Role details

Commodity Manager - Raw Materials

Libertyville   •   USD90,000 - USD120,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Great opportunity to develop career for leading manufacturing firm
  • Grow in environment focused on internal talent development and long-term success

About Our Client

This leading manufacturing firm is an exciting place to be where you will have an opportunity to analyze, simplify, implement, and manage new procurement processes and programs.

Job Description

This position is accountable for:

  • Manage ongoing raw materials supplier relationships
  • Understand on an ongoing basis overall supplier performance across regions and products. Engage and escalate where needed to ensure improvement where issues are experienced
  • Understand the wider book of business with suppliers and partner with relevant owners as appropriate
  • Work across orgs to develop the most efficient and cost effective methods to fulfill internal demand
  • Responsible for keeping each team informed of strategies and initiatives underway



The successful candidate will have:

  • Strong communication skills, including the ability to present to Sr. Leadership; ability to deliver results through influence with cross-functional, interdependent teams
  • Comfortable dealing with ambiguity, being flexible in the face of change, and working independently
  • Ability to motivate team members to deliver high-quality results in an agile, culturally diverse environment
  • Passionate about opportunities to establish new approaches and the ability to effectively challenge status quo
  • Confident, self-aware and able to build trust and credibility with peers and stakeholders quickly, ability to work in fast paced environment, managing and prioritizing multiple tasks
  • Deep engagement and partnership building experience globally
  • Prior experience with driving process simplification and/or improvement in a large, complex corporate environments
  • Demonstrated track record of success as a leader with outstanding collaboration skills across various departments to achieve mutual success

The Successful Applicant

  • BS/BA degree plus minimum seven (7) years business experience in Program Management, Supplier Management, and/or Procurement and Sourcing
  • Demonstrated experience in continuous improvement with a specific focus on both user experience improvement with output enhancement
  • Deep skills with PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Analytical and strategic problem-solving capabilities in finance and business subjects; strong business acumen
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

What's on Offer

The compensation for the successful Procurement Manager will be between $90k-$120k base salary (commensurate with experience) + bonus

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