Senior Strategic Buyer - Mechanical Components

Oak Brook Permanent USD100,000 - USD125,000 per year
  • Highly visible role with ample room for career growth
  • Hybrid model - 2 days WFH weekly

About Our Client

My client is a leading Multi Billion dollar Fortune 500 Global manufacturer that is renowned in its space. They are renowned for their company culture with a heavy emphasis on employee development.

This role will be responsible for a key corporate sourcing function that will develop and implement category management and sourcing strategies for mechanical components. This is a highly complex category where they are looking to diversify their supplier base.

Job Description

  • Manage and lead multiple medium-to-large sourcing engagements, including current state and budget evaluation
  • Development of strategy and approach, compiling scope of work and other requirements, drafting the RFx, evaluation of the vendor proposals, and negotiation of final business terms
  • Present analysis--both qualitative and quantitative--to Procurement leadership and key stakeholders prior to obtaining approval to award business
  • Organize and lead meetings with both internal stakeholders and external vendor partners
  • Collaborate with internal partners (i.e. Business Owners, Risk Management, Contracts, Legal, etc) to mitigate risk by ensuring all sourcing events executed are in full agreement with corporate policies and procedures
  • Research market and pricing data to develop analytics to support negotiation strategies and justify award decisions
  • Build Sourcing project pipeline by reviewing expiring contracts, tracking and analyzing supplier spend, and presenting recommendations to Sourcing leadership
  • Effectively communicate and demonstrate Strategic Sourcing's value proposition with the vendor selection process to internal stakeholders

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

  • 6-10 years of strategic sourcing or supply chain 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

Target compensation for the Senior Strategic Buyer - Mechanical Components position is $100,000 - $125,000 + Bonus commensurate with candidate experience.

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Job summary

Procurement & Supply Chain
Sub Sector
Direct Procurement
Industrial / Manufacturing
Oak Brook
Contract Type
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Clayton Hamilton
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