Regional Procurement Manager - West Coast

OldCastle   •  

Phoenix, AZ

Industry: Manufacturing


5 - 7 years

Posted 38 days ago

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Job Summary

The Regional Procurement Manager will work to reduce and control variable costs across the APG West Region. APG West Region is comprised of 4 business units throughout the West (WA/OR/CA/AZ/NV/UT). We have a total of 16 manufacturing sites. The location preference for the position is Phoenix, AZ, but would also consider Salt Lake City, Seattle, or Southern California.

  • Support the development and implementation of category management strategies
  • Guides/partners with stakeholders in leading sourcing strategies that address cost, quality, and service expectations
  • Lead and employ strategic sourcing processes (RFP, RFQ, RFI, etc.) to drive effective supplier selection
  • Manage the sourcing for a particular spend category or set of categories on behalf of APG
  • Work jointly with the APG Director of Procurement, operations team, other regional strategic sourcing managers, and regional buyers to implement group initiatives at the regional, company, and site levels
  • Utilize creative approaches to reduce total cost of ownership (TCO) while maintaining consistent quality
  • Develop contingency plans to mitigate supply risk, performance, and cost escalation
  • Act as source of information for cost and market dynamics to support annual budgeting and long-term planning
  • Develop cost reduction targets based on spend data and develop action plans to achieve them
  • Collaborate with the central procurement team to negotiate pricing/terms with suppliers and execute contracts on behalf of APG as needed
  • Manage product discontinuations or changes
  • Support local capex projects by ensuring process compliance and providing training
  • Assist plants in troubleshooting day to day purchasing related issues


  • Bachelor’s degree in supply chain, business, management, finance, engineering or related fields
  • Five or more years of hands-on experience in operations, supply chain, procurement, or finance
  • Two or more years of negotiating and implementing purchasing agreements
  • Two or more years of experience in managing supplier relationships and performance management process
  • Experience with database software and ERP system
  • Availability for travel up to 60%


  • Experience in construction or manufacturing is preferred
  • Experience working in a decentralized environment is preferred