Purchasing Manager-MRO in Lake Forest, IL at Reynolds Consumer Products

Date Posted: 10/5/2020

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Job Title: Purchasing Manager-MRO 

City: Lake Forest / State: Illinois                                                   

Job Description

Join Reynolds Consumer Products…a world of opportunities! At Reynolds Consumer Products we are passionate about achieving results and have fun winning as a team! We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace environment in which individual differences are recognized, respected and appreciated. At Reynolds, we provide amazing job opportunities for growth with competitive salaries and benefits in an exciting, dynamic, fast-paced, and fun workplace environment. Are you looking to build a strong career? Then we have an opportunity for you! We currently have an opportunity for a Purchasing Manager - MRO located at our headquarters in Lake Forest, IL.

Your Role:

As a Purchasing Manager - MRO you will drive procurement activities and initiatives for multiple facilities that include development of strategic vendor relationships, negotiations, site-direct cost savings, and plant support of strategic sourcing initiatives. Under the guidance of the Manager, Global Sourcing-MRO, this individual will work with operations, engineering, sourcing, and vendors to ensure cost competitive pricing and timely delivery of materials and services

You will have the opportunity to:

  • Develop sourcing strategies and build strategic vendor partnerships
  • Be responsible for site-direct cost savings initiatives
  • Negotiate and draft plant agreements
  • Develop and implement new strategies to support the MRO requirements for the plants, maintenance and engineering departments
  • Help with the sourcing strategy development and execution on the CapEx side of the business

Ultimately, you will be responsible for working with engineering and operations to facilitate product or service enhancements and identify new sources of supply as well as work to continually improve processes and performance.

 You will love it here if…

  • You are a strong and visionary leader who likes to help others succeed
  • You thrive in fast paced environment and can successfully juggle multiple tasks at once
  • You are collaborative and enjoy working with a dynamic team
  • You pay great attention to detail, well organized and expert problem-solver

We need you to have:

  • BA/BS degree Supply Chain, Business, or related field
  • 6-8 years of prior buying or purchasing experience
  • Passionate about improving the cost and efficiency of the operation
  • Ability to travel

Icing on the cake:

  • MBA or other advanced degree
  • Experience in manufacturing 


Want to know more? Check out our website or connect with us on LinkedIn!

Apply today to join a fast-growing innovative company!

            Not a good fit but know someone who is? Please refer them!


    Local candidates only, no relocation assistance available

For applicants or employees who are disabled, or require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, you may request assistance by calling us at (847)482-3550 or email Recruitment@ReynoldsBrands.com.

No recruiter calls or emails please.



Reynolds Consumer Products is an Equal Opportunity Employer EEO AA M/F/Vet/Disability.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.

Reynolds Consumer Products is an Equal Opportunity Employer that complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is The Law Poster: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

The Pay Transparency Policy Statement can be found on this link: 


The poster and the supplement can be found on this link.


For applicants or employees who are disabled, or require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, you may request assistance by calling us at (847)482-3550 or email Recruitment@ReynoldsBrands.com.

No recruiter calls or emails please.