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Director - Procurement

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Company: Michael Page
Contract: PERM
Location: Chicago, United States

  • Confidential search at Chicago-area global CPG firm

  • High-visibility role managing leading robust team of Sourcing Managers

About Our Client

Our client is a global consumer products firm with instant recognition in the Chicago area.

This is a confidential search for top-performing Director-level candidates exclusively through Michael Page.

Job Description

The Director - Procurement will lead all activities within procurement including:

  • Understand the marketplace for assigned categories and execute the strategic sourcing process with a focus on continuous improvement in total cost, innovation, quality and service.
  • Conduct fundamental research on required commodity markets with purpose of establishing price forecasts. Develop price risk management strategy to protect margins and deliver predictability.
  • Develop supply risk mitigation strategies
  • Refresh and implement contractual agreements to further transform relationships with industry experts to drive continuous improvement and longer-term partnerships.
  • Actively engage and participate in regional and national industry conventions and events to gain broader/deeper insights and further establish relationships

The Successful Applicant

The Director - Procurement will have:

  • BS/BA degree is required.
  • 10+ years of experience in strategic sourcing/procurement
  • Strong background in supplier management, commodity strategy development/execution, and contract negotiations
  • Thorough knowledge of global sourcing strategies
  • Excellent financial acumen and analytical skills
  • Excellent organization capabilities and project management skills
  • Extensive background within consumer products, contract manufacturing, and other related industries

What's on Offer

The target compensation for the Director - Procurement is competitive with industry norms and commensurate with candidate experience and value.


More Info / Apply

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