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Purchasing Manager 2 Locations

Multi Color Corporation

Multi Color Corporation

Posted on Friday, June 14, 2024

Build your Career with an Industry Leader

As the global leader of premium labels, MCC helps brands stand out in competitive markets and inspire positive consumer experiences. Backed by over a century of printing experience, MCC is focused on the future by developing consumer-driven innovations and sustainable packaging solutions. Working for our team, you can truly make a difference.

As an integral part of the team, the Purchasing Manager will lead plant purchasing functions ensuring continuous supply of material and supplies while minimizing inventory carrying costs and executing on projects to positively impact the plant operations.

Why work at MCC:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Generous benefits package including medical, dental, vision, disability, life insurance and 401(k)
  • Paid Holidays: New Years, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, plus two plant-designated Holidays


  • Primary resource for order authorization and first escalation point for plant supply chain requirements for both Direct and Indirect Procurement functions.
  • Responsible for onboarding new processes, business, suppliers, and material transitions.
  • The Purchasing Manager will coordinate the supply chain for facility. Functions include; historical trend analysis, communication to internal (planning/ops) and external (suppliers) stakeholders, implementation, and monitoring.
  • Will manage the team members, all onsite at the Algoma and Neenah, WI facilities. Responsible for setting and monitoring team goals for each team member.
  • Support other plant locations with respect to purchasing functions as necessary.
  • Obtain and analyze quotations for site specific contract terms and conditions. Support contract analysis on supplier bids as necessary with Regional Procurement Team.
  • Manage inventory levels to minimize inventory carrying costs and track consignment inventory if applicable. Perform historical analysis to identify opportunities to increase inventory turns and minimize waste.
  • Maintain appropriate inventory levels with respect to aging.
  • Process and track supplier claims for material quality issues to ensure timely closure of claims.
  • Analyze changing trends in material pricing and availability and recommend necessary action to ensure; a continued flow of materials to meet production requirements, and identify cost reductions, while meeting quality standards. Implement cost saving initiatives jointly with plant operations.
  • Participate in development teams as needed to introduce new material to production. Manage the start-up process for new suppliers.
  • Maintain all purchasing records and documents and work with Accounting Dept. to resolve invoice discrepancies.
  • Ensure purchasing processes adhere to SOX compliance including purchasing system management for new suppliers, materials and updates to pricing and personnel training.
  • Manage local supplier relationships ensuring suppliers meet quality, cost and service expectations including managing supplier scorecards.
  • Provide routine and ad-hoc reporting related to material purchases, inventory and consignment including metric reporting. Communicate the status of projects and cost saving initiatives.
  • Overall responsibility that materials and services are received and performed, respectively, when necessary for the facility's effective performance.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in business, supply chain, or related area required.
  • Minimum 5-7 years of purchasing and material planning experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably label industry.
  • Minimum 2 years of supervisory experience, preferably in a multiple location structure required.
  • Experience using an ERP computer system to plan and procure materials required.
  • Proficient in MS Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Teams 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.
  • CPM, CPIM, CIRM, CFPIM or other certification a plus.

Diversity & Inclusion:

MCC fosters an inclusive culture that respects and embraces our teammates’ diverse backgrounds and experiences, so that everyone can achieve their full potential here. We aspire for our company to truly reflect the diversity of our customers and the markets we serve. We are committed to equal opportunity for everyone, regardless of peoples’ gender identity/expression, age, language, sexual orientation, ability, race, socioeconomic status, national origin or other characteristics.