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Last Updated: 11/23/21

Job Description

Global Sourcing Manager

  • Position: Global Sourcing Manager
  • Reference Code: R
  • Department: Operations
  • Location: Nicholasville, KY
  • Country: United States

Alltech is seeking a Global Sourcing Manager to lead the transformation of procure-to-pay (P2P) from a decentralized, transactionally focused approach to a digital, scalable, and employee needs focused organization. This is a key leadership role with direct responsibility for global strategy and process leadership, building relationships and negotiating with strategic suppliers, and leading strategic direction and execution of Alltech’s global Source to Pay digital transformation.

You will be joining one of the fastest growing global animal nutrition companies with 6,000 employees in 130 countries that are Working Together for a Planet of Plenty™. Alltech believes that agriculture has the potential to have the greatest positive impact on the future of our planet, and science, sustainability and storytelling are essential to the endeavor.

  • Develop and execute global sourcing strategies for indirect products, serve as project champion where applicable, and be an effective business partner with executive leadership and global plant and business operations managers
  • Lead the transformation of the P2P process by playing an active role in organization restructuring, change management, deployment of governance frameworks, and the integration of P2P software with Alltech’s global ERP system (Microsoft D365).
  • Responsible for contracting respective purchases for >60MM indirect spend in line with corporate guidelines in the following indirect segments: MRO (maintenance, repair and other), EH&S, telecom, information technology, fleet (commercial vehicles and forklifts), energy (natural gas, oil and electricity), third party advisors/consultants, travel, purchase card expenditures.
  • Identify key performance indicators for Alltech’s P2P process, establish on-going scorecard to measure against Best in Class metrics, and identify opportunities to automate transactions where possible
  • Define and implement procedures for vendor management, invoices, purchase orders, contracts, travel expenses, utility payment and other similar transactions
  • Developing and maintaining financial reporting processes and operational controls for procurement and accounts payable activities globally
  • Proven experience in process improvement with strong focus on procurement and/or finance and with considerable knowledge of modern P2P accounting principles and practices


  • BS/BA Degree in engineering, finance, supply chain/operations management or a related field required


  • Minimum of 6-10 years of total related experience required
  • Minimum of 3 years of procurement responsibility of indirect purchasing required
  • Coupa, Ariba, or other P2P experience preferred


  • Ability and track record of managing complex sourcing/procurement projects
  • Proactive spend control, spend analysis and strategy execution skills
  • Ability to consolidate and analyze data from multiple disparate sources and synthesize into concise analysis for decision making
  • Experience with sourcing technology tools: spend analytics, eSourcing, contract management, PO automation
  • Demonstrated strong negotiation skills

Leadership Skills:

  • Proactive communication skills, ability to build strong working relationships with business and operations stakeholders, and highly skilled at influencing and leading complex change
  • Strong customer focus, always thinks total cost of ownership in support of global operations and corporate functions
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Can-do mindset, creative, solution not problem focused, action focused, tough

Candidate must be fully vaccinated.

More Info

The Global Sourcing Manager – Indirect Sourcing reports directly to the Global Purchasing & Supply Chain Director and will work closely with Alltech’s executive leadership including the COO & CFO.

This position will be based in Alltech’s global headquarters near Lexington, KY and will require up to 25% travel to Alltech manufacturing sites (both domestic and international) and to visit Strategic Suppliers where necessary.

Alltech offers a comprehensive benefits package and an atmosphere for professional and personal development. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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Company Details

Nicholasville, Kentucky, United States
Our mission is to improve the health and performance of people, animals and plants through nutrition and scientific innovation. We pursue this mission guided by what we call the ACE principle, our promise that in doing business we have a positive impact on the Animal, the Consumer and the Environment.