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Atlanta Main, US

Title:  Sr Manager, Global Sourcing, Polymers, Americas

Kemira is a global company providing chemicals and expertise to operations around the world. We are committed to being our customers’ first choice by bringing sustainable value through improved product quality, better process and resource efficiency. We offer a result-oriented and collaborative culture that empowers you to drive excellence and innovation with a major impact on the future. If you have the right mix of curiosity, a drive for excellence and an innovative mindset, we want to talk to you.


We are now looking for a Senior Manager, Global Sourcing, Polymers for our Americas Region.  Kemira Sourcing drives the company’s strategic spend management through the identification of suppliers, negotiation and contract management as well as the management of supplier relationships. This role will be responsible for the development and implementation of sourcing strategies and supplier relationship management for specific key raw materials used in one of Kemira’s most important and strategic Sourcing lines.  The position is located in our Atlanta Parkwood office. 


The responsibilities will include:

  • Provide effective & efficient support to the Business Segment goals by ensuring cost competitiveness, service performance, supply availability and risk mitigation for the different raw materials in the Polymer product line
  • Work closely with sourcing colleagues globally
  • Close cooperation with internal stakeholders.
  • Manage challenging and interesting sourcing categories


What we offer:  

  • Opportunities for personal and professional growth
  • Employment in a stable company with an established position in the market and high employee engagement
  • Attractive benefits package
  • A multicultural and collaborative working environment


What you need:

  • Master’s degree in Business, Chemistry, Engineering or other science related field or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant working experience in commercial negotiation with multi-national global chemical companies
  • Leadership skills to effectively manage sourcing categories and cross functional teams
  • Proven track record in delivering year to year commercial value improvement (cost savings for ex.)
  • Proven ability to drive change and to get buy in and commitment from internal/external stakeholders
  • Ability to develop and execute strategic sourcing strategies
  • Strong analytical skills; ability to understand and define the most critical issues and develop methodologies for collecting and analyzing relevant data


Find the right mix of experiences and opportunities at Kemira

Please apply with CV and cover letter no later than February 29, 2020 at  For more information, please contact Tom Lindfors at


Kemira is an equal opportunity employer.

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta