Consultant or Manager: Procurement Consulting - Metals, Food & Bev, or Chemical Job at Insight Sourcing Group, LLC., Peachtree Corners, GA

  • Insight Sourcing Group, LLC.
  • Peachtree Corners, GA

Job Description


Join a Leading Procurement Team - Role Specializes in Chemicals, Food and Beverage and/or Metals Procurement Spend

Recently, Insight Sourcing has become part of Accenture's Strategy Procurement Consulting practice. Our combined teams are now positioned to be the top choice for delivering top-tier consulting solutions within the strategic sourcing and procurement space. Leveraging Accenture's vast resources and mentorship programs, you'll gain unparalleled experience and be positioned for career growth within the procurement space.


The Opportunity

The Sr. Associate will focus on Insight Sourcing’s specialized Center of Excellence (COE) to support all aspects of client-facing sourcing and cost optimization projects within either Chemicals, Food and Beverage, or Metals. You'll be expected to support all aspects of Insight Sourcing’s client-facing projects with direction from our experienced management team. Additionally, you'll use your consulting, problem-solving, project management, and data analysis skills to assist client decision-making at private equity (PE) and Fortune 500 companies while maintaining a healthy work-life balance.

Shape Client Success in Procurement

Typical client-facing projects would involve COE expertise within the context of:

  • Strategic sourcing and cost optimization (both within a company and across a portfolio of companies)
  • Procurement opportunity assessment and opportunity roadmap
  • Spend analytics
  • Make vs. buy decision analysis
  • Regional sourcing strategies 
  • Benchmarking and best practices implementation

Role Specifications:

Chemicals Role:

  • 4+ years in chemical sourcing (consulting, distributor, or chemical company)
  • Familiar with mainstream chemicals (caustic soda, aromatics, olefins, chlor-alkalies, inorganics, organics)
  • Hands-on experience in sourcing, including client assessment, RFP process, and key supplier relationship management
  • Strong relationships with chemical suppliers
  • Ownership of Chemicals COE, with deep knowledge and IP in the chemicals space

Food and Beverage Role:

  • 4+ years of experience supporting procurement and/or strategic sourcing initiatives within the Food & Beverage industry
  • Experience within one or more of the following categories: proteins, agricultural commodities, ingredients, finished goods, distribution, and co-manufacturing
  • Proven expertise in strategic sourcing, cost optimization, procurement opportunity assessment, spend analytics, and make vs. buy decision analysis
  • Strong project management, consulting, leadership, and analytical skills
  • Ability to develop and nurture client relationships and manage multiple projects simultaneously

Metals Role:

  • 4+ years of experience sourcing metals like steel and aluminum (post-refinery focus)
  • Experience with companies such as Nucor, US Steel, SDI, or Worthington is ideal
  • Deep understanding of the metals market and supplier relationships


The ideal candidate possesses some experience and exposure to Chemicals, Food and Beverage, OR Metals procurement and/or supplier negotiations across these areas. The Sr. Associate will be expected to infuse Insight Sourcing's consulting business with their expertise across clients’ spend stacks while building upon their current Procurement base by demonstrating a strong aptitude for learning. 

  • Sr. Associate: 4-7 years of experience supporting procurement and/or strategic sourcing initiatives within the Chemicals, Food and Beverage or Metals industry; management consulting experience with a well-regarded firm is a plus.
  • Manager: 6-9 years of experience supporting procurement and/or strategic sourcing initiatives within the Chemicals, Food and Beverage or Metals industry; management consulting experience with a well-regarded firm is a plus.
  • Previous experience reviewing and negotiating MSAs, T&Cs, and other similar agreements with manufacturers, distributors, or co-manufacturing suppliers
  • Solid analytical skills, including the ability to manage resources performing complex analytics as a basis for client decision support data 
  • Ability to effectively plan and manage multiple projects, tasks, and initiatives simultaneously
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written), including the ability to present comfortably to senior executives
  • Strong client services skills/orientation developed by working with either internal business customers or, preferably, external consulting clients 
  • An interest and passion for growing and developing junior team members 
  • Strong work ethic and high level of integrity 
  • Team-oriented mindset and strong interpersonal skills
  • Undergrad degree from a highly competitive institution; MBA a plus, but not required


Why take your talents to Insight Sourcing?

Insight Sourcing is renowned for its commitment to work-life balance and a smart travel policy, allowing professionals like you to continue excelling in your career while enjoying a fulfilling personal life. Join us and become part of a team known for its expertise, supportive environment, and the opportunity to make a lasting impact. We have a hybrid work model with a blend of remote and in-office expectations. We believe in the importance of collaboration, hands-on development and coaching, and fun and energizing fellowship. 

As a result, we enjoy whom we work with just as much as the work we do: you’re a project lead to clients, you’re a ping-pong champion in the break room, and you’re a friendly face at office-wide lunches. You’re never a number. 

Insight Sourcing is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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