Role details

Procurement Category Manager - Logistics

Northbrook   •   USD100,000 - USD120,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • One of the global leaders in their industry - Fortune 250 company
  • Excellent compensation and benefits package

About Our Client

Our client, a leader in their industry, has engaged our firm to place a talented Procurement professional sourcing supply chain logistics focusing on LTL, TL, Ocean Freight, machinery and services to move products throughout their DC's.

Job Description

  • Develops and implements a sourcing process that delivers the right level of service and commercial outcomes through planning, defining business needs, assessing supply market, defining strategy, execution, supplier selection and contracting
  • Acts as an expert in collaborating with internal and external resources to develop initiatives that meet departmental goals within budget and established time lines
  • Challenges the balance between cost and service ensuring value for money
  • Ensures supplier priorities and capacities are aligned, identifies options, risks and mitigation.
  • Ensures all contract obligations are fulfilled, risks are mitigated and contracts remain valid throughout their life cycle. Holds internal organization and suppliers accountable for their actions
  • Develops and mentors staff through open communication and training and development opportunities; builds and maintains employee morale and motivation, while fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. May advise on policies and procedures internally and externally resources

The Successful Applicant

  • 5+ years of supply chain logistics procurement focusing on LTL, TL, Ocean Freight, machinery and services to move products throughout the DC's
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

What's on Offer

$100k-$120k + 25% bonus and excellent benefits, commensurate with experience.

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