Indirect Strategic Sourcing Specialist - Downtown - Hybrid

Chicago Permanent USD90,000 - USD105,000
  • High-visibility role working with global cross-functional teams- decentralized!
  • Global conglomerate within a stable and growing industry segment

About Our Client

Our client is a global manufacturer in Chicago's Western suburbs. With over 50 years in business and nearly 30,000 employees, this company offers opportunities for growth and development both at the corporate level as well as the individual operating companies across the world.

Job Description

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Description

Indirect Strategic Sourcing Specialist - Downtown - Hybrid will be responsible for:

  • 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

The Successful Applicant

  • BS/BA degree is required in applicable discipline
  • 3+ years of experience in strategic sourcing/procurement
  • Experience within indirect 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

Highly competitive compensation $85,000 - $105,000 + bonus and some of the best benefits on the market.

Contact
Ross Hendry
Quote job ref
JN-022022-5246193

Job summary

Sector
Procurement & Supply Chain
Sub Sector
Indirect Procurement
Industry
Insurance
Location
Chicago
Contract Type
Permanent
Consultant name
Ross Hendry
Job Reference
JN-022022-5246193