The Purchasing Manager of Indirect materials will drive sourcing strategies for key commodities and spend categories to achieve broad business objectives within the Facilities, Operations, and Marketing spend categories globally. Develop global processes supporting the purchasing objectives within the new markets we are implementing. Executes strategies for contracting, supplier management, business partnering and cost savings. Contributes to annual savings targets. Maintains and provides a current understanding of industry best practices and technology trends to team members and business partners. The Purchasing Manager Indirect will contribute to procurement department with legal and ethical means of ensuring lowest total cost, clarifying vendor requirements and identifying opportunities for business improvement. While the Purchasing Manager of Indirect materials is a very strategic role, the ideal candidate will have experience in and appreciation of purchasing strategy, process development, as well as day to day tactical responsiveness, taking particular care of special requests and projects that demand smaller supply, specialty items or changed / condensed delivery timeframes.