging innovation, providing the business team guidance, and working cross functionally to ensure the effective use of Kerry’s packaging. The Senior Manager for Packaging will have direct responsibility for the corrugated, paperboard, aseptic carton, glass and plastic categories. The Senior Manager for Packaging has two direct reports, one full time Regional Packaging Buyer/Engineer, and one Packaging Co-Op student. Base responsibilities include: