Procurement Specialist - SR - Raw Materials

O-I Glass

O-I Glass

Perrysburg, OH, USA
Posted on Thursday, February 15, 2024

Company Description

About O-I

Innovation is in our DNA. We’re transforming the glassmaking industry. At O-I Glass, Inc. (NYSE: OI), we love glass and we’re proud to be one of the leading producers of glass bottles and jars around the globe. Glass is not only beautiful, it’s also pure, healthy and completely recyclable, making it the most sustainable rigid packaging material. Headquartered in Perrysburg, Ohio (USA), our diverse team is made of approximately 24,000 people across 69 plants in 19 countries. O-I is the preferred partner for many of the world’s leading food and beverage brands. We collaborate with customers to create iconic, innovative packaging that builds brands around the world.

Job Description

About the role:

This is a hybrid role. Mandatory 2x per month in the Perrysburg, OH office occurring on the first and third Tuesdays of the month. Infrequent and scheduled additional office days may be required as specified by role manager (training days etc.)

This position is accountable for supporting the procurement of raw materials (including sourcing, contract management, cost savings, etc.) to ensure best practice and best total cost of ownership for North America. This role will support the procurement of raw materials and cullet totaling ~$300M for the 18 plants in North America.

Also, you will:

  • Develop and execute strategic sourcing activities.
  • Support Procurement Manager(s) with RFI / RFP / RFQ activities for new and existing requirements and provide bid analysis (quotations, spend, cost, payment terms/methods, etc.)
  • Support the development and execution of strategic sourcing activities for raw materials and cullet, leveraging industry best practices, commodity experience, sourcing methodology and global partnerships whenever possible.
  • Negotiate vendor contracts in compliance with legal standards and business requirements.
  • Review vendor performance to ensure contract adherence and drive continuous improvements.
  • Analyze, develop, and implement commodity initiatives / projects to drive savings.
  • Participate in and / or lead special projects as required.

Travel Requirements

Negligible travel <10%



  • Bachelor’s degree in Procurement, Supply Chain, Business, Engineering or related-area
  • Minimum 5-7 years of relevant procurement and strategic sourcing experience w/raw materials
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Working experience with SAP or other ERP system strongly preferred
  • Working experience with Ivalua or other procurement management system strongly preferred
  • Strong analytical skills, highly proficient in Excel and PowerPoint

Additional Information

What we offer:

US Salary Range: The expected salary range for this position is between $73,000-$90,000. Actual pay will be adjusted based upon candidate experience and other job-related factors permitted by law.

O-I offers a very generous benefit package – some of the highlights are:

  • Vacation time and paid holidays
  • Health, dental, prescription and vision care coverage
  • Generous insurance discounts with participation in Company wellness program
  • Wellness incentive where you can earn money for your HSA or HRA
  • Group life insurance
  • Accidental death & dismemberment insurance
  • Voluntary employee and dependent life insurance
  • Weekly disability insurance
  • Paid sick time
  • Parental leave benefits
  • 401(k) retirement saving plans with defined contributions

O-I is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer committed to building a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other protected category.

Qualified individuals with disabilities or disabled veterans who are unable or limited in their ability to apply on this site may request reasonable accommodations by emailing [email protected].

Qualified individuals with disabilities or disabled veterans who are unable or limited in their ability to apply on this site may request reasonable accommodations by emailing [email protected].