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Senior Sourcing Analyst/Manager in Cincinnati, OH at Multi-Color

Date Posted: 2/6/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Are you looking for a CAREER? How about GROWTH OPPORTUNITY and GREAT BENEFITS?  Look no further! Multi-Color is a solid and stable organization, with a proven history and over 100 years of business success. Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity to be part of MORE GROWTH at the Multi-Color Division Headquarters in Batavia, Ohio!  

Join our winning team and all of this can be yours...

  • Great benefits - medical, dental, vision, company paid life insurance, short-term and long-term disability coverage
  • 401(k) with company match (where YOU can invest in company stock)
  • Wellness programs with financial incentives
  • Tuition reimbursement for advanced degrees
  • Paid vacation and 10 paid holidays a year 
  • Training and development for continued learning
  • Associate led community involvement teams
  • Growth and promotion opportunities
  • Stability and security for your future 

Our Senior Sourcing Analyst/Manager is:  

An integral part of the team supporting continued cost savings initiatives for all direct and indirect materials, supplies and services for plant operations.   

Job Responsibilities:

  • Recommend cost savings proposals including alternative suppliers and materials to support annual cost savings target.
  • Develop Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) baselines for materials, supplies and services.
  • Interface with stakeholders and cross-functional teams to determine business requirements and perform market research identifying potential suppliers and services that meet business requirements.
  • Analyze changing trends in pricing and availability and recommend necessary action to ensure continuity of availability.
  • Create and issue Requests for Proposals (RFP’s) per business requirements and company’s policies and procedures.
  • Obtain ad-hoc quotations for supplies and services as necessary.
  • Analyze RFP’s and quotations including supplier evaluations as it relates to capabilities, expertise, quality of products and services and other strategic factors.  Review of contractual commercial terms against business requirements.  Supplier site visits as necessary.
  • Support sourcing strategies and assist in supplier negotiations obtaining quality products and services at a competitive price.
  • Maintain and strengthen business relationships, internally and externally to align sourcing strategies to meet business requirements.
  • Serve as a project lead for the implementation of new or changes to materials and services.
  • Serve as a purchasing liaison to all functions across plant locations.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements


  • Bachelor Degree in business related area or equivalent required.
  • Minimum five years of purchasing experience in manufacturing preferred. Label industry a plus.
  • Experience using an ERP computer system to plan and procure materials required.
  • Proficient in MS Office: Word and PowerPoint required. Advanced skills in Excel required.
  • Proven strong communication, negotiation, analytical and project management skills required.
  • Proven record of achieving annual cost reduction savings and working productively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
  • CPM certification a plus.