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Senior Purchases Manager for Construction and Engineering

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P&G is the largest consumer packaged goods company in the world. We have operations in over 75 countries, with 65 trusted brands that improve lives for 5 billion consumers worldwide. This brings many advantages, including the opportunity for our employees to enjoy a diverse and rewarding lifelong career filled with new and exciting challenges.

We believe great ideas emerge from the creative connections that happen between our hardworking employees, and we encourage diverse, multi-functional teams to work together to generate new ideas to address challenges we face. P&G has positions available at various technical centers and plants (including Cincinnati) across the United States.

We’re looking for a passionate and dynamic individual to join our Capital Purchasing organization as a Senior Purchases Manager for Construction and Engineering at our World Headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio. In this capacity, you play a critical role in bringing products and services of superior quality and value to the world’s consumers. As a member of the Purchases team, you’re a business leader that creates best total value across our direct and indirect supply chains by driving innovation, cost savings, cash, supply assurance, supplier diversity, sustainability, and stewardship & governance. Your job could focus on Sourcing and/or Supply Chain management which includes the following responsibilities:

  • Participating as a critical member of a cross-functional team to deliver construction projects that enable the development of a new product, service, or technology to market.

  • Creating sourcing strategies that sustainably improve the supplier ecosystems and the value of the services they provide in support of our Brands

  • Drive positive impact by buying goods and services from suppliers that are invested in reducing their environmental footprint and are striving for equality and inclusion in their organization.

  • Encourage innovation from our external business partners.

  • Identify an interpret new and emerging requirements and market trends that will affect future sourcing strategies.


Required qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s or master’s degree in business, finance, supply chain management, engineering, or related field of study

  • 3-10 years of strategic sourcing or supply chain management experience through which you demonstrated the ability to: Develop sourcing strategies, lead commercial tactics such as negotiation and competitive bidding, manage supplier relationships, Influence leadership/peers to drive business value, and/or Analyze and optimize complex supply chains.

  • 5+ years of hands on experience in the construction industry, ideally in one of these roles: Construction Buyer, Project Manager, Construction Manager and/or Cost Engineer.

  • Familiarity with the commercial aspects of the construction industry including contract structures, market dynamics and industry specific governance tools for cost and schedule.

  • Solid written and verbal communication

  • Strong collaboration and analytical skills

  • Robust thinking and problem-solving

  • A can-do attitude with propensity toward acting with a sense of urgency

Preferred qualifications:

  • Ability to travel, both domestically and internationally; estimated travel 15% - 20%

  • Solid understanding of the Lean Integrated Project Delivery process in construction.

What we offer:

Responsibilities as of Day 1 _ you will feel the ownership of your project from the beginning, and you will be given specific projects and responsibilities.

Continuous mentorship - you will work with passionate people and receive both formal training as well as day-to-day mentoring from your manager. Work and be part of a dynamic and encouraging environment - working over a diverse array of interesting problems.

Promote agility and work/life effectiveness and your long-term well-being.

Get a competitive salary and benefits package.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, citizenship, HIV/AIDS status or any other legally protected factor.

Immigration sponsorship is not available for this role. As a general matter, Procter & Gamble does not sponsor candidates for nonimmigrant visas or permanent residency. However, Procter & Gamble may make exceptions on a discretionary basis. Any exceptions would be based on the Company's specific business needs at the time and place of recruitment as well as the particular qualifications of the individual.

Procter & Gamble participates in e-verify as required by law.

Qualified individuals will not be disadvantaged based on being unemployed.

Job locations:
Saint Bernard, Ohio, United States
Job Type: Full time Job categories: Purchases Req No: R000047372
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