Role details

Director of Procurement

Des Plaines   •   USD150,000 - USD180,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Transformative role in a growing procurement function
  • Build, develop, and grow a team in YOUR vision

About Our Client

Our client is a global pharmaceutical company specializing in proprietary technologies. This role is transformative in nature and has been introduced to revamp and streamline the procurement function and set the infrastructure for future and continue success.

Job Description

  • Establish, perform and lead the global sourcing function
  • Establish strong business relationships with suppliers and internal customer groups
  • Manage and improve cost structure for direct materials and indirect spend categories including service vendors, travel providers and facilities management
  • Negotiate agreements and ensure compliance to existing contracts
  • Facilitate the development and distribution of reports on sourcing initiatives, supplier analysis, cost savings and cost avoidance
  • Develop and publish metrics to manage and measure supplier performance

The Successful Applicant

  • BA or BS in applicable field
  • 8+ years experience in a diverse, global purchasing/sourcing function; pharmaceuticals experience is desired
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and lead the implementation of strategic sourcing projects
  • Track record of major accomplishments in reducing costs, establishing successful vendor relationships, and building/leading high-performing teams

What's on Offer

  • $150k-$180k base salary plus bonus
  • Bonus incentives based on company and individual performance
  • 401k, medical, dental, vision

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