Procurement Manager - Manufacturing - Chicago

Chicago Permanent USD80,000 - USD120,000
  • Great opportunity to work on international projects with a global manufacturer
  • Great Benefits - Very competitive 401-k and 2-3 days work from home per week

About Our Client

My client is a $30Bn diversified manufacturer with a global scale and reach. My client fosters a collaborative and fast-paced sourcing environment where candidates with an entrepreneurial spirit and a professionally aggressive mindset will adapt well.
In addition, my client provides an excellent workplace environment, remote flexibility, and strong benefits. Currently my client offers significant remote flexibility (candidates must be local to Chicago, though, for occasional visits to the office as required). On top of all that is a 10% 401(k) match and amazing benefits to complement that.

Job Description

  • Develops new supplier relationships that supports and meets company strategy, company performance objectives and customer expectations
  • Take responsibility and manage the North American suppliers and developing category strategies
  • Source and qualify new suppliers, negotiate pricing, terms and conditions, and set up supplier agreements
  • Partner with R&D and Operations to conduct cost analysis to improve margins
  • Drive Early Supplier Involvement initiatives to ensure our suppliers are proactively providing input into new product designs and future product road maps.
  • Work closely with production, quality, and operations
  • Monitor and evaluate compliance and quality assurance of suppliers
  • Manage inventory and materials costs
  • Work with global procurement and purchasing teams at headquarters
  • Manage inventory control and demand pulls

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

  • 6+ years of procurement/strategic sourcing experience
  • Bachelor's degree in applicable field
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and influencing skills within a complex organization
  • Demonstrated success managing a strategic sourcing project

What's on Offer

The target compensation for the Senior Buyer is $90,000-$120,000 + 10% bonus commensurate with candidate experience.

Clayton Hamilton
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Job summary

Procurement & Supply Chain
Sub Sector
Direct Procurement
Industrial / Manufacturing
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Clayton Hamilton
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