Director of Global Paper Sourcing

Industry Segment: Pulp & Paper

We are partnered with a global leader in print and digital media solutions to find a Director of Global Paper Sourcing.  This is a tremendous career opportunity for someone with a background leading sourcing and procurement teams and experience in the pulp, paper or print industries.

Location: Remote


  • Develop and lead strategic goals, process improvements, and expectations to streamline paper purchasing supply chain activities across multi team sites
  • Determine supplier requirements for volume, budget, duration, skills, services, market knowledge, and certifications
  • Develop and forecast, strategic goals and recommendations over the next 3+ years
  • Contribute to negotiations to optimize cost
  • Collaborate with Sourcing Organization to build the supplier base using industry intelligence, RFP’s, recommendations, and specialty certifications. Participate in the screening, selection¸ and onboarding of new suppliers
  • Evaluate global paper vendors’ performance by developing and directing the analysis and evaluation of suppliers, spend, expectations, compliance, and reporting. Participate in negotiations to optimize costs


  • Bachelor’s degree in related field (Supply Chain, Business, etc.)
  • Must have prior sourcing experience in the paper or print industry
  • 10+ years of purchasing, sourcing, and supply chain experience
  • 5+ years’ experience leading a team of buyers or similar sourcing/supply chain teams
  • Successful track record for building and maintaining strong internal and external customer relationships
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong organization and decision-making skills
  • High computer proficiency with strong analytical skills using procurement, forecasting, and inventory systems and data

Travel Required: Extensive travel


  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Retirement – 401(k)
  • HSA
  • FSA
  • Life Insurance

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