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Supplier Manager (hybrid)

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Date: 23-Nov-2022

Location: Winsted, MN, US

Company: Tetra Pak

At Tetra Pak we commit to making food safe and available, everywhere; and we protect what's good – protecting food, protecting people, and protecting the planet. By doing so we touch millions of people's lives every day. And we need people like you to make it happen.

Supplier Manager (hybrid)


Use your advanced negotiation and Supplier Management skills to drive value to the Food & Beverage systems we deliver to our customers.

Tetra Pak Processing Systems sells and delivers various food processing plants to customers worldwide. The Global Supplier Management (GSM) within Tetra Pak Processing Systems is responsible for the supplier base for processing solutions globally. We are now looking for an experienced Commercial Supply Manager to strengthen our team. In this role, you will work closely with our suppliers and internal stakeholders, locally in the United States and globally across all of Tetra Pak Processing Systems. You will be responsible for a number of suppliers, projects and take active part in Global Purchasing Categories. You will represent Supplier Management in cross functional projects and activities where supplier management is needed. We supply our solutions through a worldwide network of market companies.
The position will be located at Tetra Pak in Winsted, Minnesota (hybrid) and will support the local factory and the Global Supplier Management organization.

You will be travelling up to 25% of your time. 
Tetra Pak is not considering applicants (Internal or External) who require international relocation to the United States. 

What you will do


As Supplier Manager, you will:


  • Take responsibility for sourcing activities, delivering components for projects that we deliver to our customers
  • Execute the supplier strategy in line with our standard policies and procedures
  • Drive Supplier assessment, validation, and selection
  • Lead and manage the contracting and negotiation activities with suppliers’ value 
  • Manage the overall relationship of the Supplier Base and leverage

We believe you have


  • A Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Economics
  • Solid supplier management background with strong commercial skills of working internally as well as externally
  • An open mind to change and motivation to build and implement new ways of working
  • Ability to build trust and collaboration, you will work closely with internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong communication and social skills
  • Ability to work independently and a strong drive to reach the objectives within your areas of responsibility
  • Experience from category-based purchasing, SAP or equipment manufacturing for food industries
  • Experience in Project Management is a plus

We offer you


  • Variety of exciting challenges with ample opportunities for development and training in a truly global landscape 
  • Culture that pioneers a spirit of innovation where our engineering experts drive visible results 
  • Equal opportunity employment experience that values diversity and inclusion 
  • Market competitive compensation and benefits with flexible working arrangements

Apply now!


If you are inspired to be part of our promise to protect what’s good; for food, people, and the planet, apply through our careers page at 
This job posting expires on December 31, 2022.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.