Director of Strategic Sourcing - Electronic Components

Des Plaines Permanent USD160,000 - USD200,000
  • $14bn+ Global manufacturing conglomerate with exponential growth
  • Newly created position - Ability to develop, lead and implement global strategy

About Our Client

My client is a leading $14bn+ global manufacturing conglomerate headquartered in the North suburbs of Chicago. They are rapidly growing and looking to bring on top talent to lead a procurement function of their business. Beyond the competitive compensation and benefits package offered, they offer 100% tuition reimbursement, on-site gym/trainers, on-site dry cleaning plus much more.

Job Description

The Director of Strategic Sourcing - Electronic Components will be responsible for:

  • Leading a team of 4 sourcing professionals
  • Sourcing electronic components and services by negotiating pricing and delivery
  • Develop & implement procurement strategies based on the needs of the business
  • Identify cost savings opportunities and manages cost reduction activities to achieve annual cost reduction goal
  • Analyze spend, market position, & other factors to optimize company performance & efficiency
  • Source new vendors & periodically inspect/visit them
  • Lead cross-functional team(s) in the identification of alternative product/suppliers, facilitates qualification trials, and conduct supplier management to drive continuous improvement
  • Establish & maintain relationships with vendors

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

The Director of Strategic Sourcing - Electronic Components will have:

  • BS/BA degree is required in applicable discipline
  • 8+ years of experience in global strategic sourcing/procurement
  • Strong background in supplier management, category strategy development/execution, and contract negotiations
  • Thorough knowledge of global sourcing strategies
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and strategic business initiative

What's on Offer

My client offers a very competitive compensation package and great benefits including 100% tuition reimbursement. Compensation is commensurate with candidate's experience.

Clayton Hamilton
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Job summary

Procurement & Supply Chain
Sub Sector
Direct Procurement
Industrial / Manufacturing
Des Plaines
Contract Type
Consultant name
Clayton Hamilton
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