WestRock Regional Purchasing Manager Europe in Warsaw, Poland

Regional Purchasing Manager Europe

Multi Packaging Solutions (MPS), a business of WestRock (NYSE: WRK), is a global full-service print and packaging company with state-of-the-art prepress, press, and finishing technologies. We are a leader in value-added print and packaging solutions for the healthcare, branded consumer and multi-media markets. www.westrock.com

To manage the £125m purchasing spend and to lead the procurement team of our European Branded Products Division, we have an immediate opening for the Manager, Regional Purchasing Europe .

Reporting to SVP Branded Products Europe, the role is key to setting the strategic direction for our Purchasing function through leading, developing and motivating the local team to deliver best in class strategic sourcing and purchasing across a diverse spend portfolio. The core deliverable of this role will be the successful transition of the regional Purchasing to more global and centralized function.

What do you need to be successful:

  • Significant experience in continuously progressive and responsible Purchasing /Supply Chain role in manufacturing (ideally in packaging) and across multiple regions.
  • The quality of a strong people manager with experience in leading remote teams and guiding them through the challenging change process.
  • Hands on experience in driving the functional change processes in a complex and demanding manufacturing environment.
  • Proven track record of the successful transformation of Purchasing function in the context of the global and dynamic organization.

What do we offer:

  • A role where you will have the room and opportunity to make the impact and drive strategic initiatives and change
  • A position of a team leader developing, coaching, managing a talented group of Purchasing professionals and helping them to transform the function.
  • A function in the global Purchasing network of WestRock with multi-billion Purchasing spend.
  • A career with a global packaging company where Integrity, Sustainability, Safety and Inclusion are business drivers and foundational elements of the daily work.

If this sounds great to you and you think you would fit in, please submit your application. We want to hear from you!

This job can be based either in the UK (Nottingham) or Poland (Warsaw).

Supply Chain/Procurement/Logistics

WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.

Regional Purchasing Manager Europe